Women's org calls to boycott US and Israeli goods, against "normalization with the occupation"
Headline: “A women’s vigil in Tulkarem against Israeli goods and normalization”
“The General Association of Palestinian Women organized a public vigil yesterday [March 5, 2020] against Israeli goods and normalization with the occupation at the [former Egyptian President] Gamal Abdel Nasser Square in Tulkarem for March 8, which is International Women’s Day.
Tulkarem Branch President of the General Association of [Palestinian] Women Nada Tweir saluted the women of Palestine who are struggling for freedom, independence, social emancipation, and the protection of our founding national principles against erasure and negation given the large plots that are being woven under what is called the Trump deal (i.e., refers to US President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan; see note below), which strives to erase the basic national principles, negate the international bodies’ decisions, and grant legality to the occupation in all its expressions, including settlement, Judaization, oppression, detention, and expulsion…
Tweir called to revive the role of our people in general and of the women in particular in the extensive boycott campaign of Israeli and American goods and the struggle against normalization, replacing them with national products by supporting them and developing them on the path to building a resisting economy that will assist our people in standing firm on their land.”
The Trump peace plan – US President Donald Trump announced his Israel–Palestinian peace plan "Peace to Prosperity" – commonly known as “the deal of the century” - on Jan. 28, 2020. Main points of the plan: 1- Israeli sovereignty would be applied to the Jordan Valley and all Israeli towns and cities in the West Bank. 2- Jerusalem, including all its holy sites, would remain under Israeli sovereignty with accommodations made to enable access for Palestinians. 3- The remainder of the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, and part of what is currently Israeli land in the Negev, the Galilee, and Jerusalem - creating a territory almost equal in size to the West Bank and Gaza Strip - would form the Palestinian state, with its capital in neighborhoods in East Jerusalem that are outside of Israel's security wall. 4- The Palestinian state would be demilitarized, with Israel responsible for external security and controlling all airspace. 5- All Palestinian prisoners except murderers, and those who attempted or conspired to murder would be released. 6- Palestinians in refugee camps would be absorbed into their host countries and, subject to certain limitations, into the Palestinian state. 7- Before becoming a state, the Palestinians would have to carry out extensive reform of their laws and institutions, including implementing a new governing system; granting its people due process and basic human rights and freedoms; end all incitement to and incentivizing of terror; end all glorification of terror and martyrdom; disarm Hamas; and adopt a culture promoting peace. The goal of the plan is to create a Palestinian state beside Israel, living in peace and security. The implementation would be facilitated through extensive international investment.