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#PeoplesHistory | Today we honor the Romani and Sinti people in their #RomaniResistanceDay.

The Romani people staged an uprising in Auschwitz against the Nazi regime, on a day like today in 1944.
Prabir is free! Today we have a new episode of Give The People What They Want!

Join Vijay Prashad and Zoe Alexandra as they take us around the world through the most important developments last week including the release of NewsClick's editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha, Nakba day, Indian elections as well as the prolonged campaign to demand justice for Berta Cáceres.

https://youtube.com/live/OZCT6Xaay5s
The US has relaunched its military cooperation alliance under a new name “the Squad”, but with the same goal: to counter and “contain” China.

An article by Vijay Prashad.
https://peoplesdispatch.org/2024/05/16/the-united-states-assembles-the-squad-against-china/
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Prabir is FREE!

Listen to Vijay Prashad explaining what is going on in the case against Prabir Purkayastha and his fight against oppression. The editor in chief of Newsclick is out on bail and he will continue to fight the Indian government attack in the courts.
From May 24–26, the Palestinian Youth Movement along with other Palestinian and anti-imperialist organizations are hosting the People’s Conference for Palestine

"For months, organizations in North America have been strengthening and leading a mass movement to advance the cause of Palestinian national liberation from within the imperial core. The popular and revolutionary character of the movement has been borne out by the millions marching in the streets, direct actions across all major cities, new and newly-energized sector-based organizing and campaigns, victories across ideological and media struggle, and most recently, student encampments demanding divestment in the universities and colleges."

An article by the Palestinian Youth Movement.
https://peoplesdispatch.org/2024/05/20/strengthening-our-movement-in-times-of-crisis-a-historic-task-of-the-palestinian-liberation-movement/
Six people were killed last week in New Caledonia following widespread unrest triggered by changes to voting rules approved by French lawmakers. The changes would allow individuals who moved to the island after 1998 to vote in provincial elections.
https://peoplesdispatch.org/2024/05/20/confrontations-continue-over-planned-voting-rules-change-in-new-caledonia/
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi died in a helicopter crash on Sunday, the Iranian government confirmed in a statement on Monday, May 20 after a nightlong search operation.

Raisi was a key figure in driving Iran’s push against US unilateral coercive measures domestically and alliance building with nations of the Global South.
https://peoplesdispatch.org/2024/05/20/iranian-president-ebrahim-raisi-and-foreign-minister-confirmed-dead-in-helicopter-crash/
WikiLeaks founder #JulianAssange has been granted another opportunity to appeal his extradition to the United States by the UK High Court on Monday, May 20. This decision allows #Assange and his legal team to contest US extradition efforts in court once again, with a new date yet to be set.
#FreeAssangeNOW
https://peoplesdispatch.org/2024/05/20/uk-high-court-grants-julian-assange-opportunity-to-appeal-extradition/
On May 20, International Criminal Court Chief Prosecutor, Karim Khan, issued arrest warrants for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Yoav Gallant. Netanyahu and Gallant stand accused of “war crimes and crimes against humanity,” including but not limited to “starvation of civilians as a method of warfare,” “wilfully causing great suffering, or serious injury to body or health,” and “intentionally directing attacks against a civilian population.”

https://peoplesdispatch.org/2024/05/20/icc-applies-for-arrest-warrants-for-netanyahu-and-gallant/
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Black socialist revolutionary Kwame Ture explains the reality of Zionism as "the baby child and infant protector of imperialism."

Continue watching our series #PalestineWillBeFree, videos of Palestinian and worldwide revolutionaries advocating for the liberation of Palestine.
Al-Awda Hospital in Jabaliya, northern Gaza, is once again under siege by Israeli armed forces.

Since Sunday, May 19, those inside the hospital have been unable to move, and patients trying to reach the facility have been prevented from doing so by Israeli snipers targeting hospital floors and artillery directed at the hospital’s administration department.
https://peoplesdispatch.org/2024/05/21/al-awda-hospital-in-gaza-besieged-again-by-israeli-forces/
Israeli forces conducted a raid on May 21 in the Jenin refugee camp and killed seven Palestinians, including Dr. Aseed Jabareen, a 50-year-old surgeon and Allam Jaradat, a 48-year old teacher, both while on their way to work. Also killed was a teenage boy riding a bicycle, Mahmoud Hamadna.

https://peoplesdispatch.org/2024/05/21/israeli-forces-conduct-deadly-raid-in-jenin-refugee-camp/
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For Western leaders, the International Criminal Court is allegedly designed for "Africa and for thugs like Putin".

ICC prosecutor Karim Khan spoke to CNN and exposed threats he has received for prosecuting Israel's leadership for war crimes in Gaza.
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"Permanent peace can only be secured on the basis of the free will of the free people."

Simon Harris, Prime Minister of Ireland, announced that his country, along with Spain and Norway, is recognizing the State of Palestine and has called on other countries to do the same.
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has called for a general election on July 4, with Labour leading the Tories in the polls. The decision came months earlier than originally anticipated. Many analysts believed that the Tories’ poor polling results, trailing 20% behind Keir Starmer’s Labour, would prompt Sunak to hold on to power until the end of the year. https://peoplesdispatch.org/2024/05/22/early-election-declared-by-sunak-uk-to-vote-on-july-4/