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From the Editors

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Listen: North Carolina county drops Israeli occupation profiteer G4S

Durham County had joined the boycott of South African goods during the 1980s apartheid era, and current campaigners were able to “use that as precedent for them taking action on G4S.”

US film about indigenous community links to Palestine reinserts “political narrative”

Filmmakers say it is important to “re-insert the political narrative” back inside discussions about First Nations communities and Palestinian refugees.

Listen: Hospital bombed by Israel "back in business" but not rebuilt, says Gaza doctor

Dr. Basman Alashi of al-Wafa hospital and Palestinian-Canadian pediatrician Dr. Rand Askalan discuss the immediate and long-term needs of injured, disabled and traumatized children in Gaza.

Wesleyan students demand divestment from prisons, fossil fuels and Israeli occupation

The issues of the Israeli occupation, mass incarceration and environmental justice “are all connected,” says a student.

Listen: Steven Salaita on Palestine, media and free speech

Professor Salaita joins a discussion on the portrayal of Palestine in the corporate media during Israeli Apartheid Week events at McGill University.

UCLA resolution conflates anti-Semitism with criticism of Israeli policy

Lawyers say that there is a “surge of accusations of anti-Semitism against individuals that criticize the Israeli state.”

Ohio students approve Israel divestment vote by landslide

Two weeks ago, the student government at the University of Toledo muzzled debate on divestment.

Video: Ali Abunimah on Netanyahu's speech to US Congress

Netanyahu speech draws on Islamophobia, aims to woo radical Christians in attempt to derail US diplomacy with Iran.

Listen: Berkeley students reenact encounters at Israeli checkpoints

Checkpoint scenes modeled on real incidents in the occupied West Bank. 

Minnesota activists demand state pull funds from Israel’s occupation

Public support for a statewide campaign to pull investments in Israel bonds is growing.

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