Hundreds take part in anti-annexation protest in which activists call to abolish police, Israel and American government, and cry ‘From Gaza to Minnesota, globalize the Intifada!’
At a pro-Palestinian, pro-Black Lives Matters demonstration in Brooklyn this week, participants called to eliminate the Jewish state as well as the United States, amid chants of “Death to Israel,” “Death to America” and “From Gaza to Minnesota, globalize the Intifada!”
Several hundred people were reported to take part in the July 1 rally at the New York City borough, defined as a “Day of Rage” event to respond to Israel’s plans to annex parts of the West Bank. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had originally intended to start the process on that day, but it has now been postponed amid doubts over whether it will take place at all.
“We don’t want a fake Palestinian state that they give us while Israel still exists,” activist Nerdeen Kiswani of organizing group Within Our Lifetime said at the rally, in a video compiled by the Middle East Media Research Institute.
“The land that Israel exists on is still stolen. The 1948 lands are still stolen — Jaffa, Haifa, Tel Aviv… was stolen. We don’t want to go just back to our homes in Gaza and the West Bank. We Want all of it. Read more at Times of Israel