Germany’s Anti-BDS Resolution Violates The Right To Free Expression

By Adri Nieuwhof, Electronic Intifada. -

German cultural institutions have criticized the German parliament’s anti-boycott, divestment and sanctions resolution for creating a legal gray area and undermining the right to free [...]

National Day Of Action For Palestine

By Palestine Solidarity Campaign. -

The Israeli government continues to press ahead with its gross violations of international law and Palestinian human rights, accelerating the ongoing colonisation of yet more Palestinian land. [...]

Joe Biden’s Love Affair With Israel Will Pick Up Where It Left Off

By Ali Abunimah, The Electronic Intifada. -

With Donald Trump still disputing his loss of the US presidential election, there has been a lot of attention to which foreign leaders congratulated the winners after the race was called on [...]

Palestinian Maher al-Akhras Wins Freedom After 103 Day Hunger Strike

The Palestinian Prisoner Club said in a statement on Friday, “After 103 days of the heroic hunger strike by the prisoner Maher Al-Akhras, which brought the issue of the captive movement and [...]

Campaigners Take Direct Action As Palestinians Remember Balfour’s Shameful Declaration

By Tom Anderson, The Canary. -

The Balfour Declaration is the name given to the statement in 1917 by British foreign secretary lord Balfour promising a “national home for the Jewish people” in Palestine. Britain had taken [...]

The Pseudo-Judicial Execution Of Maher al-Akhras

By Yoav Haifawi, Mondoweiss. -

Tuesday, November 3, will be the hundredth day of the hunger strike of Maher al-Akhras. That is, if he will still be alive. His body, deprived of all the vital ingredients for life except for [...]

How Maher al-Akhras Is Resisting Israel’s Administrative Detention

By Neve Gordon, Middle East Eye. -

Facing imminent death, 49-year-old Maher al-Akhras has been refusing to eat in prison for more than three months. The Palestinian father of six has been protesting his repeated arbitrary arrests; [...]

‘Let The World Remember How We Lost Palestine’

Occupied Palestine - Today, Palestinians and human rights advocates around the world are marking 103 years since the Balfour Declaration was issued on November 2, 1917. Using the hashtag [...]

UK Universities Reject Israel Lobby’s Anti-Semitism Definition

By Asa Winstanley, Electronic Intifada. -

Only a minority of UK universities have adopted the misleading and politically motivated definition of anti-Semitism promoted by Israel and its lobby. Despite repeated British government [...]

IADL Demands Immediate Release Of Palestinian Maher al-Akhras

By the International Association of Democratic Lawyers. -

IADL calls for the immediate release of Maher al-Akhras, a Palestinian man and father of six, jailed by Israel without charge or trial. As IADL convenes its Council, al-Akhras has been on hunger [...]

Oxford Study Challenges Israel’s Claims Concerning Palestinian Refugees

By Miko Peled, Mintpress News. -

There needs to be a fundamental change in the way Palestinian refugees are seen, no longer as victims but as people with rights who are entitled to shape their own destiny. This assertion is made [...]

Life Of Palestinian Hunger Striker In Immediate Danger

By Yoav Haifawi, Mondoweiss. -

Maher al-Akhras, who has been on a hunger strike since his administrative detention on July 27, is waging a battle against the mighty Israeli occupation apparatus.  Every day brings him closer to [...]

Holding General Mills Accountable For Profiting From Occupation

By Noam Perry, AFSC.org. -

Earlier this fall, we launched our No Dough for the Occupation campaign to pressure General Mills to stop producing Pillsbury products in illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank. Last [...]

Human Rights Defenders Sue German Parliament Over Anti-BDS Resolution

By Adri Nieuwhof, Electronic Intifada. -

Three human rights defenders are mounting a court challenge to the German parliament’s resolution condemning BDS – the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement for Palestinian rights. The [...]

The Man Who Inspired A Generation

By Mazin Qumsiyeh, Peace News. -

My encounter with the Al-Araj family began in 2009, the year I met Basil and Shireen and started joining them in demonstrations in Al-Walaja village. On 6 March 2017, Basil was murdered by the [...]

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