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Stop the bulldozers, Act now: end JCB's complicity in Israel's destruction of Palestinian communities

British charity War on Want has launched the Stop the Bulldozers-campaign aiming to end British firm JCB’s complicity in Israel’s crimes against the Palestinian people.

'Don't wait until we're in body bags': Two Palestinian hunger strikers' "final distress call"

“There is still enough time and the support that comes late is better than that which does not come at all. It is better that you receive us alive and victorious rather than as lifeless bodies in black bags.”

Palestine solidarity activists tell Canterbury City Council to dump Veolia

More than a thousand citizens have joined the campaign calling on Canterbury City Council to dump Veolia, including the former Bishop of Dover.

Forthcoming documentary tells the story of Gaza kids resisting siege with kites

Flying Paper, a forthcoming documentary by Roger Hill and Nitin Sawhney, tells the story of Palestinian children in Gaza who broke the Guinness world record for most kites simultaneously flown.

BBC's World Football interviews father of gravely ill hunger-striking Palestinian footballer jailed by Israel

BBC World Service’s World Football interviews Mahmoud Sarsak, father of Mahmoud Sarsak, the Palestinian national football squad member whose life is at grave risk after 75 days hunger strike.

The Electronic Intifada Weekly Podcast - 31 May 2012

News and analysis culled from our top stories of the week, including an interview with our reporter Rami Almeghari in the Gaza Strip.

Israeli lawmaker Miri Regev: "Heaven forbid" we compare Africans to human beings

An Israeli lawmaker who called African migrants a “cancer” during a violent anti-African pogrom, has now apologized for likening African migrants to human beings.

BDS roundup: Veolia contract spiked in The Hague

In this week’s roundup of BDS news from around the world: Another Veolia contract spiked; more countries implement or consider proper labeleing of Israeli settlement products; and more!

Disruption of Israeli theater group in London, as BDS proves a win-win strategy

Israel’s national theater company performed The Merchant of Venice at Shakespeare’s Globe in London yesterday and Monday. But Habima’s presence was fiercely contested for months in advance, and both performances were disrupted by Palestine solidarity activists in the audience.

Obama campaign releases blatantly anti-Arab video ad

US President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign has just released a blatantly anti-Arab video ad on its official YouTube channel.

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