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Neocons Fume Over US Boat to Gaza

Exclusive: At the behest of Tel Aviv and Washington, Greek authorities stopped a small flotilla from sailing to Gaza in a challenge to Israel’s four-year blockade of the narrow strip of land and its 1.6 million people. Now, apologists for Israel’s right-wing Likud government are heaping scorn on the passengers, as Ray McGovern notes. My co-passengers … Continue reading Neocons Fume Over US Boat to Gaza

US students face jail time for disrupting Israeli official’s speech

Nora Barrows-Friedman The Electronic Intifada 2 March 2011 Students hold a protest outside the offices of the district attorney of Orange County in solidarity with the Irvine 11. Photo: Craig Norris Eleven University of California students face criminal charges and possible jail terms for protesting and disrupting a speech by an Israeli official as the … Continue reading US students face jail time for disrupting Israeli official’s speech

International Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions

Written by Eric Walberg I went because I needed to go. So said a Holocaust survivor and anti-apartheid activist about his trip to Jackson, Mississippi in 1961. The same impulse inspires BDS activists from all walks of life today, says Eric Walberg International boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) activities got a boost at the founding … Continue reading International Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions