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Cori Bush earned a reputation as a fierce activist on the streets against police brutality in Missouri, and she made headlines for supporting the Palestinian cause.

Comment: Too many 'progressives' are unwilling to extend their anti-racist and anti-colonial values to support for Palestine, writes Randa Abdel-Fattah.

Saudi scholar publishes in Israeli journal for first time

The New Arab Staff

Saudi scholar publishes in Israeli journal for first time

The academic article may stoke controversy among supporters of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, which advocates an academic boycott on Israel.

Biden would drastically change relations with Saudi, Egypt: adviser

The New Arab Staff

Biden would drastically change relations with Saudi, Egypt: adviser

Biden's foreign policy advisor laid out the presidential candidate's intention to curb support for Saudi Arabia, but failed to outline a clear ...

As annexation looms, no one will hold Israel accountable

Nour Odeh

As annexation looms, no one will hold Israel accountable

Analysis: A lack of political will in the international community will allow Israeli annexation to proceed with impunity.

Yara Hawari

The right to boycott: BDS, Israel and the ECHR

In a major victory for the BDS movement, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled that boycotts are a protected form of protest.

Jan-Peter Westad

Fears grow for Egypt's political prisoners as Covid-19 surges

Fears grow for political prisoners in Egypt's jails as Covid-19 spreads amid deplorable conditions.

The New Arab Staff

European rights court rules in favour of BDS activists

The top European human rights court has ruled that BDS activists backing the boycott of Israeli products in France were denied their ...

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Sheepish on annexation, Canada shouldn't be awarded UN seat

Comment: Canada is failing to uphold any semblance of respect for international law, a seat at the UN's top table should be out of the question, ...

Israeli police 'knew' Palestinian was disabled before fatal shooting

The New Arab

Israeli police 'knew' Palestinian was disabled before fatal shooting

New details of Iyad el-Hallak's tragic death at the hands of Israeli police officers have emerged.

CJ Werleman

To stop Uighur abuses, hit China where it hurts

Comment: Western governments must target supply chains, and punish corporations that continue to profit from directly from forced Uighur labour, ...

Palestinian <em>BDS</em> movement backs #BlackLivesMatter anti-police brutality protests

The New Arab

Palestinian BDS movement backs #BlackLivesMatter anti-police brutality protests

The largest Palestinian boycott coalition released a statement to announce its resolute solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter protesters ...

End complicity between UK universities and Israeli apartheid

Malia Bouattia

End complicity between UK universities and Israeli apartheid

Comment: An exciting new initiative leads the way on pressuring academic institutions into divesting from companies that are complicit in the ...

How Palestine solidarity became a litmus test in Germany

Majed Abusalama

How Palestine solidarity became a litmus test in Germany

Comment: Germany's attempt to muzzle thinker and philosopher Achille Mbembe on the grounds of anti-semitism amounts to an extension of Israeli ...

Covid-19: A dual punishment for Palestinian and Arab prisoners

A joint call from Arab intellectuals and personalities

Covid-19: A dual punishment for Palestinian and Arab prisoners

Comment: An open letter from more than 150 personalities from the Arab world, calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails ...

The New Arab & agencies

Missouri lawmakers pass bill against boycotting Israel

Missouri has become the 28th state to adopt legislation banning companies from boycotting Israel, violating Americans' right to free speech through protest.

The New Arab

Prominent anti-BDS campaigner appointed as Israel's UN, US ambassador

The current Likud minister and fierce BDS opponent will take over the dual role as part of Netanyahu's government reshuffle.

The New Arab

Outrage after Egypt puts BDS co-founder on terror list

Amnesty International says Palestinian-Egyptian human rights activist Ramy Shaath is a prisoner of conscience after being forcibly disappeared ...

The New Arab

Palestine activists beat UK government in BDS pensions policy

The British government suffered a legal blow on Wednesday after the Supreme Court ruled in favour of a pro-Palestine organisation.

Cultural appropriation fail: Palestinians mock Israeli chef's 'beef knafeh'

The New Arab

Cultural appropriation fail: Palestinians mock Israeli chef's 'beef knafeh'

Knafeh has been appropriated by Israeli chefs again -- but this time with beef substituted into the sweet pastry dessert.

Rami G. Khouri

Palestinians must lead the world's last anti-colonial struggle

Comment: The Palestinians must dare to lead their anti-colonial battle with a powerful raft of political, economic, legal, and mass mobilisation ...

LGBTQ+ filmmakers to boycott Israel's queer film festival

The New Arab

LGBTQ+ filmmakers to boycott Israel's queer film festival

More than 100 figures in the film industry have accused Israel of 'pinkwashing' with its 2020 TLVFest.

Palestinians welcome UN's blacklisting of companies operating in settlements

Yousef Alhelou

Palestinians welcome UN's blacklisting of companies operating in settlements

The UN released a list of companies complicit in violating Palestinian human rights, in the first-ever international attempt to name and shame ...

Harvard Jewish students form pro-Palestine, 'anti-Zionist' group

The New Arab & agencies

Harvard Jewish students form pro-Palestine, 'anti-Zionist' group

A group of Jewish students at Harvard University have come under fire from the institutions Hillel over their pro-Palestine and pro-BDS ...

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