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Endorsing organizations support the convention guiding principles.

16 Azar - Iranians Against War and Repression
Academics for Justice
Action Center For Justice
A'idun Group - Lebanon
Al-Hadaf magazine - Ramallah
Al-Huda Muslim Society - Toronto
All People's Coalition to Stop the War
Alliance of South Asians Taking Action
Alternative Perspective Media/Regarde Alternative Media, Montréal
American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee - Greater Sacramento Area Chapter
American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee - Los Angeles and Orange County Chapter (ADC LA/OC)
American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee - Philadelphia Chapter
American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee - San Francisco Bay Area Chapter
Americans United for Palestinian Human Rights - Oregon
Ansar Burney Welfare Trust
Anti-War Coalition South Africa
Arab American Action Network
Arab-American Forum - New Hampshire
Arab Muslim American Federation
Arab Women's Solidarity Association
Artist Emergency Response
Atlanta Palestine Solidarity
Augusta Coalition for Middle East Peace
Axiom Foundation - Iowa
Beirut Sabra and Shatila Support Committee
Boycott Israeli Goods
Beqaa Refugee Camp Club - Jordan
Break The Silence
CAN - Campus Antiwar Network
Canadian Muslim Forum - Montréal
Center for Translation and Publication - Havana, Cuba
Children and Youth Center - Shatila Camp
Citizens for Fair Legislation
Coalition for Justice in Palestine - Chicago
Colorado Palestine Solidarity Committee
The Committee for Palestinian Human Rights at Ohio University
Committees for the Defense of Palestinian Refugees Right of Return - Jordan
Cuba Solidarity New York
Danbury Committee for World Peace
December 12th Movement
Defense of Children International - Hebron, Palestine
Deir Yassin Society of New York
Deir Yassin Society of Ramallah, Palestine
Diwan Alarab Magazine
The Forum Of Palestinian NGOs Working in Refugee Camps of Lebanon
Free Palestine Alliance
Freedom Road Socialist Organization
General Union of Palestine Students - SFSU
General Union Of Palestinian Women - Lebanon
Global Network for the Prevention of Torture
Heads Up Collective
Hitec Aztec Communications - 'Cyber Sisters' in Support of Palestine and the Mideast
Houleh Club Association - Borj Al-Shamali Camp
Houston Coalition for Justice Not War
If Americans Knew
International ANSWER
International Socialist Organization - San Francisco
International Socialist Organization - USA
Irish Unity Committee - Houston, Texas
International Association Against Torture
International Women's Peace Service (IWPS) - Palestine
The Islamic Center of British Columbia
Jafraa Troupe for Palestinian Popular Arts
Jews Against the Occupation - JAtO/NYC
Jews for a Free Palestine
Justice for Palestinians
Justice for Palestinians - San Jose, CA
Justice for Palestinians Committee
Korea Truth Commission
LAGAI -- Queer Insurrection
League of Palestinian Refugees in the European Union
Malcolm X Grassroots Movement
Marin Peace and Justice Coalition
Martyr Abu Jihad (Khalil Al-Wazir) Institution - Rashidiya Camp
Middle East Children's Alliance
Middle East Crisis Committee
Muslim Public Affairs Council
Muslim Students Assoication - National
Nabila Brier Social Foundation - Ein El Helwi Camp
National Council of Arab-Americans (NCA)
Nationalist Party of Puerto Rico
New England Committee to Defend Palestine
New Jersey Solidarity - Activists for the Liberation of Palestine
New York City Labor Against the War (NYCLAW)
New York Committee to Defend Palestine
NOLA Palestine Solidarity - New Orleans, Louisiana
No One is Illegal Organization - Vancouver, BC
OPTICS - Organizing Pittsburgh to Increase Community Solidarity
Palestine Action Committee - Amherst, Massachusetts
Palestine Aid Society - Chicago
Palestine Children's Welfare Fund
Palestine Community Center - Vancouver, BC
Palestine House Educational and Cultural Centre
Palestine Media Watch
Palestine Return Center - England
Palestine Right of Return Congress - USA
Palestine Solidarity Committee
Palestine Solidarity Group - Chicago
Palestine Solidarity Group - Vancouver
Palestinian American Congress - Boston Chapter
Palestinian American Congress - National
Palestinian American Women's Association of Southern California
Palestinian Youth Organization
Palestinian Youth Union - Gaza, Palestine
Paper Tiger Television
PAUSe - Palestine Action Union Square
Pittsburgh Palestine Solidarity Committee
Popular Committee Against Apartheid wall - Palestine
Progressive Student Action Front - Palestine
Queers For Peace And Justice
Queers Undermining Israeli Terrorism (QUIT!)
The Roots International
Save The Youth Future - Gaza - Shatee Camp Palestine
SNAFU - Support Network for an Armed Forces Union
Social Care Association - Ein El Helwi Camp
Social Communication Center (Ajyal) - Beirut
Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights
Students for Justice in Palestine - UC Berkeley
Students for Justice in Palestine - UC Davis
Students for Justice in Palestine - UCLA
Students for Justice in Palestine - University of Minnesota
Students for Palestinian Rights (SFPR) - University of Waterloo
Students for Social Justice - Chicago
SUSTAIN - San Francisco
SUSTAIN - San Jose
Town Hall Coalition to Stop War and Hate
Trans Arab Reseach Institute
Union of Palestinian Democratic Youth (ASHD) - Lebanon
Union of Palestinian Women Associations - Gaza, Palestine
Union of Palestinian Women Associations - Qalqilya, Palestine
Union of Palestinian Youth Committees
United Arab Society - UCLA
United for Peace and Justice - Dallas
Utahns for a Just Peace in the Holy Land
Vermonters for a Just Peace in Palestine/Israel
Vieques Support Campaign
Voices in the Wilderness
WESPAC Foundation - Westchester Peoples Action Committee
Western Mass ANSWER
Women In Black - LA
Women In Black - San Francisco
Women's Humanitarian Organization - Borj Al Barajnh
Working Group on Puerto Rico-Socialist Front

Guiding Principles

  1. Palestinian Arabs, within areas occupied in 1948, 1967, and all those in exile, comprise a single, indivisible people. They are indigenous to Palestine and, as such, have the right to live as equals anywhere in historic Palestine.

  2. The Palestinian people's right to self-determination and return are inalienable and nonnegotiable. Ending Zionist occupation of Palestine and implementing the right of all Palestinian refugees to return to their original towns and villages everywhere in historic Palestine are prerequisites (or fundamental/essential) to a lasting peace.

  3. The Palestinian Right of Return is a national, collective and individual right, which is not subject to any form of negation or compromise. It is rooted in the irreducible, natural entitlement of an individual and a people to their original homes, property, and homeland. It is a fundamental right that transcends generations, place of residence and birth, as well as agreements and treaties. As such, the Right of Return, which is inseparable from the right to self-determination, has been enshrined in international law and codified in more than 135 United Nations resolutions starting with Resolution 194.

  4. Zionist apartheid, racism, and settler-colonialism in Palestine, manifested through massacres, occupation, land confiscation, ethnic cleansing and separation, discrimination, and the systemic denial of fundamental human dignity in Palestine is violative of the most basic human standards and all tenets of international law. Thus, the Palestinian resistance is justified by natural principles of liberty and international laws protecting such liberties.

  5. The occupation of Palestine is the longest and most suffocating the world has seen in the past century. The Palestinian struggle for liberation has been congruently enduring. Palestine is the last remaining obstacle to colonial and imperial hegemony in the Arab Homeland and the Anglo-American occupation of Iraq has become yet another stepping stone towards the imposition of imperial control and dominance. Hence, Palestinian resistance is part and parcel of the resistance by oppressed peoples worldwide against foreign occupation, colonialism and hegemony. Just as the agenda of the new imperial order, of which Israel is an inextricable part, is global, resistance to it must be global and united so as to be sustainable and successful. In this context, the Palestinian and Iraqi struggles for full self-determination are the embodiment of the global resistance to settler and military occupation.

  6. The Palestinians' struggle for freedom and dignity is inseparable from the struggle of Arab and Muslim Americans against discrimination and repression; by people of color against political and social marginalization; by the working class against economic exploitation; and all forms of repression.
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