On March 17, 2023, American activists from several pro-Palestine organizations including Within Our Lifetime, Samidoun, and American Muslims for Palestine staged a rally for the Palestinians' "right to resist and mobilize" in front of the United Nations headquarters in New York City. Nerdeen Kiswani from Within Our Lifetime said that the United Nations had "split" Palestine by creating Israel and that the demonstrators have come to "stand in solidarity with Jenin, Nablus, Huwwara, and all of Palestine [and] to defend the Palestinian right to resist." Kiswani added: "We will continue to fight for a free Palestine." The rally's attendees also chanted "From the [Jordan] River to the [Mediterranean] Sea, Palestine will be free!", "We will free Palestine", "Zionism will fall!", and "There is only solution – Intifada, revolution!" Footage from the rally was posted to the Instagram account of Within Our Lifetime and the YouTube account of Christopher Leon Johnson.
Protesters: "From the River to the Sea, Palestine will be free! We will free Palestine!"
"Zionism must fall! Zionism must fall!"
Christopher Johnson: "There is only one solution! Intifada, revolution! Resistance is justified! My people are occupied!"
Nerdeen Kiswani: "We stand here today in New York City on March 17 in front of the United Nations building which represents the same entity who split Palestine when it was first created, who gave our land away when they never had the right to give our land away. And we stand here in solidarity with Jenin, Nablus, and Huwwara, and all of Palestine. And we are joined by all of you to defend the Palestinian right to resist.
"And we will continue to fight for a free Palestine, and demand an end to the ongoing Zionist colonization of our land!"