Tagged: Discrimination

Shocked by Donald Trump’s ‘Travel Ban’? Israel Has Had a Similar Policy for Decades News Roundup
Ben White, The Independent

Shocked by Donald Trump’s ‘Travel Ban’? Israel Has Had a Similar Policy for Decades

In US President Donald Trump’s first week in office, three policy issues dominated the headlines: his plans to build a wall on the Mexican border, the President’s support for torture, and his executive order targeting...

about 3 weeks ago
Amid US Travel Ban, Israel Set to Bar Entry to Boycott Activists News Roundup
Marissa Newman, Times of Israel

Amid US Travel Ban, Israel Set to Bar Entry to Boycott Activists

The Knesset on Monday is scheduled to pass into law a bill that would bar advocates of boycotting Israel from the country. The proposed legislation, advanced by right-wing and centrist coalition lawmakers, would see Israel...

about 3 weeks ago
Trump Immigration Executive Order: Here’s What It Means for Muslims in the US and Abroad News Roundup
Sarah Harvard, Mic

Trump Immigration Executive Order: Here’s What It Means for Muslims in the US and Abroad

The Los Angeles Times published a draft copy of President Donald Trump's expected executive order on immigration on Wednesday. The executive order, which is expected to be signed on Thursday or Friday...

on January 25, 2017
Umm al-Hiran Testimonies
Nic, EAPPI

Umm al-Hiran

The people of Umm al-Hiran are Bedouins, Palestinian citizens of Israel. The new town of Hiran is meant to be a Jewish community. Long answer short, this man and his family face demolition and relocation because they are not Jewish.

on January 24, 2017
Why Netanyahu Doesn’t Worry About Steve Bannon News Roundup
60 Minutes

Why Netanyahu Doesn’t Worry About Steve Bannon

In an interview with 60 Minutes, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he’s never been as hopeful about Israel’s place in the world than he is now and that he welcomes the presidency of Donald Trump.

on December 12, 2016
Israel Fires Raise Burning Questions About Occupation Op-Eds & Analysis
Amira Hass, Haaretz

Israel Fires Raise Burning Questions About Occupation

Is a fire started intentionally for political, or “nationalist,” motives worth more than an ordinary fire? Will the criteria for government compensation to Israeli citizens whose homes were damaged last week be set based on the source of the flames, creating a hierarchy of reparations and assistance?

on November 28, 2016
Pro-Israel and Racist? Palestinians Aren’t Surprised in the Slightest Op-Eds & Analysis
Samer Badawi, +972 Magazine

Pro-Israel and Racist? Palestinians Aren’t Surprised in the Slightest

Since his appointment last week as chief White House strategist, sensationalist media maven Steve Bannon—whose editorial sensibilities have spawned such haute headlines as “Birth control makes women unattractive and crazy”—has become something of a lightning rod in the mainstream Jewish-American community.

on November 20, 2016
My Fight for Palestinian Rights and the Subsequent Backlash Op-Eds & Analysis
Robert Gardner, The Huffington Post

My Fight for Palestinian Rights and the Subsequent Backlash

As an African American student activist, my decision to join UCLA’s Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) was an instinctive choice. I believe that all struggles against injustice are connected; our oppression may not be identical, but we are targeted by the same structures of power. I see parallels between unarmed Palestinians protesting the Israeli government’s discriminatory policies and unarmed Black Americans in Ferguson, Baltimore and Charlotte protesting police violence and inequality.

on November 17, 2016
Why a Controversial Palestinian History Class at Berkeley Was Cancelled, Then Reinstated News Roundup
Alexander Nazaryan, Newsweek

Why a Controversial Palestinian History Class at Berkeley Was Cancelled, Then Reinstated

For a Palestinian insurgent supposedly determined to see Israel destroyed, Paul Hadweh looks remarkably like his fellow students at the University of California, Berkeley. I met the 22-year-old senior on the rooftop...

on October 5, 2016
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