European Court of Human Rights Deals Major Blow to Israel’s War on Palestine Solidarity

by the Palestinian BDS National Committee, published on Global Research, June 11, 2020 The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled unanimously today that the French highest court’s 2015 criminal conviction of activists with the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement advocating nonviolent boycotts of Israeli goods violated article 10 (freedom of expression) of the European Convention on Human Rights. […]

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Joe Biden’s Hatred of Palestinians Echoes his Anti-Black Racism

by Ali Abunima, published on The Electronic Intifada, May 22, 2020 Joe Biden has released his plan for Palestinians and Israelis. Interestingly it is not in his campaign website’s foreign policy section, but falls under the title “Joe Biden and the Jewish Community.” This is a clear indication that he views the matter as one of domestic political pandering, without […]

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Palestinian Movement Scores Big Legal win for BDS in Britain

by Kathy Durkin, published on Workers World, May 6, 2020 The Palestine Solidarity Committee won a legal victory for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign in Britain when the country’s highest court issued a landmark ruling that struck a blow against the Whitehall government on April 29. Supreme Court judges repudiated regulations that prohibited local governments from making “ethical” pension […]

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My Grandfather, Nelson Mandela, Helped End Apartheid. Let’s Do the Same for Palestine

In light of the fact that many US states have criminalized support for the Palestinian BDS campaign, we need to see the oppression of Palestinians in its true context.  At the end of Apartheid, South African divisions were not reinforced, but rather the entire country was restored to the native people of South Africa. [Ed] by Nkosi Zwelivelile, published on […]

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Episcopal Church officially bars investments in companies benefitting from the Israeli occupation

by Randall Heyn-Lamb, published onMondoweiss, October 24, 2019   This week, the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church adopted a human rights investment screen related to Israel and Palestine and will sell its holdings in Motorola Solutions, Caterpillar, Inc., and the Israel Discount Bank.       This is the latest step in response to a July 2018 General Convention […]

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Political upheaval over Tlaib and Omar shows the power of BDS

By Phillip Weiss, published on Mondoweiss, August 12, 2019 We are in the middle of a political upheaval on Israel/Palestine in the United States, and Americans who are concerned with Palestinian human rights live for these moments. They are the moments of potential change: When more tarnish is added to Israel’s image, and Americans get a clearer picture of what […]

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