Keep calling the Banksters. Your actions are helping.

Yesterday we received a call from Tanya Kazak, the Vice President and Compliance Manager for Bank of the West within 15 minutes of posting our appeal for your action.  She had already received five calls and by the time we finished talking, she had received twelve.  Karen Nelson at the local branch was routing her [&hellip

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Stanford Senate reverses divestment vote, passes resolution

The 16th Undergraduate Senate passed the resolution supporting divestment from corporations identified as complicit in human rights abuses in Israel and Palestine. The vote comes a week after the Senate did not pass the same resolution. The re-vote saw 10 Senators vote in favor of the bill, while four voted against and one Senator abstained. [&hellip

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Settlers uproot hundreds of olive trees

Israeli settlers uprooted around 550 newly planted olive saplings Wednesday in the town of ash-Shuyukh to the northeast of Hebron, according to local sources. Sources told the Palestinian News and Info Agency that settlers from the illegal settlements of Asfar and Bani Kadim uprooted olive trees’ saplings belonging to the families of Abd al-Qader and [&hellip

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Thousands of Palestinian homes on Israeli demolition ‘shortlist’

  More than 20,000 Palestinian homes in Jerusalem have been shortlisted to be demolished by the Israeli occupation authorities, Jerusalem Centre for Social and Economic Rights (JCSER) has revealed. The centre’s head, Ziad Hamouri, said that the reason these homes have been shortlisted for demolition is that they were built without building licences issued by [&hellip

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University of California – Davis student senate votes to divest from corporatations supporting Israeli human rights violations

The International Solidarity Movement Support Group in Northern California congratulates the students of the University of California at Davis for their principled stand against Israeli human rights violations.  When the universities become as principled as their students these violations will end.  Below is the announcement. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   On the night of January 29, [&hellip

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Help free 14-year-old Malak

Dear friends, On January 21st, 14 year old Malak Khatib was sentenced by the Israeli military courts to two months in Israeli jails. Malak has been in Hasharon prison for over a month now as her family continues to endure the unbearable absence felt in their small apartment home in the West Bank village of [&hellip

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