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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  • Khaled Saeed
    signed 2018-11-29 21:43:44 -0500
  • Salam Elwanni
    signed 2018-11-29 21:40:50 -0500
    I watch cnn most of the day but from today lam going to stop watching it and going to encourage my community to stop watching it I stand with Dr.Hill like he stand for justice

    No 👎 more CNN in my home
  • Sondra Battle
    signed 2018-11-29 21:39:54 -0500
    His remarks were TOTALLY taken out of context and firing him was detrimental to the balance of your shows. It seems you have less voices of reason than obnoxious racists, you can’t risk losing such a positive addition to your network.
  • Sandra Bahhur
    signed 2018-11-29 21:39:22 -0500
  • Carla Davis
    @cmouse35 tweeted link to this page. 2018-11-29 21:37:21 -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=362132
  • Carla Davis
    signed 2018-11-29 21:37:08 -0500
    Shameful behavior for a news agency!!!
  • Edward Juillard
    signed 2018-11-29 21:37:06 -0500
  • Anwar Kasi
    signed 2018-11-29 21:36:17 -0500
  • Mary Hughes
    signed 2018-11-29 21:28:32 -0500
  • Gigi Ady
    signed 2018-11-29 21:26:27 -0500
  • Josephine Girardin
    signed 2018-11-29 21:24:58 -0500
    You’re not going to keep viewers by censoring coverage of ALL that is going on in this world. This is a real issue that Americans need to be aware of the situation. There are differing views of what is going on, and our role in it is certainly worth examining.
  • Wendy Kothman
    signed via 2018-11-29 21:24:48 -0500
    I stand with Marc Lamont Hill, just as I stood with Jim Acosta.

    Do the right thing, CNN. Reverse this firing!
  • Virginia Hauflaire
    signed 2018-11-29 21:16:47 -0500
  • Dena Jadallah
    signed 2018-11-29 21:14:25 -0500
  • Kristi Fennell
    signed 2018-11-29 21:12:46 -0500
  • Jodie Evans
    @MsJodieEvans tweeted link to this page. 2018-11-29 21:08:11 -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=666217
  • Jodie Evans
    signed 2018-11-29 21:07:03 -0500
  • Sheryl Fairchild
    signed 2018-11-29 21:06:09 -0500
  • Mary Lucchese
    signed 2018-11-29 21:00:11 -0500
  • Diane Lloyd
    signed 2018-11-29 20:59:22 -0500
  • Ryan Clark
    signed 2018-11-29 20:59:19 -0500
  • Anthony Boratino
    signed 2018-11-29 20:57:55 -0500
  • Mara Lucia
    signed 2018-11-29 20:57:48 -0500
    Shame on you CNN!! Rehire Marc Lamont Hill and FREE PALESTINE!!
  • Derrick Savoy
    signed via 2018-11-29 20:56:39 -0500
    DERRICK
  • Rashad Budeiri
    signed 2018-11-29 20:55:56 -0500
  • Andrew Davis
    signed 2018-11-29 20:55:56 -0500
  • Josie Lenwell
    signed 2018-11-29 20:54:42 -0500
  • S. A. Almuflahy
    @Zeruniq tweeted link to this page. 2018-11-29 20:54:38 -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=782709
  • Samah Abdulrub
    signed 2018-11-29 20:53:56 -0500
  • Lily Tajaddini
    signed 2018-11-29 20:52:40 -0500
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