Students of color backing divestment reject claims of “anti-Semitism” by Israel lobby groups. Read more about Did Hillel board member inappropriately advise Stanford on divestment request?
Instead of protecting the rights of the speakers and organizers to hold an event, university capitulated to efforts to shut it down. Read more about Why did University of Toronto let hate group shut down divestment launch?
Israel supporter who provoked a minor altercation on campus had been trained on how to confront boycott campaigners. Read more about Zionists try to close down Palestine solidarity group at Philadelphia university
Hamam Farah from Students Against Israeli Apartheid has been charged with “trespassing.” Read more about “Boycott Israel” activist banned from Toronto university
I was accused of “visually and biographically resembling” a man named as a “terror” suspect in a US State Department report. Read more about Why did a rogue group of Occupy activists smear me with "terror" claim?
Pro-Israel organizations pressured an Oakland children’s museum to cancel an upcoming exhibition of drawings made by Palestinian children in the Gaza Strip. Community leaders say the shutting down of the exhibition is the result of a disturbing — and well-funded — campaign to silence Palestinian voices across the US. Read more about Gaza children's images of war censored under pressure from US Israel lobby
For the first time in US history, a peaceful protest was able to stop workers from unloading an Israeli cargo ship on Sunday, 20 June, in the San Francisco Bay area. From 5:30am until 7pm, social justice activists and labor union organizers blocked and picketed several entrances at the Port of Oakland, preventing two shifts of longshoremen with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union ILWU to come to work and unload the Israeli Zim Lines cargo ship. Read more about Activists prevent Israeli ship from unloading at US port
As a Palestinian-American I enjoy the rights of my country of citizenship. This makes it difficult for me to understand what it must be like to watch another nation’s tanks roll into your community and destroy everything in their path—your car, your neighbor’s house, electrical poles, gardens and community businesses. Read more about A letter from Oakland