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Who benefits from billions pledged for Gaza reconstruction?

The $5.4 billion raised at Cairo donor conference will not make Gaza a livable place.

St. Louis police give Israeli-style excuses for arresting peaceful protesters

Echoing Israeli rhetoric, St. Louis city police claim they arrested seventeen peaceful anti-police brutality protesters for “rock-throwing,” an account eyewitnesses dispute.

Illinois chancellor who fired Salaita accused of serial self-plagiarism

Given that Phyllis Wise has cited her paramount concern for the integrity of the University of Illinois in her decision to fire Salaita, she must provide an immediate, full and frank response to these allegations.

New Jersey campus group celebrates as ban on Palestine “propaganda” is lifted

Students for Justice in Palestine at New Jersey’s Montclair State University had been fined and ordered not to distribute an informational leaflet about Palestine.

BBC map ignores occupation of Jerusalem

Broadcaster breaks its commitment not to deceive its viewers and listeners.

Did Blair seek Palestine post for cop criticized in racist murder probe?

Jonathan McIvor was the most senior officer on duty the night Black teenager Stephen Lawrence was stabbed to death; McIvor went on to set up the EU’s first “security” operation in Palestine.

Univ. of Illinois Jewish Studies program condemns Salaita firing

Jewish Studies department statement comes as furor over Palestinian-American professor’s firing over tweets about Gaza refuses to subside.

Palestine activism grows at US campuses despite backlash

Student Palestine solidarity activists say they will escalate their direct actions on campuses despite backlash against them.

Armenian genocide expert cancels Illinois talks in protest at Salaita firing

In a powerful letter, Taner Akcam tells the University of Illinois why he will not deliver two lectures on campus.

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