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Academic heavyweights slam Univ. of Illinois firing of Steven Salaita for Palestine views

The campaign against Salaita is almost certainly motivated by the fact that he has been an outspoken and effective campaigner for the boycott of Israeli academic institutions complicit in Israel’s crimes against Palestinians.

Why is US holding Palestinian charity workers in "little Gitmos"?

Charlotte Silver
San Francisco
24 July 2014

Lawyers argue that the “Communication Management Unit” regime flouts US ban on cruel punishment.

Obama cites Israeli Supreme Court to justify killing Americans without trial

What began as an Israeli method to suppress Palestinian resistance is now being used to kill people over a vast swath of territory with a population of hundreds of millions.

Turkish court issues "historic" arrest warrants for Israeli army commanders

A tenth Turkish civilian has died after a four-year coma. He was shot in the head by Israeli commandos who raided the Mavi Marmara humanitarian aid boat in May 2010.

Olympia Co-op lawfare case backfires as court fines anti-boycott plaintiffs

Plaintiffs required to pay $160,000 in statutory damages over frivolous lawsuit targeting first US grocery store to formally boycott Israeli goods.

Israel's incompetent global campaign of "lawfare"

Pro-Israel groups are using court venues around the world in an attempt to stilfe the Palestinian-led boycott campaign, but are having surprisingly mixed results.

US confiscating a quarter of “Holy Land Five” wife’s wages

Aviva Stahl
New York City
11 March 2014

Ghassan Elashi’s wife’s garnished wages are the latest example of how far the US is willing to go to silence and scare those involved in Palestinian activism.

New York students slam CUNY collaboration with Israeli academia

Student activists to CUNY chancellor: “you do not speak for us” in condemning the American Studies Association’s boycott of Israeli institutions.

Palestinian arrested in Chicago because of her community activism, groups say

A pillar in Chicago’s Palestinian community faces jail time and deportation over a conviction by an Israeli military court more than four decades ago.

Zionist group renews attacks on California professor

Professor David Klein is under attack once again for his public support of the boycott movement.

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