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May 15, 2022
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Arab-American Activist Osama Siblani At Dearborn, Michigan Nakba Day Rally: We Arabs, Whether In Michigan Or Jenin, Will Help Bring The Palestinians To Victory, With Stones, Guns, Planes, Drones, Rockets, And Our Voices

#9566 | 02:03
Source: The Internet - "Amr Zaher’s Facebook page"

Osama Siblani, the publisher of Arab American News, said in a May 15, 2022 Nakba Day rally held in Dearborn, Michigan that even though Israel thinks that its 1948 borders are safe, fedayeen have emerged from within these borders and carried out successful attacks with knives and with their bare hands. He said that the Arabs will "lift Palestinians all the way to victory," whether in Michigan or in Jenin, and that all means should be used, including stones, guns, planes, drones, rockets, hands, and voices. The rally was hosted by American comedian Amr Zahr, on whose Facebook page it was livestreamed. The rally was also attended by U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib (D-Michigan).

Osama Siblani: "Peace be upon the pure blood that poured from Shireen Abu Akleh's head. Peace be upon the blood that irrigates the land of Palestine, so that heroic martyrs like her and like others would emerge from it, and Palestine would be liberated and restored to the Arab nation.

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"Do you see what is happening in Palestine? They thought that 1948 is a demarcation line. They thought we forgot. Now, surprise, fedayeen are setting out from the land of 1948. They are striking them with knives and with their bare hands, and they are victorious.

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"We are the Arabs who are going to lift Palestinians all the way to victory, whether we are in Michigan and whether we are in Jenin. Believe me, everyone should fight within his means.

"They will fight with stones, others will fight with guns, others will fight with planes, drones, and rockets, others will fight with their voices, and others will fight with their hands and say: 'Free, free Palestine!'"

Crowd: "Free, free Palestine!"

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