Signs in Tel Aviv, where thousands of African asylum seekers reside: "South Tel Aviv against deportation"

Activists to Israeli Pilots: Don’t Fly African Refugees to Their Deaths!

Distressed by the far-right government’s decision to begin the massive deportations of Africans in March, MKs Dov Khenin (Hadash – Joint List), Michal Rozin (Meretz), and Eyal Ben-Reuven (Labor) announced a special emergency conference on refugees and asylum-seekers in the Knesset for next Wednesday, January 17. The conference will include civil-society organizations, academics, lawyers and…

Birzeit students and lecturers demonstrate against the Israeli occupation

Open Letter to World Academic Community from Birzeit University

We at Birzeit University call on the international academic community to protest the Israeli government’s deliberate harassment of international students and academics who travel to Palestine in order to study or work in Palestinian academic institutions. The past few years have seen many international students and academics stopped, interrogated, and/or deported by Israeli security as…

The flag of the French organization Association France Palestine Solidarité, one of the 20 organizations barred from entering Israel and the Palestinian territories

Israel Bars Entry to Groups Promoting BDS Movement

Israel’s Strategic Affairs Ministry published on Sunday, January 7, a list of organizations whose activists will be barred from entering the country and the Palestinian territories. The so-called “BDS Blacklist” includes some 20 organizations that will not be allowed to enter the country due to their support for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement…