In America, the Right to Boycott Israel Is Under Threat. This Is Why That’s Cause for Concern

The ACLU has filed suit against a Kansas law against boycotting Israel. Such Laws violate First Amendment guarantee of free speech, as stated by the Supreme Court in 1982. “From the Boston Tea Party to the Montgomery bus boycott to the campaign against apartheid South Africa, political boycotts have been a proud part of this country’s constitutional tradition…”

Why is Israel supporting Kurdish secession from Iraq?

Israeli support for Kurds is part of Israel’s “divide and conquer” strategy. Palestinian analyst Lamis Andoni writes in Al Jazeera that Kurds’ culture and contributions have enriched the Arab World for centuries and that their rights should be supported. “Arabs are now faced with a very difficult dilemma between supporting the Kurdish right to self-determination, an inalienable right for all people, and resisting Israeli attempts to become dominant in Iraqi Kurdistan.”

Ask your rep to sign Anna Eshoo’s letter in support of Susiya!

Congressional representative Anna Eshoo (D-CA) is leading a letter addressed to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, urging him to press the government of Israel to keep the Palestinian villages of Susiya and Khan al Ahmar standing, and to adopt fair policies in regards to Palestinian planning and building rights. CLICK HERE to email your U.S. Representative to…