New alphabet book celebrates Palestinian culture

An English-language children’s alphabet book about Palestine sold out days after its November launch. P is for Palestine, written by Golbarg Bashi and illustrated by Golrokh Nafisi, can now be pre-purchased from Etsy. The hardcover, brightly-illustrated book contains each letter of the English alphabet with a corresponding aspect of Palestinian culture. P is for Palestine covers…

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…

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…