Saturday, May 6, 2017

European Hunger Strike Seeks to Strengthen Palestine Prisoners, Expose Israeli Apartheid

Image from article, with caption: University of Manchester students demonstrate their solidarity with the Palestinian political prisoners

University of Edinburgh student and hunger striker Daniel Yahia told Middle East Monitor that his college is heavily invested in corporations like Caterpillar that play a heavy role in “maintaining the apartheid regime.” At Yahia's university, Zionist groups are favored while those who support the Palestinian cause face suppression.
“As soon as Palestine is involved, censorship intensifies,” Yahia said, explaining how his organization, Communist Society, was disallowed from joining the students' association. A pro-Zionist public diplomacy group called the Israeli Engagement Society, however, was swiftly approved when applying for the student union. ...

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