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California Senate mulls new attempt to squash Palestine solidarity

Proposal before state legislature conflates opposition to Zionism with anti-Semitism. 

UCLA resolution conflates anti-Semitism with criticism of Israeli policy

Lawyers say that there is a “surge of accusations of anti-Semitism against individuals that criticize the Israeli state.”

Israel defender Alan Dershowitz has long history of attacking sex abuse victims

As rape allegations against Alan Dershowitz intensify, his bellicose denials, steeped in brazen hostility towards rape victims, reflect a shockingly overlooked history of hysterical misogyny and rape trutherism.

Los Angeles activists block unloading of Israeli cargo ship for two days

Palestine solidarity activists continue to block Israel’s largest shipping vessel in California.

California activists arrested at US senator's office as they demand halt to Israel arms

Estee Chandler of Jewish Voice for Peace says activists are demanding politicians “take action and not just revert back to the status quo … of continued occupation [and] continued siege on Gaza.”

Police open fire on Palestine solidarity activists at Los Angeles rally for Israel

Media smear campaigners against Gaza invasion by claiming they are “members of Hamas.”

Young Palestinian dad died from Israeli torture, forensic expert says

Arafat Jaradat, a 33-year-old father of two, died on 23 February 2013 in Israel’s Megiddo Prison.

Oscar-nominated films prove Israel is an apartheid state

Eli Ungar-Sargon
Los Angeles
7 February 2013

Both The Gatekeepers and 5 Broken Cameras offer evidence of Israeli racism, albeit from different perspectives.

BDS roundup: Activists to protest major fundraiser for the Israeli army

Activists in LA will protest a fundraiser for the Israeli army; African American activists encourage Stevie Wonder to join BDS; and the graduate students’ association at York University adopt a BDS resolution.

Los Angeles activists put Veolia's complicity with Israel's human rights violations in the spotlight

Boycott campaigners confronted Los Angeles city officials and urged them not to renew contracts with Veolia because of the company’s involvement in Israel’s human rights violations.


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