Italy's new foreign minister Emma Bonino wants Israel in EU

Veteran politician regards war criminal Shimon Peres as her friend.

Alice Walker, Roger Waters, and activists to writer Antonio Muñoz Molina: Don't cross the picket line

Spanish writer Antonio Muñoz Molina is due to accept the Jerusalem Prize from Israeli President Shimon Peres this weekend, despite calls from a wide range of activists to respect the boycott call.

Palestinian babies are just as precious as my new daughter

The birth of my little girl has reminded me why it’s so important to fight for equality.

Spain prosecutor requests ICC referral of case against Israel's Netanyahu for 2010 flotilla attack

Spanish prosecutor finds “strong evidence” of crimes against humanity, illegal detention and torture in Israel’s attack on Gaza flotilla.

Video: Gaza youth commend Mahmoud Sarsak on refusing Israel "normalization" at FC Barcelona match

Sarsak: “I announce my readiness to meet Barcelona or any other Spanish club outside of the context of a joint invitation with Gilad Shalit”

In interview, Mahmoud Sarsak confirms FC Barcelona Clasico invite, says he won't attend with Shalit

“I know that the invitation was issued after heavy pressure on FC Barcelona so that it could get out of its dilemma,” Sarsak said.

Protests expected as FC Barcelona extends VIP invite to Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit

Shalit “represents” the Israeli army and shouldn’t be at Barcelona stadium, say activists.

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!

Head of Spain press association assaults Palestine protestor with belt, video shows

The head of the press association in Granada, Spain, took off his belt and threatened to beat a Palestine solidarity protestor at the opening ceremony of a graphical exhibition celebrating “25 years of diplomatic relations between Spain and Israel.” This is the latest of several incidents of violence being threatened or used against Palestine solidarity protests in recent weeks.


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