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Tea with FBI sends chilling message to Cleveland Palestine activist

FBI visits Palestine activist Abbas Hamideh, who is organizing a protest at Sunday’s Cleveland Cavaliers-Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball game.

Missing Salaita document hints at Univ. of Illinois cover up

The University of Illinois says it can’t find a key document that may shed light on donor pressure to convince top administrators to fire Steven Salaita for his criticisms of Israel.

Breaking silence, Salaita calls on Univ. of Illinois to rescind his firing over Gaza tweets

After student walk-out, Salaita reaffirmed his commitment to teaching and called on the university to reinstate him.

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.

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