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Hunger striker Samer Issawi welcomed home in Jerusalem

Issawi released from Israeli prison after 17 months; release agreement was secured after he refused food for 266 days.

Israel lobby launches fierce counterattack against American Studies Association

Israel lobby groups launch fierce counterattack against the American Studies Association, including calls for repressive legislation, boycotts and other measures to silence solidarity with Palestinians.

Why logical people should oppose the ASA's Israel boycott

A satirical view on the arguments against the American Studies Association’s vote to endorse the boycott of Israeli academic institutions.

Steven Salaita on how ASA boycott vote "shifts the rules" for engaging on Palestine

Also in this week’s podcast: Rami Almeghari reports from flooded Gaza and Sarah Irving reads her review of the new documentary Flying Paper.

Under pressure, PLO tries to limit damage from Abbas attack on Israel boycott

Today’s statement should be seen as a sign that the PA understands that it cannot impose its unpopular views on Palestinian civil society.

Campus not an “ethics-free zone”: Watch Ali Abunimah on academic boycott of Israel

Universities are traditionally, and ought to remain, sites of ethical deliberation and that is why more people are willing to consider the boycott of Israel.

Remembering Palestinian mental health pioneer Dr. Eyad El-Sarraj

Dr. Eyad El-Sarraj passed away yesterday in the besieged Gaza Strip, after a life fighting for Palestinian mental health and human rights.

Don't buy Israeli toys this Christmas

Halilit, a maker of musical instruments for babies, is headquartered in a forcibly depopulated Palestinian village.

Major Indigenous studies group endorses Israel boycott

The Native American and Indigenous Studies Association has declared its support for the Palestinian call for the boycott of Israeli academic institutions.

Hillel International faces crisis as Swarthmore chapter rebels against its Israel guidelines

Swarthmore College
Swarthmore Hillel declares that it will not adhere to umbrella group’s policy banning criticism of Israel; Hillel International responds with threats as its legitimacy is called into question.

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