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Americans of color find common cause with Palestinians News Roundup
Cristina Maza, The National

Americans of color find common cause with Palestinians

Americans of color and Palestinians are building on a decades-old connection to create a modern solidarity movement.

about 4 days ago
Revealed: right-wing push to ban criticism of Israel on US campuses News Roundup
Ed Pilkington, The Guardian

Revealed: right-wing push to ban criticism of Israel on US campuses

Right-wing activists are attempting to spread new laws across Republican-controlled states that would ban criticism on public university campuses of Israel and its occupation of Palestinian territory.

about 4 days ago
Israel Is Accused of Torturing a Prisoner Until His Ribs Were Broken. Op-Eds & Analysis
Alex Kane, VICE

Israel Is Accused of Torturing a Prisoner Until His Ribs Were Broken.

What happened between his arrest and hospitalization is now a topic of fierce interest for Palestinians, who argue that Arbeed’s injuries are physical proof of a dark reality they’ve long known to be true: Israel’s security forces routinely torture and abuse Palestinian prisoners with impunity.

about 5 days ago
The Minnesota Congresswoman Who Can Criticize Israel Op-Eds & Analysis
Jessica Schulburg, The Huffington Post

The Minnesota Congresswoman Who Can Criticize Israel

St. Paul’s Betty McCollum is radically progressive on U.S. policy toward Israel. Why don’t you ever hear about it?

about 5 days ago
There Will Be a One-State Solution Op-Eds & Analysis
Yousef Munayyer, Foreign Affairs

There Will Be a One-State Solution

For nearly three decades, the so-called two-state solution has dominated discussions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But the idea of two states for two peoples in the territory both occupy was always an illusion, and in recent years, reality has set in.

about 5 days ago
U.S. Police are Being Trained by Israel—And Communities of Color Are Paying the Price News & Analysis
Ilise Benshushan Cohen and Azadeh Shahshahani, The Progressive

U.S. Police are Being Trained by Israel—And Communities of Color Are Paying the Price

For 27 years, police departments in Georgia have received US gov grants to subsidize military trainings with Israeli soldiers. 184 people were shot and killed by police in Georgia since 2010; almost half of them unarmed or shot in the back.

about 2 weeks ago
Anti-BDS group backed by Adelson heads to 6 countries outside US News & Analysis
Eric Cortellessa, Times of Israel

Anti-BDS group backed by Adelson heads to 6 countries outside US

Right-wing Republican Sheldon Adelson funds the Maccabee Task Force which surveils Palestinian solidarity activists across the US. But starting this year, the Task Force will expand its threats to human rights activists outside the US in 6 other countries.

about 2 weeks ago
How Israeli doctors enable the Shin Bet’s torture industry Op-Eds & Analysis
Ruchama Marton, +972 Magazine

How Israeli doctors enable the Shin Bet’s torture industry

From approving brutal interrogation techniques to writing false medical reports, "as a doctor and founder of Physicians for Human Rights – Israel, I have always been troubled by how Israeli doctors cooperate with and enable Israel’s torture industry."

about 2 weeks ago
Arye Deri Moves to Depor BDS Founder Barghouti News & Analysis
Lahav Harkov, Jerusalem Post

Arye Deri Moves to Depor BDS Founder Barghouti

Israel's interior minister Arye Deri announced his plans to revoke the citizenship of Palestinian author, human rights activist, and co-founder of BDS, Omar Barghouti, “I plan to act quickly to revoke Omar Barghouti’s resident status in Israel."

about 2 weeks ago