University of Michigan students engage in a sit-in after the student government tables a divestment vote “indefinitely”; Max Geller of Northeastern SJP talks about repression of student activism by the administration and right-wing groups; and a report from Gaza during Israeli Apartheid Week.
The Electronic Intifada Podcast
David Sheen explains the heightened racist treatment of African asylum-seekers in Israel; a report from Gaza after an Israeli drone strike kills two Palestinians; Amnesty International condemns “trigger-happy” Israeli soldiers; and music by Revolution Makers.
Chris Gunness of UNRWA says that some food and medical aid has been distributed inside the Yarmouk refugee camp in Syria, but more immediate aid is needed; students at San Diego State push for divestment; and Remi Kanazi’s poem dismantles myths about the BDS movement.
A report from the Gaza Strip as Palestinians celebrate Valentine’s Day, Palestinian activists determined to remain on land in the Jordan Valley, an interview with Anarchists Against the Wall’s Uri Gordon, and a film review.
A report from the Jordan Valley, Ramah Kudaimi assesses the enormous push behind the SodaStream boycott and Dream Hampton recounts her recent visit to Palestine.
UN official talks about the current obstacles to delivering food aid to Palestinian refugees in Syria; and an interview with the authors of The Gaza Kitchen.
Davis urges a boycott against transnational security corporation G4S for its role in the global prison industrial complex, from Palestine to the US.
Samer Issawi is released from 17 months in Israeli jail; a report on forced displacement of Palestinians in Haifa; and news headlines.
Also in this week’s podcast: Rami Almeghari reports from flooded Gaza and Sarah Irving reads her review of the new documentary Flying Paper.
Nelson Mandela forcefully defends the Palestinian struggle to a New York audience in 1990; Haidar Eid remembers Mandela in Palestine; and Ali Abunimah talks about EI’s year ahead.