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Massive Protests Erupt in Tel Aviv Over Israel’s Jewish Nation-State Law

    Massive Protests Erupt in Tel Aviv Over Israel’s Jewish Nation-State Law

Tens of thousands of people gathered in Tel Aviv on Saturday to protest against Israel’s new law declaring it the nation-state of the Jewish people, which has provoked outrage among the country’s most integrated minority, the Druze. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has defended the law, which says only Jews have the right of self-determination in…

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Israeli Soldiers Beat, Stripped and Robbed Freedom Flotilla Activists

    Israeli Soldiers Beat, Stripped and Robbed Freedom Flotilla Activists

Founding trustee of Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP) Dr Swee Ang was on board the Al-Awda boat sailing to break the illegal Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip when occupation forces commandeered the vessel. In a personal testimony Ang outlines the violent treatment the unarmed activists received at the hands of heavily armed Israeli soldiers in international…

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US Military Aid to Israel Set to Exceed $3.8B, or $23,000 Per Year for Every Jewish Family Living in Israel

    US Military Aid to Israel Set to Exceed $3.8B, or $23,000 Per Year for Every Jewish Family Living in Israel

WASHINGTON — In an event largely overlooked by the U.S. media, the Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that would provide Israel with $3.3 billion in military aid along with over $500 million for missile defense over the course of the next year. The bill, officially titled the “United States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of…

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Netanyahu Declares Israel’s Readiness to Join Saudi-Led Bloody War on Yemen

    Netanyahu Declares Israel’s Readiness to Join Saudi-Led Bloody War on Yemen

HAIFA, ISRAEL — On Wednesday, during a speech at a naval parade in Haifa, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu threatened to deploy the Israeli military to Yemen if the country’s resistance movement blocks the Bab al-Mandab Strait on Yemen’s western coast. The strait, the geostrategic position of which was arguably the reason for the Saudi Arabian-led…

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Adidas is No Longer Sponsoring the Israel Football Association

  Adidas is No Longer Sponsoring the Israel Football Association

The Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement announced Tuesday that sports brand Adidas will no longer sponsor the Israel Football Association (IFA), after a campaign asking the sports giant to stop its complicity in the oppression of Palestinian people who live under military occupation, and with the ongoing colonization of their land in the…

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Israel Begins Deporting Detained Freedom Flotilla Activists

  Israel Begins Deporting Detained Freedom Flotilla Activists

Israeli authorities began deporting several of the international solidarity activists who were aboard the Al-Awda ship of the Freedom Flotilla, Gaza’s National Committee for Breaking the Siege announced yesterday. Gaza’s National Committee confirmed that the activists’ deportation comes two days after they were detained following an attack by Israeli naval forces on the ship in…

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Attack on Amnesty International Staffer Using Israeli-Made Spyware May Be Part of Broad Surveillance Campaign

  Attack on Amnesty International Staffer Using Israeli-Made Spyware May Be Part of Broad Surveillance Campaign

An investigation published Wednesday by the London-based Amnesty International revealed that one of the group’s staffers was “targeted by a sophisticated surveillance campaign, in what the organization suspects was a deliberate attempt to spy on its staff by a government hostile to its work,” using a tool developed by the Israeli cyber intelligence firm NSO Group. In early June—while…

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Ahed Tamimi’s Hard Earned Heros’ Welcome

  Ahed Tamimi’s Hard Earned Heros’ Welcome

When they left prison on Sunday Ahed Tamimi and her mother Nariman received a hard-earned heros’ welcome from Palestinians and others opposed to Israel’s occupation and colonization of Palestinian lands seized in 1948 and enlarged by the Israeli army in 1967. Ahed was 16 years old last December when an Israeli soldier shot her cousin in the…

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Israel’s Takeover of Freedom Flotilla Was Not ‘Peaceful’

  Israel’s Takeover of Freedom Flotilla Was Not ‘Peaceful’

The International Committee for Breaking the Siege of Gaza expressed its concern for the safety of the international solidarity activists who were on board the Gaza-bound Al-Awda (Return) boat which was boarded by the Israeli navy on Sunday. Activist on board on the boat were reportedly assaulted by masked Israeli soldiers. They were then detained by the…

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Mandela’s Grandson to Honor Ahed Tamimi with Award for Her Bravery in Resisting Israeli Oppression

  Mandela’s Grandson to Honor Ahed Tamimi with Award for Her Bravery in Resisting Israeli Oppression

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA — After her release from an Israeli prison on Sunday, renowned Palestinian teen-activist Ahed Tamimi has been invited to South Africa to receive an award honoring the 17-year-old for her bravery and continued resistance to the Israeli military occupation of Palestine’s West Bank. The award was announced by Zwelivelile “Mandla” Mandela,…

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