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Gaza farmers urge Neil Young not to play Tel Aviv

Canadian rock star has a long history of defending agricultural workers in North America.

Why does the BBC hide the truth about Jerusalem?

Senior BBC executives and the BBC Trust seem to have accepted Israel’s illegal creation of facts on the ground in Jerusalem.

New French prime minister “eternally tied” to Israel

There has been renewed attention to a 2011 video of Manuel Valls declaring that he is “eternally tied” to Israel, and expressing Islamophobic views.

NY Times rewrites peace process history to make it more “balanced”

The New York Times rewrites history of a famous incident to claim US Secretary of State James Baker publicly rebuked Israelis and Palestinians, when in fact his rebuke was only aimed at Israel.

Former Israel lobby spin doctor aims for seat in UK parliament

Campaigning to be a Labour party candidate for the next election, Ruth Smeeth promotes her credentials as a “proud anti-fascist,” but buries her history with Israel lobby BICOM.

Scottish students say "yes" to boycotting Israel

Union backs Palestinian right to education campaign, with just one vote against.

Palestinian groups call on Gates Foundation to divest from Israeli prison contractor G4S

A call for the Gates Foundation to divest from G4S has been endorsed by more than 120 Palestinian and international organizations.

Tutu condemns US efforts to curb free speech on Palestine

“Whether used in South Africa, the US South, or India, boycotts have resulted in a transformative change that not only brought freedom and justice to the victims but also peace and reconciliation for the oppressors.”

Anti-boycott resolution defeated in Illinois state government

Divestment resolution at the University of New Mexico gains urgency after police shootings in Albuquerque bring home Israeli military violence in occupied West Bank.

Israel's incompetent global campaign of "lawfare"

Pro-Israel groups are using court venues around the world in an attempt to stilfe the Palestinian-led boycott campaign, but are having surprisingly mixed results.

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