CNN: Rehire Marc Lamont Hill

On November 29, 2018, Dr. Marc Lamont Hill was fired from CNN for a speech he gave to the United Nations in support of Palestinian rights. 

Help us tell CNN they did the wrong thing. Tell CNN to rehire Dr. Hill! 

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Dear CNN,

You made the wrong choice by firing Marc Lamont Hill for his speech at the UN, which included the phrase "from the river to the sea." Speaking up for Palestinian rights is not anti-semitic or a threat to Israelis.

As Dr. Hill said in regard to the speech he gave to the UN that caused him to be fired:

“My reference to “river to the sea” was not a call to destroy anything or anyone. It was a call for justice, both in Israel and in the West Bank/Gaza. The speech very clearly and specifically said those things. No amount of debate will change what I actually said or what I meant.”

Dr. Hill’s speech received a long ovation from the diplomats at the UN.

Marc Lamont Hill is a powerful defender of civil and human rights for all people. He is a powerful ally for the Palestinian people who live under siege, under military occupation and under state laws of discrimination.

As people concerned with freedom for the Palestinian people and justice and equality for all people, we ask that you immediately rehire Marc Lamont Hill.

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  • Marie jose Saade
    signed 2018-12-01 14:28:27 -0500
  • Sally Wagner
    signed 2018-12-01 14:26:14 -0500
  • Kathy Fannin
    signed 2018-12-01 14:25:19 -0500
    Unbelievable that CNN fires an intelligent, honest reporter who is right on the money!!! WTF is wrong with your company?!
  • Tom Wenzel
    signed via 2018-12-01 14:24:50 -0500
  • Sat Santokh Khalsa
    signed 2018-12-01 14:15:24 -0500
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  • Michael Turner
    signed 2018-12-01 14:11:28 -0500
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  • Salaheddine Atiyeh
    signed via 2018-12-01 14:10:42 -0500
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  • Charles Keener
    @EttaJamesFan1 tweeted link to this page. 2018-12-01 14:07:03 -0500
    Hey @cnn @marclamonthill is a powerful advocate for Palestinian rights and dignity and equality for all. Reverse your decision and rehire Dr. Marc Lamont Hill. #IStandWithMLH https://www.codepink.org/marc_lamont_hill?recruiter_id=743166
  • Charles Keener
    signed via 2018-12-01 14:06:42 -0500
  • John Claes
    signed 2018-12-01 14:05:19 -0500
    CNN you don’t have to punish the truth. Boycot the Zionist lobby.
  • Theresa El-Amin
    signed via 2018-12-01 14:00:53 -0500
  • Ellen Anne Pedersen
    signed 2018-12-01 13:56:46 -0500
  • Amna Zuberi
    signed 2018-12-01 13:50:32 -0500
    By hiring Dr Hill back that will show that CNN is fair and just.
  • Donna Slocumb
    signed 2018-12-01 13:46:29 -0500
  • John Costello
    signed 2018-12-01 13:44:35 -0500
  • Maria Abott
    signed 2018-12-01 13:25:21 -0500
  • Adewale Oreshade
    signed 2018-12-01 13:22:39 -0500
  • Albert Sebastian
    signed 2018-12-01 13:22:10 -0500
    CNN, you’re standing on the wrong side of history. Palestinians need to be heard from every “FAIR” media outlet.
  • Ruqayya Zakaria
    signed 2018-12-01 13:13:55 -0500
  • Nabil Hashem
    signed 2018-12-01 12:53:38 -0500
    CNN is no better then Donald trump if they don’t rehire Marc hill
  • William Hawley
    signed 2018-12-01 12:53:16 -0500
  • Bob Jenings
    signed 2018-12-01 12:48:53 -0500
  • Danika Nieves
    signed via 2018-12-01 12:42:04 -0500
  • Tessa van den Bongaardt
    signed 2018-12-01 12:38:03 -0500
  • William Grosh
    signed via 2018-12-01 12:32:49 -0500
  • Arti
    @ajpeddakotla tweeted link to this page. 2018-12-01 12:26:05 -0500
    Hey @cnn @marclamonthill is a powerful advocate for Palestinian rights and dignity and equality for all. Reverse your decision and rehire Dr. Marc Lamont Hill. #IStandWithMLH https://www.codepink.org/marc_lamont_hill?recruiter_id=744715
  • Arti Walker-Peddakotla
    signed 2018-12-01 12:25:51 -0500
  • Belinda Long
    signed 2018-12-01 12:23:36 -0500
  • Toshiko Reed
    signed 2018-12-01 12:22:33 -0500
  • Patricia Croft
    signed 2018-12-01 12:13:28 -0500
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