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Palestine and Israel Clash at UN General Assembly

The Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas spoke at the 71st United Nations General Assembly in New York on Thursday, saying that Israel should return the occupied territories and asked the international community to support the French peace conference that Israel has been evading.

Celtic Fans Raise Enough for UEFA Fine and Extra for Palestine

August 22, 2016 - Celtic FC soccer fans raised over £30,000 in 24 hours after starting a GoFundMe page to pay a potential fine against their team from European soccer's governing body for displaying Palestinian flags at a game against a visiting Israeli team. They also raised matching funds to donate to organizations in Occupied Palestine.
  • Published in Sports

Israeli Firm Behind Gaza Border Wall Keen to Cash in with Trump

If Republican Donald Trump becomes president of the United States, at least one company will be looking to cash in on his incendiary plan to build a massive wall along the U.S.-Mexico border: an Israeli firm in the business of border fences that has made part of its fortune walling in Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

Pharrell Williams Cancels Concert in Tel Aviv

U.S. singer and producer Pharrell Williams has cancelled a planned concert in Tel Aviv less than two weeks before the event, though it´s unclear if the entertainer caved to pressure from the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanction movement for an international embargo against Israel.

The Democratic Party Refuses to Support Palestine

Last weekend, supporters of non-candidate-elect and Hillary Clinton endorser Bernie Sanders begged the Democratic Platform Committee to do something—anything—positive for Palestine. Not a chance. Despite a scathing plea from the one principled high-profile figure of this election season, Cornel West, support for colonialism made it through the Committee basically unscathed.
  • Published in Opinion
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