Samer Issawi - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Raimo Kangasniemi
    • 12.04.13 | 16:10 (IDT)

    I am greatly encouraged by your decision to bring up Samer Issawi's brave struggle. It's a good example of non-violent, peaceful resistance that politicians, organizations and individual citizens in Israel and all around the world have claimed that Palestinians should pursue, but when it has been done, media on a global level has been almost utterly disinterested - partially, we can suspect, for political reasons - to report about these struggles. There has been, I feel, an attempt to silence this non-violent resistance that would open new paths of peaceful resistance on a larger scale if supported. From people who want to silence or belittle Samer struggle, I ask this: If you can't support peaceful, non-violent resistance like this, then what on Earth wouldyou be ready to support?

    from the article: A letter from a ghost
    First published 10:07 11.04.13 | Last updated 10:07 11.04.13
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