Advocating in the US
Over the past two years Adalah has been active in the United States, where we are partnering with community organizers, cause lawyers and artists in the movement for racial justice to exchange legal strategies, engage in joint advocacy, and together #protecttheprotest and reimagine our world.
Nadia Ben-Youssef is spearheading our efforts in the US.
How is the Palestinian struggle linked to the African American one?
Majd Kayyal (Adalah’s Arabic Media Coordinator) explains on teleSUR’s The Global African
Listen to Nadia Ben-Youssef’s take on solidarity, particularly on free expression issues
And if you haven’t seen it already, there’s THIS. Over 60 leading Black and Palestinian artists and activists affirm Black-Palestinian solidarity. Featuring Ms. Lauryn Hill, Danny Glover, DAM, Omar Barghouti, Alice Walker, Angela Davis, Yousef Erakat, Annemarie Jacir, Boots Riley, Dr. Cornel West, and many others.
Want to know more about Black-Palestinian Solidarity? Read on.
Adalah’s Majd Kayyal’s take home message when organizing for justice?
Adalah in the US in photos
Around tables and in community spaces, Adalah together with our colleague from Al-Haq Organization مؤسسة الحق engaged in co-education and strategic thinking around shared human rights concerns, particularly suppression of protest and excessive use of force over two weeks in September.
Nadia (second from right), Adalah’s US Representative and Majd Kayyal (far left), Adalah’s Arabic Media Coordinator with activists in St. Louis
- Marching in Ferguson, Missouri on the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown, alongside Siam Nowara, father of the slain Palestinian teen Nadeem Nowara
Nadia Ben-Youssef, Adalah’s US Rep, with Sandra and Amal Tamari, bree newsom, Senee Nesreen Nasha, Suhad Khatib
In solidarity with Professor Cornel West