Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyzes the implications of the Trump administration’s foreign policies in West Asia, especially Palestine, Yemen and Iran
Mike Pompeo became the first top US diplomat to visit an illegal Israeli settlement. He also said that the US government had historically been wrong about settlements and it could be done in a lawful manner
In a press conference with Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, US secretary of state Mike Pompeo said the government would label the BDS movement as anti-Semitic and withdraw funds to organizations which are part of it
Peoples Dispatch talks to Arafat Bdarny, secretary-general of the Israeli Communist Youth
A French court had convicted 11 BDS activists for ‘incitement to economic discrimination’ after they organized a boycott protest against Israel outside a supermarket in France during the Israeli invasion of Gaza in 2009-10
Women leading justice movements worldwide recognize more and more Israel’s involvement in systems that oppress them. They increasingly see the Palestinian call for a military embargo on Israel as not just a demand by Palestinians, but also as linked to their own liberation and justice struggles.
Bernie Sanders has objected to the pro-Israel lobby group’s history of offering a platform for “intolerance” and “bigotry” directed against the Palestinian people
A monthly protest was held outside Puma’s flagship store in London as part of the ongoing campaign
The case was filed over Georgia’s “pro-Israel” law that requires independent contractors to sign a pledge against the boycott of Israel. Martin refused to sign the pledge on the grounds that it infringes upon her right to speech and expression.
The cooperation between India and Israel has deepened under the current regime, and the volume of arms import by India reflects that, along with growing security cooperation.
The Palestinian Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement for freedom, justice and equality continued to grow in scale and impact in 2019
The pro-Israel move by the Boris Johnson-led government in the country is being viewed as an attempt to deny Labour-controlled local bodies’ right to boycott Israeli products