Facts and Information

Facts and Information

Legislation: Bills in Congress
Useful Contact Infomation
Geneva Conventions and Related Documents
Special: White Phosphorus and its use in Gaza
Special focus: Situation in Gaza


The Gaza Bombshell
The US Magazine Vanity Fair just pre-released online an earth-shattering investigative report on the USA's role in Gaza which brought Hamas to power. [. . .]

The Time for Worldwide Boycott is Now
Omar Barghouti, The Electronic Intifada, 2 March 2008

On Friday, 29 February 2008, Israel's deputy defense minister Matan Vilnai threatened Palestinians in Gaza with a "holocaust", telling Israeli Army Radio: "The more Qassam fire intensifies and the rockets reach a longer range, [the Palestinians] will bring upon themselves a bigger holocaust because we will use all our might to defend ourselves. [. . .]

The Killing in Gaza Has Not Stopped
March 5, 2008

Ongoing Peaceful Campaigns 

Right to Education Campaign
Wave of arrests at Birzeit University

Right to Education, R2E, 3 March 2008

Since January 2008, eight Birzeit University students and one employee have been arrested by the Israeli army. None of whom have been charged. This comes amongst a wave of arrests all over the West Bank under the pretext of the person belonging to a political party.


Interview with Ilan Pappe
YNET interview with Ilan Pappe, author of "The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine" and supporter of academic boycott of Israel - 03.15.08

Controversial historian Ilan Pappe left Israel last year after his endorsement of an academic boycott of Israel exposed him and his family to death threats. Now a professor in England, Pappe maintains that a cultural boycott on his homeland is the only way to end the occupation. [. . .]

Books Films and Online

In the Spider’s Web
"I just would like to draw your attention that Al-Haq’s documentary, In the Spider’s Web, is available online on YouTube with English and French subtitles.

In the Spider's Web is a total of 47-minute long documentary produced in 2004 by Al-Haq and directed by Hannah Musleh. The film is part of Al-Haq's campaign to stop collective punishment practiced by Israeli occupying forces against Palestinian civilians in the Occupied Palestinian Territory."

Action Alerts


CNI Urges a Complete End to the Political and Economic Siege of Gaza
23 January 2008

House to Hold Hearing on Military Aid to Israel
12 March 2008

Press Releases
Hebron Orphanages and Schools for 7,000 Children Ordered Closed!
April 2008/Includes Letter to Oprah

ADC Press Release:
Israeli Minister Says Palestinians Bringing Holocaust Upon Themselves

Israeli Deputy Defense Minister Matan Vilnai's comments

Washington, DC | February 29, 2008 | www.adc.org | The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) strongly condemns the deplorable comments made by Israeli Deputy Defense Minister Matan Vilnai.

A Letter From Gaza about Online forum for Palestinian medical students