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Anti-BDS Legislation Hearing

July 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight will be hearing public testimony about legislation that aims to penalize supporters of the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement. The hearing will be in the Gardner Auditorium. This legislation (S.1689 /H.1685), deceptively titled “An …

New Massachusetts state legislation – introduced by the Jewish Community Relations Council and backed by senators across the aisle – aims to penalize supporters of the Palestinian-led boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement under an anti-discrimination guise. The BDS movement uses nonviolent economic practices to …

Racism and Human Rights in Israel/Palestine

June 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

A Panel Discussion Panelists Eve Spangler is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Boston College and the author of Understanding Israel/Palestine: Race, Nation, and Human Rights in the Conflict.  She defines her work as public sociology – work at the intersection of social research and social justice.  …

POSTPONED from June 5th to June 12th due to WEATHER As of June 2017, Palestinian men, women and children have endured 50 years of military occupation of their lands in Gaza, the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Golan Heights, as well as an ongoing …

Join us in protesting AIPAC at their New England Leadership Dinner. AIPAC, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee is a lobby that works to sustain U.S. support for Israel, including policies that harm, displace, and discriminate against Palestinians. The policies AIPAC supports in Israel, including …

This article was originally published in Cambridge Wicked Local on April 18th, 2017. In late March, UN “special rapporteurs” Maina Kiai and David Kaye warned the U.S. that bills introduced in 16 Republican-dominated state legislatures “could result in a detrimental impact on the rights to …

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