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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.

Divestment vote at University of New Mexico tonight

Students for Justice in Palestine at the University of New Mexico is calling on administration to pull its investments from corporations that profit from human rights violations in Palestine and at the US-Mexico border.

There's still time to catch Emily Jacir's "intervals" in New York City

Exhibition features works by the internationally-celebrated Palestinian artist being shown in the US for the first time.

Call to create divestment committee passes at University of Michigan-Dearborn

SJP is however critical of procedures used that limited debate and input from the resolution’s authors.

Why is the Jewish Agency's Avi Mayer obsessed with race?

Claims that Israel is a “shining city on a sand dune” echo the prejudice of Zionism’s founding father Theodor Herzl.

Northeastern rallies against censorship, racism

Northeastern University, the first in the United States to ban a campus Palestine solidarity group, welcomed a delegation of Israeli lawmakers from racist parties.

Anti-boycott measure slipped into Maryland state budget

American Studies Association calling for “immediate” action by the public to oppose bill making its way through Maryland legislature.

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