Over 30 New York scholars and activists spied on by former Mossad agents

Over 30 New York scholars and activists spied on by former Mossad agents

Palestine Legal confirmed today that a 2017 attempt to scare New Yorkers believed to support boycotts for Palestinian rights with bogus ‘cease and desist’ letters was the work of ex-Mossad agents. The people targeted by former Israeli intelligence agents with Psy-Group include faculty at Columbia University, New York University, multiple City University of New York (CUNY) campuses as well Black, Jewish, and Palestinian volunteers from groups such as Adalah-NY and Jewish Voice for Peace.

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Rights Groups Tell Universities Across the U.S. to Stand Up For Students and Faculty Under Attack

Rights Groups Tell Universities Across the U.S. to Stand Up For Students and Faculty Under Attack

Palestine Legal, along with 13 national civil rights and social justice groups, wrote to 280 U.S. universities this week to demand that they take forceful action to protect free speech in response to targeted harassment by right-wing Israel advocacy groups.

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Canary Mission Suspended on Twitter (Updated)

Canary Mission Suspended on Twitter (Updated)

Twitter suspended Canary Mission – the account of a defamatory website that blacklists and harasses activists who support Palestinian rights.

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University of Wisconsin-Madison Students of Color Targeted for Organizing Against White Supremacy and Zionism

University of Wisconsin-Madison Students of Color Targeted for Organizing Against White Supremacy and Zionism

Today, Palestine Legal sent a letter to the Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Rebecca M. Blank, expressing concern over a pattern of harassment and discrimination by on- and off-campus groups and individuals targeting Carmen Goséy, a Black student leader, and Students for Justice in Palestine at UW-Madison. 

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Rights Groups Demand UCI Address Campus Harassment of Students by IDF Soldiers

Rights Groups Demand UCI Address Campus Harassment of Students by IDF Soldiers

For four straight days this past May, a group of Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers called “Reservists On Duty” harassed UCI students who were displaying a Mock Wall to educate their campus about Israel’s concerted violations of international law and Palestinian human rights.

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Disciplinary Hearing at Brooklyn College Friday

Disciplinary Hearing at Brooklyn College Friday

Sarah Aly and Thomas DeAngelis, two of the nine students involved in a February 16, “mic check” at Brooklyn College, will appear before a disciplinary committee for a hearing on Friday, May 20, 2016 at 9:30 am at Brooklyn College Student Center, State Lounge.

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IUPUI must stand with Haneen and SJP, too

Today, Palestine Legal wrote to the Chancellor of Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) demanding that the University take immediate action to ensure that members of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) are able to speak out about Palestinian human rights without fear of violence and intimidation.

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