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Illinois chancellor says she should have “consulted with more people” before firing Palestinian scholar

Phyllis Wise acknowledged the negative impact her decision to fire Israel critic Steven Salaita is having on the university.

Palestinian American activist asks judge to drop charges based on “illegal” US investigation

The trial of Rasmea Yousef Odeh will begin on 4 November but the Palestinian American community leader hopes that the judge will dismiss the charges against her when he rules on key defense motions next month.

How to boycott Israel: updated guidelines for academics

The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israe (PACBI) recently updated its guidelines on how to apply the international academic boycott of Israel.

Palestinian lawmaker resists banishment, tells occupiers they must go

Khalida Jarrar has set up a protest camp at the Palestinian Legislative Council in Ramallah where she will remain until the banishment order is lifted. “It is the occupation who must leave our homeland,” she has said.

Video: Palestinians cheer as Israeli “skunk” truck crashes into ravine

Israel has been spraying a liquid said to smell like rotting corpses indiscriminately at people, homes and businesses in occupied Jerusalem.

See for yourself: Aerial and panoramic views show devastation in Gaza

Such images help us to understand the reality behind the shocking statistics about the physical destruction: 108,000 people have had their homes destroyed or severely damaged and will need permanent rehousing.

"Open Bethlehem" film documents fight against wall, settlements

Palestinian filmmaker Leila Sansour calls attention to her city’s encirclement.

Israel invests millions in occupied Golan Heights settlement college

Since the violence broke out in Syria in March 2011, Israel has tried to exploit the situation in order to strengthen its occupation of the Golan Heights.

Israel tech site paying “interns” to covertly plant stories in social media

Israel21c is hiring students to covertly spread for its stories about Israeli technology on the Internet: “present yourself as though you’re an authority.”

Protester against Israel's land theft remains jailed -- four months after arrest

Human rights groups complain to UN over how Murad Shtaiwi has been denied a fair trial.

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