According to the BDS movement, the Israeli Shin Bet declined to present any charges or evidence that they against Mahmoud Nawajaa with him or his lawyer — a common practice used by Israeli officials who routinely cite unnamed “security reasons” to justify the detention of Palestinian political activists.
Cori Bush, a 44-year-old nurse and Black Lives Matter activist, has ousted longtime incumbent Rep. Lacy Clay in the Democratic primary for Missouri’s 1st Congressional District.
The only two reasons why Israel abducted Mahmoud Nawajaa in the middle of the night is he is an indigenous Palestinian, and that he successfully advocates for the indigenous, human, and civil rights of his people. A thousand Israelis who support Boycott from Within demand his release.
In Missouri’s 1st district race, the longtime Democratic incumbent has apparently sent out a mailer darkening his primary opponent’s skin and attacking her for supporting Palestinian rights.
Party platforms reveal the balance of forces of political debate within the major parties. So, what does the Democratic Party platform tell us about the party in 2020?
Tens of Israeli occupation soldiers stormed the home of Mahmoud Nawajaa, the General Coordinator of the Palestinian BDS National Committee, near Ramallah, handcuffing, blindfolding and taking him away from his wife and three young children.
Activists in the Apartheid Off Campus student network discuss the state of BDS in the United Kingdom, and organizing in the time of COVID-19.
A dozen pro-Israel donors give over $2 million to Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, among them Haim Saban whose one issue is Israel and to whom Hillary Clinton wrote about her “alarm” over BDS in 2016. So that’s why Joe Biden and the Democratic Party leadership also oppose BDS. Just do the arithmetic…
The late civil rights hero John Lewis was a “steadfast” supporter of Israel, lobby groups said in mourning him, even if he did also show concern late in career for Palestinian rights. His likely successor, Nikema Williams, took an Israel-lobby-sponsored trip to Israel two years ago.