Category: Israel/Palestine

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Richard Falk: Two Sides of the Palestinian Coin

What was perhaps most notable about this extraordinary gesture of a mass prolonged hunger strike was that it was treated as hardly worthy of notice by the world media or even by the United Nations

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Ilan Pappe: No, Israel Is Not a Democracy

Israel is not the only democracy in the Middle East. In fact, it’s not a democracy at all

Ali Abunimah: Prisoners declare victory

The committee hailed the agreement as a “victory for the Palestinian people and the prisoners in their epic defense of freedom and dignity”

Adri Nieuwhof: Israel treats prisoners worse than apartheid

The situation of the Palestinian prisoners reminds the older generation in South Africa of their past

Various Contributors: Advocate for a Military Embargo of Israel

The Palestinian BDS National Committee calls on supporters to take urgent action on Day 40 of the Dignity Strike (Friday, May 26) to advocate towards a comprehensive military embargo on Israel

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Ramzy Baroud: Challenging Israel’s Past

Israel has resorted to three main strategies to suppress Palestinian calls for justice and human rights, including the Right of Return for refugees. One is dedicated to rewriting history; another attempts to distract from present realities altogether; and a third aims at reclaiming the Palestinian narrative as essentially an Israeli one

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Ramzy Baroud: Fear as an Obstacle to Peace

Why Are Israelis Afraid?

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Robert Fisk: Trump about to mess up in Middle East?

There he was talking of the ‘ultimate deal’ between Israel and the Palestinians – as if peace was just a commodity to be bought or sold

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Marjorie Cohn: Palestinian Prisoners on Hunger Strike as Trump Visits Israel

Will Trump express concern about Israel’s human rights violations, including those underlying the prisoners’ hunger strike?

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Vijay Prashad: Jawaharlal Nehru

May 15th is Nakba Day, the Day of Catastrophe for the Palestinians. In 1948, that was the date when the Israeli State began to emerge and three quarters of a million Palestinians were ejected from their land. The term Nakba was coined by the Syrian historian Constantine Zurayk, who was the Acting President of the Read more…

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