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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.

In South Africa, Abbas opposes boycott of Israel

Abbas has made his clearest statement in opposition to BDS and South Africa rabbi who spoke at Mandela memorial lived in an Israeli settlement.

Letter reveals StandWithUs bullying of SoCal Chinese center over Palestine conference

Israel-government linked StandWithUs smears speakers, students and activists as “extremists” with “terrorist” ties in effort to scare venue hosting Palestine solidarity conference.

“Made in Israel” film festival draws protest in Dublin

Dublin film festival sponsored by Israeli government whitewashes Israeli government’s crimes against Palestinians, protestors say.

American Studies Association national council endorses Israel boycott

ASA’s decision is a landmark in the movement for academic boycott of Israel within the United States.

Is Israel already reaping rewards from Iran deal at Palestinian expense?

Israel rewarded for defiance of UN with membership of key regional grouping that could help it in its fight against Palestinian rights.

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