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The dignity of Palestinians will resurrect the Arab Spring – Al Jazeera English

| May 18, 2021

About 10 years ago, a desperate act of protest against state violence by a single citizen, Mohamed Bouazizi, ignited in Tunisia, and then across the Middle East, an unprecedented uprising that came to be known as the Arab Spring. Bouazizis dignity and sacrifice not only served as a call to action to millions fed up with state oppression and abuse across the region, but also finally albeit temporarily turned the international communitys attention to their plight.

As violence spikes between Israel and Palestine, Grand Rapids group gathers in protest – MLive.com

| May 18, 2021

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Protesters in downtown Grand Rapids called for an end to U.S. aid to Israel as the countrys ongoing conflict with Palestine flared into a new round of violence this week.

Venmo is blocking some payments mentioning Palestinian relief funds. The company says it’s following the law. – Business Insider

| May 18, 2021

Some Venmo users are reporting that the PayPal-owned company is preventing them from completing transactions with descriptions mentioning Palestine-related keywords. Venmo's customer support inquired about a $50 payment one user received that included the description "Emergency Palestinian Relief Fund," according to a screenshot the user tweeted

Kyrie Irving turns attention to Israel-Palestine: Basketball ‘not the most important thing to me right now’ – Yahoo Sports

| May 18, 2021

Kyrie Irving turned the focus to the ongoing violence between Israel and Palestine rather than answer any game-related questions Saturday night. "My goal out here, my purpose, is to help humanity and I can't sit here and not address that," Irving said following the Brooklyn Nets' 105-91 victory over the Chicago Bulls

Rally in support of Palestine held in Westlake – WKYC.com

| May 18, 2021

A "broad coalition" of protesters met near the east entrance of Crocker Park to call for "an immediate end to violence and repression by Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) in Sheik Jurrah, near East Jerusalem, Occupied Palestine, where Palestinians are facing more ethnic cleansing through forced evictions and attacks by the IOF." They are also demanding the United States "immediately" end all military aid to Israel. A representative for Crocker Park told 3News that the demonstrators did not have permission to gather inside the shopping complex and were asked to leave. The below statement was given to 3News.

Israeli attacks on Palestine crushed the joy of Eid in Bangladesh – TRT World

| May 18, 2021

Amidst the second wave of the pandemic, Bangladeshis are filled with rage because of Israel's ruthless airstrikes on Palestine.

Fort Bragg Special Forces not part of extreme groups, and other rumors battled this year – The Fayetteville Observer

| May 18, 2021

As Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin has directed all military branches to identify extremismin the ranks, officials with the U.S.

Yitzhak Arad, Who Led Holocaust Study Center in Israel, Dies at 94 – The New York Times

| May 18, 2021

Yitzhak Arad, who as an orphaned teenage partisan fought the Germans and their collaborators during World War II, then went on to become an esteemed scholar of the Holocaust and the longtime chairman of the Yad Vashem remembrance and research center in Israel, died on May 6 in a hospital in Tel Aviv. He was 94

PERSPECTIVE: What White Supremacists Tell Us About Recruitment and Deradicalization Homeland Security Today – HSToday

| May 18, 2021

On May 11, Attorney General Merrick B. Garland and Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas gave testimony before the Senate Appropriations Committee pointing out that the greatest domestic threat facing the United States emanates from, as Garland stated, violent extremists, specifically those who advocate for the superiority of the white race.[i] This followed March 2021 testimony of FBI Director Christopher Wray before the Senate Judiciary Committee in which Wray warned of a rapidly growing threat of homegrown violent extremism that law enforcement is scrambling to contain through thousands of investigations. Echoing previous FBI warnings on the threat of white supremacist groups, he added that the domestic terrorism threat has been metastasizing across the country for a long time now and is unlikely to disappear anytime soon.

EXCLUSIVE: Part 1: ‘Hate in the Homeland’ growing, crimes not reported to FBI – WISN Milwaukee

| May 18, 2021

This story is a part of Hearst Television's series "Hate in the Homeland." Our National Investigative Unit is uncovering the battle against hateful acts in America.


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