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Protestors block and delay Israeli ships up and down US West Coast

Activists delay Israeli cargo ships from offloading in three major ports on the West Coast and say this is only the beginning

Israeli ship is blocked from unloading in Oakland for four straight days

Activists say they will mobilize until the Israeli shipping vessel leaves with the cargo it brought.

Thousands march on California port to prevent Israeli ship's arrival

The Israeli ship chose to stay at sea as protests formed picket line on the shore.

Activists declare first victory as Israeli ship delays docking at Oakland

Activists in Oakland, California delay an Israeli cargo ship from docking.

Britain decides to keep on arming Israel

Just twelve UK weapons export licenses will be revoked if Israel resumes its bombing of Gaza.

US activists to block Israeli cargo in mass shutdown of West Coast ports

Groups in the Bay Area and across the West Coast have been building coalitions with labor unions to prevent Israel’s cargo vessels from offloading this week.

Judge in case against Palestinian-American pulls out due to Israel business ties

Reversing his initial refusal to step down, Judge Paul Borman recuses himself citing new information.

Oakland unveils mural in solidarity with Palestine

The Electronic Intifada speaks with artist Nidal El-Khairy about his work in the Middle East and Oakland and why it’s a blessing to be able to communicate his ideas through illustration.

448 children killed in Israeli attacks on Gaza, UN says

United Nations and human rights organizations document the impact of Israel’s military offensive on Gaza’s children.

Israel deliberately attacking medical workers in Gaza, Amnesty says

Amnesty International testimonies reveal a pattern of Israeli attacks targeting medical facilities, workers and vehicles.

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