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Stanford University students approve divestment from firms abetting Israel's crimes

Stanford students have been steadily campaigning for divestment for the last eight years and the increased support for divestment has been nothing less than dramatic.

Ohio university imposes secrecy on divestment resolution

A closed hearing and secret ballot “harms transparency and democracy” at the University of Toledo, says a student divestment campaigner.

Israel bans Palestinian lawmaker Haneen Zoabi from parliament

Haneen Zoabi is accused of “incitement,” although Israeli politicians regularly call for the bloodshed of Palestinians.

Israeli drone maker Elbit targeted as UK activists close second factory

Instro Precision is a maker of military grade targeting systems and is owned by the Israeli arms firm.

Why can't media describe Chapel Hill murders as terrorism?

Brother of two women murdered by Craig Hicks says he has no doubt that it was an anti-Muslim hate crime.

Gaza author Atef Abu Saif shortlisted for "Arabic Booker" prize

Atef Abu Saif has been recognized for a novel he hasn’t even seen a copy of.

Palestinian rap group to take legal action against Netanyahu

“We reject all forms of cooperation with the Zionist enemy,” the rap group Torbayeh wrote on Facebook. 

New play by writer Dalia Taha examines children's experiences under occupation

The Royal Court Theatre becomes the first major British venue to stage Palestinian work.

More than 700 UK artists pledge to boycott Israel

List features big-name writers, musicians, actors.

Obama's tepid, belated condemnation of Chapel Hill murders does little to ease fears

Obama’s statement came after days of mounting anger at his silence over murder of three Muslim students, and a stinging rebuke from Turkey’s president.

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