Abir Kopty's Blog مدوّنة عبير قبطي

You will never be free until you respect the freedom of others


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نهاية أوسلو، بداية التغيير

اليوم وبعد 19 عاما على اتفاقية اوسلو، أصبح واضحًا بأن هذه الاتفاقية شكلت عاملا مركزيا في حجب الفلسطيني عن حقه في الحرية، العودة وتقرير المصير. الاحتجاجات الفلسطينية الاخيرة لم تكن إلا مؤشرًا لمدى العبء الكارثي الذي أوقعته اوسلو على الشعب الفلسطيني. Continue reading


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West Bank protests expose Oslo as the prop of occupation

First published on The National

Nineteen years after the Oslo Accords were officially signed on September 13, 1993, it is clearer than ever that the Accords have blocked Palestinian rights of freedom, return and self-determination. The current protests shed light on this disastrous burden for Palestinians. Continue reading


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Palestine: Finding the Will to Resist

first published on Akhbar English 

During the latest wave of hunger strikes, many Palestinian movements occurred in support of the strikers’ struggle. It is clear that there is persistent action on the ground, but it is still limited to the active circles connected to the families of the prisoners. At the peak of the strike, when it was crucial to have massive support, many voiced frustration with continued Palestinian apathy, especially when in Scotland, for instance, thousands marched for the prisoners. Meanwhile, in Ramallah and Nablus, only hundreds bothered to demonstrate. Continue reading