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Israel/Palestine

Annexation and its Aftermath

June 6, 2020 // 0 Comments

RSVP here: https://www.afsc.org/action/annexation-and-its-aftermath?ms=2020fbevent0528 Join us on June 6 at Noon ET for a webinar on annexation and its aftermath. The new Israeli government has stated its intention to annex up to thirty percent of the West Bank including all of the Jordan Valley, major settlement …

by Jeff Klein

For more than 50 years, the UN and the international community have upheld in principle that Israel’s occupation of the West Bank and Gaza had to end. After Israel’s conquests in the 1967 War, the UN Security Council declared that peace would require withdrawal of Israeli armed forces from territories occupied during that conflict. Yet even as Israel built hundreds of illegal settlements in the occupied territories and annexed parts of Jerusalem and the Syrian Golan heights, the country faced nothing more than empty clucking from the international community; the US consistently blocked any action to enforce the UN and International Court of Justice decisions. Now, under the ‘Trump-Netanyahu’ administration, the US has abandoned even the pretense of abiding by international law.

Letter from Ramallah

November 17, 2019 // 0 Comments

Hello from Ramallah in the West Bank! This week’s violence against Palestinians in Gaza is deeply disturbing for many people here, and, I’ve heard, in the US.  And there is a briefing on November 20 (info at the bottom) that I hope everyone asks their …

Visualizing Palestine

November 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

A discussion of Visualizing Palestine’s work in Boston hosted by VP team member Jessica Anderson All are welcome – please spread the word to others you believe would like to know more about VP

Dani Dayan: Ambassador for Apartheid

November 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

“The Legal Strategy of Settlements” was a talk by the Israeli Consul General, Dani Dayan, a leader in the settlement movement, at the Harvard Law School on Wednesday, Nov. 13. The Alliance for Water Justice in Palestine, the Harvard Palestine Solidarity Committee, and other activist …

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