Netflix launches a new collection of Palestinian movies
Pro-Israel groups have attacked the move because many of the directors support BDS.
Protestors are blocking Israeli ships from offloading in Oakland – updated
Bay Area activists are blocking an Israeli cargo ship from offloading in Oakland, CA in solidarity with Palestine.
Canada’s new Democratic Party passes motion to sanction Israel
At the New Democratic Party’s (NDP) convention last week, party members overwhelmingly passed a motion to sanction Israel. The policy book forthe center-left political party, which has existed in Canada since 1961, will now include a boycott of goods from illegal settlements and an arms embargo on the country.
New York lawmakers denounce DSA as antisemitic after group challenges junkets to Israel
At the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) convention in 2017, the group endorsed the BDS movement by an overwhelming majority. That resolution asserted that “socialists have a responsibility to side with the oppressed and are committed to their unconditional liberation.”
‘The assassination of Qasem Soleimani was an act of war’
On January 5, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rep. Barbara Lee announced that they are introducing a War Powers Resolution in the House. The legislation would remove U.S. forces from any conflict with Iran that hasn’t been granted congressional approval and is a companion to a Senate resolution that was introduced by Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) two days prior.