By Philip Weiss | 23 April 2018
MONDOWEISS — Check out this stirring anthem to freedom in Gaza. It begins with a Palestinian child saying “We shall overcome” and an image of Martin Luther King Jr. and then in many still pictures of the “Great March of Return” conveys the strength of the unarmed resistance to the blockade – including the killing of Yaser Murtaja, the Palestinian journalist who was one of six Palestinian journalists shot by Israeli snipers on April 6.
The imagery is by Sana Kassem, and the video was posted by Norman Finkelstein yesterday on Youtube. The song is “Wings to Fly,” by Susan Boyle. The copy accompanying the video was simply: “A video dedicated to the people of Gaza as they struggle to break out of Israel’s infernal prison.”
Then Youtube took it down today, Finkelstein says, and he and Kassem have posted it now on Vimeo. […]