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Academic boycott - failure of BDS - loss of Palestinian jobs

The student newspaper of Edinburgh University (The Student, Tuesday 3 November 2015)  recently carried a report on the public pledge signed by UK academics to boycott Israeli universities. 1,046 more words

This Palestinian resistance is a spontaneous reaction to the most racist, far-right government in Israel's history

Israel’s descent into unmasked, right wing extremism: A new generation rises to fight occupation, settler-colonialism, apartheid

This Palestinian resistance is a spontaneous reaction to the most racist, far-right government in Israel’s history… 1,470 more words

Israel/Palestine

Palestinian Dance Education under Occupation: Need or Frill?

By Omar Barghouti

Despite an almost obvious and persistent need to promote creativity, imagination and freedom of expression as crucial ingredients in cultural development, dance as a form of spiritual and cultural education as well as a useful medium in education has been virtually non-existent in the formal education system in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt). 970 more words

Palestinian Dance

“The chairs outside the cafes are taken by Western tourists. . .” (Samih Mohsen)

(A special post about the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement.)

From MONDOWEISS
THE UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST AND DIVESTMENT
Marc H. Ellis
June 16, 2015… 1,377 more words

United Church Of Christ

ANOTHER BDS VICTORY, THAT NEVER WAS

Mondoweiss reports on leading BDS spokesperson Omar Barghouti’s recent visit to Italy:

Barghouti also met with leaders of the metalworkers unions of Italy’s three national confederations, FIOM-Cgil, which has endorsed BDS, FIM-Cisl and UIM-Uil, representing altogether over 500 hundred thousand workers.

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