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Jun 16, 2021 at 04:10 AM From Ceasefire to #CeaseApartheid: Faculty for Palestine Calls to Action for Organizing Now 1901
Apr 21, 2018 at 02:05 PM Genesis Prize cancels ceremony after 2018 winner Natalie Portman said she won't visit Israel 1652
Nov 05, 2017 at 03:41 PM Air Canada Terminates their Main Contract with Israel Aerospace Industries 1779
Apr 28, 2017 at 08:59 PM Leaked report highlights Israel lobby's failures 2386
Mar 27, 2017 at 01:56 PM Inside the BDS court case against the AMS at UBC 2499
Mar 11, 2016 at 12:00 AM G4S leaving Israel shows that the boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign is winning 2859
Feb 23, 2016 at 12:00 AM IJVY Condemns Lobby Group’s Bullying Tactics, Supports York University Faculty Association 2874
Nov 14, 2012 at 10:19 PM UC Irvine students pass historic legislation urging divestment from human rights abuses in Palestine 4538
Oct 29, 2012 at 10:50 PM UN independent expert calls for boycott of businesses profiting from Israeli settlements 4588
Jul 22, 2012 at 06:56 PM United Church Boycott 3811
Apr 12, 2011 at 10:40 PM CanPalNet Statement of support for BDS 5720
Feb 28, 2011 at 12:00 AM Folk music legend Pete Seeger endorses boycott of Israel 4678
Aug 29, 2010 at 12:00 AM Israeli performers boycott settlements 4515
Aug 24, 2010 at 12:16 PM Opponents of Israeli occupation greet truckers at port of Vancouver 5486
Aug 24, 2010 at 12:14 PM Activists tell Zim - Israeli ships not welcome in Vancouver 4386
Sep 13, 2009 at 12:09 PM Economic retaliation against Tel Aviv 4747
Aug 22, 2009 at 12:00 AM British firefighters call for boycott of Israel 4744
Jul 20, 2008 at 06:40 PM Irish Public Sector Union Passes Boycott, Divest and Sanction (BDS) Motion 7330
Nov 22, 2007 at 12:00 AM First Palestinian Conference for the Boycott of Israel (BDS) 7688
Nov 02, 2007 at 12:45 AM Toward the Establishment of a Palestinian Civil Society Defragmentation Strategy 17030
Oct 28, 2007 at 12:00 AM Canadian students join BDS against Israeli apartheid! 7650
Sep 14, 2007 at 12:00 AM Tear Down That Wall! 6901
Aug 15, 2007 at 12:00 AM If Politicians Won't Lead, Citizens Must 7768
Jul 13, 2007 at 03:46 PM Irish Trade Union Congress calls for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions 8582
Jul 03, 2007 at 02:34 PM Volvo: Symbol of safety or human rights abuses? 9035
Jun 30, 2007 at 02:59 PM The book lounge joins boycott of Chapters/Indigo 8861
Jun 30, 2007 at 02:52 PM Why Boycott Israel? Because It's Good for You 8427
Jun 30, 2007 at 02:35 PM The time is now 8671
May 18, 2007 at 12:00 AM CAIA Response to B'nai Brith Attack 7999
May 11, 2007 at 02:06 PM Reisman confronted by CAIA activists 7979
Apr 05, 2007 at 11:01 PM Call for a cultural boycott of Israel 6804
Mar 15, 2007 at 07:09 PM Canadian Action Party Support for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions 8151
Feb 20, 2007 at 02:06 AM Targeting Israeli Blood Diamonds in 2007 12467
Jul 31, 2005 at 12:00 AM Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Campaign 7167
Jul 09, 2005 at 12:00 AM Palestinian Civil Society Calls for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions 7131
Apr 22, 2005 at 12:00 AM Lecturers vote for Israeli boycott 8613
 
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Rachel Corrie verdict exposes Israeli military mindset
Corrie's parents have not received justice, but their quest reveals the lie of the IDF's claim to be the world's 'most moral army'
Rachel Corrie's family – father Craig, mother Cindy and sister Sarah Corrie Simpson – at the Haifa district court where a judge ruled that Israel did not intentionally kill the pro-Palestinian activist in 2003. Photograph: Oliver Weiken/EPA

Reporters covering Israel are routinely confronted with the question: why not call Hamas a terrorist organisation? It's a fair point. How else to describe blowing up families on buses but terrorism?

But the difficulty lies in what then to call the Israeli army when it, too, at particular times and places, has used indiscriminate killing and terror as a means of breaking Palestinian civilians. One of those places was Rafah, in the southern tip of the Gaza strip, where Rachel Corrie was crushed by a military bulldozer nine years ago as she tried to stop the Israeli army going about its routine destruction of Palestinian homes.

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