The well-funded Israel lobby continues to wage attacks against university faculty, staff and students who engage in Palestine solidarity activism. One professor talks about why he refuses to be silent despite the threats against him, and why he thinks the tide is turning. Read more about California professor under attack for opposing "study in Israel" scheme
Boycott, divestment and sanctions
Three Palestinian students at the College of Engineering in Jerusalem have been put under house arrest for a week after calling for a boycott of a speech by Israeli President Shimon Peres. Read more about "We won't be silenced," say students arrested over Peres boycott call
A lawsuit over anti-Semitism at the University of California Berkley has been dismissed after a judge determined that students alleging a hostile climate on campus failed to support their claims. Read more about Judge dismisses claims of "anti-Semitic climate" at UC Berkeley
A new book critiques and examines how diaspora Jews articulate solidarity with Palestinians and the Palestine liberation struggle, including the growing boycott movement against Israel. Read more about New book explores Jewish opposition to Israel's occupation
Poet and activist Remi Kanazi talks about his recent UK tour, the successes of the global boycott movement, and why artists must act beyond mere entertainment. Read more about "Educate through action": poet Remi Kanazi on triumphant UK tour
A South African activist working for the global boycott movement against Israeli apartheid connects the ongoing anti-colonialist struggles from Johannesburg to Palestine. Read more about South African activist: "Palestine casts light on our own history"
So many UK trade unions have now passed motions in support of the Palestinian boycott, divestment and sanctions movement that even the often conservative Trades Union Congress has been compelled to change policy. Read more about Boycott Israel campaign grows among UK unions, despite Zionist backlash
Lebanese concert promoter Jihad el-Murr has filed a lawsuit against four groups over a boycott campaign they organized against the band Placebo in June 2010. Read more about Interview: Why is concert promoter suing Lebanon boycott activists?
Hundreds of student activists from dozens of colleges and universities across the US are expanding the grassroots movements for Palestine solidarity activism despite aggressive smear campaigns by pro-Israel groups. Read more about Despite attacks, national conference unites Students for Justice in Palestine
An exclusive investigation finds that pro-Israel activists, backed by an Islamophobic pro-Israel group and with the knowledge of the Israeli government, is planning to take legal action to force the Olympia Food Co-op to rescind its historic decision to boycott Israeli products. Read more about Uncovered: Israel's role in planned US lawsuit to fight BDS