In a statement issued on its Facebook page, the Palestinian American Women's Association announced that it is boycotting this Saturday's Women's March in Los Angeles. The announcement came after actress Scarlett Johansson was confirmed to speak at the march. Johansson was a spokesmodel for SodaStream, an Israeli company that manufactures home fizzy drink machines in … Continue reading Palestinian American Women’s Association pulls out of Women’s March LA
Today the Friends of Sabeel North America (FOSNA), a Christian voice for Palestine, issued this statement congratulating New Orleans BDS activists for their victory: Today, after a year of campaigning and community pressure, the New Orleans City Council unanimously passed a resolution to implement a socially responsible investment screen on the municipal level. The campaign was led … Continue reading BDS WIN! Congrats New Orleans Palestine Solidarity Committee!
More than 25 years later we are finally going to get rid of Rep. Ed Royce, the Republican chairman of the House Foreign Relations Committee known not only for his hawkish and anti-immigrant and refugee policies, but also for his unconditional and staunch support for the State of Israel. For that reason, we are going … Continue reading Rep. Royce is retiring… let’s party!
This announcement was made by Raad Ghantous, host of the Raad Life Show, via Yalla America Radio's Facebook page. Click here to follow the page. YALLA......is a common expression in denoting "come on", "let's get going", and mostly meaning "hurry up". Originally in the Arabic language, it has also been adopted by Persian, and Hebrew. YALLA … Continue reading Yalla America… Coming soon to OC Talk Radio
More than 100 Arab American Democratic leaders issued a letter to the Chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), Tom Perez, expressing disappointment in the removal of Dr. James Zogby from the Executive Committee of the DNC. The letter read: "Today, there are an estimated 3.7 million Arab Americans living in all 50 states. Concentrated … Continue reading Arab American Democratic leaders call on Chairman Perez to re-appoint Jim Zogby to the Executive Committee
In the aftermath of Trump's announcement to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and recognize it as Israel's capital, a few Orange County lawmakers have reacted. Congressman Lou Correa (D-46) released the following statement on President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and moving the US … Continue reading How OC Members of Congress reacted to Trump’s Jerusalem decision
Today, the ACLU filed a federal lawsuit arguing that an Arizona anti-boycott law violates the First Amendment. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Mikkel Jordhal, a lawyer whose solely-owned law firm contracts with the state to represent indigent inmates. In order to contract with the state, Jordhal was required to certify that his law firm did … Continue reading Lawsuit challenges Arizona anti-boycott law