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Univ. of Southampton cancels conference after government, Israel lobby pressure

Emergency legal action planned after UK university cancels conference on Israel citing “health and safety.”

Israeli government spreads racist caricature of Arabs on Facebook, Twitter

A government that purported to care about all its citizens would fight such stereotypes instead of spreading them.

Video: Palestine-Hong Kong hip-hop collaboration “Gaza Open Your Heart”

Palestinian hip-hop duo, brothers Osama and Mohammed Elsusi, collaborate long distance with Hong Kong’s Barry Lam.

Mahmoud Abbas calls for Arab military intervention against Hamas in Gaza

Hamas condemns PA leader’s comments as “dangerous and unpatriotic.”

Virginia state agency cancels Jerusalem trip citing Israeli discrimination

Virginia State Bar cancels Jerusalem seminar citing Israel’s discriminatory practices against Palestinian Americans and other travelers.

Arab states should “strike” Gaza like Yemen, says advisor to Mahmoud Abbas

PA officials in Ramallah “have no problem letting fellow Palestinians suffer for their own benefit.”

Why is the American Federation of Teachers promoting Israeli apartheid?

Randi Weingarten, president of 1.5 million-strong teachers union, leads Israel propaganda tours and promotes J Street’s anti-Palestinian agenda.

Video: Israeli night raids on sleeping Palestinian children

Video shows soldiers in full combat gear, armed with rifles and hand grenades, photographing and interrogating children as young as four.

Netanyahu win is “victory for BDS,” says UCLA's controversial pro-Israel student president

Israel lobby-backed UCLA student body president Avinoam Baral concedes that the citations in divestment resolutions about Israel’s human rights violations are “ironclad.”

Is Obama really going to get tough with Israel?

Since Netanyahu’s re-election victory, the talk of a deepening breach between the US and Israel has escalated. But will it translate into real action?

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