Author Archives: Alaa Mil

Israeli military shuts down youth bike tour in the Jordan Valley citing ‘security threat’

On Saturday, a group of Palestinians and internationals went to the Jordan Valley in what they hoped would be a fun-filled day with an event organized by Sharek Youth Forum. Israel army jeeps arrived to block the road. The crime? Riding bikes in the Jordan Valley.

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Israel’s supporters use familiar tokenism in attempt to hide racism and oppression

Last month, Columbia Students for Justice in Palestine (C-SJP) sponsored Israeli Apartheid Week. In response, Hillel groups organized a campaign entitled “Separating Fact From Apartheid.” To achieve this end, Hillel employed racist tactics to present a convivial face to Israel’s … Continue reading

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The ADL’s ‘top ten’ list is consistent with its history of muzzling dissent on Israel at all costs

Recently, the Anti-Defamation League came out with a statement placing Students for Justice in Palestine on its top 10 anti-Israel organizations in the United States. As ADL has a history of spying and attempting to crush pro-Palestine, anti-apartheid activists working … Continue reading

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Accommodating Israeli abuse: the Palestinian Authority’s perspective

Maen Rashid Areikat, the PLO’s Ambassador to the United States will be at Columbia to speak about the most recent phase of peace negotiations from the “Palestinian Perspective.” However, many Palestinians challenge and criticize Mr. Areikat and the Palestinian Authority … Continue reading

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