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AIPAC Breaking political custom, Democratic presidential candidates skip AIPAC summit

After the decision by leading Democratic Party candidate Bernie Sanders, other candidates have also jumped in to skip the 2020 AIPAC policy summit. Only Mike Bloomberg is scheduled to attend

Pro-Israel group in the US called a “hate group” by Congresswoman McCollum

US Congresswoman Betty McCollum is among the targets of an ad campaign run by the pro-Israeli lobbying group, AIPAC which called her “more sinister” than ISIS for her advocacy of Palestinian rights

Anti-war groups march against US aggression in Iran

People are rising up globally to reject the Trump administration’s dangerous policies that have brought West Asia to the brink of a war

Kamila Shamsie Writers condemn withdrawal of Nelly Sachs award conferred on Kamila Shamsie

The German city of Dortmund withdrew the award it had conferred on Kamila Shamsie, citing her support to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement

Israel bars entry of Muslim US legislators Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib

The two legislators were set to travel to the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories in the West Bank and East Jerusalem next week

The US House of Representatives passes the anti-BDS resolution with only 17 votes against

The resolution condemns the non-violent BDS movement while claiming to recognize an individual’s right to protest and boycott

The Raise the Wage Act crosses one barrier but many more remain The Raise the Wage Act crosses one barrier but many more remain

The Raise the Wage Act that mandates the gradual hike in minimum wage to $15 an hour was approved by the US House of Representatives but will face a tough challenge in the Senate and president Donald Trump

US legislator Ilhan Omar proposes pro-BDS resolution

The resolution is significant as senior leaders of Omar’s Democratic Party had earlier introduced a non-binding anti-BDS resolution drafted by AIPAC for the current session

Amazon protests germany Amazon workers in Europe and North America strike on Prime Day

Thousands of workers protested across Europe and North America over unfair wage practices and working conditions on the occasion of the 48-hour Prime Day shopping festival

Illan Omar Ilhan Omar, ‘anti-semitism’ and a stumbling pro-Israel lobby

The campaign to censure Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar is losing ground within the Democratic Party, pointing to the increasing failure of AIPAC and other pro-Israel groups to dominate the narrative and thwart any criticism of Israel for its crimes in Palestine

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