Posts Tagged ‘palestinian’

Documenting Palestinian invisibility for 40 years — an interview with James Zogby

Mondoweiss is excited to announce that we have partnered with the Arab American Institute to republish Jim Zogby’s important book Palestinians: The Invisible Victims. The book is a critical examination of the ideology and practice of the movement of Political Zionism and its patron, British imperialism, that together were responsible for the denial of Palestinian rights and the subsequent […]

Palestinian dies after severe beating in Israeli prison

Tamara Nassar Rights and Accountability 21 May 2018 Aziz Awisat  Addameer Israel bears full responsibility for the death of Palestinian prisoner Aziz Awisat, Palestinian human rights and prisoner advocacy groups say. Awisat, 53, was severely beaten by Israeli officers after allegedly pouring hot water on a guard in Beersheba prison on 2 May. After his […]

Lieberman escalates incitement against Palestinian lawmakers

Ali Abunimah Rights and Accountability 21 May 2018 Jafar Farah, the director of the legal advocacy group Mossawa, is detained by Israeli police in the northern city of Haifa during a peaceful demonstration against Israel’s massacre in Gaza, 18 May. Farah was hospitalized for serious injuries after his arrest, including a broken leg. Nadine Nashef […]

Israel says Palestinian request to ICC to investigate is invalid because ‘Israel is not a member and Palestine is not a state’

     Israel has commented on the Palestinian request to the International Criminal Court to investigate the violence on the Gaza border during the Great March of Return protests, saying that the country is exploiting the international body for political purposes. Meanwhile, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki has arrived at the International Criminal Court to bring […]

‘NYT’ columnist says killing Palestinian civilians is… good for Palestinians

“This is because, subconsciously or not, they don’t see Palestinians as human beings in quite the same way that Israeli Jews are human” And it is fine and manly for Jewish Israeli “heroes” to use knives/machetes against their enemies but if Palestinians use knives they are “bloodthirsty murderous terrorists” which is only to be expected […]

Trump peace deal to make Jerusalem suburb capital of Palestinian state

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Israel detains Palestinian teen with severe head injury, again

As Mohammad Tamimi, 15, walked to the market near his home in the occupied West Bank village of Nabi Saleh Sunday morning, he passed by a new white Hyundai. Two men he assumed to be Palestinians were standing outside the parked car, speaking fluent Arabic on their phones. Two more were sitting inside the car, […]

Palestinian Protest Leader Explains Why Philadelphia Orchestra Should Stay Out Of Israel

Saturday was a dramatic night at the Kimmel Center, where protesters interrupted a Philadelphia Orchestra performance. We called organizer Susan Abulhawa to find out why. This article has been updated with a response from the Philadelphia Orchestra, which appears in its entirety at the bottom of the piece. We have removed the paragraph describing Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s […]

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas hospitalised – Officials

It was the third time Abbas, 82, had been hospitalised in a week. He underwent minor ear surgery on Tuesday and was hospitalised again briefly overnight on Saturday/Sunday, the official Palestinian news agency Wafa said. A Palestinian official in Ramallah said Abbas went back into hospital again later on Sunday because his temperature was high […]

The Palestinian context will rule the region, so be patient السياق الفلسطيني سيحكم المنطقة فانتظروا

 The Palestinian context will rule the region, so be patient مايو 18, 2018 Written by Nasser Kandil, Those who expect that the confrontation ignited by the Palestinian people is meaningless and that the generous sacrifices are for free do not pay attention to the spiritual fact illustrated in the past two days that America and […]

They don’t miss a trick: Bill would spend Palestinian taxes on israeli families

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman attends the Herzliya Conference in Herzliya, Israel, May 10, 2018. An Israeli bill would divert some of the revenue that Israel is obligated to hand over to the Palestinian Authority, to stay in Israel. This revenue is earmarked for social welfare payments to families of Palestinians captured, injured, or killed […]

How They Do It–After issuing video, Sanders won’t say if he backs Palestinian ‘right of return’

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Palestinian prisoners to refuse medicine as boycott escalates

Tamara Nassar Rights and Accountability 16 May 2018 Palestinian prisoners have decided not to take medicine as part of an escalating protest. As well as boycotting Israeli military courts, detainees will now refuse health care until their demands are met. Detainees will also begin a wave of hunger strikes in the coming months. The boycott […]

Jews Baptize New American Embassy with Palestinian Blood, 58 Dead and 2,700+ Wounded

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Israel ‘Nation of Peace’: Thousands of Palestinian Casualties During US Jerusalem Embassy Opening

52 Palestinians Killed by Israelis, Over 2238 wounded, over 770 from live gunfire At least 52 Palestinians have been killed and 2,400 wounded by Israeli troops, Palestinian officials say, on the deadliest day of violence since the 2014 Gaza war. Palestinians have been protesting for weeks but deaths soared on the day the US opened […]

Challenging the ongoing dispossession and displacement of the Palestinian people on the 70th commemoration of the Nakba

Today we mark the 70th anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba, the displacement and dispossession of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians. Forced displacement and dispossession are key factors to understand the situation in Palestine and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. At the beginning of the 20th century, most Palestinians lived inside the borders of “historic” or “Mandate Palestine”, […]

Turkey tells Israeli ambassador to leave the country over Palestinian protest deaths

8-month-old Palestinian killed after inhaling Israeli tear gas – health ministry Eitan Naeh was summoned to the foreign ministry in Ankara on Tuesday and asked to leave over the deaths at the Gaza border, Haaretz reported. He was told to leave “for some time,” a source told Reuters. He has served in the position since […]

An open letter from a Palestinian refugee to an ex-Irgun terrorist on the 70th year of the Nakba

This open letter from Salman Abu Sitta to Uri Avnery is the latest in an exchange that began in 2014. Mondoweiss published their earlier correspondence here.  Uri Avnery is a co-founder of the Israeli “peace bloc” Gush Shalom, a former Knesset member and a journalist. In his youth, he was a member of the paramilitary group […]

High Alert For Palestinian Slaughter & Conflict With Iran

High Alert For Palestinian Slaughter & Conflict With Iran Above: Protest against US war in the Middle East in Los Angeles from DreamsTime.com. There will be a confluence of trigger events this week that could lead to an escalation of conflict. At the same time that the US has reneged on the nuclear agreement and Israeli […]

Ending seventy years of exile for Palestinian refugees

As I write this piece 47 Palestinians have been shot dead and thousands injured in Gaza by the Israeli army since the beginning of the “Great Return March” on March 30th. The March demands the realization of the right of return of Palestine refugees to the territory from which they were displaced between 1947 and […]

From Targeted Assassinations to Sniper Fire, How Israel Eliminates Palestinian Resistance

GAZA — Palestine’s Great Return March protests at the Gaza border, which commenced with the commemoration of Land Day on March 30 and are set to continue until the Nakba anniversary on May 15, have propelled Israel’s penchant for killing Palestinians to the fore. So far, 45 Palestinians have been killed by snipers and over […]

Drones vs stones: Palestinian takes down Israeli drone with stone

Palestinian protesters near the Gaza border managed to bring down an Israeli drone with a stone and a slingshot, a video posted online revealed. The footage by Press TV shows Palestinians hurling stones at an Israeli drone with a slingshot. A heavy cloud of grey smoke can be seen, while sirens are heard in the […]

Israeli murderer of motionless Palestinian set free after only 9 months in prison

Israeli occupation soldier Elor Azaria, who murdered the motionless Palestinian citizen Abdul-Karim al-Sharif, to leave prison on 10 May, Israeli army radio has said. The murderer Azaria, was sentenced to 18 months, then reduced to 14 then to 12 months. Then, the Israeli army Parole Committee paroled him and granted him an early release which […]

Gaza Strip: 3 of 5 Palestinian children suffer traumatic nightmares as a result of Israeli violence against protests

     Children living in the Gaza Strip are experiencing unusually high rates of nightmares and are showing increasing signs of psychosocial deterioration as a result of the violent response to the Gaza protests, just over a month since they began. 56 per cent of Palestinian children surveyed by Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) in March were […]

Death of 19-year-old Palestinian brings toll at Gaza border to 45

Gaza Palestinian dies from serious wounds suffered last Friday in Gaza IMEMC 3 May — Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, has reported that a young Palestinian man died, on Thursday morning, from serious wounds he suffered last Friday, after Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured him. Dr. al-Qedra stated […]

3 of 5 Palestinian children are suffering traumatic nightmares

Children living in the Gaza Strip are experiencing unusually high rates of nightmares and are showing increasing signs of psychosocial deterioration as a result of the violent response to the Gaza protests, just over a month since they began. 56 per cent of Palestinian children surveyed by Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) in March were suffering […]

Palestinian group challenges Schumer to visit Gaza and call for end to blockade

The Council on International Relations, a Gaza-based NGO, issued an invitation yesterday to New York Senator Chuck Schumer to come to Gaza so that he can see that he and the Palestinian community share many attributes, from humble origins to a high value for education. The group said it is confident that Schumer would call […]

israel’s IDF are good at massacring unarmed Palestinian protesters but very little else

“Israel`s Juvenile Ground Army” W. Patrick Lang IMO the IDF ground forces are nothing like what the average American assumes them to be. They are in fact an army that has been very lucky in the enemies that they have faced. Their present employment in the massacre of Palestinians at Gaza is the kind of […]

Netanyahu shares ‘fake news’ about Palestinian citizens

Other news Netanyahu spreads fake news to incite against Palestinian citizens MEMO 30 Apr — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been accused of spreading “fake news” in order to incite against Palestinian citizens, after the premier shared a widely-debunked story on Facebook. According to the Times of Israel, Netanyahu posted to his Facebook page […]

Israel revokes Jerusalem residency of 3 Palestinian MPs, one former minister

Israeli occupation authorities decided on Sunday to strip four Jerusalemite MPs of their permanent residency under the pretext of not being loyal to Israel. Lawyer Fadi al-Qawasmi said that the Israeli Interior Minister Aryeh Deri decided to revoke the residency of MPs Mohammed Abu Tir, Ahmad Attoun, and Mohammed Toutah as well as of the […]

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