Palestine

Nika Knight, staff writer
When contentious Democratic Party platform negotiations finally came to a close late on Saturday, progressives again left disappointed. "I'm so disappointed that I walked out, as many of my friends as well did … [We] walked out in disgust." —Steve Wisniewski, Communications Workers of America Local 3108 At the committee's final meeting in Orlando...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"It is clear that the regulations do not refer to just any stone throwers but that they were written specifically regarding Palestinian youths," said Adalah attorney Mohammad Bassam. (Photo: Reuters)
Israeli police are officially permitted to use deadly force against stone-...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The final draft of the Democratic Party's 2016 platform, released Friday, calls...

Further

Leading Black and Palestinian cultural workers, scholars, and organizers have extended a powerful message of solidarity across bounds of occupation, incarceration, and deadly persecution with their release Tuesday of a video entitled, "When I see them, I see us." Co-written by Black activist and Stanford graduate Kristian Davis-Bailey and Palestinian poet and author Remi Kanazi, the short video features figures from Lauryn Hill to Cornel West to Ahmed Abuznaid. The aim, in the words of...