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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  • Kellie Friesen
    signed 2018-12-05 13:14:10 -0500
  • Jim McSporran #Pcpeu
    @JimBluesman25 tweeted link to this page. 2018-12-05 07:07:30 -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=682611
  • Jim McSporran
    signed 2018-12-05 07:07:11 -0500
  • Javed Rathod
    signed 2018-12-05 06:42:08 -0500
    I support palestine and who support palestinians .
  • Dorothy Macedo
    signed 2018-12-05 05:32:46 -0500
    Free speech is precious
  • Nancy Elan
    signed 2018-12-05 02:54:33 -0500
  • Gul Mohammed
    signed 2018-12-05 02:34:37 -0500
  • David Roger
    signed 2018-12-04 23:45:52 -0500
  • D. Anna Rogers
    signed 2018-12-04 21:11:26 -0500
  • Ziyy Doay
    signed 2018-12-04 21:09:01 -0500
  • art Daniels Sr
    signed 2018-12-04 20:54:18 -0500
  • Sami Habib
    signed 2018-12-04 20:47:51 -0500
    Not cool letting someone go just for saying the truth
  • Wazeer Sharieff
    signed 2018-12-04 20:13:04 -0500
  • Derek Chandler
    signed 2018-12-04 20:10:29 -0500
  • Jamiu
    @jamiuadewole tweeted link to this page. 2018-12-04 18:05:13 -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=783799
  • Jamiu Adewole
    signed 2018-12-04 18:04:11 -0500
  • Amy Harlib
    @ tweeted link to this page. 2018-12-04 18:03:32 -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=467862
  • Amy Harlib
    signed 2018-12-04 18:03:27 -0500
    Stop this outrageous assault on Freedom of the Press and Free Speech!
  • Jeremy Mseitif
    signed 2018-12-04 17:57:42 -0500
    Firing of Dr Hill is totally wrong and biased. tell me who you cannot criticize and I can tell you who controls you. Prove me and us wrong. This his freedom of speech, he did not go beyond what others have done much worse and never got fired or even reprimanded.
  • Sabine Dohrn
    signed 2018-12-04 17:22:05 -0500
  • Jennifer Ubierq
    signed 2018-12-04 17:06:56 -0500
  • Lewis Durowoju
    signed 2018-12-04 17:02:29 -0500
    CNN are a disgrace, trying to silence and gag a Black American Academic who believes in speaking the truth even if it hurts Zionist Israel illegal military OCCUPATION of Palestine. Truth must prevail, always.
  • Nicholas Collinson
    signed 2018-12-04 16:16:12 -0500
  • Stephen Edwards
    signed 2018-12-04 15:40:34 -0500
  • Faical Jomni
    signed 2018-12-04 15:35:55 -0500
  • Nancy Harvin
    signed 2018-12-04 15:12:37 -0500
    REINSTATE MARC LAMONT HILL! He was only telling the truth!!
  • Teresa Roben
    signed 2018-12-04 15:01:18 -0500
  • Bassam Ay
    signed 2018-12-04 14:59:45 -0500
  • Levi Kahn
    signed 2018-12-04 14:12:55 -0500
    Palestinians deserve human rights and right to their land. There is no such thing as Israel. Israel is an illegal country. Israeli government is conducting genocide in broad daylight.
  • Kaja Mohideen
    signed 2018-12-04 13:59:31 -0500
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