How to keep the Palestinian cause alive

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By Alan Hart - Sabbah Report § The headline over a presentation by Jews for Justice for Palestinians of the text of a talk given by Norman Finkelstein to a number of British universities in mid-March was The End of Palestine? It’s time to sound an alarm. The purpose of this article is to do just … [Read more...]

Israel’s War on American Universities

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The banning of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) at Northeastern University in Boston on March 7, along with a university threat of disciplinary measures against some of its members, replicates sanctions being imposed against numerous student Palestinian rights groups across the country. The attacks, … [Read more...]

A War on Campus?

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Northeastern University Suspends Students for Justice in Palestine Chapter The Northeastern University chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine has become the latest student group to face reprimand for organizing around the Palestinian cause. Northeastern has suspended the group until 2015, barring … [Read more...]

WATCH: “Five Broken Cameras” on BBC4

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By Antoine Raffoul - Sabbah Report § WATCH IT ON Mon 3rd Mar 2014 22:30 BBC Four Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes Oscar-nominated film compiled from the video diary of a Palestinian farmer who documents unrest in his West Bank village. Emad Burnat starts filming with his first camera following the … [Read more...]

Interview: Ilan Pappe on academic freedom in Israel and BDS

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By Alex Shams - Sabbah Report Ilan Pappe is an Israeli historian and political activist. Much of Pappe's academic work has focused on the 1948 expulsion of 700,000-800,000 Palestinians from their homes in what became the State of Israel. He recently announced that he would begin translating his book … [Read more...]

Al-Khalil (Hebron): #OpenShuhadaSt actions – 2014

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On Friday February 21, Youth Against Settlements are organizing 4 days campaign of actions demanding the openingof  Shuhada street in the old city of Hebron. The following annoucement and statement by Youth Against Settlements contains more details on Open Shuhada street actions for this year. Youth … [Read more...]

Besieging health services in Gaza: a profitable business

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Corporate Watch's new briefing exposes how the Israeli economy profits from the siege of health services in Gaza and highlights calls from Palestinian health workers to boycott Israeli pharmaceutical companies. Read the briefing online | Download a PDF of the briefing Overview The Israeli siege of … [Read more...]

‘Jews For Palestinian Right of Return’ endorse American Studies Association boycott of Israeli academic institutions

‘Jews For Palestinian Right of Return’ endorse American Studies Association boycott of Israeli academic institutions

By Jews for Palestinian Right of Return - Sabbah Report We salute the American Studies Association’s courageous endorsement of the Palestinian call for Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) against Israeli academic institutions, which are leading accomplices in more than six decades of ethnic cleansing, … [Read more...]

The BDS movement explained – by Omar Barghouti

Palestinian protesters in a West Bank village throw stones towards Israeli troops during a weekly demonstration against Israel's controversial wall. (ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/GETTY IMAGES)

In many media reports on the recent panel held at Brooklyn College on the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel, BDS was subjected to relentless vilification and unfounded allegations. This was yet another ruthless campaign to demonize and shut down all criticism of Israel. Following … [Read more...]

Jonathan Cook: How 20 tents rocked Israel

When the Israeli security forces moved in to disperse the crowd, some were dragged away from their comrades... while others were physically lifted and carried away. Many were detained until late on Sunday. Activists said that six people were hurt as they were forcibly detained.(Lazar Simeonov/Al Jazeera)

Palestinians take the fight to their occupiers in Bab al-Shams When the Palestinian leadership won their upgrade to non-member observer status at the United Nations in November, plenty of sceptics on both sides of the divide questioned what practical benefits would accrue to the Palestinians. The … [Read more...]

In Defense of Richard Falk

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Who is Richard Falk and What Has He Done? Richard Falk is the present United Nations Special Rapporteur for the Palestinian Territories. His job is to monitor the human rights situation in the territories, with particular reference to international law, and report back to both the U.N. General Assembly … [Read more...]