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International news round-up

22 March 2016
Protests against Donald Trump in the US elections continue, as does Israel's brutal repression and violence against the Palestinians

West Bank teachers’ strike fuels a deep crisis for Palestinian Authority

15 March 2016
A month-long teachers’ strike in the West Bank has exposed growing dissatisfaction among Palestinians with the governing Palestinian Authority (PA).

Defend the boycott of Israel

16 February 2016
Low-ranking Tory minister Matthew Hancock was set to announce plans this week making it harder for councils and other public bodies to boycott Israeli products.

Palestine: A people under occupation have the right to resist

19 January 2016
Bisan Abu Eisheh writes on the fight of Palestinians in East Jerusalem

Israeli state announces new clampdown on Palestinians

05 January 2016
Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu has announced a wave of repression against Palestinians in Israel.

Reports round-up

08 December 2015
Fascists march flops in Nottingham; Rise conference in Scotland; victory for the Elbit protesters; and traffic wardens strike over pay


03 November 2015
Last week the Guardian newspaper published a statement signed by 343 British academics pledging not to cooperate with Israeli academic institutions. By Friday this list had risen to over 500.

Reports round-up

03 November 2015
Protest at Jack the Ripper museum; Fast Food Rights campaign; anti-racists in Kent; Palestine solidarity; High Court ruling

‘You can’t make life hell and expect us to comply’ – Palestinians speak out

27 October 2015
A spate of stabbings by Palestinians in Israel has led to howls of anger in the mainstream media—but this ignores the real violence, reports Nick Clark

International round-up

27 October 2015
Bigots top in Poland election, close run in Argentina, deal blames Palestinians

Israel is to blame for new outbreak of violence

20 October 2015
The outbreak of Palestinian resistance has continued with protests and stabbing attacks against Israeli soldiers and civilians.

The conditions are ripe for a Third Intifada

13 October 2015

New rules target Palestine solidarity movement

06 October 2015
New rules target Palestine solidarity movement

Crackdown in old city of Jerusalem

06 October 2015
A crackdown has left 77 Palestinians injured by live rounds and rubber bullets in clashes with Israeli settlers in the West Bank and Jerusalem last Sunday.

Action targets arms fair over sales to Israel

15 September 2015
Activists ended a week of protests against arms sales to Israel last Saturday.

Hundreds-strong protest greets Israeli leader Binyamin Netanyahu in London

09 September 2015
Some 800 people blocked the road outside Downing Street today, Wednesday, as Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu visited London.

Road block at London arms fair over arms sales to Israel

08 September 2015
Protesters blocked a jeep on its way to an arms fair in east London on Monday of this week.

Fair Play for Palestine demo in Wales shows solidarity movement is growing

08 September 2015
Up to 1,500 Palestine solidarity campaigners marched through Cardiff last Saturday as the Israeli football team played Wales in the Euro 2016 qualifiers.

Protest against Israeli war criminal Binyamin Netanyahu in London

02 September 2015
Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu is set to visit London on Wednesday of next week to meet David Cameron. 

Veolia withdrawal in Jerusalem marks victory for campaign

01 September 2015
Infrastructure firm Veolia has sold its shares in the Jerusalem Light Rail (JLR) network—meaning it has completely ended all business in Israel.

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