Tag Archives: Palestine

US State Dept Defends Israeli NGO’s Targeted By Netanyahu By
Under intense attack from the far-right Netanyahu government, Israel’s anti-occupation NGOs B’Tselem and Breaking the Silence got support from an unlikely source today: the Trump Administration, whose State Department defended...
Fordham University Sued For Playing Politics With Student Groups By
Four Fordham undergraduates filed a lawsuit accusing the university of viewpoint discrimination over its decision to reject their application to form a local chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine. Ahmad Awad, a Fordham senior leading Wednesday’s lawsuit, traces...
Tortured Women’s Rights Advocate Smeared By CNN Following Guilty Plea By
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. Recognizing the United States government would probably deport her eventually whether she won or lost her case, Rasmea Odeh pled guilty to a charge that she “procured” U.S. citizenship by failing to disclose she was previously...
6 Israelis Charged For Racist Attacks Against Palestinians By
Six Israelis, including two Israeli soldiers and one minor, have been charged over their involvement in committing “racist” attacks against Palestinians in recent months, according to an Israeli police spokesperson. Luba Al-Samri said in a written statement that the...
WATCH: Israeli Settlers Attack, Injure Activists Accompanying Palestinian Shepherds By
Activists accompanying Palestinian shepherds near a West Bank settlement were attacked by settlers on Friday. Settlers threw stones at the activists, who belong to the Ta’ayush organization, and tried to hit them with clubs near the Baladim outpost. Four of the activists...
Israeli Extremists Taunt Hunger-Striking Palestinian Prisoners With BBQ By
TEL AVIV– After thousands of Palestinian inmates held in Israeli prisons announced a massive hunger strike earlier this week, some far-right Israeli extremists are using unusual means to express their disapproval of the prisoners’ demands for better conditions. According...
Massachusetts Dems Battle Over Proposal To Condemn Illegal Israeli Settlements By
The Massachusetts Democratic Party has been plunged into turmoil by a proposed resolution stating that Israel’s illegal settlements in the West Bank are an obstacle to peace between Israel and Palestine, the Boston Globe reported Friday. Carol Coakley of Millis,...
Israel Approves Construction Of 212 New Settlement Units In Jerusalem By
The Israeli Planning and Construction Committee has approved the construction of 212 new settlement units in Pisgat Ze’ev and Ramat Shlomo settlements in the occupied city of Jerusalem. The Israeli army radio said the project is part of a “large settlement plan to be...
Young American Jews Are Rejecting Brand Israel By
When David Friedman was sworn in two weeks ago as US ambassador to Israel, all went smoothly. The afternoon event was a straightforward affair; children and grandchildren were in attendance, and US Vice President Mike Pence hailed the bankruptcy lawyer as “literally...
Extremist Israeli Settlers Raid Muslim Holy Site By
With severe restrictions imposed on Muslims trying to pray in Al-Aqsa Mosque, extremist Jewish settlers yesterday raided the Noble Sanctuary protected by a heavy Israeli police presence, Safa news agency has reported. Former Deputy Knesset Speaker Moshe Feiglin was among...