Israeli Apartheid (Hafrada)

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The Academic Boycott Debate
Podur, Justin
Article
2006
An excellent summary and commentary on a debate at Ryerson University about whether Israel should be subjected to an academic boycott because of its human rights violations.
Address by President Nelson Mandela at the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
Mandela, Nelson
Article
1997
It behoves all South Africans, themselves erstwhile beneficiaries of generous international support, to stand up and be counted among those contributing actively to the cause of freedom and justice. A...
Archbishop Desmond Tutu to UC Berkeley: Divesting is the Right Thing To Do
Tutu, Desmond
Article
2010
In South Africa, we could not have achieved our freedom and just peace without the help of people around the world, who through the use of non-violent means, such as boycotts and divestment, encourage...
The Assault on Israeli Legitimacy
Hedges, Chris
Article
2010
Israel has consciously orchestrated acute misery and poverty in the Palestinian territories over the past two decades in an effort to subdue and ethnically cleanse the captive population. Israel, desp...
BDS: Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions: The Global Struggle for Palestinian Rights
Barghouti, Omar
Book
2011
The case for a rights-based BDS campaign against Israeli occupation and apartheid.
A BDS Movement That Works: Against The Current vol. 161
Harvey, Barbara
Article
2012
In 2005, a call was issued for global nonviolent resistance to occupation through acts of boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) against Israel.They had three goals: an end to occupation and return ...
Boycott Israel
Gordon, Neve
Article
2009
It is clear to me that the only way to counter the apartheid trend in Israel is through massive international pressure.
Boycott the state, not just the settlements
Munayyer, Yousef
Article
2011
West Bank settlements would not be viable without government aid, so boycotts should target the Israeli state as well.
Calls for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Against Israel
Article
2006
A call for sanctions against Israel until it complies with international law and universal principles of human rights.
Canada and Israel: Building Apartheid
Engler, Yves
Book
2010
Engler documents the fact that the essence of Canadian policy has always been support for the establishment and continued dominance of an expansionist Zionist state in the territories that now compris...
The Case Against Israel
Neumann, Michael
Book
2005
Neumann argues that Israel's policies are the cause of the conflict, and that the conflict can be ended by Israel changing its behaviour.
ChestDoc in Palestine
Khan, Dr. Asad
Article
2007
Children of SA liberation icons condemn Israeli apartheid
Article
2015
The children of South Africa's anti-apartheid heroes speak out against Israeli apartheid, supporting the boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign against Israel and denouncing the Jewish state's bru...
Chomsky.Info
Chomsky, Noam
Website
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
A Concerted Effort From Europe Against Israeli Produce Exporter Agrexco
Westbrook, Stephanie
Article
2011
In Montpellier, France, over 100 activists from 9 countries gathered for the first ever European Forum Against Agrexco. Delegates from Italy, UK, Switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands, Spain, Germany and ...
Connexions Library: Race, Racism, Ethnicity, Multiculturalism Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on race, racism, ethnicity, multiculturalism, identity.
Connexions Other Voices - April 30, 2017: Affirming life, resisting war, reporting UFOs
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
What do we do when those in power recklessly put the future of the entire planet at risk with their acts of aggression and military provocations, while they ignore the growing disaster of climate chan...
Counter-Rhetoric: Challenging "conventional wisdom" & reframing the conflict
Schaeffer, Emily; Halper, Jeff; Johnson, Jimmy
Article
2006
This useful little book does two things. It challenges the rhetoric, the perceptions and assumptions regarding the conflict in Israel/Palestine, and it exposes the underlying imbalance of power around...
A Country Of Sacred Cows And Ten Commandments
Abubacker, Ershad
Article
2009
It's high time that Israel must understand that criticizing Israeli government's foreign policy for assassinating people or for shooting children, is by no way Anti-Semitic, it's just being humane.
Creating A Giant Ghetto in Gaza: Against The Current vol. 125
Avnery, Uri
Article
2006
I is possible to force a whole people to submit to foreign occupation by starving it? That is, certainly, an interesting question. So interesting, indeed, that the governments of Israel and the United...
Criminalizing Criticism of Israel: The End of Free Speech?
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2009
A massive push is underway to criminalize criticism of Israel. The Lobby is working to ban as anti-Semitic any truth or disagreeable fact that pertains to Israel. It is permissible to criticize ever...
Criticism not disloyal
Article
2008
Support for Palestinian rights thus need not come at the expense of concern for Israelis - in fact, advocating changes to Israeli policies that perpetuate war, anger, and resistance is the truest prom...
Diaspora Jews Must Speak Out: Law in the Service of Discrimination
Bahour, Sam
Article
2013
No democracy, in today’s world, should have the “right” to speak for persons who are not its citizens, live thousands of miles away, and have not given their direct consent to be spoken for or “repres...
Do I Divest?
Tutu, Desmond
Article
2002
If apartheid ended, so can this occupation, but the moral force and international pressure will have to be just as determined.
Don't be fooled: 'media watchdogs' are Israeli propaganda tools
Sloan, Alastair
Article
2015
Consider yourself very lucky if you have never heard of "UK Media Watch" (formerly called "Comment is Free Watch" – CiF Watch), "BBC Watch", "HonestReporting" and "Committee for Accuracy in Middle Eas...
Education gap divides Jerusalem
Article
2009
A recent report by an Israeli non-governmental organisation says 5,000 Palestinian children in East Jerusalem will not be able to attend classes this year because there are not enough classrooms.
Elected Representatives on the Wrong Side of History: Israel is a Criminal State
Naiman, Joanne
Article
2014
The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement (BDS) has grown exponentially and gained legitimacy in many parts of the world, while the concept of Israel as an Apartheid state has gained much credib...
Empire, Religion and Liberation: Against The Current vol. 135
Webber, Jeffery R.
Article
2008
“At least 10 Palestinians were killed in Gaza on Sunday by Israeli fire,” today’s New York Times reports as I write this review, “bringing the number of Palestinians killed since Wednesday… to more th...
Ethnic Cleansing by All Means: The real Israeli 'peace' policy
Pappe, Iian; Jaber, Samer
Article
2014
This policy of ethnic cleansing, by different means since 1948, is a consensual issue in Israel and thus leaves very little hope for peace and reconciliation. The current Israeli left, the self-acclai...
Ethnic Cleansing of Invented People
Peled, Miko
Article
2011
Once we connect the dots it is not hard to see that the occupation of the West Bank and Gaza is only a small part of the Israeli Palestinian issue. The greater issue is the ongoing ethnic cleansing of...
The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine
Pappe, Ilan
Book
2007
Israelo historian Ilan Pappe recounts the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians from Israel during the war of 1948.
False Prophets of Peace: Liberal Zionism and the Struggle for Palestine
Honig-Parnass, Tikva
Book
2011
Honig-Parnass unearths the central role played by the Israeli Left in laying the foundation for the colonial settler project and its campaign of dispossession.
5 Broken Cameras
Davidi, Guy; Burnat, Emad
Film/Video
2011
A deeply personal, first-hand account of non-violent resistance in Bil'in, a village in the Israeli-occupied West Bank whose lands are being systematically seized to make room for illegal Israeli sett...
Five years of illegality: Time to dismantle the Wall and respect the rights of Palestinians
Article
2009
Oxfam International presents testimonies of Palestinian men and women who recount their daily problems, arising from the construction of Israel's illegal Wall and its associated regime of land confisc...
Free Speech and Acceptable Truths: Statement of the Alumni for Responsible Speech
Alumni for Responsible Speech
Article
2008
While we support freedom of speech and academic freedom, we believe that university administrations have a duty to provide a safe learning environment in which students and faculty are protected by in...
'Free speech' - as long as it doesn't offend anyone
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2009
On the issue of free speech most of the right and much of the left are in agreement, and so too are many liberals, activists, and human rights apparatchiks. They hold essentially the same position on ...
French Jews for Palestinian Rights: Against The Current vol. 89
Bensaïd, Daniel; Kahn, Marcel-Francis; Tomkiewicz, Stanislas; Vidal-Naquet, Pierre
Article
2000
The following text (abridged here) was published in the French daily Le Monde of October 18, 2000 accompanied by the signatures of fifty French people of Jewish origin, several of them well-known poli...
From Apartheid South Africa to Palestine: "To Exist is to Resist"
Bond, Patrick
Article
2010
The growing support for Palestinian liberation via BDS reminds of small but sure steps towards the full-fledged anti-apartheid sports, cultural, academic and economic boycotts catalyzed by Brutus agai...
From one apartheid state to another: Israel's secret military alliance with apartheid South Africa
Gowans, Stephen
Article
2010
Israel regarded the relationship as based on more than just convenience, but on a common position as colonial oppressor, under pressure from national liberation movements. The two countries shared "un...
The Future of Israel/Palestine: Against The Current vol. 139
Halper, Jeff
Article
2008
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s address to both houses of the U.S. Congress in May, 2006 was the clearest, most explicit presentation of Israel’s conception of where it is going vis-à-vis the Pal...
The Future of Palestine: Righteous Jews vs. New Afrikaners
Mearsheimer, John J.
Article
2010
The Israel lobby is effectively helping Israel commit national suicide. Israel, is turning itself into an apartheid state, which, as Ehud Olmert has pointed out, is not sustainable in the modern era.
Gaza 2009: De-Osloizing the Palestinian Mind
Eid, Dr. Haidar
Article
2009
The lesson we learn from Gaza 2009 is to harness all effort to fight the outcome of the Oslo Accords, and to form a United Front on a platform of resistance and reforms. This cannot be achieved withou...
Gaza, The World's Largest Outdoor Prison: Against The Current vol. 134
Currie, Kristine
Article
2008
Sara Roy couldn't have predicted the deterioration of Gaza since the 2005 unilateral pullout of Israeli occupation forces and settlers any more effectively than in her book Failing Peace: Gaza and the...
Gaza's women of steel
Gadzo, Mersiha
Article
2017
Gadzo interviews three different women in Gaza who have taken on difficult, yet culturally progressive, employment in the wake of the region's economic devastation.
George Bush's Unending War and Israel: Against The Current vol. 125
Warschawski, Michael
Article
2006
The present U.S. strategy, defined by the neo-cons at the end of the 1980s, is no longer a strategy of stabilizing world order and building a “new Middle East” through multilateral negotiations, but i...
A Heartfelt Apology to Haaretz Readers
Levy, Gideon
Article
To all offended readers, I apologize for the one-sidedness. How could I not maintain a balance between the murderer and the murdered; the thief and his victim; and the occupier and the occupied?
Holocaust survivor - why I support Palestinian rights
Weiss, Suzanne
Article
2010
For me, the Israeli government's actions toward the Palestinians awaken horrific memories of my family's experiences under Hitlerism: the inhuman walls, the check points, the daily humiliations, killi...
How Israel Uses Water as a Weapon of War
Baroud, Ramzy
Article
2016
Entire communities in the West Bank either have no access to water or have had their water supply reduced almost by half. This alarming development has been taking place for weeks, since Israel’s nati...
How Israeli Apartheid is Coming Unstuck: Big Racists vs Little Racists
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2013
Segregation is enforced in all the main spheres of life for Jews and Arabs: land allocation and housing, citizenship rights, education, and employment.
How low will Israel stoop to win the propaganda war?
Littlewood, Stuart
Article
2009
The Israel Project's training manual is an unpleasant piece of work. It recycles many of the discredited techniques used by the advertising industry. And it serves to undermine with clever words the i...
How to Deal with The Lobby: The De-Zionization of the American Mind
Bricmont, Jean
Article
2006
Countering the influence of the Zionist lobby.
How to really fight anti-Semitism
Weiss, Suzanne
Article
2009
In Hebron, a South African Compares Israeli Occupation to Apartheid
Weiss, Philip
Article
2006
Israelis have generally blinded themselves to the apartheid in the back yard because if they did acknowledge it they would have to do something. This complacent blindering recalls the American south d...
In new book, Ilan Pappé says settler colonialism and apartheid best explain Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Clarke, Ben
Article
2016
An analysis of Ilan Pappe's new book, Israel and South Africa - The Many Faces of Apartheid, and how Israel's settler colonization of Palestinians is similar to apartheid in South Africa.
Indeed there is Apartheid in Israel
Aloni, Shulamit
Article
2006
The state of Israel practises its own, quite violent, form of Apartheid with the native Palestinian population.
The Iron Cage
Khalidi, Rashid
Book
2007
Is Israel an Apartheid State?: Rhetoric or Reality? Summary of a Legal Study by the Human Sciences Research council of South Africa
Article
2010
Do Israel's practices in occupied Palestinian territory, namely the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza, amount to the crimes of colonialism and apartheid under international law?
Israel: An Apartheid State
Davis, Uri
Book
1989
In this book, Dr. Uri Davis examines those legal and constitutional structures of the Israeli state that define the national status and rights of its population. He focuses especially on the Jewish Na...
Israel and apartheid: A fair comparison?
Corrigan, Edward C.
Article
2010
The comparison between Israel's policies toward the Palestinians and to apartheid is a legitimate part of that debate and this is an analogy frequently used by Israelis and also by South Africans.
Israel: Boycott, divest, sanction
Klein, Naomi
Article
2009
The best strategy to end the increasingly bloody occupation is for Israel to become the target of the kind of global movement that put an end to apartheid in South Africa.
Israel boycott may be the way to peace
Article
2006
The non-violent international response to apartheid was a campaign of boycott, divestment and UN-imposed sanctions which enabled the regime to change without bloodshed. We should try to follow the sam...
Israel is an apartheid state and that is why they are losing legitimacy
Rebick, Judy
Article
2010
Israel is losing legitimacy in the world because of what their government is doing to the Palestinians, not because of anti-semitism.
Israel, Lebanon and Torture: Against The Current vol. 125
Finkel, David
Article
2006
An interview with Marty Rosenbluth. Marty Rosenbluth is Amnesty International’s country specialist for Israel, the Occupied Territories and the Palestinian Authority.
Israel/Palestine: Resources for peace, justice, and human rights
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Website
2006
A selection of resources for those looking for a solution to the situation in Isreal/Palestine based on peace, justice, and human rights.
Israeli Apartheid: A Beginner's Guide
White, Ben
Book
2009
A readable introduction to the history and practice of apartheid in Israel.
Israeli Apartheid and Terrorism
Herman, Edward S.
Article
1994
If Jews in France were required to carry identification cards designating them Jews, could not acquire land or buy or rent homes in most of the country, were not eligible for service in the armed forc...
Israeli refusers follow South African footsteps in the struggle against apartheid
Vardi, Sahar
Article
2009
Shministim are conscientious objectors. We are Israeli high-school graduates who refuse conscription into the military, and are repeatedly imprisoned as a result. We will not take part of the occupati...
Israeli torture of Palestinian children 'institutional'
White, Ben
Article
2017
Investigation of the practice of torture by Shin Bet interrogators, revealing the practice as systematic.
Israelis have the Upper Hand when it Comes to Vengeance
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2014
As Human Rights Watch warned, Israel’s recent actions – mass arrests; armed raids; the killing of Palestinians, including minors; lockdowns of cities, house demolitions; and air strikes – amounted to ...
Israel's Apartheid
Dobbin, Murray
Article
2010
Blacks in South Africa never faced a 20-foot wall dividing their communities. Palestinians' land is still being seized, their orchards bulldozed.
Israel's approved ethnic cleansing
Herman, Edward S.
Article
2001
Israel's treatment of the Palestinians has always presented a moral problem to the West, as that treatment has violated every law and moral standard on the books.
Israel's Arab Women Workers Need Not Apply
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2009
Israel's private sector is almost entirely closed to Arab women because of discriminatory practices by employers.
Israel's New Strategy: "Sabotage" And "Attack" The Global Justice Movement
Abunimah, Ali
Article
2010
Reut's analysis vindicates the effectiveness of the Boycot Divestment Sanctions strategy. As Israeli elites increasingly fear for the long-term prospects of the Zionist project they are likely to be m...
Israel's occupation is more complex than a genocide
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2014
Israeli officials were caught in a revealing lie late last month as the country celebrated the Jewish New Year. Shortly after declaring the most popular boy’s name in Israel to be "Yosef", the interio...
Israel's School Apartheid Highlighted By Court Case
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2009
Instances of Arab children being denied places at kindergartens and junior schools have become more common in recent years. Now, an Arab couple whose daughter was expelled from an Israeli daycare cent...
Israel's Struggle Within: Against The Current vol. 113
Finkel, David
Article
2004
ATC interviews Uri Davis.
Israel's "Withdrawal" Toward Apartheid: Against The Current vol. 120
Finkel, David
Article
2006
David Finkel interviews Jeff Halper. “From Sharon's point of view it’s a done deal. Israel has won its century-old conflict with the Palestinians,” writes Jeff Halper of the Israeli Committee Against ...
Jeff Halper's Obstacles to Peace: Against The Current vol. 120
Finkel, David
Article
2006
“The occupation challenges us all… Can a system of control, displacement, denial of fundamental rights and repression actually prevail? What does it mean if we are unable to end an occupation that is ...
Land Day 2017: Israel's relentless land grab continues
Borrell, Rachel
Article
2017
As Israel resumes its settlement expansion with impunity, Palestinians have plenty to protest at this year's Land Day.
The Last Refuge: Neve Gordon and the Boycott of Israel
Levy, Gideon
Article
2009
Let us admit the truth: The occupier deserves to be boycotted. As long as the Israelis pay no price for the occupation, the occupation will not end, and therefore the only way open to the opponents of...
Leader and Vassal: Bringing Death and Destruction to Muslims
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2008
Americans do not think of themselves or of Israel as terrorist states, but the evidence is complete and overwhelming. Thanks to the power of the Israel Lobby, Americans only know the Israeli side of t...
The Lessons of Lebanon: Against The Current vol. 124
Avnery, Uri
Article
2006
So what has happened to the Israeli army? This question is now being raised not only around the world, but also in Israel itself. Clearly, there is a huge gap between the army's boastful arrogance, on...
The lessons we have learned: Palestine & Iraq: Any Signs of Hope?
Lowi, Henry
Article
2002
A speech on "the peace movement: lessons learned and the way forward." Henry Lowi argues that "There is no sign of hope, for the old prejudices and the old concepts, and there is no hope for the colon...
Married to Another Man: Israel's Dilemma in Palestine
Karmi, Ghada
Book
2007
Karmi argues that Israel has never been able to solve the original and unresolved Zionist quandary of how to create and maintain a Jewish state in a land inhabited by another people. She maintains tha...
Martin Kramer, Harvard and the Eugenics of Zion
Klein, Jeff
Article
2010
At Herzliya the cream of the Zionist security elite gather to raise the alarm about Arab births and hear scholarly analyses of family size and fertility rates among Jews and Arabs as 'existential' thr...
Much Has Been Said...
Finkel, David
Article
2014
In the wake of Nelson Mandela, Finkel brings attention to contemporary political activists being imprisoned by their governments.
No Debate: The Israel Lobby and Free Speech at Canadian Universities
Thompson, Jon
Book
2011
During 2008-2009, Israel lobby organizations made concerted efforts to block a planned conference on statehood for Israel and Palestine at Toronto's York University. Thompson probes the facts and cont...
Occupation 101: Voices of the Silenced Majority
Omeish, Sufyan; Omeish, Abdallah
Film
2007
A thorough examination on the current and historical root causes of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Occupation captured
Christian Peacemaker Teams
Article
2017
Photos of Palestinian life and Israeli occupation in the West Bank city of Hebron.
Occupation, Colonialism, Apartheid?: A re-assessment of Israel's practicies in the occupied Palestinian territories under international law
The Middle East Project, Democracy and Governance Program
Article
2009
A study of the Israel-Palestine situation from the standpoint of international law.
Occupation Diaries
Shehadeh, Raja
Book
2012
An inside look at daily life in Palestine.
Occupation on Trial - Palestinian village sues Canadian corporations for building illegal Israeli settlements: Sources News Release
Article
2009
Bil'in, a Palestinian village that has become an international symbol of Palestinian popular non-violent resistance to the ongoing construction of the Israeli separation wall, is suing Canadian corpor...
On Oil and Quicksand: Against The Current vol. 114
The Editors
Article
2005
The end of 2004 finds the Middle East sliding toward an even bloodier morass, thanks in large part to imperial and colonial arrogance which has rarely been on such open display.
The Other Side of Israel: My Journey Across the Jewish/Arab Divide
Nathan, Susan
Book
2005
Explores the unequal treatment of Palestinians living in Israel as "citizens", but as second-class citizens in a theocratic state that discriminates against Arabs in many ways.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - February 12, 2017
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
Class conflict - first and foremost, the relationship between the capitalist class and the working class -- is the fundamental contradiction that defines capitalist society. Class is a reality which s...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - April 1, 2017: April 1 issue
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
Other Voices always strives to present you with alternative views on important topics. This issue offers some really alternative perspectives and even some "alternative facts." As always, read critica...
Our Way to Fight: Peace-work under siege in Israel-Palestine
Riordon, Michael
Book
2011
Documents the lives and work of grassroots peace activists, Israelis and Palestinians fighting for justice and human rights on both sides of the wall. The book also explore events that stirred people ...
Overcoming Zionism: Creating a Single Democratic State in Israel/Palestine
Kovel, Joel
Book
2007
Kovel argues that the inner contradictions of Zionism have led Israel to a 'state-sponsored racism' fully as incorrigible as that of apartheid South Africa and deserving of the same resolution. Only a...
Palestine/Israel: A single state, with liberty and justice for all
Abulhawa, Susan; Baroud, Ramzy
Article
2009
The notion of religious-ethnocentric entitlement and exclusivity for one people at the expense of another has been rejected the world over. Palestinians reject it and we assert that we are human being...
Palestine Peace Not Apartheid
Carter, Jimmy
Book
2006
Former U.S. President Carter calls Israel's treatment of Palestinians 'apartheid' and identifies continuing Israeli control of the occupied territories as the primary obstacle to peace.
Palestinian Democracy: Against The Current vol. 121
Warschawski, Michael
Article
2006
Few elections throughout the world have been perceived by the local population, as well as international observers, as democratic and transparent as the Palestinian ones. At first glance, Palestine se...
Palestinian Women Suffer as Israel Violates CEDAW
Frykberg, Mel
Article
2009
Palestinian women continue to suffer abuse and denial of basic human rights at the hands of Israeli settlers and soldiers in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
The Pariah State: A Short History of Israeli Impunity
Jones, Evan
Article
2014
Hasbara has elevated the manipulation of language to a new plateau. This is a qualitative leap. Moving beyond the difficulty of seeing the stye in our own eye, the Hasbara upends linguistic convention...
The Picket of the Zim Piraeus
Turner, Peter
Article
2014
Press for Conversion #66: Spring 2012
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2012
In an effort to support the international Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement, and the call for an arms embargo on Israel, COAT's two-part report exposes $1.5 billion-worth of CPP investments in 6...
Press for Conversion #67: Fall 2012
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2012
In an effort to support the international boycott, divestment, sanctions movement, and the call for an arms embargo on Israel, COAT's two-part report exposes $1.5 billion-worth of CPP investments in 6...
Pro-Israel Lobby Alarmed by Growth of Boycott, Divestment Movement
Young, Art
Article
2009
The international campaign for boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel is emerging as one of the most important ways to demonstrate solidarity with Palestine.
Radical Digressions 4
Diemer, Ulli
Website
2006
Radical Digressions 6
Diemer, Ulli
Website
2009
A Reply to B'nai Brith's Manifesto Denouncing CUPE-Ontario's Boycott of Israel
Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid
Article
2006
Why supporting the global campaign of boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israeli apartheid is the right thing to do.
Review: Political War Over Palestine: Against The Current vol. 131
Finkel, David
Article
2007
It has become impossible to review titles like these, or discuss the issues they raise, without reference to the rise of an exceptionally vicious campaign against critical activist voices and academic...
Revisiting the partition of Palestine
Lowi, Henry
Article
2007
Henry Lowi calls on honest, realistic and pragmatic peace activists the world over to expose partition, protest against it and propose an alternative solution to the question of Palestine.
The Road to Civil War: Against The Current vol. 113
Avnery, Uri
Article
2004
Everybody in Israel is talking about the Next War. The most popular TV channel is running a whole series about it.
The roots of Israel's most racist law
Noy, Orly
Article
2016
Israel’s most draconian laws may have been passed by the current right-wing government, but the stage was set long ago by the Israeli Left. With a majority of 65 votes, the Knesset approved last week ...
Sanctions Against the Israeli Occupation: It's Time
Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD)
Article
2005
A call from the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) for sanctions as the next logical step in the global campaign to end the Occupation.
Sanctions on Israel: If not now, when?
Article
2006
How much longer are we prepared to watch Lebanon and Palestine burn, before we act?
Seeds of Peace
Kloer, Andre & Broos, Maaike (Directors)
Film/Video
2009
Jawdat Talousy worked in a Jewish Settlement located on the West Bank. He was fired because he established a labour committee in order to get equal labour rights as Israeli co-workers.
Segregation is here, just look at Israel's legal system
Horton, Gerard
Article
2015
Although segregated buses provide a clear and obvious picture of discrimination, applying different laws to individuals living side by side may prove to have far greater legal, ethical and strategic c...
Seth Farber's Radicals, Rabbis and Peacemakers: Against The Current vol. 120
Smith, Michael Steven
Article
2006
My grandparents came to America from Hungary in 1912. My family who stayed there and the Hungarian Jewish population were mostly killed by the fascists in the bitter winter of 1944, some 800,000. Twen...
South African trade union congress supports CUPE boycott of apartheid Israel
COSATU
Article
2006
South African workers will never forget the support given by the Israeli state to the apartheid South African regime. In the same way we will never forget the thousands of acts of solidarity of ordina...
Spain Excludes Settlement University from Academic Competition
Article
2009
The "University Center of Ariel in Samaria" (AUCS) has been excluded from a prestigious university competition about sustainable architecture in Spain. With this move, Spain joins the growing number o...
Statement of the Trades Union Congress of Great Britain Regarding Boycott of Israel
Article
2009
To increase the pressure for an end to the Israeli occupation of Palestinian Territories, and the removal of the separation wall and the illegal settlements, we will support a boycott (where trade uni...
Strip-Searching Children: Humiliation and Child Abuse at Israeli Checkpoints
Weir, Alison
Article
2007
Israeli officials have been regularly strip-searching children for decades.
Support the New Freedom Riders: End US Support for Israeli Apartheid
Ruebner, Josh
Article
2011
Palestinian Freedom Riders are seeking their rights to be treated as equal human beings free to move about in their own land.
The Tactic of Calling People Anti-Semitic
Hendrickson, Amy
Article
2007
Instead of calling people who criticize Israel and US policy towards it anti-Semitic, a morally committed response would be to face up to the reality of the situation in Israel/Palestine and do our be...
Tactics of desperation: Using false accusations of 'anti-semitism' as a weapon to silence criticism of Israel's behaviour
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2009
The Israeli state and its defenders are increasingly attempting to silence critics because they are losing the battle for public opinion.
Think California's drought is bad? Try Palestine's
Shakir, Laith
Article
2015
While Israelis water their lawns, irrigate crops and swim in Olympic-sized pools, Palestinian communities a few kilometers away face drought and water scarcity issues. Their roughly equal proximity to...
Time for a New Divestment Campaign: From South Africa to Israel
Gray, Kevin Alexander
Article
2009
We must see Israel with the same eyes as we saw South Africa in the apartheid years - as a racist nation deserving of international isolation and sanctions.
To end the occupation, cripple Israeli banks
Crawford-Browne, Terry
Article
2010
The international banking sanctions campaign in New York against apartheid South Africa during the 1980s is regarded as the most effective strategy in bringing about a nonviolent end to the country's ...
Toronto Declaration: No Celebration of Occupation
Article
2009
As members of the Canadian and international film, culture and media arts communities, we are deeply disturbed by the Toronto International Film Festival's decision to host a celebratory spotlight on ...
Truth Against Truth
Avnery, Uri
Article
2003
Challenges the myths, conventional lies, and historical falsehoods on which most of the arguments of both Israeli and Palestinian propaganda rest. The truths of both sides are intertwined into one his...
A turning point for the US solidarity movement
Elia, Nada
Article
2009
We have learned that change will not come from above. It will and must come from the grassroots, the people, those who have nothing to lose but their prison walls, the daily humiliation of life as a r...
"Two State Solution" Equals Racism: Palestinians and Jews CAN Live Peacefully as Equals in One Democratic State
Spritzler, John
Article
2009
The mutual fear and distrust between Jews and non-Jews in Palestine today is no more innate to these people than the belief in anti-black stereotypes so widely accepted by white Americans in the past ...
Under Israeli Apartheid, Palestinians Cannot Ride Israeli Buses: Never Equal
Norton, Ben
Article
2014
Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon has officially banned Palestinians from traveling on Israeli-run public transportation in the West Bank. The new apartheid law dictates that Palestinians cannot ...
Veolia tries to bail out of one apartheid project, two to go!
Article
2009
In 2005, just after the publication of the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israeli apartheid, Palestinians began calling for an international boycott campaign agai...
The Wall, Apartheid and Mandela: Will the Wall Bring Down Israel?
Harley, Peter
Article
2007
During his years of struggle in South Africa, Nelson Mandela offered ideas worth examining closely, especially when considering that he and his followers defeated the very condition that Palestinians ...
The Wall Must Fall: End the Occupation and Violence in Israel-Palestine
Article
2005
A resource for interested union and community members featuring voices from the Israeli and Palestinian peace movements often shut out of the mainstream media. By highlighting the progressive peace mo...
The Wanted 18
Article
2016
A claymation comic that showcases the BDS movement through the establishment of a Palestinian dairy co-operative in Beit Sahour.
We must speak out
Berger, John
Article
2006
Supporting a world-wide appeal to teachers, intellectuals and artists to join the cultural boycott of the state of Israel.
Welcome to Israel's version of apartheid
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2016
Moments before an Aegean Airlines flight was due to take off, three Israeli passengers took security into their own hands and demanded that two fellow passengers, from Israel's Palestinian minority, b...
West Bank land belongs to Jews says Israeli judge
Rapoport, Meron
Article
2009
Major Adrian Agassi is a senior Israeli judge who first served in the legal department that oversaw the confiscation of land in the West Bank to build Jewish settlements and was then appointed to the ...
What Should Be Done in Palestine: Israel Shamir's Talk at the Ankara Conference
Shamir, Israel
Article
2009
Indeed, the whole story of Palestine is a story of immigrants taking over a country. Such things happen: immigrants from Britain took over North America and Australia. This is a sad thing, but it happ...
What's in a name? In a racist society, everything
Irvine, Richard
Article
2010
In our society refusal to contemplate a relationship with a person from another ethnic or religious background is described and denounced as racism or bigotry. In Israel it is protected by law.
When the Unimaginable Happened: Mandela: the Movie
Avnery, Uri
Article
2013
Mandela: the Movie is a very accurate film, depicting what actually happened in South Africa, and one cannot help thinking about it again and again.
Why an Economic Boycott of Israel is Justified
Finkelstein, Norman G.
Article
2006
If singling out South Africa for an international economic boycott was defensible, it would seem equally defensible to single out Israel's occupation, which uniquely resembles the apartheid regime.
Why is Canada Subsidizing Racist Property Restrictions?: The JNF's Bigoted Land Use Policy
Engler, Yves
Article
2013
In Canada it is illegal to restrict the sale of property to certain ethnic or religious groups but many of our business people and politicians promote an organization that does exactly that in Israel.
Why Israel Won't Survive
Abunimah, Ali
Article
2009
If there was ever a moment when the peoples of the region would accept Israel as a Zionist state in their midst, that has passed forever. Israel's "military deterrent" has now been repeatedly discredi...
Why Israel?
Kunin, Jason
Article
2007
A routine strategy of Israel's defenders is to continually redirect attention to the human rights failings of countries hostile to Israel, or to catastrophes like Darfur that are used to argue the ong...
Why Not Sanctions for Israel?: Gross Violations of Human Rights
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2009
The US led the imposition of sanctions against South Africa because of South Africa's apartheid practices. The sanctions forced the white government to hand over political power to the black populatio...
Why There Are No 'Israelis' in the Jewish State
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2010
A group of Jews and Arabs are fighting in the Israeli courts to be recognised as 'Israelis,' a nationality currently denied them, in a case that officials fear may threaten the country's self-declared...
Will the Iran Deal Hold?
Finkel, David
Article
2014
Finkel explores the underlying reasons behind Israel and Saudi Arabia's disapproval over the United States' nuclear weapon deal with Iran.
World should intervene to end the Israeli Apartheid
Ashwari, Hanan
Article
2001
Transcript of a speech given in South Africa addressing the circumstances of the Palestinians and the Israeli apartheid.
Yes to Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Against Israel: An Answer to Uri Avnery
Article
2009
The BDS campaign was initiated by a broad coalition of Palestinian political and social movements. No Israeli who claims to support the national rights of the Palestinian people can, decently, turns h...
Zizek and the Gaza Flotilla: Doing a Full Monty for Tel Aviv
Shamir, Israel
Article
2011
As long as we misunderstand the importance of Palestine for the world’s future, we shall be trapped in an endless “Middle East Crisis”.

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Against the Current
Bi-monthly magazine oriented toward movements for social and economic justice; radical, socialist and feminist in orientation.
Alternative Information Center
A Palestinian-Israeli organization which disseminates information, research and political analysis on Palestinian and Israeli societies as well as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, while promoting coo...
Canada-Palestine Support Network
canpalnet gathers Canadians of all backgrounds who support the human, democratic, and national rights of the Palestinian people. canpalnet aims to change the policies and actions of the Canadian gove...
Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East
To empower Canadians of all backgrounds to promote justice, development, and peace in the Middle East. * To advocate for a just foreign policy regarding Middle-East issues. * To insist that the Cana...
Chomsky.info
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid
Believes that Israel is an apartheid state that resembles South African Apartheid and that justice will not be achieved without equal rights for everyone in the region, regardless of religion, ethnici...
Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade
COAT is a national network of individuals and organizations in Canada that began in late 1988 to organize opposition to ARMX '89, which was the country's largest weapons bazaar. COAT has continued to ...
Corporate Watch
Corporate Watch is a not-for-profit co-operative providing critical information on the social and environmental impacts of corporations and capitalism. Since 1996 our research, journalism, analysis an...
Electronic Intifada
Palestinian portal for information about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and its depiction in the media. News, commentary, analysis, and reference materials about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict fro...
ENOUGH
End the Israeli Occupation - Justice for the Palestinians. We are a coalition of charities, trade unions, faith and other campaign groups who have come together because we want peace for Israelis an...
Independent Jewish Voices
We represent Jews in Canada from diverse backgrounds, occupations and affiliations who have in common a strong commitment to social justice and universal human rights. We believe that individuals and ...
International Solidarity Movement
A Palestinian-led movement committed to resisting the Israeli apartheid in Palestine by using nonviolent, direct-action methods and principles. ISM aims to support and strengthen the Palestinian popul...
Jews Against the Occupation
Jews Against the Occupation-Sydney (JAO-Sydney) is a diverse group of Jews in Sydney who oppose the continuing Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories. We support a non-violent negotiated s...
Mondoweiss
Mondoweiss is a news website devoted to covering American foreign policy in the Middle East, chiefly from a progressive Jewish perspective. It has four principal aims: 1. To publish important develo...
My Catbird Seat
Our mission is to inform and educate the public on issues of the US/Middle East conflicts that are unreported, underreported, or distorted in the American media. We will also reflect the incredible r...
Palestinian Campaign for the Academic & Cultural Boycott of Israel
Palestinian Civil Society Calls for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel Until it Complies with International Law and Universal Principles of Human Rights
Stop the Wall
The grassroots Palestinian Anti-Apartheid Wall campaign.
Ta'ayush
A grassroots movement of Arabs and Jews working to break down the walls of racism and segregation by constructing a true Arab-Jewish partnership.
Tadamon
A Montreal-based collective of social-justice organizers & media activists, working to build relationships of solidarity with grassroots political movements for social and economic justice between Bei...

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Sources Library

Bilin's Mohammad Khatib arrested
2009
One month after touring Canada key Palestinian activist kidnapped by Israeli soldiers in another in a series of raids that Israeli occupation forces have carried out in Bil#in since June 2009, raids t...
Ottawa cites hate crime laws when asked about its 'zero tolerance' for Israel boycotters
Macdonald, Neil
2015
Blaney's office cites 'comprehensive' hate laws for new zero tolerance plans.
Winners of Courage in Journalism Awards Announced
Sources News Release
2009
Iryna Khalip of Belarus, Agnes Taile of Cameroon and Jila Baniyaghoob of Iran win Courage in Journalism Awards from the International Womenâ##s Media Foundation. Amira Hass of Israel is Lifetime Achie...

From the Connexions Archives

Against the Current
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1986
Bi-monthly magazine oriented toward movements for social and economic justice; radical, socialist and feminist in orientation.
Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid
Organization profile published 2007
Organization
Believes that Israel is an apartheid state that resembles South African Apartheid and that justice will not be achieved without equal rights for everyone in the region, regardless of religion, ethnici...
Counterpunch
Periodical profile
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Progressive U.S. website/newsletter.
Electronic Intifada
Website
Palestinian portal for information about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and its depiction in the media. News, commentary, analysis, and reference materials about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict fro...
New Democracy Internet site
Website
Supports a democratic revolution to overthrow corporate capitalism, but opposes socialism. Features short articles on labour issues, the deficit, education.
Not In My Name
Website
A predominantly Jewish organization committed to a peaceful and just resolution of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, one that will provide safety, security and freedom for Jews, Palestinians, and all ...
Stop the Wall
Organization profile published 2007
Organization
Site of the Grassroots Palestinian Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign.