Education that divides

Education Funding and Policy: Week 36 of Kumi Now is now available on the website.  In April of 2019, Adalah reported that “Israeli authorities are requiring all high school students—Jewish and Arab—to pass an online government propaganda course that promotes racist ideology before they are allowed to participate in overseas class trips.” According to Adalah, “One… Continue reading Education that divides

Peace Advocacy Fellowship

The Balfour Project (UK) invites applications for its peace advocacy fellowship program. This paid fellowship (now in its third year) is aimed primarily (but not exclusively) at post-graduate and final-year undergraduate students who are committed to the Balfour Project ethos. The successful applicants will advocate for peace and equal rights on the basis of the… Continue reading Peace Advocacy Fellowship

B’Tselem

B’Tselem: The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories B’Tselem was founded in 1989 to document Israeli violations of Palestinians’ human rights in the West Bank (including East Jerusalem) and the Gaza Strip. As a human rights organization, it now unequivocally demands an end to the occupation. To promote that goal, B’Tselem… Continue reading B’Tselem

Public Speaking & Advocacy Training

Would you like an opportunity to develop your public speaking skills and become a more confident and persuasive advocate for Palestine? APAN is excited to be offering a 7-week online course in Public Speaking and Advocacy for Palestine. The sessions will be conducted by local and international trainers with extensive expertise in public speaking, debating,… Continue reading Public Speaking & Advocacy Training

Art as resistance

August 29 is the anniversary of the assassination of Naji Al-Ali in 1987. Naji Al-Ali was a political cartoonist and writer born in 1936 in the Palestinian village of Ash Shajara. At the age of 10, he was a victim of the Nakba and grew up in a refugee camp in Lebanon. In the 1970s he created the… Continue reading Art as resistance

Layan Nasser released

There are unconfirmed reports that Layan Nasser has been released from al-Damun Prison on bail pending a further court appearance. Layan must still appear in a military court on 5 October 2021. Follow the developments and sign the petition at Change.org …

No Free Trade Agreement

Please write to your Federal MP to stop Australia signing a Free Trade Agreement with Israel … The Australian Trade Minister wants to sign a free-trade agreement with Israel this year! Minister for Trade, Dan Tehan, has just received a report from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.  A report based on an inquiry… Continue reading No Free Trade Agreement

Jerusalem Declaration on Christian Zionism

The Jerusalem Declaration on Christian Zionism was issued 15 years ago by Palestinian Christian churches on August 22, 2006. The signatories were Patriarch Michel Sabbah, Archbishop Swerios Malki Mourad, Bishop Riah Abu El-Assal, and Bishop Munib Younan. You can read the Jerusalem Declaration on Anti-Semitism here. 

Layan Nasir

During the pre-dawn hours of July 7th, 21 year old Layan Nasir, a 4th year Nutrition student at Birzeit University, was arrested, bound, gagged and blindfolded by Israeli Occupation Forces. She was interrogated at the Ofer Military Prison without benefit of legal counsel and her family was unable to visit her. Layan was later charged… Continue reading Layan Nasir