On Monday the Guardian, the New York Times, and the Washington Post each published a different news story about Israeli technology – all with a common thread: unscrupulous practices targeting innocent people that Israel considers a threat.
This Palestinian American is fighting a Texas law that requires him to renounce his right to boycott Israel – the country that turned his family into refugees 73 years ago and continues to oppress them to this day. Israel loyalists have inserted these anti-boycott laws in 30 states around the country, despite the fact that the right to boycott has long been an American principle used by people of diverse political backgrounds.
Rep. Betty McCollum introduces resolution condemning Israel’s designation of Palestinian orgs as “terrorist groups”
Longtime advocate for Palestinian rights Rep. Betty McCollum joined with many others worldwide in condemning Israel’s effort to demonize and silence Palestinian human rights organizations. So far just nine Congress members have added their names to McCollum’s resolution, H.Res.751.
Amazon isn’t just your one-stop shop for household items; Google is more than an internet search engine. These corporations are supplying Israel with the technology to enforce and deepen its occupation and apartheid over Palestinians.
15-yr-old Mohammed & 13-yr-old Mustafa were arrested for playing games boys play; their parents weren’t informed. The next 29 hours were traumatizing.
Kape Technologies, run by Israelis, used to distribute malware that infected computers world wide…. now it has acquired four different VPN services (to provide ‘internet security’) and a collection of VPN ‘review’ websites – which now rank Kape’s VPN holdings at the top of their recommendations.
While Nike does not specifically call the move a “boycott,” the sportswear company indicates that doing business in Israel “no longer match[es] the company’s policy and goals.”
The UK Labor Conference also condemned the ongoing Nakba in Palestine, as well as Israel’s attacks on the Al Aqsa mosque, forced displacements from Sheikh Jarrah, and the deadly assault on Gaza.
Israeli soldiers entered the Palestinian West Bank town of Jenin and its refugee camp on Monday, allegedly to arrest a Hamas member. Instead, they killed 4 Palestinian young men.
When the African Union chairperson unilaterally granted observer status to Israel, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa called the move “appalling,” citing Israel’s recent bombardment of Gaza and attacks in Jerusalem. Other AU members also objected.