Monthly Archives: November 2011

Copyright©2011 by Alice Walker
Black and indigenous people in the American South had suffered humiliation and brutality for hundreds of years (including literal enslavement) before our Freedom Riders (with the support of the Civil Rights Movement) arrived in the 1960s to challenge the status quo. They risked everything: their reputations, their connections to families that didn’t understand the sacred nature of… Continue reading

November 10, 2011

To Whom It May Concern

With Special Attention to:

  1. The Prime-Minister of Israel
  2. The Attorney General of Israel
  3. MK Reuven Rivlin, Speaker of the Knesset

From Alice Walker, American Author and Jurist for the Russell Tribunal, Cape Town, South Africa
November 5-7, 2011.

It is with grave concern for MK Haneen Zoabi that I write to you today.  It is my… Continue reading

Date: 8 November 2011 1:32:27 PM  PST

Subject: [AL-AWDA-News] Russell Tribunal on Palestine finds  Israel guilty of the crimes of Apartheid and  Persecution

Dr.  Hanan Chehata

–November 7,  2011 –

The Russell Tribunal on Palestine and its eminent panel of jurists  has determined that Israel’s practices against the Palestinian people are  in breach of the prohibition of apartheid… Continue reading

Filmmaker Pratibha Parmar and I are in Cape Town South Africa where I am a juror at the Russell Tribunal on Palestine.  Our first session begins today, November 4th, in District Six a place that used to be home to a mixture of all colors and kinds of people until the white supremacist government of South Africa bulldozed the houses.  Turning a “black… Continue reading