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Israel Systematically Blocks International Scholars From Reaching Palestine

Israel Systematically Blocks International Scholars From Reaching Palestine

"International scholars are important to universities throughout the world. Their unique perspectives, emanating from different cultures and places, enrichen intellectual conversations among students and faculty. International scholars help orient local students toward global citizenship, and in turn those students help visiting scholars to understand their host country and culture better."

15 years after ICJ declared Separation Wall illegal, West Bank barrier continues to destroy Palestinian lives

15 years after ICJ declared Separation Wall illegal, West Bank barrier continues to destroy Palestinian lives

"But with the construction of the wall, came unprecedented demolitions of Palestinians homes along the planned route, massive land confiscations, and the division of dozens of Palestinian communities along the Green Line. In 2004 the ICJ issued a non-binding advisory opinion that Israel should immediately stop construction on the wall, and should pay reparations for any damage caused."

Palestinians want freedom, not Trump administration bribes

Palestinians want freedom, not Trump administration bribes

"Unfortunately, what has been revealed confirms our belief at the Palestinian Authority that the plan, which is being drafted by White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and other Trump administration officials, is simply a repackaging of a stale, discredited concept known as “economic peace” long advocated by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a longtime friend of the Kushner family."

Israel settlement goods should be labelled, EU court advised

Israel settlement goods should be labelled, EU court advised

"In his opinion, Hogan said the EU rules on labelling products take into account "ethical considerations" that might influence a consumer's purchases. Drawing a comparison with the way many Europeans boycotted South African products during apartheid, Hogan said people now might choose to avoid goods from a particular country "because it pursues particular political or social policies which that consumer happens to find objectionable or even repugnant"."

On equating BDS and anti-Semitism: a letter to the German government

On equating BDS and anti-Semitism: a letter to the German government

"My mother, Taube, and father, Abraham, survived Auschwitz among other horrors. My father was the only survivor in his family of six children and my mother survived with only one sister in a family that was larger than my father’s. I know, without question, that if they were alive today, the motion you are being asked to endorse would terrify them given the repression of tolerance and witness that it clearly embraces."