In the World Cup arena and in Israel, might makes right

Left: Gheith Najjar (white t-shirt) at Qatar 2022 World Cup. Right: A screen shot of an Israeli’s mobile captured as he was sharing Najjar’s image at Qatar 2022 World Cup

Marco Balich, the creative director of the opening ceremony of the Qatar 2022 World Cup, probably has no idea that “bridging distances” when it comes to Palestinians and Israelis is a euphemism for normalizing Israel’s apartheid and settler colonialism, its brutal subjugation and dispossession of Palestinians.

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Palestinian and righteously angry

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