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Fri Jun 26 2009 (Updated 06/27/09)
Bil'in weekly demonstration against the wall, June 26
Naomi Klein advocates Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions of Israeli products, in Bil’in
On, Friday, June 26, the Bil’in village held press conference and a the usual weekly demonstration against construction of the Apartheid Wall. Palestinian residents, alongside international and Israeli activists gathered today in Bil’in to demonstrate against the theft of their land.

Among those who attended the demonstration was Naomi Klein, who is visiting Palestine on the occasion of the publication of her latest book, “The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism” in Arabic and Hebrew. Klein is an advocate for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign and spoke about her choice to respect the 2005 call for BDS from Palestinian civil society. She explained that the international community can actively support the Palestinian people in their non-violent resistance to the Occupation through BDS. Explaining her role as a writer, Klein said, “We believe that art and culture are political... Bil’in has integrated art and culture into their resistance. ” Read more

Bil'in Weekley Demonstration-June 26
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