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…

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…

Palipalooza 2017 starring Shadia Mansour

Palestine in America is hosting its second annual Palipalooza event at Logan Square Auditorium on August 10. Palestinian artist Shadia Mansour will be the headliner of this concert event. Palipalooza will showcase Palestinian artists and culture in the United States, and celebrate the release of PiA’s annual print magazine. “We’re excited about bringing Shadia Mansour…