In a major step forward for the student-led movement pushing US colleges to divest from Israel, Brown University’s Advisory Committee on Corporate Responsibility voted yesterday to divest from companies complicit in upholding Israel’s apartheid regime.
A new Al Jazeera investigation reveals details about Israel’s secret 2018 mission to plant listening devices on communications systems in Gaza. The operation was uncovered and stopped by Palestinian authorities, but it sparked an Israeli bombing assault
Following the coup in Bolivia last month, the interim foreign minister Karen Longaric announced the country will restore diplomatic ties with Israel, a decade after then-President Evo Morales severed relations because of Israel’s bombardment of Gaza.
Just weeks after the US deemed Israeli settlements legal, Israel announces plans to bulldoze a symbolic Palestinian market in occupied Hebron in order to build an illegal Jewish-only settlement in it’s place.
Over the weekend, the Israeli government approved $11.5 million to go toward illegal Jewish-only settlements in the occupied West Bank. Despite being built on their land, Palestinians are barred from entering these settlements.
Caught on camera, Israeli settlers vandalized Palestinian cars and schools, including a kindergarten. But this is an almost weekly occurrence in the occupied West Bank, where Palestinians are pushed off their land to make way for Jewish-only compounds.
37-year-old Sami Abu Diak was battling cancer behind Israeli prison bars. This morning he passed away in prison, where he spent the last 17 years of his life. He appealed for release in order to get proper medical treatment, but Israel repeatedly refused.
Israel claims to be eco-friendly, but it routinely disrupts and destroys the eco-system native to Palestine by planting foreign seeds and destroying native olive groves, not to mention Israeli apartheid’s war on water.
Omar Shakir, the Director of Human Rights Watch in Jerusalem is being deported by the Israeli state. “Israel portrays itself as the region’s only democracy, but is set to deport a rights defender over his peaceful advocacy.”
Pompeo’s reckless announcement threatens to normalize and encourage Israeli war crimes and expansionism. It is an overt green light for Israeli annexation of Palestinian territory and the permanent denial of the Palestinian people’s rights to freedom and self-determination.