Americans of color and Palestinians are building on a decades-old connection to create a modern solidarity movement.
Right-wing activists are attempting to spread new laws across Republican-controlled states that would ban criticism on public university campuses of Israel and its occupation of Palestinian territory.
What happened between his arrest and hospitalization is now a topic of fierce interest for Palestinians, who argue that Arbeed’s injuries are physical proof of a dark reality they’ve long known to be true: Israel’s security forces routinely torture and abuse Palestinian prisoners with impunity.
St. Paul’s Betty McCollum is radically progressive on U.S. policy toward Israel. Why don’t you ever hear about it?
For 27 years, police departments in Georgia have received US gov grants to subsidize military trainings with Israeli soldiers. 184 people were shot and killed by police in Georgia since 2010; almost half of them unarmed or shot in the back.
Right-wing Republican Sheldon Adelson funds the Maccabee Task Force which surveils Palestinian solidarity activists across the US. But starting this year, the Task Force will expand its threats to human rights activists outside the US in 6 other countries.
From approving brutal interrogation techniques to writing false medical reports, “as a doctor and founder of Physicians for Human Rights – Israel, I have always been troubled by how Israeli doctors cooperate with and enable Israel’s torture industry.”
Climate change under occupation: In light of the climate strikes that swept the world in September, this Palestinian NGO launched a report and documentary on the effects of climate change in the occupied West Bank and Gaza.
Israel’s interior minister Arye Deri announced his plans to revoke the citizenship of Palestinian author, human rights activist, and co-founder of BDS, Omar Barghouti, “I plan to act quickly to revoke Omar Barghouti’s resident status in Israel.”
Palestinian prisoner Hiba al-Labady was finally granted access to her lawyer after enduring weeks of interrogation-each session often lasting up 17 hours at a time- in an Israeli prison cell.