IJAN Opposes SCR 35

On April 29th, the California Senate will vote on SCR 35, dubbed the “Anti-Semitism” bill. This bill would “condemn any act of anti-Semitism augmenting education programs at all publicly funded schools in the State of California.” On it’s surface, this bill may seem inocuous. However, it is a part of a concerted effort of Zionist [&hellip

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The Siege – cultural resistance in Palestine

20th April 2015 | Frida and Jenny | Jenin, Occupied Palestine The room was overflowing with people who had come to witness the opening of the play The Siege. Pushing our way through the throng we managed to find some seats, squashed in the middle of a diverse and lively audience. We were sitting in [&hellip

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TRAINING FOR VOLUNTEERS

The International Solidarity Movement (ISM) needs nonviolent resistance volunteers to stand with Palestinians against the theft and colonization of Palestinian land.  You will witness and report human rights violations, participate in nonviolent demonstrations, resist home demolitions and land confiscations, accompany children and patients to school and hospital, remove roadblocks, or just share time with Palestinians, [&hellip

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Israel “directly targeted” children in drone strikes on Gaza, says rights group

By Rania Khalek, Electronic Intifada, Read the full report “Operation Protective Edge: A War Waged on Gaza’s Children” Israel deliberately targeted children in Gaza last summer, according to a new report by Defence for Children International-Palestine (DCI-Palestine). Of the 2,220 Palestinians killed during Israel’s 51-day bombing campaign, at least 1,492 were civilians, including at least 547 children

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Israeli forces shot five in Kafr Qaddum

This week’s Friday demonstration in Kafr Qaddum followed the same violent pattern as the previous ones during the past weeks. The Israeli occupation forces began their shooting before the demonstration even started. Soldiers and border police fired tear gas, stun grenades, rubber-coated steel bullets and live ammonition at the protestors. Hammam Khalid Aqil, age 19, was hit by two [&hellip

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Northeastern U students won’t be allowed to vote on BDS

Anthony Turner is a student at Northeastern University and a member of Students for Justice in Palestine.  He submitted this article to ISM-NorCal, which we are proud to publish.  We wish Justice at Northeastern for Anthony, SJP and all the student body. Apartheid Standing, Free Speech Falling With Help From Northeastern University On March 16, [&hellip

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