From the Editors

Highlighting important stories on and off The Electronic Intifada.

Israeli arms maker wins "unprecedented" contract at US-Mexico border

Gabriel Schivone on Israeli arms giant Elbit’s “enormous” contracts with the US government, plus Dina Elmuti on the anniversary of the Deir Yassin massacre.

The “peace process” and the future of Palestine

A video of Ali Abunimah speaking about his new book, The Battle for Justice in Palestine, at the Palestine Center in Washington.

Anti-boycott resolution defeated in Illinois state government

Divestment resolution at the University of New Mexico gains urgency after police shootings in Albuquerque bring home Israeli military violence in occupied West Bank.

US students resist repression of Palestine solidarity on campus

University of Michigan students engage in a sit-in after the student government tables a divestment vote “indefinitely”; Max Geller of Northeastern SJP talks about repression of student activism by the administration and right-wing groups; and a report from Gaza during Israeli Apartheid Week.

Israel's ramped-up racist attacks on African refugees: "it's scariest when no one objects"

David Sheen explains the heightened racist treatment of African asylum-seekers in Israel; a report from Gaza after an Israeli drone strike kills two Palestinians; Amnesty International condemns “trigger-happy” Israeli soldiers; and music by Revolution Makers.

People of Yarmouk "have suffered enough," says UN

Chris Gunness of UNRWA says that some food and medical aid has been distributed inside the Yarmouk refugee camp in Syria, but more immediate aid is needed; students at San Diego State push for divestment; and Remi Kanazi’s poem dismantles myths about the BDS movement.

"We won’t turn our backs": Palestinian activists determined to remain in Ein Hijleh

A report from the Gaza Strip as Palestinians celebrate Valentine’s Day, Palestinian activists determined to remain on land in the Jordan Valley, an interview with Anarchists Against the Wall’s Uri Gordon, and a film review.

"I wasn't prepared for the white supremacy": Dream Hampton on her visit to Palestine

A report from the Jordan Valley, Ramah Kudaimi assesses the enormous push behind the SodaStream boycott and Dream Hampton recounts her recent visit to Palestine.

Amcha's secret files revealed

The full text of several of the Amcha Initiative and the Investigative Taskforce on Campus Antisemitism documents obtained by The Electronic Intifada.

“There are many Yarmouks in Syria,” says UN official as humanitarian crisis spreads

UN official talks about the current obstacles to delivering food aid to Palestinian refugees in Syria; and an interview with the authors of The Gaza Kitchen.

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