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Opinion/Editorial

Why aren’t we talking about racism and colonialism in the Salaita affair?

Jakeet Singh
9 September 2014

It cannot be mere coincidence that the University of Illinois’ heavy-handed action targeted a Palestinian-American scholar and an American Indian Studies program.

From Gaza we say: the outcome of our battle depends on you

Gaza Strip
5 September 2014

“Now, our battle to hold Israel accountable for its fresh war crimes and crimes against humanity has begun,” say Palestinians in Gaza.

Salaita firing shows where Zionism meets neoliberalism at US universities

Tithi Bhattacharya and
Bill V. Mullen
2 September 2014

University boss Phyllis Wise sits on the board of Nike, a firm that does business with West Bank settlement firms

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Diaries: Live from Palestine

Gaza goes back to school

Jehan Bseiso
16 September 2014

How do you teach justice in an open-air prison?

Portraits from Gaza

Anne Paq
Gaza Strip
12 September 2014

Photography series honors the extraordinary solidarity and heroism during Israel’s bombing.

Human Rights

Israel tortures prisoners captured in Gaza invasion

Joe Catron
Gaza City
17 September 2014

Two dozen Palestinians from Gaza remain in Israeli detention; captors have threatened to rape the men’s wives.

Israel jailed influential Palestinian writer "to remove him from society"

Patrick O. Strickland
al-Bireh
12 September 2014

Professor Ahmad Qatamesh spent almost nine years in Israeli prison without trial.

Activism News

Campaign gives new choices to Druze youth facing Israeli conscription

Patrick O. Strickland
Haifa
16 September 2014

Maisan Hamdan, an organizer with a military refusal group, on the rise in conscientious objection.

Art, Music & Culture

How historian Shlomo Sand "stopped being a Jew"

Rod Such
15 September 2014

The Israeli author and academic lives in what he describes as “one of the most racist societies in the Western world.”

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