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7 Powerful Palestinian Women to Follow on Social Media

With the tensions in Israel and occupied Palestine higher than ever, a lot of social media outlets are censoring posts raising awareness for those suffering in Palestine. Here are Palestinian women to follow on social media to keep informed with the ongoing conflict and to have a more personal outlook on the Israeli occupation. Janna…

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14 Resources and Ways to Help Palestine

As the world witnesses the ethnic cleansing and apartheid of Palestinians in Palestine, many people are receiving their information from the news they watch on television, or possibly their spiritual leaders at their house of worship (depending on what faith they practice). Unlike some governments we are witnessing around us, Muslim Girl supports human rights…

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Here’s a Timeline of What’s Happening in Palestine and How To Help

Palestine has been gaining global attention due to the tensions that has been happening ever since the start of Ramadan when Israeli police officers started preventing Palestinians from gathering during Ramadan nights. Shortly after that, the attention has shifted to the ethnic displacement targeting Palestinians of Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in East Jerusalem. As of this…

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Why You Should Take Your Activism For Palestine Beyond Social Media

I’ll just start by saying it: if you’ve reposted what’s happening in Palestine, you aren’t even halfway there. What are you going to do about it? All these big, well-renowned news stations using the words “fighting” and “conflict” are creating a biased and skewed untruthful image of what’s actually happening in Palestine. If one throws…

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Why Israel Uses Pinkwashing In Attempts to Legitimize the Occupation of Palestine

Pinkwashing under the Israeli apartheid is evident through its Tel Aviv pride festival, Rainbow Generations tour, and utilization of a transgender Israeli officer. Whereas, pinkwashing in the United States is visible under the Trump administration’s decriminalization platform, its alliances with anti-LGBTQ nations, and its initiatives to further isolate the LGBTQ community. Thus, I argue pinkwashing…

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Photo from Instagram @electronicintifada. Caption: Israeli forces detain 16-year-old Fawzi al-Juneidi in the West Bank city of Hebron in December 2017. The boy, who was beaten by soldiers during his arrest, was released on bail 20 days later.

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About the Palestine Bill, H.R. 2590

PURPOSE OF H.R. 2590 Introduced by Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) an historic legislation bill, the H.R. 2590, aims to protect the rights and security of Palestinian children and families living under Israeli apartheid. It guarantees taxpayer money will not be used to support the Israeli government’s military detention of the Palestinian population. H.R. 2590 recognizes…

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Watch: How to Pray Eid Prayer at Home

Eid Mubarak! 💜🥳✨ May Allah accept our month of Ramadan from us. If you’re not able to go to the masjid due to COVID restrictions or other reasons, you can still pray the Eid prayer and inshallah, gain its blessings. Watch the quick video above to learn how to pray Eid prayer at home. Eid…

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5 MODEST FASHION TRENDS FOR EID 2021

Eid 2021 is just days away, so it’s time to bring on the Eid outfits! After over a year in quarantine, do we even remember how to dress up?! With the vaccine rollout, some of us will be able to celebrate with more than a mirror selfie this year. Want to know how to put…

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Instagram Is Silencing Palestinian Activism by Deleting Posts With the Hashtag #SaveSheikhJarrah

Instagram is attempting to silence Palestinian activism by deleting posts with the hashtag #SaveSheikhJarrah. A village in East Jerusalem called Sheikh Jarrah is undergoing ethnic cleansing, and settlers are forcing residents to flee from their homes in a take-over of land and houses that do not belong to them. Israeli courts have allowed these settlers…

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This Is Not the First Ramadan That Palestinians Are Under Attack

Since the start of Ramadan on April 13, the tensions have been escalating between the Palestinians and the Israeli police who closed off the Damascus Gate using barricades to stop their Ramadan evening gatherings in East Jerusalem. Right-wing Israelis rallied on April 22 toward Damascus Gate, chanting “Death to Arabs.” To justify the deliberate violence…