Tag: BDS

  • Canada, Israel and the UN Security Council

    Hanna Kawas Canadian activists have compiled a study of Canada’s 2019 voting record at the United Nations on resolutions [see list below] that document and censure Israeli violations of international law. There was much fanfare made about Canada’s orphan “yes” vote at the UN General Assembly this year on “The right of the Palestinian people to … Keep reading »

  • Attacking Palestine’s Future

    Traveling across Palestine, as I did to give lectures earlier this year, means following a perpetually fresh trail of repression. Omnipresent are the prison guard towers, the barbed wire, the Israeli soldiers with their massive guns and the separation wall. The day before an event at which I was speaking in Beit Sahour, a small … Keep reading »

  • Global Israel

    Securocratic War, Securocratic Borders, Securocratic Emissions Globally, human societies are veering toward the precipice of a cascading extinction event that is traceable to 20th century wars and to accelerated dangers following the end of the Cold War. This pivotal time could have seen the end of nuclear weapons and the near elimination of greenhouse gas emissions. … Keep reading »

  • British Unions Vote to Boycott Israel

    “At the moment we’re looking at a people lacking the control that allows them to function as a society – water, the freedom to travel, the basic right to safety,” said Martin Sundram, delegate for the Artists’ Union of England (AUE) at the annual congress of the British trade union movement. The AUE tabled Motion … Keep reading »

  • No Veganwashing Israeli Crimes!

    A panel responds to the use of veganism to propagandize the occupation. Watch video »

  • Imagine a Free Palestine

    I wrote Siegebreakers because I can’t liberate Gaza or Palestine, but I can dream about it. I wanted it to be a proximate dream, a dream of the next step from now, not a distant dream that depends on too many unpredictable things going right. I wanted to write about how just a few things … Keep reading »

  • BDS in the face of Israeli Apartheid

    The growth of the Palestinian-led BDS movement (now 14 years old) give us hope at a time when Israel’s far-right regime is intensifying its system of apartheid. Keep reading »

  • Canada Joins Campaign to Stifle Criticism of Israel

    Canada becomes the next major player in the international drive to weaponize false allegations of antisemitism to protect Israel, writes John Clarke. Keep reading »

  • A Vote For Apartheid: The End of the Two States Proposal

    Mustafa Barghouti on what the Israeli elections mean for Palestinians, interviewed by Katja Hermann. Keep reading »

  • Palestinian Workers Under Occupation: A View From Within

    Imad Temeiza discusses the multiple levels of oppression that Palestinian workers face in the Palestinian Territories occupied by Israel in 1967, including the West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem. Watch video »

  • Benjamin Netanyahu’s Other Charges: Crimes Against Humanity in Gaza

    Benjamin Netanyahu’s bad day Thursday got off to the worst possible start: before the Israeli general prosecutor Avichai Mandelblit officially called for the indictment of the Israeli Prime Minister for corruption, the UN accused him of much more serious crimes. He stood accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity, which, according to the UN, … Keep reading »

  • Fact-Checking the Jewish National Fund of Canada

    My parents first met in 1945 on the subway cars of New York city. They were 16 years of age. Like many Zionist youth of the post-war era, they were dedicated to world peace. Emissaries of the Zionist youth movement (Hashomer Hatzair), they gave fiery speeches in support of Jews seeking safe haven in Palestine. … Keep reading »