Video from The Struggle: Saffo Papantonopoulou on Pinkwashing

Posted: July 22, 2012 in Events, For your information, for your reflection, Solidarity

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The Struggle has published an excerpt from Queers Without Borders event, No Pride in Israeli Apartheid in June featuring Saffo Papantonopoulou speaking on Pinkwashing by the Israeli government.

http://thestruggle.org/

Also featured on this video is Miko Peled speaking about Zionism, and a Blood Diamond protest in London during London’s gay pride.

To read Saffo’s piece: Pinkwashing, Colonialism, Transphobia.

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“Not only do Palestinian queers face these injustices on a daily basis and undergo Israeli oppression like any other Palestinian, but also our name and struggle is often wrongly used and abused to “Pinkwash” Israel’s continuous crimes against the whole Palestinian population.” ..Palestinian Queers for Boycott/Divestment/Sanctions.

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