Now that Iran’s off the table for a few months, Sullivan forces attention back to the central issue, Israeli expansion and ethnic cleansing
Monthly Archives: March 2012
Thousands of Palestinians demonstrate at Gaza Israel border. Israelis shoot several, killing at least one
Jeff Halper visits the Natche family home in Beit Hanina, East Jerusalem, which is under threat of eviction by vigilante settlers led by Arieh King and backed by the Israel Land Fund.
Noah Pollak has also called for shooting released Palestinian prisoners and Judaizing Jerusalem
Violinist Tom Suarez recounts his March 2012 performances in Amman and Ramallah as a guest performer with the Palestine National Orchestra, a project of Edward Said National Conservatory of Music.
Israel’s Civil Administration is quietly gobbling up another 10 percent of the West Bank land and assigning it to settlements
March 30th, the Palestinian Land Day in with pictures from the West Bank, to Gaza, to Israel, to Lebanon.
Update, 6:30 pm Earlier today we reported: Mustafa Barghouti was among 150 Palestinians injured at a Land Day demonstration at Qalandiya checkpoint in occupied Palestine this morning. A leader of the nonviolent movement and former candidate for president, Barghouti said that he was struck in the head by a teargas canister fired by Israeli forces. […]
Sarah wears her Palestine hoody to her shift at Park Slope Food Coop, a day after the vote
What does disproportionate and indiscriminate attack mean? And where do these attacks on Gaza originate?
Movímíento Estudíantíl Chícan@ de Aztlán endorses Palestinian boycott call at Arizona conference
In Beit Hanoun, Land Day came early, Palestinian flags flew high, music played over the megaphone, and we unfurled banners in memory of the martyrs of 1976
Follow live twitter updates from Global March to Jerusalem actions around the world.
A retrospective of Palestinian Land Day political posters from 1980 through 1989.
A three minute video calls on TIAA-CREF to end its investments in corporations that profit from Israel’s military occupation of the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem.
The Global March to Jerusalem website appears to be blocked in Israel, and a fake website set up directs visitors to a hasbara video.
Deep-pocketed and influential organizations threw their weight against BDS efforts at the Park Slope Food Co-op. Advocates for BDS still managed to garner 40 percent of the vote.
On Land Day, Sarah Ali explains what land has meant to her father, and her family, living in Gaza.
Palestinians mark ‘Land Day’ on March 30th to commemorate the first widespread struggle of Palestinian citizens of Israeli against land confiscation and the Israeli policy of Judaization. Elsa Rassbach interviews Haneen Zoabi to discuss the enduring legacy of Land Day and issues currently facing Palestinian citizens of Israel.
UK groups have for three months been pressing Shakespeare’s Globe to withdraw its festival invitation to Habima in response to the Palestinian call to boycott Israeli cultural institutions, and now a group of prominent actors, playwrights and directors have published a letter in the Guardian, ‘Dismay at Globe invitation to Israeli theatre’ We notice with […]
Critics of Khulood Badawi, a Palestinian employee of the UN who tweeted a dated photo of a three-year-old girl who was killed as a result of Israeli missiles, are calling for the aid worker’s termination on the purported grounds the girl died from a playground accident, despite new information on Israel’s responsibility.
In his latest Haaretz column, Bradley Burston dares to go where he has never gone before, taking the first tentative steps toward consideration of the one-state solution.
Harvey Eisen on Lou Dobbs says that ‘the bugaboo’ in the economy, Iran war policy, is paid for by the Israel lobby
Several dozen settlers move into property located near Cave of Patriarchs; say they have legal ownership. Palestinian owner detained by PA police.
The US has literally bought time on the question of an Israeli attack on Iran by increasing funding for the Iron Dome missile defense system. But all bets are off after the 2012 presidential election.