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2017 Protest Against AIPAC

This year’s protest against the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) was marked by two rallies, one organized by the Jewish-Americans against settlements group “IfNotNow” and the other organized by Abbas Hamideh of Al-Awda, the Palestine Right To Return Coalition which was co-sponsored by ANSWER Coalition. Both protests ended in front of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, where the AIPAC conference is held.

Trump’s ambassador to Israel dances on the grave of ‘two states’ but BDS can change the tune

With the selection of his senior campaign adviser on Israel, David Friedman, as the next U.S. ambassador to Israel, President-Elect Donald Trump has signaled that the United States will not only continue its steadfast support of the Israeli government, but will in fact further accommodate the government of Benjamin Netanyahu by breaking with official U.S. opposition to illegal settlement construction in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.

US Campaign hosts 15th annual conference for Palestinian rights

The US Campaign for Palestinian Rights, formerly US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, is hosting its fifteenth annual national conference in Arlington, Virginia, “Which Side Are You On? Taking a Stand for Palestinian Rights.” The conference gives attendees an opportunity to gather and strategize about strengthening the struggle for freedom, justice, and equality in Palestine.

A summer that will never be forgotten

It’s been two years, and Gaza is still in ruins. As Israeli rockets descended upon the Gaza Strip in the summer of 2014, countless schools, hospitals, mosques, UN shelters, and vital infrastructure came under fire. The brutal and indiscriminate 51-day assault further accelerated the already grave humanitarian disaster in the besieged strip.