UN year of solidarity with the Palestian people begins with boycott success

Reposted from BDSMovement.net In November of last year, the UN General Assembly designated 2014 as the UN International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian people. Just three weeks into 2014, the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement has again shown that it represents an increasingly effective form of solidarity with the Palestinian struggle for freedom,…

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On war criminals and heroes: The whitewashing of Ariel Sharon

reposted from Ma’an News By Ramzy Baroud Ramzy Baroud is an internationally-syndicated columnist, a media consultant and the editor of PalestineChronicle.com.  His latest book is “My Father Was a Freedom Fighter: Gaza’s Untold Story.”  The death of former Israeli leader Ariel Sharon enlivened US media’s interest in the legacy of a man considered by many a…

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How Ariel Sharon Shaped Israel’s Destiny

In a bloody career that spanned decades, he destroyed entire cities and presided over the killing of countless civilians. by Max Blumenthal  January 11, 2014  reposted from The Nation A central player in Israeli affairs since the state’s inception, Ariel Sharon molded history according to his own stark vision. He won consent for his plans through…

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Important Medical Work to do in Palestine

Dear friends, The Free Palestine Movement is using its newsletter to help recruit medical personnel for an important project in the West Bank in the last two weeks of March, 2014.  If you are in contact with a nurse, doctor, technician or paramedic interested in participating, please put them in touch with Carl Walker and…

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Boycott a sting to Israeli apartheid

By Yousef Munayyer | reposted from CNN Editor’s note: Yousef Munayyer is the executive director of the Palestine Center and the Jerusalem Fund for Education and Community Development. (CNN) — In a historic decision this week, the American Studies Association voted to boycott Israeli academic institutions, endorsing Palestinian civil society’s call for boycotts, divestments and sanctions against Israel…

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A Statement on the ASA vote to endorse the academic boycott of Israeli Universities

by: the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel USACBI congratulates the American Studies Association (ASA) for its unprecedented vote endorsing the Palestinian call for an academic boycott of Israeli universities. The overwhelming support of the ASA membership who voted by a significant margin (66.05% “yes” to 30.5% “no”) in favor of the academic…

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