Posts Tagged ‘palestinian’

Palestinian NGO’s launch campaign against EU ‘anti-terror’ funding requirement

Palestinian NGOs are hitting back at international donors, particularly the EU, for their “anti-terror” funding requirements, which the groups argue unfairly target Palestinian civil society groups. The Palestinian National Campaign to Reject Conditional Funding was launched in recent weeks by a number of Palestinian NGOs who are refusing to sign an EU grant request stipulating […]

Gantz is no better than Netanyahu when it comes to Palestinian freedom

File this under “Israel, a light unto nations [NOT.]” https://www.counterpunch.org/2020/01/17/sealed-off-and-forgotten-what-you-should-know-about-israels-firing-zones-in-the-west-bank/ “Sealed Off and Forgotten: What You Should Know about Israel’s ‘Firing Zones’ in the West Bank,” by Ramzy Baroud, Counterpunch, Jan. 18/20 “A seemingly ordinary news story, published in the Israeli newspaper, Haaretz, on January 7, shed light on a long-forgotten, yet crucial, subject: Israel’s […]

Every Israeli election needs a Palestinian woman as a villain

There are few things easier in Israel today than turning a Palestinian politician into the enemy of the people, particularly if that politician is a woman. And there are fewer things that can provide Israeli politicians with such instant political capital. Once again, we are seeing it happen before our eyes. This time, the crosshairs […]

How organized crime took over Israel’s Palestinian communities

This is the first in a series of investigative articles on organized crime in Israel’s Palestinian community published by Local Call and translated into Arabic on Arab48. In the past year, a record 93 people were murdered in Israel’s Palestinian Arab community — which, with 1.7 million people, makes up a fifth of the state’s […]

Palestinian community orgs and ex-prisoners say the Arab Bank is closing their accounts

It was supposed to be a routine run to the bank. As the Executive Director of the Aida Youth Center (AYC), Anas Abu Srour frequents the Bethlehem branch of the Arab Bank, overseeing transfers and transactions for the organization. At the beginning of January, Abu Srour stopped by the bank to pick up the new […]

Palestinian child prisoners face further repression and transfer

Israeli police detain a Palestinian youth in East Jerusalem, October 2014. Israeli prison administration transferred 34 Palestinian child prisoners to Damon prison without the presence of their adult representatives. Israel’s systematic use of prisons is part of its brutal occupation of Palestine. Reposted from Samidoun Israeli occupation officials announced that child prisoners would be transferred […]

Why Israel’s So-Called “Occupation” of “Palestinian Territories” is a Farce

The occupation. A phrase commonly used when speaking about the injustices taking place in Palestine. It is a phrase that limits the discussion to a small part of Palestine and to only a portion of the Palestinian people. The occupation only exists in the two small areas that we are permitted to state that human […]

Palestinian Freedom 2020: Student activists confront Democratic candidates over aid to Israel

Last week, student activists with the group Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) were in Iowa as part of their Palestinian Freedom 2020 Bus Tour. The 14 Jewish and Palestinian students arrived in the state to demand that Democratic candidates stop funding Israel’s occupation and embrace Palestinian rights. The trip was organized JVP Action, the political […]

As a Palestinian rights defender, I’m proud to stand with Jonathan Pollak

I was standing in the fields of the West Bank village of Bil’in 15 years ago when my phone rang from an Israeli number. On the line, someone was speaking in a mix of broken Arabic and Hebrew. At the time the Israeli military had just begun targeting Bil’in to build the apartheid wall, and […]

Federal lawsuit filed against Pro-Palestinian human rights vigil

Jewish Witnesses for Peace and Friends vigil in Ann Arbor in fall 2006. When Henry Herskovitz was prohibited from giving a talk to his synagogue about his trip to the Palestinian Territories, he began a weekly vigil that has lasted 16 years. Meanwhile, the synagogue hosts Israeli soldiers and takes children on propaganda trips to […]

In Zuabi’s ‘Grey Rock’, a Palestinian rocketman dreams of reaching the moon

Last night I went to the opening night of “Grey Rock,” a play about love and dreams in Palestine written and directed by Amir Nizar Zuabi, and found it completely charming and even ravishing. The play has a ten-day run at the Public and then travels to the Guthrie in Minneapolis, and I urge you […]

Settlers are seizing ‘empty’ land. The Palestinian owners are fighting back

Early in the morning on Dec. 3, Ahmad Qaddoura received a call from his neighbor notifying him that bulldozers, likely Israeli, were working on his land in the West Bank village of Kafr Laqef, near Nablus in the northern West Bank. Qaddoura, 61, immediately left his bakery shop in Qalqilya and drove to his land […]

Military court convicts Palestinian terrorist for 2018 murder of Ari Fuld

A West Bank military court convicted a Palestinian teenager of murdering Israeli-American Ari Fuld in a 2018 stabbing attack at the West Bank’s Gush Etzion Junction. The Judea Military Court court found 18-year-old Khalil Jabarin guilty of one count of intentionally causing death — the court’s equivalent of murder — and three counts of attempted […]

Palestinian, Israeli and diaspora Jewish activists reclaim spring seized by settlers

Kifah Adara lives less than two kilometers from the Ein Albeida spring in the southern West Bank, but was unable to visit the site for nearly 15 years. On Friday, however, she was finally able to draw water from the spring once more — accompanied by over a hundred Palestinian, Israeli and international Jewish activists, […]

Israel is systematically poisoning one million Palestinian children

Palestinian medical workers tend to wounded children, members of a family where six were killed in an Israeli airstrike in central Gaza Strip on November 14, 2019. (Photo by AFP) Gaza has become “uninhabitable,” not because of ecological disaster or Palestinian poor stewardship of the land, but because Israel chooses to destroy it by every […]

Turkey Transfers Ottoman Archives to the Palestinian Authority to Counter Israel’s Land Claims

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Palestinian tries to stab soldiers in West Bank, is shot

Netanyahu meets Greek PM ahead of inking pipeline deal Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is meeting with Greek counterpart Kyriakos Mitsotakis in Athens. He will later meet with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and the three will hold a trilateral meeting during which they will sign a deal for an undersea pipeline that will carry gas from […]

How Israel uses Arab-Jews to evade justice for Palestinian refugees

Several years ago I was asked to participate in a panel about the movie “Farewell Baghdad” in Berlin. The Jewish Museum in Berlin who organized the event also invited the Israeli Embassy. In front of the cinema representatives of the Embassy were distributing pamphlets titled “Remembering the ‘Forgotten’ Jewish Refugees”.  I was stunned. Since when […]

A secular Palestinian’s Hanukkah 2019 message

I’ve been thinking about the complexities of the rise in antisemitism for a while, and the Brooklyn attacks, which happened while I was there, jogged me into writing this note. I just returned home to the Pacific Northwest from a five-week stay in the Midwood neighborhood of Brooklyn—an area with a visible Orthodox Jewish majority.  […]

PODCAST: The Palestinian musician shattering taboos

Listen here: iTunes/Apple Podcasts | Google Play | Spotify Singer-songwriter Maysa Daw always knew she wanted to become a musician. The 27-year-old Haifa native recently released her debut album called “Between City Walls.” She is also the youngest member of famed Palestinian hip hop group DAM, and sings and plays percussion with the new, all-women ensemble Kallemi. As a female […]

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