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US protestant churches not yet won over to divestment

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Mon, 06/07/2015 - 21:35
Ryan Rodrick Beiler 6 July 2015

United Church of Christ divestment victory not repeated at Mennonite and Episcopal gatherings.

Our son died confronting occupation, teen's family insist

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Mon, 06/07/2015 - 20:35
Budour Youssef Hassan 6 July 2015

Muhammad al-Kasbeh was the third of his mother’s children to be killed by Israeli occupation forces.

The intifada's lasting injuries

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Mon, 06/07/2015 - 16:48
Mohammad Alhaj 6 July 2015

Tens of thousands of Palestinians have been wounded by the Israeli military.

Protests close four factories owned by Israeli arms firm Elbit

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Mon, 06/07/2015 - 11:08
Hilary Aked 6 July 2015

Activists in the UK and Australia have shut down several parts factories, including one which makes engines used in deadly drones.

Anti-BDS provision signed by Obama won’t stop this movement

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Thu, 02/07/2015 - 23:07
Josh Ruebner 2 July 2015

Measure attached to trade bill passed by Congress has less teeth than Israel lobby thinks.

Why does UN hire G4S, accomplice to Israeli torture?

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Thu, 02/07/2015 - 19:31
Ryvka Barnard and Riya Hassan 2 July 2015

Contracts worth millions have been signed between the British security firm and several UN agencies.

Why I painted a rainbow flag on Israel's apartheid wall

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Thu, 02/07/2015 - 19:30
Khaled Jarrar 2 July 2015

Artist sought to spark debate with controversial mural.

When will Dad come back?

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Thu, 02/07/2015 - 16:47
Refaat Alareer 2 July 2015

Israel made sure that a father would never see his children again.

Palestinian cinema thrives in London despite festival demise

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Thu, 02/07/2015 - 12:33
Sarah Irving 2 July 2015

Funders of the London Palestine Film Festival are keeping mum about why its organizers no longer have enough money. 

Well-known BBC presenter hints Israel may be underdog

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Thu, 02/07/2015 - 10:38
Amena Saleem 2 July 2015

Newsnight’s Evan Davis ignores the occupation while interviewing prominent Israelis. 

Israel arrests Palestinian archbishop during protest against church takeover

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Thu, 02/07/2015 - 00:27
Patrick Strickland 1 July 2015

Dozens of Palestinians imprisoned on “secret evidence” are boycotting Israel’s military courts, according to a rights group.

Boycott-hit Orange may dump Israeli partner by mid-2017

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 21:32
Ali Abunimah 1 July 2015

Palestine rights campaigners in Egypt and France welcome announcement, but say boycott must continue.

Video: Israelis use electric stun guns on Gaza flotilla passengers

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 15:09
Ali Abunimah 1 July 2015

More than two days after their abduction at sea, 14 of 18 passengers remain in Israeli prison.

US church votes by landslide to divest from Israeli occupation

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Tue, 30/06/2015 - 23:05
Ali Abunimah 30 June 2015

Vote by United Church of Christ sends powerful signal to the “oppressed,” says Palestinian pastor Mitri Raheb.

An amusing satire of the peace industry

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Tue, 30/06/2015 - 19:42
Greg Shupak 30 June 2015

Dancing Arabs demolishes the myth that Jewish and Palestinian citizens of Israel enjoy equality.

Israel tops explosive killers' list

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Tue, 30/06/2015 - 13:52
Rania Khalek 30 June 2015

Gaza was the third most dangerous place to be a civilian in 2014 due to Israel’s summertime bombing campaign.

Video: Activists heckle Israeli ambassador at Berlin gay pride march

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Mon, 29/06/2015 - 22:06
Adri Nieuwhof 29 June 2015

“2,300 dead in Gaza, You can’t pinkwash this,” say activists.

Prominent anthropologists join academic boycott of Israel

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Mon, 29/06/2015 - 17:36
Sarah Irving 29 June 2015

A series of blogs by eminent academics is a valuable resource for boycott campaigners.

Khader Adnan ends hunger strike after Israel agrees to free him

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Mon, 29/06/2015 - 16:59
Ali Abunimah 29 June 2015

Hunger striker’s wife speaks of family’s joy that father of six returned from brink of death.

Israel seizes Gaza-bound boat in "act of piracy"

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Mon, 29/06/2015 - 13:58
Ali Abunimah 29 June 2015

Lawmaker aboard seized ship compares Israeli bigots to US pro-Confederate extremists.