Author: Brant Rosen


Part of the Series Struggle and Solidarity: Writing Toward Palestinian Liberation Delta Airlines faced backlash for demanding a passenger, Louie Siegel, to remove his pro-ceasefire T-shirt. This incident highlights the rising suppression of anti-Zionist speech following Israel’s genocidal war in Gaza in 2023. Similar incidents with American Airlines and JetBlue have put a spotlight on the silencing of pro-Palestinian voices. Louie Siegel’s experience shed light on how corporations attempt to suppress antiwar movements advocating for Palestinian rights. His refusal to comply led to threats of removal from the flight. Siegel’s decision to stand in solidarity with Palestinians reflects a growing…

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