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Reinstate Justice at the University of Illinois: An Open Letter to Chancellor Phyllis Wise
I call upon you and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to immediately reverse the travesty of severing as Associate Professor in the Department of American Indian Studies, to Palestinian-American Professor Steven Salaita which he accepted in good faith and subsequently resigned from Virginia Tech, uprooting his wife and baby son from ... (more)
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Three World Leaders Speak on the Future of Israel and Palestine
Gro Harlem Brundtland, Hina Jilani and Archbishop Desmond Tutu,Three of the world's leaders, members of the group called Three of the world's leaders, members of the group called "The Elders," spoke on the conflict between Israeli and Palestine over the weekend in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
U of I under scrutiny over rescinding job offer
The University of Illinois is facing scrutiny as classes resume from some of its faculty, other academics and students over its decision to rescind a job offer to a professor after his prolific, sometimes profane use of Twitter to voice anger at Israel.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Playwright Sees Blatant Racism in ADL Ad About Israel's Killing of Children in Gaza
Wallace Shawn translated an ad by the Anti-Defamation League into "plain English" and he found a disturbing message; a Chinese chef meets his end when cooking with a dangerous ingredient; meanwhile, a binational Israel-Palestine state may not be as far off as many think.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
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Illinois town working on a oeStreetscape,a businesses concerned
PALESTINE, Ill. A southern Illinois town working on a $1.2 million grant to improve their ADA compliance.
Justifiable Homicide: Black Youth in Peril
The following is the second of two articles excerpted from this address, originally published separately in FCN Vol.
Critics target chancellor
Critics of the university's decision to not hire Professor Steven Salaita have ramped up their efforts in recent days, seeking support for a no-confidence vote in the chancellor, soliciting donations for Salaita and adding names to the growing academic boycott.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
News and Star
Carlisle protest calls for end to Gaza conflict
The signatures of Cumbrians who want Parliament to help end the current crisis in Palestine will soon be presented to the Government.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Hillary Clinton Just Lost the White House in Gaza
Meeting between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Washington, DC in 2012.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Israeli airstrike collapses Gaza apartment tower
Israel bombed an apartment tower in downtown Gaza City on Saturday, collapsing the 12-story building in an unprecedented strike, while Hamas kept up heavy rocket fire that sent more Israelis fleeing border areas close to Gaza.
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Hamas backs International Criminal Court bid
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Hamas has signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court, two senior officials in the group said Saturday.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Wise explains Salaita decision
In her first public statement about Professor Steven Salaita, University of Illinois Chancellor Phyllis Wise said her decision to not forward his appointment to trustees for formal approval was not influenced by his criticism of Israel.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
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10 Things to Know for Wednesday
The footage by Islamic State militants purports to show the cold-blooded execution of journalist James Foley as retribution for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.
The Troubled World: What Should We Be Doing?
The following article contains only excerpts from the more than two-hour address-The Final Call urges its readers to obtain a copy of this timely message, to study it, and then spread the guidance contained therein to a people who are suffering.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Demonstrators in Passaic County call for an end to hate in Middle East
Demonstrators on Main Street in Paterson on Sunday heading to Clifton's Main Memorial Park to promote humanitarian efforts and call attention to the Palestinians' plight.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
UNRWA has never been impartial. Its interest in self-preservation rules out fairness.
New City Chicago
Dime Stories: The Nation of Facebook, The Pornography of Grief
Something odd often happens in the toneless and contrarian public square of Facebook.
Six killed as Palestinian bomb disposal unit dismantle Israeli...
'I'll never understand how he could be loved so deeply and not find it in his heart to stay': Robin Williams' kids offer poignant tributes as it emerged he killed himself while his wife slept next door Robin Williams' daughter is forced off Twitter after sick internet trolls post fake photograph claiming to be her dead father 'She became extremely ... (more)
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Mayor Rejects Calls To Remove Palestinian Flag From City Display
The city of Lincolnwood, Illinois flies the Palestinian flag in a display of support of multiculturalism along one of it's main thoroughfares.
Palestinian flag sparks debate in Lincolnwood
People flooded Lincolnwood Village Hall Monday night to discuss a controversial decision to allow the Palestinian flag to fly during diversity month.