D66 calls for suspension of EU-Israel trade deal over human rights abuses, setting precedent for other parties. Read more about Dutch party votes for sanctions on Israel
VU University had previously banned an event on academic boycott. Read more about Dutch students intensify campaign for academic boycott of Israel
Pro-Israel lobby group CIDI wants Tel Aviv to reject Amsterdam’s watered-down cooperation proposal. Read more about Activists defeat Amsterdam-Tel Aviv twinning plan
Students supporting Palestinian quest for justice blamed for Facebook post by man they did not know. Read more about Lobby group persuades Dutch college to ban "boycott Israel" event
“Maybe we should secretly add some means of birth control to Gaza’s drinking water,” to a warm audience reception. Read more about Sterilize the Palestinian people, Dutch writer Leon de Winter says with Israeli ambassador listening
A campaign of vilification against the flotilla that will soon try to break Israel’s siege of Gaza appears to be gathering momentum in Europe. Read more about Campaign to vilify Gaza flotilla underway in Europe
Dutch Foreign Minister Uri Rosenthal claims to oppose decisions taken by governments without balanced, negotiated political processes. But if this were really true, he would understand the need to bring Israeli officials and military officers responsible for such crimes to the International Criminal Court in The Hague instead of defending Israel’s actions in The Jerusalem Post. Read more about In whose name does Dutch FM Rosenthal speak?
Haaretz has an international reputation as Israel’s most liberal and reliable newspaper. But The Electronic Intifada has discovered that one of the newspaper’s regularly-featured reporters, Cnaan Liphshiz, used his news reports for the publication to promote the agenda of an extreme pro-Israel group with which he was also employed. Ali Abunimah reports. Read more about Haaretz journalist doubles as anti-"delegitimization" operative