How Latino activists are standing up to the Israel lobby

Adriana Maestas and
Rania Khalek
6 March 2014

While many Latino leaders choose silence, some activists are forging ties with the Palestine solidarity movement.

At AIPAC, Netanyahu launches “desperate” attack on BDS movement

Speaking at AIPAC, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu launched a frontal assault on the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement.

How the Israel lobby is courting US Latinos

Rania Khalek and
Adriana Maestas
27 February 2014

Pro-Israel groups are using free trips and other tactics in effort to win over growing and influential voter bloc.

Is AIPAC trying to stop you from seeing this video?

The anti-war campaign group CODEPINK says the Israel lobby group AIPAC is threatening to sue it over a satirical video clip.

New US bill to punish academic boycott inspired by Israeli ambassador

The so-called “Protect Academic Freedom Act” would deny federal funding to any institution that participates in a boycott of Israeli universities or scholars.

“Politicians are cowards” on Israel, says prominent Australian scholar

Samah Sabawi
14 January 2014

Cruelty “hallmark of Israel’s policies,” says prominent boycott advocate.

Hillel International faces crisis as Swarthmore chapter rebels against its Israel guidelines

Swarthmore Hillel declares that it will not adhere to umbrella group’s policy banning criticism of Israel; Hillel International responds with threats as its legitimacy is called into question.

Former UK foreign minister hits back at Israeli "anti-Semitism" smear

Jack Straw today rejected a former Israeli MP’s claim that he made anti-Semitic comments during an event they both spoke at last week.

Egypt coup regime hires Israel-linked Washington lobby firm

Arik Ben-Zvi, managing director of the firm hired by Egypt, served in the Israeli army. The lobby shop was founded by senior members of the Democratic Party.

J Street head favors Syria assault, but group's board deeply divided

Crisis highlights a major rift in the liberal anti-Palestinian advocacy group.


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