Richard Falk

Top Middle East scholars call for academic boycott of Israel

More than one hundred academics sign on to “unprecedented expression of solidarity with the Palestinian people.”

Is the BBC trying to shore up support for Israel's assault on Gaza?

Broadcaster floods its programs with Israeli spokespeople and Zionists presented as “impartial” analysts.

Israeli attacks designed to “terrorize” Gaza population, international law experts say

The statement came as the death toll from Israel’s three weeks of bombing reached 1,088 on the first day of a somber Eid al-Fitr.

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.

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