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London church blocks its facade with replica of Israeli wall around Bethlehem

“This Christmas we’ve built a huge wall across the front of our church. We’d really like you to come and see it because its what the people of Bethlehem are experiencing today.”

New video highlights settler terror against Palestinian families

Why is this happening? “They want us to leave our homes. That’s what they want,” says one mother.

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.

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.

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.

ASA membership votes to boycott Israel by landslide

In milestone vote, ASA members approve Israel boycott by two-to-one margin.

Palestinians urge NBC to cancel show that aids Israel's Jerusalem land grab

New NBC drama to be filmed in Jerusalem “will give legitimacy to Israel’s policies of apartheid, ethnic cleansing and colonization,” groups say.

New UK drones “field tested” on captive Palestinians

Charity calls for arms embargo as UK awards massive drone contract to Israeli firm that boasts its weapons are “field tested” on Palestinians in occupied territory.

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