SUCCESS! CUNY Dismisses Frivolous Complaint Against SJP Over Nakba Vigil

SUCCESS! CUNY Dismisses Frivolous Complaint Against SJP Over Nakba Vigil

“We are happy this harassing complaint is dismissed, but it was incredibly disingenuous of SSI to accuse us of incitement in the first place,” said one member of SJP. “We held this vigil to commemorate 70 years of the dispossession of our family members. At the same time as our vigil, the Israeli military was killing unarmed protesters in Gaza.”

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Palestine Legal Stands With Ilhan Omar

Palestine Legal Stands With Ilhan Omar

Palestine Legal supports Ilhan Omar, the right to engage in boycotts for Palestinian rights, and the growing community of people who believe in freedom, equality and justice in Palestine.

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New student joins the case to reinstate SJP at Fordham

New student joins the case to reinstate SJP at Fordham

“It's unbelievable Fordham won't let us organize,” said Veer Shetty. “Just existing on campus as people who support Palestine is now a form of resistance. We have to overcome this administrative obstacle to be sure we can focus our energy on addressing the actual issue - Israel’s human rights violations against Palestinians.”

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First Senate Bill Favors Israel Over Free Speech

First Senate Bill Favors Israel Over Free Speech

The Combating BDS Act of 2019 explicitly authorizes state and municipal governments to enact anti-boycott laws.

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Lawsuit Dismissed Against American Studies Association Over Israel Boycott

Lawsuit Dismissed Against American Studies Association Over Israel Boycott

In a victory for the American Studies Association and the right to boycott, a district court in Washington D.C. dismissed a lawsuit seeking to deter academic associations from adopting boycotts for Palestinian rights.

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Rights Groups Urge Federal Appeals Court to Strike Down Arizona’s Israel Loyalty Oath

Rights Groups Urge Federal Appeals Court to Strike Down Arizona’s Israel Loyalty Oath

The Center for Constitutional Rights and Palestine Legal filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in support of an ACLU lawsuit seeking to strike down an Arizona law prohibiting state contractors from boycotting Israel.

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Year-In-Review: Palestine Legal Responded to 289 Suppression Incidents in 2018, Over 1,200 in Last 5 Years

Year-In-Review: Palestine Legal Responded to 289 Suppression Incidents in 2018, Over 1,200 in Last 5 Years

The full report illustrates the most notable trends in suppression of Palestine advocacy in 2018.

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