Students and staff at the SOAS school of the University of London have approved an academic boycott of Israel during a week-long referendum, ended with 73 percent voting for and 27 percent voting against the 'Yes' campaign to boycott Israel.
What are the roles of third parties (corporations, institutions, states) in prolonging Israel’s occupation of Palestine? Are they complicit in abetting Israel’s regime of Apartheid on both sides of the green line? What we, citizens of the world, can do to challenge this? A panel of activists will answer those questions giving ideas for potential actions and more.
One day before Israel’s General Election, the country’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, publicly pledged that, if re-elected, he would never allow the creation of a Palestinian state and would not put a stop to settlement construction. TAKE ACTION!
Benjamin Netanyahu has secured his fourth term as Israel’s prime minister, thanks in no small part to his last-minute embrace of outright alarmism and intransigence. In the last few days of a bitter campaign, he vowed never to allow the creation of a Palestinian state and promised to continue building in occupied east Jerusalem.
Dozens of aid agencies have called for international sanctions on Israel over its continued illegal blockade of the occupied Gaza Strip and the fact that six months after its deadly and devastating assault, there has been virtually no reconstruction in the territory.
An academic conference, International Law and the State of Israel: Legitimacy, Responsibility and Exceptionalism, was due to start this Friday but the University of Southampton - citing spurious ‘health and safety’ concerns - cancelled it, following intense pressure from the pro-Israel lobby.