The Palestine Solidarity Group-Chicago and the Chicago Movement for Palestinian Rights are urging Chicagoans to just say no to Batsheva Dance Company, based in Tel Aviv, Israel. The troupe, headed by Ohad Naharin, began a Canadian/U.S.
The Greek Coast Guard on Friday intercepted a boat with Illinois protesters heading to the Gaza Strip. Greece reportedly announced it was banning vessels to Gaza from leaving Greek ports. The boat, called the Audacity of Hope, would have helped form a flotilla planned to challenge Israel’s
Leaders of the Palestinian Authority and the Islamic Hamas movement completed an agreement to end an almost four-year rift and establish a unity government.Israeli officials say the accord will harm the peace process.
Yesterday it was announced that Ireland’s John Ging, would resign his post as Head of the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in Gaza, the agency that helps Palestinian refugees in various locations throughout the Middle East. Ging had been at the helm for five years.