Topic: Israel/Palestine

  • We stand with Steven Salaita

    The U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel declares its solidarity with the wrongly fired professor.

  • I'll always condemn injustice

    Personal remedy is meaningless if the conditions that caused my firing remain intact at the University of Illinois and elsewhere.

  • You can't erase the IDF's crimes

    Palestine solidarity activists at University of Texas at Austin disrupted a lecture designed to whitewash Israel's military history.

  • BDS unites the movement in concrete action

    BDS provides the basis to unite different political tendencies behind Palestinian rights--a fact its critics dismiss too easily.

  • From free speech to solidarity

    Activists for Palestine at Loyola University find themselves at the intersection of struggles for free speech and workers' rights.

  • Expanding the debate on BDS

    A statement pointing out limitations of the BDS movement is constructive criticism that seeks to open movement discussions.

  • What will break the stalemate for Palestine?

    The BDS movement has galvanized popular support for the Palestinian struggle, but the situation is bleak in Palestine itself. What is to be done?

  • Israel's reign of terror in Jerusalem

    Amid recent primitive attacks on Israelis, anti-Arab lynch mobs, backed up by soldiers and police, are inflicting even more violence on Palestinians.

  • Rochester stands in solidarity with Palestine

    Supporters of Palestinian rights came out in Rochester, New York, for a rally against the deliberate targeting of civilians by Israel.

  • The clashes in Palestine escalate

    Palestinians are overwhelming the victims of the violence, meted out by Israeli security forces and right-wing settlers.

  • The old city of Jerusalem is like a ghost town

    Very few Palestinians dare to walk the streets of Jerusalem--while right-wing settlers are everywhere, confident and jubilant.

  • Gaza students stand with BDS

    Palestinian students in Gaza respond to what they call an "uninformed" critique of the boycott, sanctions and divestment campaign.

  • A vote to invest in violence and misery

    After a challenge from the movement to divest from Israel, the Minnesota pension board voted to disregard human rights.

  • When we fight together, we all win

    A Black Lives Matter activist talks about how and why he spearheaded a historic statement of Black solidarity with Palestine.

  • Kanye, don't play for apartheid Israel

    Jews for Palestinian Right of Return have spearheaded a campaign calling on Kanye West to cancel a planned concert in Israel.

  • A national union backs BDS

    The United Electrical union became the first national union in the U.S. to endorse the global campaign for Palestinian rights.

  • Black activists demand justice for Palestine

    More than 1,000 Black activists, scholars and organizations have released a statement of solidarity with Palestine.

  • Deep roots of Israeli vigilante violence

    In less than 24 hours, Israeli racism and xenophobia exploded into several forms of extreme violence.

  • Deported for trying to go home

    A Palestinian American recounts the abuse he endured from Israeli security while attempting to visit his homeland.

  • Shell-shocked by Israel's war

    A new book by a Gaza journalist collects reports written as the bombs fell during Israel's savage war last summer.

  • Could ISIS find traction among Palestinians?

    The reactionaries of ISIS have had nothing to say about Palestine--but that could be changing, with unpredictable effects.

  • 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.