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"Liberation for all": Why Palestine is a key issue on the streets of Ferguson

Rania Khalek
St. Louis
17 December 2014

Mutual solidarity has grown since Michael Brown’s slaying on 9 August.
 

Why did University of Toronto let hate group shut down divestment launch?

Nora Barrows-Friedman
Oakland
10 December 2014

Instead of protecting the rights of the speakers and organizers to hold an event, university capitulated to efforts to shut it down.

Barclays boycotted over Israel arms trade shares

Michael Deas and
Tom Anderson
21 November 2014

The UK banking giant has defended its investment in Elbit in Orwellian terms.

Young Palestinians protect history and heritage in Galilee village

Yara Hawari
Tarshiha
30 October 2014

An annual event helps re-introduce the youngest generation of Palestinians to their history before, during and after the Nakba.

Connecticut arm of million-strong church votes to shun occupation profiteers

Joe Catron
Gaza City
22 October 2014

After series of local victories, activists are hoping to convince the entire United Church of Christ to support boycott Israel campaign.

Israel excluded from war games in Italy following protests

Stephanie Westbrook
20 October 2014

Activists have broken into the Sardinia firing range where military drills are taking place.

Palestinian Christians denounce priest for claiming Israel grants them freedom

Patrick O. Strickland
Haifa
13 October 2014

Jibril Nadaf advocates conscription to an Israeli army that kills his fellow Palestinians.

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.

Zionists try to close down Palestine solidarity group at Philadelphia university

Nora Barrows-Friedman
Oakland
9 September 2014

Israel supporter who provoked a minor altercation on campus had been trained on how to confront boycott campaigners.

Palestinian refugees mark one year of return to destroyed village

Patrick O. Strickland
Kufr Birim
15 August 2014
Photo shows stone ruins

“For 66 years we have been trying to return,” says refugee rights activist.

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