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Disturbing photos show militarization of Israeli children

Pictures reveal the extent to which Israeli culture has been militarized and how Israeli children are not immune to this.

US State Department says boycott an “acceptable” tactic

The US State Department has endorsed boycott as an “acceptable” way for US citizens to express their views and take action over what they see as violations of human rights in other countries.

Wesleyan student fund bars investment in Israeli-occupation profiteers

Divestment resolution has teeth, as Wesleyan student government holds the country’s first student-controlled endowment fund.

Video: Authors confront Israel’s “Kafkaesque” restrictions in Jerusalem

“One gets the impression that there’s nothing accidental about the way these checkpoints work on you, work on your spirit. These are well thought out. They’re intended to humiliate, they’re intended to dehumanize.”

Pink Floyd members strike nerve with call on Rolling Stones to boycott Israel

Roger Waters performs The Wall Live in Barcelona, 2011.

“Playing Israel now is the moral equivalent of playing Sun City at the height of South African apartheid,” Pink Floyd founders say.

Asked about Kerry, Tutu says Israel “mirror image” of apartheid

The backlash over US Secretary of State John Kerry’s use of the word “apartheid” to describe what would become of Israel if there is no “two-state solution” continues.

Kerry declines to say Israel gives “equal rights for all citizens”

Kerry acknowledged that Israeli leaders have frequently used the term “apartheid,” but asserted that “it is a word best left out of the debate here at home.”

Starbucks warned it could face boycott if it invests in Israel's SodaStream

Media reports say that Starbucks may buy a stake in occupation profiteer SodaStream.

John Kerry and Israeli apartheid

Anti-Palestinian advocates are up in arms over US Secretary of State John Kerry’s warning that Israel could become an “apartheid state” in the absence of a “two-state solution.”

Palestinians call for refusal of Israel army service

Palestinian youths in Israel have few opportunities. With many benefits tied to army service, Israel may be banking on desperation driving some youths into the army’s hands.

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