Palestine human rights organizations respond to President Trump

Palestine advocacy and solidarity groups have called for action against President Donald Trump’s latest executive orders and nominations. US Campaign for Palestinian Rights (USCPR) has issued an action alert opposing Trump’s nomination of David Friedman as U.S. Ambassador to Israel, stating that Friedman is unfit for the position. Friedman supports Israel’s illegal colonization of Palestinian…

Clinton doesn’t give a damn about justice for Palestine

During this election season, American voters have been forced to face an unappealing ultimatum primarily between two crooked candidates: a hateful orange ignoramus and a shady politician with a long resume of qualifications. For anyone who isn’t swimming in a sea of white privilege, the options are that shady politician, a third-party candidate, or simply…

Activists draw attention to persistent Israeli construction in the West Bank

Donna Baranski-Walker, founder of Rebuilding Alliance, met at the White House with senior advisor to President Barack Obama, Valerie B. Jarrett, earlier this month to discuss the ongoing destruction of Area C in the West Bank by Israeli forces. The Palestinians’ right to plan communities for themselves has remained elusive and the lack of recognition…

Green Party presidential nominee endorses BDS

Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein endorsed the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement (BDS) in a statement released last week. The statement describes BDS as “a peaceful, nonviolent set of actions organized by civil society across the world aimed to end Israeli apartheid, occupation, war crimes, and systematic human rights abuses.” The Green Party has…