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Solidarity hunger strike brings end to 570-day isolation of Palestinian prisoner

A nine-day solidarity hunger strike by more than one hundred Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails brings end to nineteen-month solitary confinement of fellow prisoner.

Israel jails village leader over peaceful protests against settler land theft

Murad Shtaiwi’s “crime” is organizing peaceful protests against settlers’ theft of Kufr Qaddoum’s land.
 

Israel denies entry to South African boycott activist

A former EAPPI volunteer, Marthie Momberg was on her way to a Kairos Palestine conference in Bethlehem.

South Africa retailer Woolworths takes Israel boycotters to court

The South African retail giant Woolworths threatening BDS South Africa with legal action if it does not stop protests against Israeli goods at its stores.

HP spins Israeli checkpoints role as reducing "friction" with Palestinians

The information and technology giant is deeply involved in Israel’s oppression of Palestinians. A prospective split into two companies will not end its complicity in international crimes.

Jerusalem light rail is a symbol of Israeli oppression

Transport companies Veolia and Alstom assist Israel with the Jerusalem light rail, but the project has turned into a symbol of Israel’s oppression against the Palestinian people.

Investing in Israeli settlements continues "cycle of violence" -- Desmond Tutu

Pension funds in Sweden and the Netherlands are maintaining their ties to banks funding illegal projects in the occupied West Bank.

South African peace group files complaint over Tutu-Hitler comparison

Jewish Voices for a Just Peace file a complaint at the Human Rights Commission against the Likud party’s South Africa chairman over a piece he wrote comparing Desmond Tutu with Adolf Hitler.

UEFA punishes football fans for Palestine solidarity

The European football federation should not award the Euro 2020 competition to the Israeli Football Association.

Palestinian lawmaker resists banishment, tells occupiers they must go

Khalida Jarrar has set up a protest camp at the Palestinian Legislative Council in Ramallah where she will remain until the banishment order is lifted. “It is the occupation who must leave our homeland,” she has said.

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