Mohammed El-Kurd Speaks before the United Nations in New York
UN General Assembly
Mohammed El-Kurd at the UN: “The Problem Is Not Ignorance; It Is Inaction”
Mohammed El-Kurd, 23, a writer and poet from the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in Jerusalem who has become a global figure for leading, together with his twin sister Muna, a campaign against the forced expulsions of his family and other families in the neighborhood, gave a stirring speech at the United Nations on the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. The full speech is shared below.