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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.

Legal attack on student democracy after King’s College London backs BDS

After pressure from the pro-Israel lobby, the trustees of a London student union are attempting to overturn a democratic vote.

"Representing" Palestine in London

This inner fragmentation, the state of simultaneously being inside and outside is a linguistic manifestation of Israel’s colonial policy of geopolitical and social separation between and among the same people.

Israel jails Druze conscientious objector for the sixth time

“I will refuse to serve in the army even if I’m jailed sixty times,” says 18-year-old Omar Saad.

ACLU condemns Illinois senate resolution on academic boycott

ACLU says “boycott is an important and powerful form of protected expressive association protected by the First Amendment.”

What is Palestine's Land Day?

“One truth is that there is no Zionism, no settlement, no Jewish state without evacuation of the Arabs and confiscation and enclosure of their land.”

Amnesty warns Israel against “violent crackdown” on Land Day

Every 30 March Palestinians commemorate the 1976 expropriation by Israel of vast tracts of land in the Galilee and the killing of six protestors.

US isolated in latest UN vote on Palestine

But resolutions appear to have been watered down from earlier stronger versions.

Why did Israel fail to back US-supported UN resolution on Crimea?

Israel, apparently, has a enough of a sense of irony not to condemn Russia – and perhaps set a precedent for itself.

Michigan Daily endorses Palestine students' divestment effort

Students at McMaster University win big majority for divestment despite walk-out by opponents. Loyola student government president, supported by off-campus Israeli lobby groups, vetoes divestment resolution

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