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In the News

Within the framework of a field visit carried out by the French Euromed Network (REF) from 13 to 19 February 2014 in Palestine, the members of the REF delegation noticed what follows :

  • The current situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territories has worsened due to the fragmentation of territories as a result of the occupation by the State of Israel.
March 6, 2014
Analysis
“While the majority of black South African leaders are against disinvestment and boycotts, there are tiny factions that support disinvestment — namely terrorist
In the News

Mekorot Israel National Water Co intern text

Mekorot is Israel’s state-owned water company responsible for implementing 'water apartheid' on Palestinians, including the international crime of pillage of natural resources in occupied territory, discrimination against the Palestinian people as an ethnic group and vital support for the illegal settlement enterprise.

Analysis

Yesterday Phil commented on a New York Times debate between two Zionist Jews on BDS. Here is a related letter from Patrick Connors to the Times Public Editor Margaret Sullivan on the anti-boycott views in the paper’s coverage of the BDS movement:

Dear Ms.

March 4, 2014
In the News

Advocating for Palestinian Rights in conformity with International Law: Guidelines
An outcome document of the conference “Law and Politics: Options and Strategies in International Law for the Palestinian People”, Birzeit University Institute of Law, 8 -9 May 2013: http://lawcenter.birzeit.edu/userfiles/Public_Report_BZU_Conference_FINAL.pdf 

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In the News

The following excerpts are from a press conference held on the morning of February 17 at Al Bireh Municipality Hall that was organised by the Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC).

Omar Barghouti, a co-founder of the BDS movement and a representative of the Palestinian Campaign for Academic & Cultural Boycott of Israel the BDS National Committee (BNC), stated:

“In the last year or so, the global BDS movement, led by the BNC, reached a tipping point in its struggle for comprehen

In the News

Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) is an international series of events that seeks to raise awareness about Israel’s apartheid policies towards the Palestinians and to build support for the growing Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign.

UK and US: February 24-March 2
Europe: March 1-8
Palestine: March 8 – 15
South Africa: March 10-16
Brazil: March 24-28
Arab world and Asia

February 14, 2014
In the News

PSAGOT, West Bank (AP) — These days, when Yaakov Berg tries to sell his award-winning line of Psagot boutique wines, he encounters obstacles from every direction. As a Jewish vintner in a West Bank settlement, his product is increasingly considered off-limits.

"Not just overseas, also in Tel Aviv," says Berg, 37. "So we have big problems.

February 13, 2014
In the News

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu convened senior ministers Sunday to discuss ways of fighting boycott and divestment initiatives proliferating in Europe and worldwide.

February 13, 2014
Analysis

Heike Schotten is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts Boston, where she teaches political theory, feminist theory, and queer theory (her work is available here). She has been active in the Palestine solidarity movement since 2006.

Trains typically run on tracks consisting of two rails, but when they are powered by electricity, they run on a third rail that supplies the train with electric power. Third rail systems are often used for mass transportation because they are so efficient. The third rail is nevertheless hazardous.

February 10, 2014