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Won over 80,000 votes in 2020 for advocate/artist/organizer Shahid Buttar @sheeyahshee to serve SF in Congress. Exploring 2022. https://t.co/1z47eBVQDs

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@elizaorlins @ItsTanbirC Literally *every* day Solidarity @ItsTanbirC. Don’t let the haters get you down! Conside… https://t.co/fbZgvhK2ARWhen social media platforms silence voices who are trying to share suppressed news from areas targeted by state vio… https://t.co/QQqobQLVHF @BernieSanders Our senseless military “aid” to Israel actively undermines public safety in the United States, by fu… https://t.co/dSkGLfgkJJ @IlhanMN @Mehdi_El_Fares This is the strongest local civil rights reform package since Providence, Rhode Island pas… https://t.co/Xkd6VOSIQuNothing justifies attacks on international humanitarian workers. This is a quintessential violation of human right… https://t.co/dVRSd5lTKbI didn't even notice until just now, but I think that's @ShahidForChange right in front of me 😱 https://t.co/uAtlvWAVMC
Retweeted by Shahid Buttar for CongressI wrote “Ferguson to Jerusalem” in the wake of the 2014 Ferguson uprising to help educate audiences about the inter… https://t.co/XGSAFjssGr @EoinHiggins_ “Unfair” is a vast understatement.... https://t.co/yCt311ASLz @AssalRad @VetsAboutFace @hrw That suggests a corollary: politicians who enable human rights abuses should be repla… https://t.co/q5nehxku3QKyrie Irving keeps it real! One quibble worth sharing: the occupation of Palestine is not a matter of *religious*… https://t.co/3JVEKnfs2I @AROCBayArea Thank you for your organizing! ✊🏽 https://t.co/EfQR8QRbI7"I don't know what to do." A 10-year-old Palestinian girl breaks down while talking to MEE after Israeli air strik… https://t.co/xtO6eF1xqF
Retweeted by Shahid Buttar for Congress @hrw Autonomous weapons are a travesty, and must be stopped before a market for them becomes established. https://t.co/67WOBe1ubnThis powerful documentary poem by @LKTuffaha brings home what life is like on the other end of the missiles supplie… https://t.co/XRjZaezc0X @pslweb @PSLBayArea Thank you for raising your voices! Today was a beautiful expression of #solidarity. We’re eag… https://t.co/JWAONjIxtvto fully appreciate how morally bankrupt this is—which is totally predictable but still—just picture the White Hous… https://t.co/REqdnwpbPV
Retweeted by Shahid Buttar for CongressWhen I launched the program at @MuslimAdvocates to stop racial and religious profiling back in 2009, I met an FBI D… https://t.co/7Xu7B0PPuQ @ZoomerAntifa Solidarity! Thanks both for coming out, and for the shout. ✊🏽LGBTQ communities have long been terrorized by police. Existence was resistance for centuries before Obergefell in… https://t.co/dqnR8hwtZK @BerniceKing Among the casualties is transparency, a value in which the entire world shares an interest. https://t.co/XOfFVAFbXe“The world will know less about what is happening in Gaza because of what happened today.” https://t.co/hKSIJtfe5L
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5/16
2021
We’re grateful to every San Franciscan turning out today to stand in #solidarity with human rights, Palestine, and… https://t.co/96PHhPwi5YAs Israel commits yet another war crime by bombing a building housing the AP and Al Jazeera among other media outle… https://t.co/S3FJlHiHaE
Retweeted by Shahid Buttar for Congress @FcoSFPubDef To be fair, institutional corruption poses an even bigger threat, and has grown pervasive in Washingto… https://t.co/IXf1gGUHMcJoin us at 2pm in the Mission to show solidarity with #Gaza! https://t.co/Pg74FBl9ED @AmericaPrime321 @jeremyscahill @ggreenwald @theintercept @akela_lacy Thanks for your invitation! The victims of e… https://t.co/HwG8HYwE6wThis is an overt and systematic attack on the press, freedom of information, and the rights of the rest of the worl… https://t.co/je24ixfuhzStanding behind an elderly woman at @cvspharmacy and she’s buying insulin. $1200. She’s visibly upset, and I’m tryi… https://t.co/TGkIy1T7iD
Retweeted by Shahid Buttar for Congress @jeremyscahill Thank you for your work, your dedication, and your commitment to transparency and the truth @AmericaPrime321 @jeremyscahill @ggreenwald @theintercept @akela_lacy We appreciate your point, but sadly it doesn’… https://t.co/JKQUV0eGOW @jeremyscahill @ggreenwald @theintercept With all due respect, part of @theintercept’s response is simply false. “… https://t.co/vyijrqHDvH @jeremyscahill @ggreenwald @theintercept Your colleagues at @theintercept have published racist election disinforma… https://t.co/FatzTuqxFR @peterdaou It’s not only #Gaza_Under_Attack. Israel’s assault on the press undermines the rights of the entire wor… https://t.co/rCaVKyHpTN @MaxBlumenthal Thank you for noting the discriminatory attention paid to each of these attacks on press freedom. T… https://t.co/mlRu7PHsKh @TVietor08 @JeremyR1992 Bombing a building that houses news organizations assaults not a single target, but the rig… https://t.co/vGFjJpPMku @Yukon_Hiker @jeremyscahill To be fair, the movement for black lives never supported Biden or Kamala. They were ele… https://t.co/9Jt59em4co @dancohen3000 We can’t speak for the incumbents, but many of us challenging entrenched career politicians are commi… https://t.co/341TRE9Aw2 @AP These attacks have targeted more than a single building. This is an overt and systematic attack on the press,… https://t.co/DlKaOY0XiR @thotteusstevens You’re right to observe the absurdity of the apologists’ claims, though frankly charitable in over… https://t.co/yNvDFHwF99This is the very definition of authoritarianism. Why does U.S. military support entrench so many autocrats? What… https://t.co/HC1qIBhPvK52 years ago today, police in Mississippi gunned down 2 student peace activists and wounded 12 more at Jackson Stat… https://t.co/8Xapi9Sz3yIs America EVER going to reckon with its support for abusive, racist regimes all over the world and at home? How ca… https://t.co/I2KmzCJOg7
Retweeted by Shahid Buttar for CongressThese are policy choices that we can change—once we replace the career politicians who’ve spent decades building th… https://t.co/DGZ90mAumPAllowing artificial intelligence to interact with weapons systems is a giant leap towards dystopia. The history of… https://t.co/UJ8bOypBVE @VetsAboutFace 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽“This example of workers’ solidarity, if multiplied and expanded internationally, could be powerful enough to stop… https://t.co/faP1goqPzp
Retweeted by Shahid Buttar for Congress“We are dealing w/ the 2nd generation of conservative politicians & jurists who have spent their entire careers in… https://t.co/9QRMAF2qOoExtended solitary confinement is recognized around the world as a human rights violation. We practice it widely ac… https://t.co/sRqyUGpGVwThe Black and Palestinian struggles for liberation are interconnected, and we will not let up until all of us are free.
Retweeted by Shahid Buttar for Congress“The oath of office that Members take to support and defend our Constitution demands that Congress” show up to defe… https://t.co/uMkzxQYAQx @jeremyscahill Second, in a more traditional medium /2 https://t.co/VfDKwPyF6T @jeremyscahill This “shield of impunity and continued support to Israel’s government” helps enable the plague of po… https://t.co/oa3iDRHaIT
5/15
2021
Anyone unwilling to #DefundThePolice should take a little time to learn U.S. history. https://t.co/7aaDMSoLNcToday, my colleagues and I stood up because no one should suffer the loss of life, liberty, or dignity that the Pal… https://t.co/4C1F3kclaf
Retweeted by Shahid Buttar for Congress @HamillHimself @tigerbeat Thank you so much for your work together! Lucas’ genius remains underrated. The profundi… https://t.co/OdbpLL1Syg @Dallas4Bernie Indeed. By extension, we can thank: 📌@joegarofoli @ @sfchronicle 📌@EskSF @ @MLNow 📌@akela_lacy @… https://t.co/OsDQ3GndI0The answer is Nancy Pelosi. https://t.co/icgMef6IYH @JohnCollins_KP @davenewworld_2 The answer is Nancy Pelosi. https://t.co/VzFyerE3zbThis is an attack not only on Gaza & Palestine, but also freedom of the press, and the world’s right to know the fa… https://t.co/AguLhrnKBF.@RashidaTlaib's full House floor speech tonight. https://t.co/5AsvB2l6kn
Retweeted by Shahid Buttar for CongressEid Mubarak! We celebrate the vision of a world in which all people enjoy the promises of liberty & peace. Today’… https://t.co/hbAad3kaHn @marwilliamson Thank you, sister! Eid Mubarak to you, too.The human rights abuses that we witness today under Israel’s military occupation of Palestine reflect a long histor… https://t.co/aTrsmQ29rQThe United States cannot wish away the fact that they have locked up a publisher who published the truth. If the U.… https://t.co/01a0kderpm
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5/14
2021
The dream of buying a home as a working class American has become impossible in many cities across the country. Th… https://t.co/fxTRLHBJbi @SenSanders Judging from his other appointments, that seems disturbingly less likely. https://t.co/bsbEPiZTFCBiden nominee “Rahm Emanuel....has a massive ego...a callous indifference to human needs [and]...an abysmal public… https://t.co/vnY6141FZO @lsarsour Right-wing hate is vile. Beyond vandalism and intimidation, it also enables an international industrial… https://t.co/TcpJ00Son1This is what Muslims at the Tayba Islamic Center in Brooklyn were met with today for Eid. “Death 2 Palestine.” https://t.co/2UxP0w3wNP
Retweeted by Shahid Buttar for Congress @EconomicPolicy @LarryMishel @joshbivens_DC “We refer in this analysis to wage *suppression* rather than wage *stag… https://t.co/qGKFEml6bLRemember when “enhanced interrogation” became the buzzword to sanitize torture? https://t.co/L6QTugU76j @leenabarakat @sarayasin We applaud your successes, and (with respect) challenge the suggestion that inclusion alon… https://t.co/G2CGiQYVJlThe figures in Washington have changed, but the humanitarian crisis continuing to unfold across our country looks d… https://t.co/TZH6eMJPgcThe US pledged $3 billion toward the Green Climate Fund - meant to fund mitigation efforts around the world - and d… https://t.co/E2o9oMb3YN
Retweeted by Shahid Buttar for CongressLast saved image is your political ideology https://t.co/dXmHhwLtRd https://t.co/j0XpPrcXW1The roots of struggles from Colombia to Palestine lead back to Washington. San Francisco’s voice in Congress—Nancy… https://t.co/oFF7ToHLSoThe pandemic should end "free market" ideology forever. Service workers have more leverage than ever (essential wo… https://t.co/YrHbFsqQQ4
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5/13
2021
@SecBlinken Thanks for your words, @SecBlinken. But talk is cheap. https://t.co/HIxeQsDmsnBernie continues to represent We the People of the United States. We must #DefundThePentagon and instead invest in… https://t.co/U1VaH9p2gDThis is the figure somehow deemed by the GOP as too centrist for their fascist club. https://t.co/5ZDoEuGSyTIt’s not. Stop equating critiques of a military action killing innocent children with an entire faith. We can fight… https://t.co/p8uyFSIAMi
Retweeted by Shahid Buttar for CongressOn brand https://t.co/9KuamvAjDI @stevesalaita More hostile than irrelevant Irrelevance would suggest that establishment voices simply ignore our c… https://t.co/Mc08wsZ93H @schwarz Many have watched the films while ignoring their significance. https://t.co/9WhnYCrlpu @scottwongDC That’s a predictable comment coming from a powerful figure in Congress with so long a history of servi… https://t.co/rnx1nSbm1rWe in the U.S. must confront our culpability in int’l human rights abuses. Our democratic mandate—and tax dollars—… https://t.co/kaqOlGcUElIs this really happening again? https://t.co/svXWxF9YGW
Retweeted by Shahid Buttar for Congress @dellcam @EoinHiggins_ The Cheneys being judged as *too centrist* by Trump’s GOP reflects a generation of Democrats… https://t.co/PWFQXry8Mn
5/12
2021
Behind Wall St rhetoric about a supposed labor shortage is the reality that “employers simply don't want to raise w… https://t.co/9J5MYGYshh“‘White power’ & other...phrases were etched over [an] ancient [petroglyph in SE Utah] on land that...belongs to th… https://t.co/CMtTYQ91E0I wonder if the GOP is having a civil war just so they can put up statues of the losers.
Retweeted by Shahid Buttar for Congress @MotherJones We advocates for digital rights have been warning—for decades—of cyber attacks on critical infrastruct… https://t.co/RGC5FJpvuAWe advocates for digital rights have been warning—for decades—of cyber attacks on critical infrastructure. The NSA… https://t.co/dHM2GeeTJ2 @EQUIPTO @Sheeyahshee The roots of the struggles in each of those countries lead back to Washington, where our city… https://t.co/HPkfT8Oi03 @washingtonpost @fshakir It’s also a cruel irony that, among industrialized countries, only the U.S. denies a basic… https://t.co/00hSv5Xv2EThe foreign policy consensus in Washington that enables crackdowns on peaceful protests from Palestine to Colombia… https://t.co/LVQI2c0tc8 @CornelWest International human rights abuses demand accountability. In too many places, it is U.S. foreign policy… https://t.co/nZ9YxA5ErXAs someone who has been brutalized by police, I continue to stand in strong solidarity with Palestinians rising up… https://t.co/zq5xOqBbsN
Retweeted by Shahid Buttar for CongressHate crimes against Asian-Americans have a long history, including: 📌laws passed 150 years ago to discriminate aga… https://t.co/fmQ4Z8tDlN
5/11
2021
The WWII-era internment of 100,000 Japanese-Americans—a human rights abuse en masse lacking any justification—was n… https://t.co/wMvWsxuv0M
5/10
2021

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