Experts

Ingrid Jaradat Gassner Coordinator of International Advocacy and Public Relations for the Civic Coalition for Palestinian Rights in Jerusalem

Ingrid Jaradat Gassner

Noura Erakat Human Rights Attorney and Activist

Noura Erakat

Issam Younis Director General of the Al Mezan Center for Human Rights

Issam Younis

Dr. Jess Ghannam Board member of Gaza Community Mental Health Programme

Jess Ghannam

Dr. Mona El-Farra Director of Gaza Projects of the Middle East Children's Alliance

Mona El-Farra

Updates

Temple Professors: No Confidence In University Leader Who Won’t Support Marc Lamont Hill… Op-Eds & Analysis

Temple Professors: No Confidence In University Leader Who Won’t Support Marc Lamont Hill…

"We are faculty at Temple University writing in support of Marc Lamont Hill’s academic freedom to express his views on the Israeli occupation of Palestine."

about 1 week ago
Rashida Tlaib, First Palestinian-American Member of Congress, Will Lead A Delegation to West Bank News Roundup

Rashida Tlaib, First Palestinian-American Member of Congress, Will Lead A Delegation to West Bank

Rashida Tlaib, a Democratic representative-elect from Michigan and one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress, will lead a delegation to Palestine in 2019 instead of participating in a sponsored trip to Israel that is traditionally offered to newly-elected members of Congress, The Intercept reported.

about 1 week ago
Marc Lamont Hill and The Legacy Of Punishing Black Internationalists Op-Eds & Analysis

Marc Lamont Hill and The Legacy Of Punishing Black Internationalists

Last week, Marc Lamont Hill, academic, activist and media personality, addressed the United Nations at its commemoration of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.

about 1 week ago
Senators Working To Slip Israel Anti-Boycott Law Through In Lame Duck News & Analysis

Senators Working To Slip Israel Anti-Boycott Law Through In Lame Duck

Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin is making a behind-the-scenes push to slip an anti-boycott law into a last-minute spending bill being finalized during the lame-duck session, according to four sources familiar with the negotiations.

about 1 week ago
Stitching a Future for an Age-Old Palestinian Embroidery Tradition Stories

Stitching a Future for an Age-Old Palestinian Embroidery Tradition

Wafa Ghnaim is introducing people to “tatreez” through her workshops.

about 1 week ago
The Harsh and Unjust Punishment of Marc Lamont Hill Op-Eds & Analysis

The Harsh and Unjust Punishment of Marc Lamont Hill

The attacks on the professor are a threat to academic freedom and the criticism of Israeli human-rights abuses.

about 1 week ago
Why Did CNN Fire A Pro-Palestinian Commentator? Op-Eds & Analysis

Why Did CNN Fire A Pro-Palestinian Commentator?

"No one gets closer to peace by silencing voices critical of a lethal status quo. We need a candid debate about the grim catastrophe unfolding in Israel."

about 1 week ago
City Cancels Police Chief’s Trip To Israel Amid Opposition News Roundup

City Cancels Police Chief’s Trip To Israel Amid Opposition

Activists are claiming victory over the city’s canceling of a trip the police chief planned to take to Israel to train with that country’s security forces. Local residents, including members of the national organization Jewish Voice for Peace, raised concerns over the trip after learning through a public records request that Police Chief Jody Kasper was prepared to go on the trip.

about 1 week ago
U.S. Police Departments Nix Participation in Joint Program With Israel After BDS Pressure News Roundup

U.S. Police Departments Nix Participation in Joint Program With Israel After BDS Pressure

Two police departments in the northeastern United States decided over the past week to cancel their participation in a program that involves visiting Israel and meeting Israeli police officers, due to public pressure by a coalition of progressive organisations, including a number of groups affiliated with the boycott, sanctions and divestment movement.

about 1 week ago