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Content about Civil disobedience

August 12, 2013

Hunger-striking prisoner Mohammad Rimawi in Suroka Hospital at Beersheba was beaten by Israeli soldiers, shackled to his bed, and threatened with force-feeding.

The Addameer Prisoner Support & Human Rights Association reports that its lawyer Fares Ziad recently visited three of the 12 Palestinian political prisoners currently on hunger strike in Israeli facilities.

August 12, 2011

Is there a formal boycott of Whole Foods? And if there is, is there a dichotomy between boycotting it and the boycott-divestment-sanctions movement for Palestinian  self-determination?

Let’s be real: A boycott is a nuisance. It has to be, if it’s going to be effective—that is, if it doesn’t involve not doing something you and lot of other people have been doing, it’s not going to have an impact.