Feminist Solidarity with Palestinian Civil Society

We, as a global feminist community, express our full solidarity with the six Palestinian civil society organisations outlawed by Israel, and recall the importance of the Palestinian liberation as a feminist struggle. 


Leah Tumbalang

Leah Tumbalang was a Lumad woman of Mindanao in the Philippines. The story of Lumad Indigenous peoples encompasses generations of resistance to large-scale corporate mining, protection of ancestral domains, resources, culture, and the fight for the right to self-determination. 

Elisa Badayos

Elisa was the coordinator for the human rights organization Karapatan in Negros Oriental Province in the Philippines.

She also served as an organiser of urban poor communities in Cebu Province, and worked with Desaparecidos, an organization of families of the disappeared.

Elisa and two of her colleagues were killed on November 28, 2017 by two unidentified men at Barangay San Ramon, Bayawan city in the Negros Oriental province during a mission to investigate alleged land rights abuses in the area.

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