100 Spanish celebrities accuse Israel of genocide in Gaza

  July 29, 2014 SEVILLA, Spain (JTA) — A letter accusing Israel of genocide in Gaza was endorsed by 100 Spanish celebrities, including Academy Award winners Pedro Almodovar, Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz. On Monday the actors, writers and directors endorsed a letter that Bardem published last week in the Barcelona-based El Periodico de Catalunya, the daily reported. “This is

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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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‘A level of racist violence I have never seen’

UCLA professor Robin D. G. Kelley on Palestine and the BDS movement Alex Kane on February 16, 2012   If there’s one thing the Palestine solidarity movement and Israel lobbyists can agree on, it’s this: American college campuses remain a potent battleground when it comes to the politics of Israel/Palestine. One group, the U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott

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