Rights and Accountability

Israel censors Palestinian textbooks in East Jerusalem

In this article previously published on +972 magazine, I discuss the censorship of material in Palestinian textbooks in East Jerusalem schools — a clearly illegal and dangerous move by the Jerusalem Education Adminstration (JEA). 

Imprisoned PFLP leader Ahmad Saadat hospitalized after 20 days of hunger strike

The Israeli government and the Palestinian movement Hamas today began implementing their agreement to release 1,027 Palestinian prisoners in exchange for one captured Israeli soldier. Meanwhile, PFLP leader Ahmad Saadat has been taken to Al Ramla Prison hospital due to health complications following 20 days of hunger strike. 

Hunger strike movement for Palestine develops rapidly

The hunger strike movement for Palestine develops rapidly. The Palestinian BNC supports the demands of the Palestinian prisoners and calls for stepping up the BDS campaign to end Israeli impunity. 

US academic and cultural BDS campaign condemns convictions of Irvine 11

The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) joins a growing coalition of civil rights and advocacy organizations in condemning the recent convictions of the Irvine 11, and say they are “concerned about the future of free speech within the UC system.” 


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