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University of Windsor faces donor threats, Islamophobic backlash after BDS vote

A donor – who specifically blamed “Muslim” students for the vote – is threatening to withdraw funding from the university and to stop hiring its graduates.

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.

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.

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.

Faith leaders urge Pope Francis to denounce Israel's abuse of Palestinian children

In anticipation of the Pope’s May visit to the Holy Land, more than 200 bishops, clerics, members of religious orders and theologians ask the Pope to speak out against Israel’s kidnapping, detention and systematic abuse of Palestinian children.

At AIPAC, Netanyahu launches “desperate” attack on BDS movement

Speaking at AIPAC, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu launched a frontal assault on the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement.

Amnesty video highlights “trigger-happy” Israel’s lethal ambush of schoolboy

Samir Awad, 16, was ambushed and killed by heavily-armed Israeli occupation soldiers.

My new book “The Battle for Justice in Palestine”

I’m pleased to announce the publication of my new book, The Battle for Justice in Palestine. It has been called “a crucial book at a crucial time.”

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