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Scarlett Johansson doubles down on support for Israeli settlements

The Hollywood star says she was fully aware that SodaStream operates in an Israeli settlement before she agreed to become the company’s spokesmodel and ending her role as Oxfam “global ambassador.”

War on campus: Ali Abunimah and Max Geller on Democracy Now!

The attack on free speech at Northeastern is part of a broader war against Palestine solidarity activists on campuses that is being waged by university administrations and Israel lobby groups.

Northeastern students fighting back against ban on campus Palestine group

Northeastern University administration banned Students for Justice in Palestine and launched a police investigation after members distributed flyers critical of Israel on campus.

Transporter of Israeli settlement goods benefits from EU science grant

Brussels officials are refusing to investigate why they approved a subsidy to a freight company bringing food from illegal colonies to Europe’s supermarkets.

Bad news for Israel: headlines only tip of European boycott iceberg

A new survey of Dutch pension funds, banks and insurance companies shows that as many as one in seven have excluded companies from investment due to their involvement in the Israeli occupation.

Israel's ramped-up racist attacks on African refugees: "it's scariest when no one objects"

David Sheen explains the heightened racist treatment of African asylum-seekers in Israel; a report from Gaza after an Israeli drone strike kills two Palestinians; Amnesty International condemns “trigger-happy” Israeli soldiers; and music by Revolution Makers.

Palestine solidarity group banned at Northeastern, students threatened with expulsion

Palestine solidarity activists are facing harsh censorship and retribution on at least two US campuses during Israeli Apartheid Week.

Israel-backed "solution" could worsen Gaza's water crisis

Desalination could help Israel to continue evading its obligations under international law.

South African church leaders endorse Israeli Apartheid Week

Archbishop Desmond Tutu and leaders of the South African Council of Churches compare Israel’s abuses to apartheid South Africa and reiterate backing for boycott, divestment and sanctions,

Irish students vote for Israel boycott by landslide

In 2-1 vote, National University of Ireland Galway student union become’s country’s first to endorse Palestinian campaign to boycott Israel.

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