Topic: Israel/Palestine

  • The fiction of "balance" in Israel's war on Gaza

    A United Nations report on war crimes committed during Israel's assault on Gaza seeks "balance" where there is none.

  • How I snuck into an Israeli weapons expo

    It was the perfect juxtaposition: herded through a West Bank checkpoint to arrive two hours and four buses later at a Tel Aviv weapons expo.

  • Commemorating Nakba 2015

    May 15 was the anniversary of the "Nakba"--the Arabic word used to describe the ethnic cleansing of Palestine to establish Israel.

  • They want to outlaw Palestine solidarity

    Pro-Israel politicians are pushing laws to punish institutions and corporations that boycott Israel in support of Palestinian rights.

  • It's time to boycott Ben & Jerry's

    Appealing to Ben & Jerry's "conscience" won't achieve our objective of getting the company to cut its ties to Israel.

  • Do Black lives matter in Israel?

    Protests by Ethiopian Jews in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem bear more than a passing resemblance to the Baltimore Rebellion.

  • Netanyahu's racist government

    Israel's prime minister has appointed a justice minister who openly calls for genocide against the Palestinian people.

  • Loyola students vote for divestment

    The student government at Loyola University voted--for the third time--to divest from companies that aid Israeli apartheid.

  • BDS tras las elecciones israelíes

    La victoria de Netanyahu fue un triunfo para el racismo--y nos exige intensificar la lucha por Boicot, Desinversión y Sanciones.

  • Israeli elections expose the lie

    Netanyahu's call to arms during the election campaign revealed the racism at the heart of the Israeli political system.

  • BDS after the Israeli election

    The victory of Netanyahu's Likud Party was a grand triumph of racism--and demands an intensification of the BDS campaign.

  • Divestment stymied at OSU

    The student government at Ohio State issued a last-minute ruling to disqualify a pro-Palestine campus referendum.

  • A step toward divestment at Stanford

    The university's undergraduate Senate voted to support divestment from companies complicit in Israel's human rights abuses.

  • BDS activists blocked at University of Toledo

    The first efforts of a divestment campaign at the University of Toledo were set back by bigoted and undemocratic maneuvering.

  • A tour that supports apartheid

    New York City Council members must end their complicity with all forms of racist violence, from New York to Palestine

  • Finding 1954 in 2014

    The third African Heritage Delegation to Palestine found conditions more like the Jim Crow South than a 21st century democracy.

  • We won't be bullied into silence

    We call on the New York City Council to stop defaming supporters of Palestinian rights with false accusations of anti-Semitism.

  • Unwavering for the cause of Palestine

    Palestine and the Arab world has lost an eminent scholar, a committed Palestinian patriot and a progressive Arab nationalist.

  • The mirage of reconstruction

    A new group in Gaza is drawing attention to the ongoing humanitarian crisis and the lack of accountability in the reconstruction effort.

  • All process, no peace

    U.S. cities and states are complicit in the barren "peace process" that has prolonged the denial of basic rights to the Palestinians.

  • Salaita is still seeking justice

    Steven Salaita has sued the University of Illinois for illegally terminating him for his criticisms of Israel's assault on Gaza.

  • Participants in the propaganda

    Palestine solidarity activists are trying to stop New York City Council members from taking a propaganda tour of Israeli apartheid.

  • A wave of BDS campaigns

    A student government vote for divestment at UC Davis is one of several victories for pro-Palestine campus campaigns.

  • A pogrom against Bedouins

    Israeli police have provoked a confrontation with Bedouins in the Negev region--and responded with a punishing assault.

  • Forging bonds of solidarity

    An African American delegation to Palestine last year further developed important ties to the struggle for Palestinian liberation.