Friday, April 27, 2012
This week, the United Methodist Church is meeting in Tampa, FL. Delegates are being asked to support BDS -specifically, to divest from Caterpillar, Motorola Solutions, and Hewlett-Packard, three companies that profit from the Occupation. Three videos appeal to delegates to support BDS.
Some 15 activists from the organization Zochrot were besieged by police on Wednesday night in the NGO’s offices, in order to prevent them from quietly commemorating the Palestinian Nakba on Israeli Independence Day. Three were arrested for reading aloud names of destroyed villages.
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Friday, April 6, 2012
Settlers have taken over a house in the middle of Hebron, next to other settlements. The IDF was ordered to evict them by the Israeli Supreme Court. PM Netanyahu wanted to let them stay until May 1. Defense Minister Barak ordered the army to remove them, & they did.
This is the first part of Tear Gas in the Morning. It is the story of Barbara Silverman, a Jewish-American artist volunteering as an activist in the West Bank. The story is loosely based around the authors' own personal experiences and the experiences of real life Palestinians, Israelis and international volunteers.