Category: Middle East

Sarah Freeman-Woolpert: The mobilization for Yemen is a powerful model for today’s peace movement

By emphasizing support and solidarity, groups led primarily by Yemeni-American women are building momentum to end the world’s “forgotten war.”

Olivia Katbi: How Unions Are Backing BDS

This divestment resolution lays the groundwork for a new generation of labor rank and file to continue mainstreaming support for Palestine, and to move that support into concrete action

Kerem Schamberger: Turkey’s War Against the Kurds Exposes NATO’s Aggression

For 70 years, Turkey has been a key NATO member — and NATO’s backing for its aggression shows the alliance is no mere defense pact

Dahlia Scheindlin: The New Battle in the Israeli Right’s Relentless War on Palestinians

The West Bank’s Area C represents every layer of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Ezra Oliff-Lieberman: AIPAC’s Dangerous New Antidemocratic Project

In the name of supporting Israel, the lobbying group has created a new super PAC that is only too happy to boost candidates that threaten our democracy

Gideon Levy: Is Blood of Iconic Journalist Redder Than Blood of Anonymous Palestinians?

The blood of a famous journalist, no matter how brave and experienced she was – and she was – is no redder than the blood of an anonymous high school student who was traveling home in a taxi full of women in this same Jenin a month ago

Asa Winstanley: UK admits activists “forced” Elbit to sell factory

A British government prosecutor admitted in court this week that Palestine Action campaigners “forced the closure” of a factory owned by an Israeli weapons firm earlier this year

Roxane Assaf-Lynn: Israel’s Killing Of Reporter Shireen Abu Akleh Reminds Me Of Mazen

It’s personal. And the U.S. is not better

Marjorie Cohn: Journalists Accused Israel of Targeting Them 2 Weeks Before Killing of Abu Akleh

Please Help ZNet         Source: Truthout Just two weeks before Israeli forces assassinated beloved Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, the International Federation of Journalists, the Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate and the International Centre of Justice for Palestinians had submitted a formal complaint to the International Criminal Court accusing Israel of systematically targeting Palestinian journalists. “The targeting of Read more…

Ilan Pappe: Germany’s Position on Palestine: Twice on the Wrong Side of History?

Israel’s policy towards the Palestinians is racist to its very core, and one cannot create hierarchies of racism or a club of “accepted” racism, or a legitimate one

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