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.

California students unite against "common enemy" Janet Napolitano

An organizer with Students for Justice in Palestine - West says that the appointment of Janet Napolitano as chief of the University of California system will be met with strengthened support and solidarity between activist groups.

Palestine activism on campus and beyond: overcoming Israel's efforts to erase history

As campus activists in the US work to build a sustainable movement following the Second National Conference of Students for Justice in Palestine, it’s more important than ever to internalize and build upon the lessons of past efforts.

Huge police force fails to stop students disrupting Israeli diplomat's speech at Scottish university

On Wednesday evening Edinburgh University’s Students For Justice in Palestine (SJP) manged to attend and disrupt a lecture by Daniel Taub, the Israeli ambassador to the UK. Taub was hosted by the university’s student politics society, and protected by what one activist told EI was the largest police presence anyone could remember.

Building bridges between struggles at upcoming student conference

Shirien Damra,
Sami Kishawi and
Danya Mustafa
20 October 2012

The second national Students for Justice in Palestine conference will connect, strategize, build and strengthen the student movement in the US.

Let's unite our struggles to challenge legacies of US and Israeli ethnic cleansing

Aman Aberra,
Shifa Alkhatib and
Gabriel Schivone
11 October 2012

Israel’s law against equating its foundation with ethnic cleansing mimics Arizona’s ban on Mexican studies.

BDS roundup: Arizona State University student government votes to divest from Israel

In this week’s BDS roundup, Arizona State University’s student government votes to divest from Israel; Evergreen State College’s student-run campus cafe boycotts Israeli products; and more!

BDS roundup: Major divestment victory at UMass Boston

UMass Boston’s undergraduate student government unanimously passes a divestment resolution against Boeing; the US’ largest Latin@ youth association continues to endorse BDS across the country; Moroccan activists say no to orientalist Israeli belly dancers; and more!

On Land Day and César Chávez Day, Latin@ youth association endorses Palestinian BDS call

In a landmark development in the US Palestine solidarity movement, M.E.Ch.A., the largest association of Latin@ youth in the US, voted overwhelmingly to endorse the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions.

Palestinian boycott campaign: End Cornell's collaboration with Technion

The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel issued a strong statement of condemnation against the partnership between Cornell University and the Technion, who are building a multi-billion-dollar science and technology campus in New York City.


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