Gazafying Dissent

Tithi Bhattacharya and Bill V. Mullen on July 31, 2014 Israel does not want you to talk about the children it kills in Gaza.  And neither does your government. Western politicians and media have a long history of ignoring the horrific conditions under which Palestinians live under Israeli Occupation while paying universal homage to Israel as the “only democracy in

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In light of renewed call for boycott following latest Gaza attack, Verso Books offers free download of BDS anthology

    Adam Horowitz on August 1, 2014   In light of the ongoing Israeli offensive against the Gaza Strip and the renewed call from Gaza civil society to enact boycott, divestment and sanctions on Israel, Verso Books is offering a free ebook download of its 2012 BDS anthology, The Case for Sanctions Against Israel, with contributions from authors such

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Who would we be if we did not speak? A letter for Yara

31 July 2014 A dream will make us fight to see it come true. An expectation will lead to passivity and probably to disappointment.”
~ Mu Sochua On June 21, 2014, in Cairo, Egypt, a 28-year old Egyptian activist Yara Sallam was arrested by the authorities for participating in a peaceful demonstration calling for the repeal of the Protest and Public

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Migrating Texts

A series of colloquia exploring subtitling, translation and adaptation     Friday 31 October and Saturday 1 November 2014, Senate House, London The ‘Migrating Texts’ colloquia are three half-day workshops aimed primarily at postgraduate and early career researchers within the modern languages, English studies and humanities. Each colloquium will take the text (written or audiovisual) as a starting point and explore its transformation into

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Stocks rise for Israeli drone-maker as Gaza slaughter continues

Submitted by Rania Khalek on Tue, 07/29/2014 – 19:42 As Israel ruthlessly destroys the besieged Gaza Strip, its largest developer of military technology, Elbit Systems, is benefitting from the bloodshed. US-traded shares of Elbit have climbed 6.1 percent since 8 July, when Israel began its latest offensive against the Gaza Strip. According to Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Israel’s three-week long massacre of

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CITIZENS OF ISRAEL CHARGE ISRAEL WITH GENOCIDE

            Boycott from Within has sent the following letter to the United Nations Office of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide. We encourage others to do the same at http://www.un.org/en/preventgenocide/adviser/contactform.asp?address=1. You may use this letter. Dear Madame/Sir, We are citizens of Israel who oppose our government’s policies of colonialism, occupation and apartheid against

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Inscribing Palestine – A Poem

                  Jul 31 2014 By Ramona Wadi International abandonment a horizon exploding in hideous light beneath the massacred canopy echoes of footsteps, voices, laments the tapestry unravels, threads suffocating street corners, pavements, rubble and sand melting faces dissipating in kaleidoscopic chronology smeared with crimson hues parched land, resistant territory tears trailing from

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