Posts Tagged “Sanctions”

University of Illinois at Chicago endorses BDS

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University of Illinois at Chicago endorses BDS

University of Illinois at Chicago Student Government votes unanimously to divest from Israeli occupation The Undergraduate Student Government Assembly of the University of Illinois at Chicago voted unanimously on Monday (February 15th, 2016) to pass a resolution urging the university to divest from corporations profiting off of the Israeli occupation and other human rights violations….

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Appeal from Jewish Voice for Peace

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Appeal from Jewish Voice for Peace

Jewish Voice for Peace takes on bias in the United Auto Workers (UAW) and other unions that have turned their backs on human rights By Karen Ackerman I was the Political Director of the AFL-CIO (the largest federation of unions in the U.S.) for 8 years. But long-before I worked for the AFL-CIO, one of my…

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Bassiouni under attack from extremists who hate Israel, peace & moderates

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Bassiouni under attack from extremists who hate Israel, peace & moderates

No one has done more than Professor M. Cherif Bassiouni to help educate Americans on the just cause of the Palestinian people, and in recent years on confronting the distorted stereotypes against Islam. One of the world’s preeminent lawyers, Bassiouni has fought for the rights of the weak regardless of their race or religion. Now he’s…

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