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Why Israel Is Nothing Like Apartheid South Africa - New York Times

JERUSALEM — Among critics of Israel, it has become ever more common to accuse the Jewish state of imitating apartheid South Africa. This month, an obscure United Nations agency, the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia, whose membership ...and more »

ASM indefinitely postpones divestment resolution after hours of heated debate - The Badger Herald

After six hours of heated debate, the University of Wisconsin Associated Students of Madison voted 13-12-1 to postpone a resolution demanding the university divest from corporations complicit in human rights violations both in the U.S. and around the ...and more »

UK students face disciplinary action over BDS protest -

Academics at a British university have condemned ongoing disciplinary action against two students accused of unfurling a banner in support of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement (BDS). The banner, which was dropped from the student union ...and more »

Israel blasted for approving Emek Shilo settlement -

Israel's government has approved the building of the first new settlement in 20 years in the occupied West Bank - a move swiftly condemned as an obstacle to peace based on a two-state solution. The move late on Thursday - considered illegal under ...and more »

Israel Approves First New Settlement in Decades - New York Times

JERUSALEM — Israel's government on Thursday approved the establishment of a new settlement in the West Bank for the first time in more than two decades, and also laid the groundwork for further expansion despite a request from President Trump to hold ...and more »

UN condemns Israel for 'threatening peace' with first new settlement in occupied West Bank for two decades - The Independent

The United Nations Secretary-General has said he is is disappointed and alarmed by Israel's decision to build a new settlement on land the Palestinians seek for a state and has condemned the move. Israel's security cabinet approved the construction of ...and more »

Video goes viral: 2.5 million worldwide view UN Watch director's challenge to Arab regimes: “Where Are Your Jews?” - UN Watch (press release)

GENEVA, March 30, 2017 — Tonight Israel's i24News TV will interview UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer about the video of his U.N. clash last week with Arab regimes which is now going viral on social media and the blogosphere, viewed more than 2 ...and more »

Occupied: Land before honour on Palestine Land Day - The New Arab

Comment: For decades, Palestinians have seen their land confiscated through illegal Israeli land grabs, and their homes demolished to make way for Israeli settlement building, writes Otman Aitlkaboud. Tags: Palestine Land Day, Israel, settlements, Oslo ...and more »

Israel Hits Back Against Boycott - Huffington Post

On March 19, Israeli tax officials arrested Omar Barghouti, a prominent Palestinian human rights defender and co-founder of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. Omar and his wife Safa, an Israeli citizen, were detained for 16 hours and ...and more »

The Jewish Voice at the Heart of the Boycott Israel Movement - Haaretz

Jewish Voice for Peace executive director Rebecca Vilkomerson isn't your typical BDS activist: she spent three years in Israel, is married to an Israeli and has relatives in the West Bank. Despite many critics in the organized Jewish community, she ...and more »