“Civility” is the Israel lobby's new weapon against free speech on US campuses

In one alarming case, an Ohio University student is being condemned for making a video protesting Israel’s attack on Gaza.

New Palestine cinema comes to Malaysia, Canada and US

Palestinian works premiere at Toronto International Film Festival and more film news.

Univ. of Illinois trustee criticizes decision to fire Steven Salaita

James D. Montgomery also acknowledged the “adverse” impact that a growing boycott was having on the university’s ability to function.

Palestinian Bedouin homes demolished by Israel

More than eight months after Israel cancelled a plan to displace tens of thousands of Palestinian Bedouins, housing demolitions continue without pause.

Revealed: Europe's "discreet" cooperation with Israel's nuclear industry

The EU’s science center is undertaking joint research with the body overseeing Israel’s weapons of mass destruction.

Gaza-Britain theater collaboration to launch in London

First stage of international production of Tolstoy’s War and Peace will go forward despite recent attacks on Gaza.

Despite ceasefire, the number of displaced in Gaza is rising again

Meanwhile, the scale of the destruction to Gaza’s infrastructure and economy caused by 51 days of Israeli bombing is becoming starker.

Bristol film festival rejects Israeli embassy funding

Encounters short film festival wants to maintain “politically neutral status.”

Illinois chancellor says she should have “consulted with more people” before firing Palestinian scholar

Phyllis Wise acknowledged the negative impact her decision to fire Israel critic Steven Salaita is having on the university.

Palestinian American activist asks judge to drop charges based on “illegal” US investigation

The trial of Rasmea Yousef Odeh will begin on 4 November but the Palestinian American community leader hopes that the judge will dismiss the charges against her when he rules on key defense motions next month.


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