by Ali Abunimah Electronic Intifada Anti-Palestinian advocates are up in arms over US Secretary of State John Kerry’swarning that Israel could become an “apartheid state” in the absence of a “two-state solution.” The Anti-Defamation League declared itself “startled and disappointed” that Kerry would use the “offensive term ‘apartheid’ to warn what might become of...
In South Africa, we could not have achieved our democracy without the help of people around the world, through the use of non-violent means, such as boycotts and divestment.
Neutrality cannot be the key to objectivity because it ignores an immense inequity of power. When the powerful meet the powerless, journalists must always keep that inequity front and center if they want their reporting to be anything close to objective.
What Obama was saying is that the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement is unfolding in venues where the US government doesn’t have a veto.
Israeli forces are killing Palestinian civilians in the West Bank — including children — with "callous disregard for human life" and should be immediately cut off from arms shipments, declares a damning report by Amnesty International.
The actress is sticking with SodaStream, the Israeli company with a factory in the occupied West Bank.
SodaStream’s factory is located in the industrial settlement of Mishor Adumim, which benefits from Israeli government policies that give tax breaks to settlement companies. Under the Geneva Conventions, an occupying power (Israel has controlled the Palestinian West Bank since 1967) is prohibited from altering occupied land by transferring its own...
If Israel were actively trying to support a worldwide boycott against it, could it possibly do a better job than it's doing right now?