Cultural boycott biting, but quietly, Israel Festival's classical music advisor admits

The cultural boycott of Israel is beginning to bite, a prominent figure in Israel’s classical music world has admitted.

Think of Others: In Gaza's darkness, Mahmoud Darwish's words provide inspiration

The author writes this article while sitting in the darkness during the a Gaza power cut and, with the inspiration of Mahmoud Darwish’s words, remembers the Palestinian political detainees, especially Dirar Abu Sisi and Mahmoud Sarsak.

Israel's State Comptroller slams West Bank industrial zones

A section on West Bank industrial zones in a report by Israel’s State Comptroller contains damning findings about the conditions for Palestinian workers.

Justice upside down: a new study on Israel's military courts

More than 200 Palestinian children are in Israel’s jails, according to a new booklet by the prisoner rights organization Addameer.

London activists protest G4S abuses, complicity in Israeli occupation

Palestine solidarity activists on Thursday protested the annual general meeting of G4S, the massive British-Danish private security company heavily invested in Israel and its colonial West Bank settlements.

The Electronic Intifada Weekly Podcast - 7 June 2012

In this week’s podcast, updates on the continuing hunger strikes by Palestinian prisoners as Israel reneges on recent agreements; West Bank villagers are determined to stay on their land; BDS news, and much more!

BDS roundup: Arizona State University student government votes to divest from Israel

In this week’s BDS roundup, Arizona State University’s student government votes to divest from Israel; Evergreen State College’s student-run campus cafe boycotts Israeli products; and more!

Time running out for hunger striking footballer as rights groups demand urgent pressure on Israel

For the first time since their hunger strikes began, an independent doctor has been allowed to visit Mahmoud Sarsak and Akram Rikhawi in Israeli jail, confirming the imminent danger to their lives. Sarsak, once a star athlete, now weighs a little over 100 pounds (51kg) and is close to death.

In blow to Zionist censors, California backs professor's right to call for Israel boycott on state university website

The Attorney General of California has rejected a request by a Zionist group to prosecute a California State University professor for “misuse of state resources” over a website on which he campaigns for boycott of Israel.

Cirque du Soleil

The Canadian circus arts company Cirque du Soleil is touring the Middle East this summer; one of the cities they’re performing in is Tel Aviv.


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