Watch: Israel’s secret blacklists of BDS supporters

Israel has started compiling and disseminating secretive blacklists of overseas supporters of BDS, the Palestinian-led boycott divestment and sanctions movement. I told The Real News’ Sharmini Peries about this recent phenomenon, how we know about it, and why it amounts to a…

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BDS Jordan celebrates three years of resistance against Israel

(MENAFN – #Jordan Times) AMMAN — Celebrating three years of resistance and awareness raising on Israel’s ‘apartheid projects’ in #Palestine earlier this week, Jordan’s Boycott, Investments, and Sanctions (BDS Jordan) movement has announced that 11 Jordanian companies have cut ties with British security company…

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Readers criticize Westchester BDS vote

Westchester legislators wrong on BDS vote Re “Westchester lawmakers right to condemn BDS,” June 26 letter: The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, known as BDS, stands on the right side of history in its fight against the 70-year illegal occupation…

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Radiohead are wrong to play in Israel. Here’s why

Next Wednesday (19 July), Radiohead will step on stage in Tel Aviv in knowing and deliberate contravention of the boycott of Israel called for by Palestinian civil society and adhered to by leading cultural figures. In so doing, they will…

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Support Mondoweiss to keep brave journalists reporting news

Recently a Mondoweiss writer based in Palestine—we’ll call her “Alaa”—described to us her firsthand knowledge of Israel’s efforts to suppress reporting from Palestine. She reports on the daily atrocities of the Israeli occupation under her own byline, but when we asked to…

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The Language of Oppression

In April, I described two resolutions up for approval by members of the Modern Language Association (MLA), the world’s largest academic organization of teachers of languages and literature.The first called on the organization to “refrain from endorsing” the academic boycott of Israeli…

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