When we take the diplomatic road, our people are dragged in a debate over our humanity. When we resist with arms, we are terrorists and killed, when we resist through non-violence like #BDS, we are targeted & vilified, when we protest w/ our tongues or slaps we are in prison 1/2
When we rise up in protest we are sniped down & killed. When we are simply born Palestinian, we are destined to be a demographic threat, a people that cannot return home & with all of this, what option are we left with? A silent death? b/c god forbid oppressors get uncomfortable.
As in for journalists asking us how we feel. Really? You are really asking how it feels to bear witness to the slaughter of your people because they dared to say 'hey, our lives are worth more. We deserve better.' Seriously?
If we are angry, we're barbaric. If we are full of sorrow and helplessness we are defeatists, if we are empowered and fight back we are rioting terrorists that don't know how to do diplomacy. Seriously, what on Earth does the world expect?
I really wish our demands were for the world to help us. The bare minimum we ask is stay out of it, stop funding Israel, stop funding oppression, stop telling people to not resist because it doesn't fit your image of "the prefect romantic resistance"

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