In a statement launched today, tens of Palestinian civil society organizations, professional associations, unions, human rights and advocacy groups, and networks, representing an overwhelming majority of Palestinian civil society, called on governments to adopt “effective countermeasures, including sanctions” to “stop Israel’s illegal annexation of the Occupied West Bank and grave violations of human rights.”
Gilad Erdan has made a career of suppressing dissent and freedom of speech in Israel. Now that he is set to become the next ambassador to both the United States and United Nations Ariel Gold reviews his history and what is on his agenda
Jewish scholars defend Achille Mbembe, one of the most important intellectuals in Africa, from attack by Germany’s antisemitism commissioner, Felix Klein. Klein, they say, is seeking to curb free speech about Israel and “is clearly obsessed by the
Activists are protesting a recent Op-Ed by Point Park University President Paul Hennigan titled, “Anti-Semitism in all forms, including BDS, has no place at Point Park”.
During the first three weeks of April, B’Tselem documented 23 settler attacks against Palestinians. In all of March, 23 incidents were documented, 11 of them after the severe restrictions on movement and social gatherings were imposed. In comparison, 11 attacks were recorded in January and 12 in February.
University President Attacks BDS Movement Point Park University president Paul Hennigan has a recent op-ed…
Scholar Achille Mbembe was booked to speak at a German festival, but he has been smeared as antisemitic for likening Israel to apartheid South Africa and supporting the boycott campaign. Israel lobbyists are also targeting the festival director, Stefanie Carp.
Liberal Zionists who now call on Democrats to stop Israeli annexation should have applied sanctions pressure years ago. But they feared the left’s call for democracy and sided with rightwing Israel supporters on lavishing aid to the Israeli occupation. No wonder Israeli leaders have always ignored liberal Zionists.