A lawyer for families of victims of Israel’s attack on the Mavi Marmara aid boat to Gaza in 2010 tells us why the arrest warrants are “historic,” students at UCLA sign an ethics statement against paid propaganda trips and UC Santa Cruz passes divestment.
The Electronic Intifada Podcast
Cindy and Craig Corrie in Jerusalem after the appeal in their wrongful death case; Israeli consul general intimidates DePaul Divest campaigners on campus; a report from Chicago on the Beitunia soccer club.
Rachel Corrie’s family head to Jerusalem to appeal the 2012 verdict in their wrongful death trial; a student activist at NYU explains why they distributed mock eviction notices under dormitory doors; a poem by Remi Kanazi; and news headlines.
Contributors to Gaza Writes Back read their work and talk about creating literature under occupation.
Gabriel Schivone on Israeli arms giant Elbit’s “enormous” contracts with the US government, plus Dina Elmuti on the anniversary of the Deir Yassin massacre.
Divestment resolution at the University of New Mexico gains urgency after police shootings in Albuquerque bring home Israeli military violence in occupied West Bank.
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.
David Sheen explains the heightened racist treatment of African asylum-seekers in Israel; a report from Gaza after an Israeli drone strike kills two Palestinians; Amnesty International condemns “trigger-happy” Israeli soldiers; and music by Revolution Makers.
Chris Gunness of UNRWA says that some food and medical aid has been distributed inside the Yarmouk refugee camp in Syria, but more immediate aid is needed; students at San Diego State push for divestment; and Remi Kanazi’s poem dismantles myths about the BDS movement.
A report from the Gaza Strip as Palestinians celebrate Valentine’s Day, Palestinian activists determined to remain on land in the Jordan Valley, an interview with Anarchists Against the Wall’s Uri Gordon, and a film review.