Harvard grad surmounts Gaza blockade, begins PhD program

This article was originally published in Palestine in America’s second annual print issue. Buy a copy here Abderhman Abuhashem is a Gaza native who had big dreams and the tenacity to reach them. Originally from the small village of Yibna, Abuhashem’s grandparents were forced to leave their home behind in 1948 and ultimately settled in a refugee…

OSU Divest resolution voted down after US government interferes

The OSU Divest resolution—backed by 23 other student organizations—was discussed and voted down by the Ohio State University Undergraduate Student Government (USG), on March 23. It demanded that the university divest from three companies profiting from human rights violations in Palestine—Group 4 Securicor (G4S), Caterpillar, and Hewlett-Packard. A secret ballot produced 21 votes against, nine…