Richard Falk

US students resist repression of Palestine solidarity on campus

University of Michigan students engage in a sit-in after the student government tables a divestment vote “indefinitely”; Max Geller of Northeastern SJP talks about repression of student activism by the administration and right-wing groups; and a report from Gaza during Israeli Apartheid Week.

Israel "punishing" hunger-striking prisoners, say rights groups

The United Nations estimates that 750,000 Palestinians have been detained by Israel since 1967.

International court should rule on Israeli “apartheid,” says UN official

Richard Falk’s report puts forward ample evidence that Israel commits the crime of apartheid against Palestinians.

BBC intensifies its whitewashing of Israel

The Israeli government must be rubbing its hands in glee at BBC propaganda painting it as “humanitarian” despite so many ongoing crimes against Palestinians.

90 percent of Gaza's water unfit for drinking, says Falk

The UN’s special rapporteur sounds the alarm over Palestinian water scarcity.

Dutch government advises firm to pull out of East Jerusalem sewage plant

Engineering company Royal HaskoningDHV risks losing public contracts if it aids Israel’s settlement activities.

Porto Alegre is Palestine's friend, so why has it embraced Israel's war industry?

Jamal Juma'
Ramallah
16 May 2013

One day after visiting Palestine, Brazilian politician Tarso Genro signed a deal with Israeli arms firm Elbit.

Disappointing French ruling on Veolia still paves way for suing occupation profiteers

Adri Nieuwhof,
Jeff Handmaker and
Daniel Machover
7 May 2013

Versailles court dismisses appeal over French corporations’ involvement in Jerusalem light rail project.

Intellectuals gather in Gaza to discuss effects and consequences of Israel's November assault

It was agreed that the Palestinian resistance was able to deter Israel from achieving its goals in Gaza and that it emptied Israel of its “military supremacy” myth.

Veolia suffering "expensive" damage due to Palestine campaigners' publicity, says financial expert

Hege Sjo says the French multinational’s reputation has been damaged due to its role in Israel’s abuse of Palestinian rights.

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