The UK Conservative Party has announced plans to ban local councils from using ethical procurement policies and divesting from companies complicit with Israel’s occupation and settlements and UK arms companies.
Meron Rapoport is an Israeli journalist and writer, winner of the Napoli International Prize for Journalism for a inquiry about the stealing of olive trees from their Palestinian owners. He is ex-head of the News Department in Haaertz, and now an independent journalist.
Ibrahim Madi has been shot twice with rubber-coated steel bullets while protesting in the Gaza Strip against Israel’s response to the latest round of violence between Israelis and Palestinians, sustaining moderate injuries. On both occasions, he said, he was unarmed.