Israel makes meeting another Arab a crime |
Rapport, Electronic Intifada, 23 September 2010
Today the Israeli-Arab are not only withheld from visiting countries like Lebanon and Syria, but a new law's practical effect is that they are scared from even speaking with foreign Arabs, whether on a conference or online. They can risk being accused of espionage if there's any possibility of the foreign Arab being a member of a hostile group.
No West Bank study for Gaza university students
Report, Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights, 2 September 2010
Gaza university students remain unable to access classrooms in the West Bank, a report said on Tuesday.
Students from Gaza seeking post-graduate study degrees in medicine, dentistry, veterinary studies, radiology, medical environment protection, law and democracy, and human rights cannot find degree-granting institutions in Gaza, and historically looked to the West Bank for opportunities.
Deadly Israeli raid on aid fleet carrying education materials for Universities in Gaza
Ayman Mohyeldin, Al Jazeera, 1 June 2010
Israeli soldiers have attacked a flotilla of aid-carrying ships off the coast of the Gaza Strip, killing as many as 10 people on board. Dozens more were believed to be injured when troops raided the convoy of six ships, dubbed the Freedom Flotilla, early on Monday.
American student hit with an IOF tear gas canister at Kalandia checkpoint loses eye
, Associated Press, 1 June 2010
An American student lost an eye after being shot by a tear gas canister by Israeli forces while non-violently participating in a protest at Kalandiya checkpoint. The student was protesting the recent Israeli storming of a Gaza-bound flotilla of ships in which at least ten activists on board were killed.
British Academic Union Makes BDS History, Severing Links with Histadrut and Boycotting Ariel College
, The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI), 30 May 2010
Manchester University and College Union (UCU) divestment vote established its unwavering commitment to the Palestinian civil society's campaign for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel until it complies with its obligations under international law and recognizes the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people.
After denied entry to West Bank, Chomsky likens Israel to 'Stalinist regime'
Amira Hass, Haaretz, 17 May 2010
The Interior Ministry refused to let linguist Noam Chomsky into Israel and the West Bank on Sunday. Chomsky, who aligns himself with the radical left, had been scheduled to lecture at Bir Zeit University near Ramallah, and visit Bil'in and Hebron, as well as meet with Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad and various Palestinian activists. To Haaretz, Chomsky said Sunday that preventing him entry is tantamount to boycotting Bir Zeit University.
High school bans Israeli-Palestinian dialogue group due to parents' pressure
Or Kashti, Haaretz, 17 May 2010
Students report that the principal has said the school aims to raise the rate of students who serve in the Israel Defense Forces and that inviting the Israeli-Palestinian organization, the Israeli-Palestinian Bereaved Families for Peace, could damage this.
Defying appeal from Gaza students, Atwood set to accept Israeli prize
Kristin Srzemski, The Electronic Intifada, 8 May 2010
On Sunday, Booker Prize-winning author Margaret Atwood will accept the Dan David Prize at Tel Aviv University and her portion of the $1 million payout that goes with it. Meanwhile, a mere 40 miles away, students in the occupied and besieged Gaza Strip will still be struggling to find the ways and means to continue their educations.