Irvine SJP appeals punishment for chanting at Israeli soldiers

This was published on August 31 on Palestine Legal’s blog Media contacts: Liz Jackson, media@palestinelegal.org, Palestine Legal Daniel Carnie, student participant and witness Today Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) filed an appeal against a University of California Irvine (UCI) decision to punish them for spontaneously clapping and chanting at a May 10 speaking event with…

Palestinian artists rock stage at Palipalooza

Nearly 300 people attended Palestine in America’s second annual Palipalooza at Logan Square Auditorium in Chicago last Thursday. Despite a short delay (sound troubles), attendees were able to celebrate the release of our third annual print issue while enjoying performances by Palestinians artists. We were able to host Chicago based poet Yara Daoud, rapper Safi…

Obituary: Othman Hasan, patriarch of Chicago’s Arab community passes away

This statement was published by the Arab American Action Network (AAAN). Othman Hasan (Abu Mohammad) passed on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. We at the Arab American Action Network (AAAN) are heartbroken to report on the passing of Othman Hasan (Abu Mohammad), longtime past president of the Arab Community Center, our precursor organization, and grandfather of current…

Nationwide hunger strike in the US

This press release was originally published by USPCN, NSJP, PYM, FTP. #DIGNITYSTRIKE36 CALL TO ACTION WHAT: Join Palestinian students in the U.S. for a nationwide, day-long hunger strike to amplify the voices of over 1,500 Palestinian political prisoners on day 36 of their hunger strike WHEN: Monday, May 22, 2017 (all day) WHERE: Nationwide, both online and…