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BDS Ambivalence

11 March 2013.

People following BDS activities and functions should be informed about the latest innovation of the BDS movement (BOYCOTT DIVEST SANCTION) whereby the BDS has adopted two different versions of its amendment: one in English and one in Arabic; and the funny thing is that they say two different things : the one in English calls for ending occupation of the Palestinian territories occupied in 1967, and the one in Arabic calls for ending occupation of the Palestinian territories full stop. 212 more words

Israel

BDS : BOYCOTT VERSUS KNOWLEDGE

(Retrieved post fro February 2013)

One does not boycott poisonous snakes or atomic radiations nor ask people to boycott poisonous snakes , one informs others about poisonous snakes and atomic radiations and those who receive this information will act accordingly. 653 more words

Palestine

New review: Sayed Kashua's 'Native'

Electronic Intifada, 7th July 2016

When novelist and columnist Sayed Kashua announced in 2014 that he and his family would be leaving Jerusalem for the US, the announcement was a minor blip in a summer of death and turmoil in Palestine.

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Palestine

New review: Susan Muaddi Darraj's 'A Curious Land'

The Electronic Intifada, 13th June 2016

A Curious Land begins in 1916 with a group of Bedouin refugees fleeing the violence and famine which wreaked havoc across the Levant during the First World War.

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Palestine

Glenn Greenwald | Banned in Israel: An Interview With BDS Co-Founder Omar Barghouti

 BDS Co-Founder Omar Barghouti Banned by Israel From Traveling, Threatened With Worse

By Glenn Greenwald
The Intercept  May 13 2016

DESPITE HAVING LIVED in Israel for 22 years with no criminal record of any kind, Omar Barghouti (above) was… 5,315 more words

Human Rights

On Eve Of Australian Speaking Tour, Palestinian Journalist Ali Abunimah Still Waiting For Visa Approval

On Eve Of Australian Speaking Tour, Palestinian Journalist Ali Abunimah Still Waiting For Visa Approval

By Chris Graham on March 14, 2016

With less than a week before he’s supposed to board a flight to Australia to speak at a major conference about the ongoing struggle for Palestinian justice, a prominent Palestinian-American journalist is still waiting on the Turnbull government to issue him a travel visa. 1,335 more words

Australia