‘Free Palestine’: Black Lives Matter Comes Out Against ‘Israel’s Settler-Colonial Pursuits’

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The Black Lives Matter group is now speaking out in support of Palestinian people and those living in and around Israel.

Taking to Twitter, the UK-chapter of BLM said its country has been “gagged” and is unable to speak out against Israel.

“As Israel moves forward with the annexation of the West Bank, and mainstream British politics is gagged of the right to critique Zionism, and Israel’s settler-colonial pursuits, we loudly and clearly stand beside our Palestinian comrades,” Black Lives Matter UK tweeted.

“FREE PALESTINE,” the group added in all-caps.

The group added:

Here’s how some other people responded to the tweet:

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