Stop Israeli military detention

Israel has the dubious distinction of being the only country in the world that systematically prosecutes around 700 children in military courts each year. Three...

Radiohead: Do not lend your voice and art to oppression

Palestinians urge Radiohead to cancel their 19 July concert in Israel and respect the cultural boycott picket line. Read full text of letter: https://bdsmovement.net/Radiohead-Letter Please sign petition: https://actionsprout.io/AFAD07

In letter, Palestinians urge Richard Gere to cancel Israel visit

We, Palestinian performing arts organizations, are writing from Palestine to urge Richard Gere to cancel his upcoming participation in the Jerusalem movie premier of...

Campaign Calls on UN to Release Names of Companies Involved in Settlement Activities

Al-Haq Human Rights organization launched an action alert urging the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Human Rights Council and Member States to abide...

UN experts deplore increase in arbitrary detention of Palestinian activists

Two United Nations experts have deplored daily violations of human rights and international law by the Israeli regime in the occupied Palestinian territories, warning...

Petition to Ireland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade

End the Occupation June 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the occupation of the West Bank, and the 10th anniversary of the blockade of Gaza....

Peace Now Submits Petition to Block Allocation of A-Nahla (E2) Land to Build Settlement

Peace Now and over a dozen Palestinian landowners petitioned the High Court against the allocation of about 1,200 dunams of a-Nahla land, in the...

UN – either endorse the UN-ESCWA report on Israeli apartheid or disprove it.

The report released by UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA), was compiled by distinguished internationally recognised academics, and after indepth research,...

Joint Press Release: Palestinian, Regional, and International Human Rights Organisations Submit Joint Report on...

Al-Haq, Al Mezan Centre for Human Rights, Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, and Habitat International...

Global South statement on Gaza, call for military embargo

Building on from the Latin America Militarism conference, organizations from Latin America and Asia issued a joint statement condemning the attacks on Gaza in...

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Unsilencing Gaza – Reflections on Resistance

by Sara Roy Pluto Press £19.99   SARA ROY’S stated aim in writing this book is to explain the significance of the occupation of Gaza, analysing its...

Swedish church calls for study into Israel’s standards of law keeping

Palestine Update 507 Comment Swedish church calls for study into Israel’s standards of law keeping When a church body that carries influence and clout speaks up, Israel...

Resistance literature and ‘pedagogy of the oppressed’ in colonized Palestine

By Haider Eid This semester, I am teaching two novels and a few short stories written by brilliant, critical “Orientals,” and Africans following Edward Said’s...