1,000 sign petition against holding mental health conference in Israel

Over 1,000 mental health workers and professionals have signed a petition protesting the decision of the International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (IARPP)...

Victory! Anti-Boycott Measure Defeated in Massachusetts

An anti-boycott bill opposed by the Massachusetts "Freedom to Boycott" coalition was defeated today after a Massachusetts legislative committee refused to advance it. The...

WOMEN AND GIRLS BEAR THE BRUNT OF ISRAEL’S CRIMES IN JORDAN – A SHORT...

This short documentary by the Palestinian human rights group Al-Haq focuses on the life of a family in al-Hadidiya, a Bedouin community in the...

Kansas Teacher Scores Big Win for Israel Boycott, and Free Speech

A federal judge has ruled that Esther Koontz’s constitutional rights were violated when she was denied a Kansas teaching job over her refusal to...

Palestinians slam Jerusalem move to end tax breaks on churches

Palestinians on Sunday strongly denounced an Israeli decision to collect taxes from churches and United Nations agencies in Jerusalem, saying the move was aimed...

Amnesty Int’l Demands Release of Imprisoned Teen Ahed Tamimi

Amnesty International is calling for the urgent release of Palestinian teen, Ahed Tamimi: "'There is nothing Ahed Tamimi has done that can justify the...

Palestinian Groups Urge UNRWA Operations Chief to Leave

Palestinian groups called for the departure of The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) Operations Director Scott...

Young US Jews Write 700 Letters of Solidarity to Ahed Tamimi

Two left-wing groups in the U.S. organized the letters campaign and protests marking the the 17th birthday of the imprisoned Palestinian teen. More than...

Palestinian authority to withdraw its recognition of Israel

President Mahmoud Abbas asked to "immediately start preparing plans" for disengagement The Palestine Liberation Organisation's top leadership opened the way to suspending its recognition of...

US BILL TO END ISRAEL’S ABUSE OF CHILDREN

Promoting Human Rights by Ending Israeli Military Detention of Palestinian Children Act, sponsored by Betty McCollum (D-MN-4) was introduced in the House on Nov...

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Trump’s aid cuts have turned Gaza into a ‘time bomb,’ warns UNRWA chief

The chief of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees has slammed the US decision to cut funding to the organisation, designating it as a...

Al Mezan Briefing Paper: Effects of Aerial Spraying on Farmlands in the Gaza Strip

A briefing paper from Al Mezan points out the risks of chemical spraying of farmlands, by Israeli forces, in the conflict-stricken Gaza Strip. The...

Verbannt Apartheid und Diskriminierung …

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