A recent statement issued by the Movement for Black Lives, a coalition of 60 grassroots organizations, describes Israel as "an apartheid state with over 50 laws on the books that sanction discrimination against the Palestinian people." Progressive organizations from all over the world have endorsed the platform, to end state violence and genocide against Black people. Read more.
In a trio of letters sent Tuesday to executives at Amazon, Google, and Microsoft, a coalition of 90 civil and human rights groups called on the companies to refuse to sell facial recognition technology to governments across the globe, cautioning that such systems can endanger people and undermine public trust. Read more.