We Palestinians trapped inside the bloodied and besieged Gaza Strip call on conscientious people all over the world to act, protest and intensify the boycotts, divestments and sanctions against Israel until it ends this murderous attack on our people and is held to account.
“The Government fired us and chose to give our jobs to private contractors…”
We are 595 women cleaners of the Greek Ministry of Finance and since 17th September 2013 we have been unemployed. The Government fired us and chose to give our jobs to private contractors, with no financial benefit for the state. Our wages ranged from 300 to 650 euro a month. We are not numbers, we are human beings.
Hong Kong police arrested more than 500 people holding a sit-in a day after tens of thousands in the former British colony joined a massive march to push for democracy. Those arrested were overwhelmingly young.