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J Street and Americans for Peace Now Biggest Losers in the Presbyterian Church (USA) Battle Over Divestment
The outcome of the 220th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA), which considered a number of overtures related to Palestinian rights and nonviolent economic pressure in support thereof, was not what anyone expected. In a majority victory for supporters of Palestinian rights, the Church voted to endorse a boycott of all goods made in West Bank settlements, all of which are illegal under international law. Yet it also decided to continue ...Keep Reading »
Abraham Greenhouse is a longtime Palestine solidarity and BDS activist based in New York City. Follow him on Twitter as @grinhoyz.
"a rhetoric of justification emerged that sought to blame victims and bystanders rather than the perpetrators... The discourse attributes sexual violence to gaps in education and wealth, as if it is only working classmen who do the harassing, and as if the only women who are harassed are middle-class Cairenes."click | email | tweet