BDS

Literary journal "Wasafiri" launches Palestine special edition

“Lawyer with a soul” Raja Shehadeh contributes essay on the importance of “vision.”

"Liberation for all": Why Palestine is a key issue on the streets of Ferguson

Rania Khalek
St. Louis
17 December 2014

Mutual solidarity has grown since Michael Brown’s slaying on 9 August.
 

Recognizing Palestine, BDS and the survival of Israel

Joseph Massad
16 December 2014

Moves to “recognize Palestine” and co-opt the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement aim to guarantee Israel’s survival as a racist state.

Student workers "have spoken": US labor union backs Israel boycott

“A new generation of workers and students is seeing how we’re linked — not only as workers, not only as students, not only as Americans, but as people of conscience to the struggle of Palestinians,” says a student activist.

Why did Israel intervene for convicted US felon Adam Milstein?

Abraham Greenhouse
15 December 2014

A convicted tax fraud trying to conceal his past has become a key financier of anti-Palestinian initiatives on US campuses.

America's Middle East scholars finally discuss "boycott Israel" call

Motion approved by Middle East Studies Association defends right of professors to urge that academic ties with Israel be severed.

Victory: US student workers' union backs Israel boycott in landslide vote

UAW Local 2865, representing 13,000 student workers at the University of California, has become the first labor union in the US to join the BDS movement.

Israel denies entry to South African boycott activist

A former EAPPI volunteer, Marthie Momberg was on her way to a Kairos Palestine conference in Bethlehem.

Why did University of Toronto let hate group shut down divestment launch?

Nora Barrows-Friedman
Oakland
10 December 2014

Instead of protecting the rights of the speakers and organizers to hold an event, university capitulated to efforts to shut it down.

Effort to block Israel boycott backfires at anthropology association

Only 52 of more than 700 members backed motion that would have shut down debate on boycotting Israel.

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