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UK High Court backs shutdown of Israel conference

Judge backs University of Southampton decision to “withdraw permission” to hold conference on legality of state of Israel this weekend.

Jewish Defence League UK extremists sentenced for assault on Palestine activists

JDL thugs who assaulted two people at a Palestine event in September will be made to pay fines and do unpaid work.

Sex, blackmail and theft: leaks detail Israeli spy operations

Documents obtained by Al Jazeera confirm previous revelations of Palestinian Authority’s work to foil the Goldstone report at the UN.

Israeli drone maker Elbit targeted as UK activists close second factory

Instro Precision is a maker of military grade targeting systems and is owned by the Israeli arms firm.

Case dropped against protesters who cost Elbit drone parts factory $280,000

Police documents reveal the losses in production activists inflicted on a UK drone engines factory owned by Israeli arms firm Elbit in August.

Boycotters declare victory as SodaStream retreats from West Bank

The Israeli drink machine company has announced it will close its factory in an illegal settlement. Palestine solidarity activists celebrate, but vow to continue the boycott campaign.

Welsh council embargoes Israel over Gaza "savageness"

Gwynedd council in north Wales voted last week never to enter trade relations with Israel.

Palestinian Authority foils new Gaza war crimes probe

The Palestinian Authority’s foreign minister prevented the International Criminal Court from going forward with a requested prosecution of Israel.

Israel tech site paying “interns” to covertly plant stories in social media

Israel21c is hiring students to covertly spread its stories about Israeli technology on the Internet: “present yourself as though you’re an authority.”

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