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Lobby Watch

An eye on the groups that try to stifle free debate about Palestine

Jewish Defense League in Canada threaten to "derail" conference

Anti-Palestinian hooligans issue their latest violent threats against a conference on Christian Zionism.

UK High Court backs shutdown of Israel conference

Judge backs University of Southampton decision to “withdraw permission” to hold conference on legality of state of Israel this weekend.

Court hearing expected next week in challenge to UK university's ban on Israel conference

The Electronic Intifada has learned details of the court challenge filed in London on Thursday against the University of Southampton’s decision to ban a conference related to Israel.

Did Israel lobby "bullying and threats" push Univ. of Southampton to cancel conference?

Organizers of an academic conference on Israel are proceeding with an urgent legal challenge after the UK’s University of Southampton today confirmed that it has canceled the event.

Univ. of Southampton cancels conference after government, Israel lobby pressure

Emergency legal action planned after UK university cancels conference on Israel citing “health and safety.”

Israel advocacy group pressured Missouri museum to cancel Ferguson-Palestine event

Email disclosures reveal that the Jewish Community Relations Council pressured the Missouri History Museum to demand Palestinians be removed from Ferguson panel discussion. 

Why is the American Federation of Teachers promoting Israeli apartheid?

Randi Weingarten, president of 1.5 million-strong teachers union, leads Israel propaganda tours and promotes J Street’s anti-Palestinian agenda.

Jewish activists kicked out of "We Believe in Israel" conference

Three Jewish campaigners were “escorted out” of the UK’s major pro-Israel conference that focused on strategies for combatting BDS.

Jewish Defence League UK extremists sentenced for assault on Palestine activists

JDL thugs who assaulted two people at a Palestine event in September will be made to pay fines and do unpaid work.

Missouri museum censors Ferguson-Mexico solidarity event for including Palestinians

The St. Louis Missouri History Museum canceled a community discussion after organizers refused to remove Palestinian panelists from the event.

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