Pink Floyd's Roger Waters slams Scarlett Johansson over Israel

Roger Waters performs The Wall Live in Barcelona, 2011.

Waters writes that in his previous encounters with Johansson, the actress struck him as a “young woman of strength and integrity who believed in truth, human rights, and the law and love.”

NYU silent after Israel bans Palestinian student from “coexistence” program

Its silence contrasts with university leaders’ loud condemnations of calls for the boycott of Israeli academic institutions.

Norway pension fund bans Israeli occupation-profiteers after lies exposed

The decision is based in part on evidence published by The Electronic Intifada.

Campaigners claim legal victory in Akka heritage battle

The Khan al-Umdan (Inn of the Pillars) in Akka, Palestine
Palestinian campaigners in Israel have won their court case against turning a UNESCO-listed site into a 200-room hotel.

Scarlett Johansson quits Oxfam

Actress cites “fundamental difference of opinion” with Oxfam International because the humanitarian group opposes all trade from Israeli settlements.”

Amcha's secret files revealed

The full text of several of the Amcha Initiative and the Investigative Taskforce on Campus Antisemitism documents obtained by The Electronic Intifada.

Oxfam staff say charity’s tie to Scarlett Johansson puts their work in “jeopardy”

Oxfam’s staff in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip have sent an impassioned plea to the charity’s managers, expressing frustration at the growing crisis over its refusal to end the relationship with Scarlett Johansson.

Oxfam America office refuses to receive petition urging it to dump Scarlett Johansson

In Los Angeles and New York, human rights groups delivered a petition to Johansson’s representatives at Creative Artists Agency, calling on the Hollywood actress to end her relationship with SodaStream.  

Oxfam “ambassador” Scarlett Johansson praised for “strong pro-Israel stance”

PR expert says pro-Israel advocacy by Oxfam’s Scarlett Johansson is better than the work done by the Israeli government.

WATCH: Hip hop artist Jasiri X video “Checkpoint”

Hip hop artist Jasiri X recently participated in a delegation to Palestine with other Black American artists, activists, writers and academics.


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