A diverse coalition of pro-Palestine activists and organizations prepare to return to stop Israel’s largest maritime cargo corporation from unloading cargo at the Port of Oakland, costing the Israeli shipping company money and time and hurting its reputation.
What does Operation Protective Edge mean for Palestine? That depends on who one asks. At the U.N. General Assembly, the conversation turned toward Israel’s “right to defend itself,” but the Russell Tribunal on Palestine’s discussion took a very different course.
The aftermath of Israel’s colonial massacre of the Gaza Strip, dubbed “Operation Protective Edge,” featured strongly at the end of last month. It was a topic of conversation at both the U.N. General Assembly and the Russell Tribunal on Palestine -- two arenas with very different conclusions about the operation’s implications for