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Anti-boycott measure slipped into Maryland state budget

American Studies Association calling for “immediate” action by the public to oppose bill making its way through Maryland legislature.

ACLU condemns Illinois senate resolution on academic boycott

ACLU says “boycott is an important and powerful form of protected expressive association protected by the First Amendment.”

What is Palestine's Land Day?

“One truth is that there is no Zionism, no settlement, no Jewish state without evacuation of the Arabs and confiscation and enclosure of their land.”

Amnesty warns Israel against “violent crackdown” on Land Day

Every 30 March Palestinians commemorate the 1976 expropriation by Israel of vast tracts of land in the Galilee and the killing of six protestors.

US isolated in latest UN vote on Palestine

But resolutions appear to have been watered down from earlier stronger versions.

Why did Israel fail to back US-supported UN resolution on Crimea?

Israel, apparently, has a enough of a sense of irony not to condemn Russia – and perhaps set a precedent for itself.

Michigan Daily endorses Palestine students' divestment effort

Students at McMaster University win big majority for divestment despite walk-out by opponents. Loyola student government president, supported by off-campus Israeli lobby groups, vetoes divestment resolution

Divestment wins again at Loyola, goes down fighting in Michigan

Students at Kings College London also passed a motion calling for boycott and divestment from entities complicit in Israeli abuses of Palestinian rights.

Israel’s “Hollywood propaganda” about Gaza-bound missile ship unravels

US official tells news agency: “You look at those things and it’s obvious they couldn’t have been slipped into Gaza.”

Al Jazeera once again removes Joseph Massad article on Palestine

The article “The Dahlan Factor,” appeared for several hours on the Qatar-based broadcaster’s website but was later removed amid claims of “defamation.”

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