Tagged: Protests

Expert Q&A: On the Current Crisis in Jerusalem Q&As
IMEU

Expert Q&A: On the Current Crisis in Jerusalem

Political analyst Diana Buttu provides insight on the ongoing protests by Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem provoked by increased restrictions imposed on Muslims who want to worship at the Noble Sanctuary mosque complex, the third holiest site in Islam, by Israel's occupying army.

on July 27, 2017
“Building a Common Resistance” from the US to Palestine News Roundup
Nora Barrows-Friedman, The Electronic Intifada

“Building a Common Resistance” from the US to Palestine

Pressure is mounting on the iconic UK-based band Radiohead to cancel their July gig in Tel Aviv. Dozens of artists, musicians and intellectuals have signed an open letter to Radiohead urging the band members “to think again –

on May 16, 2017
Israel Official: 870 Palestinians Remain on Hunger Strike News Roundup
Karin Laub and Mohammed Daraghmeh

Israel Official: 870 Palestinians Remain on Hunger Strike

Popular support for a hunger strike by hundreds of Palestinians imprisoned by Israel has been gaining momentum with West Bank marches, sit-ins and a social media campaign showing video clips of celebrities from across...

on May 1, 2017
Palestinians Highlight Prisoners’ Strike with ‘Salt Water Challenge’ News Roundup
Nadeem Muaddi, CNN

Palestinians Highlight Prisoners’ Strike with ‘Salt Water Challenge’

Palestinians across the world are posting videos of themselves on social media drinking salt water, as part of a new online challenge intended to draw attention to Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli prisons.

on April 28, 2017
Students Sue Fordham Over School’s Refusal To Recognize Pro-Palestine Club News Roundup
David Colon, Gothamist

Students Sue Fordham Over School’s Refusal To Recognize Pro-Palestine Club

A new lawsuit accuses Fordham University administrators of unfairly blocking recognition for a pro-Palestinian student organization on campus. In announcing the lawsuit, students represented by the Center for Constitutional Rights...

on April 26, 2017
Fordham University Blocked Students from Forming Pro-Palestinian Group: Suit News Roundup
Stephen Rex Brown, Daily News

Fordham University Blocked Students from Forming Pro-Palestinian Group: Suit

Fordham University unfairly blocked four students from forming a pro-Palestinian group because deans worried the group would "stir up controversy" and use the term "apartheid" to describe Israel, a new lawsuit charges.

on April 26, 2017
Pro-Palestinian Club Sues Fordham News Roundup
Julia Marsh, New York Post

Pro-Palestinian Club Sues Fordham

Pro-Palestinian students are suing New York’s Fordham University claiming a dean took the unprecedented step of banning their club fearing it would create chaos on campus.

on April 26, 2017
Thurston Moore, Roger Waters, Tunde Adebimpe & More Urge Radiohead To Cancel Israel Show News Roundup
Yahoo! Music

Thurston Moore, Roger Waters, Tunde Adebimpe & More Urge Radiohead To Cancel Israel Show

Radiohead are scheduled to perform in Tel Aviv this summer, the band's fourth overall performance in Israel, but first since 2000. It's a controversial choice due to the country's policies toward its Palestinian population...

on April 24, 2017
Thurston Moore, Roger Waters, and More Sign Letter Asking Radiohead to Cancel a Concert in Israel… News Roundup
Jordan Crucchiola, New York Magazine

Thurston Moore, Roger Waters, and More Sign Letter Asking Radiohead to Cancel a Concert in Israel…

Radiohead are scheduled to perform in Tel Aviv this summer, the band's fourth overall performance in Israel, but first since 2000. It's a controversial choice due to the country's policies toward its Palestinian population...

on April 24, 2017
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