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“My Solution Is Just Equality For All Of The People’: Israeli Activist Renen Raz Dies At 28

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 0:55
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“My solution is just equality for all of the people’: Israeli activist Renen Raz dies at 28

By Allison Deger

Renen Raz, a prominent Israeli activist known as a defender and advocate for the rights of Palestinians and promoter of the BDS movement, died at the age of 28 over the weekend.

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His friends say he suffered from brain cancer.

Within the close circle of Israeli and Palestinian activists who regularly protest the occupation together Raz was a beloved figure. Many knew him as a staple in the weekly demonstrations in the West Bank and a regular participant in the protests in the hamlet of Nabi Saleh. 

“You will be truly missed, you dedicated yourself for Palestine and Palestinian cause and you went all the way to free Palestine,” said Manal Tamimi, one of the protest leaders in Nabi Saleh, “Sorry that you couldn’t stay longer to see your dream come true but for sure we will remember you while we are celebrating our freedom…”

Read more: Mondoweiss

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Renen Raz in his own words

“I’m Renan Raz, I’m from Palestine, Tel Aviv and I’m 25 years old. Before living in Tel Aviv I was living in an Israeli kibbutz. Before the [Israeli-led] ethnic cleansing it was a Palestinian village called Huj, and it’s about 3 km from the Palestinian Gaza strip.

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