Posts Tagged ‘Palestinians’

Solidarity between Palestinians and Indigenous Activists has Deep Roots

Rally supporting indigenous communities in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo: Supplied) Source By Marion Kawas Palestinian solidarity with indigenous struggles here in Turtle Island was highlighted last week, with both local and international Palestinian support for the Wet’suwet’en nation’s struggle on unceded territory in British Columbia. The BDS National Committee (BNC) released a powerful statement at the same time as diaspora Palestinians […]

Israeli policy of assassinations cannot terrorize Palestinians to accept Trump’s deal: Nakhala

Wednesday, 19 February 2020  Secretary-General of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad resistance movement Ziad al-Nakhala speaks during a televised speech broadcast live from Gaza City on February 19, 2020. Secretary-General of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad resistance movement Ziad al-Nakhala speaks during a televised speech broadcast live from Gaza City on February 19, 2020. The secretary-general of […]

Why does Blue-White run away from Palestinians in government? Israeli-Jewish xenophobia

Blue-White, the largest Jewish party in Israel, announced last week it renounces the idea of creating a stable government: It declared there is no scenario in which it will accept the Joint List, which represents Israeli Palestinians. Blue White’s leader, Benny Gantz, made it clear (Hebrew) that the Joint List won’t be part of his […]

Yes, Israel wants peace — after it gets rid of the Palestinians

Over the last week, pedestrians and drivers in Tel Aviv caught a glimpse of an especially disturbing billboard that had been posted across the city. The billboard, erected by the far-right group, Israeli Victory Project, showed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas leader Ismail Hayineh blindfolded and on their knees on a backdrop of destruction. […]

Have the Palestinians missed their chance? Abbas and the useless leftist peace movement reject Trump and his peace deal.

Bleeding heart liberals have for years poured their hearts out in support for the Palestinians. They get hell fo it. In the end, it is a whole lot of nothing. Let Trump have a chance to apply his unique business style of deal-making and negotiating. I appeal to the Palestinians. Don’t give up. Get in […]

Israeli forces kill 4 Palestinians in a day as tensions heighten

Mohammed al-Hadad was the first Palestinian killed in unrest since United States President Donald Trump unveiled his Middle East plan last week [File: Majdi Mohammed/AP] The escalation comes days after US President Donald Trump released his controversial Middle East plan. Reposted from AL JAZEERA  The number of Palestinians killed by Israeli fire over the past […]

Three Palestinians killed in 24 hours as tensions rise in West Bank

At least three Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces between Wednesday and Thursday, as tensions across the West Bank continued to rise in the wake of the release of US President Donald Trump’s peace plan for the region. The first Palestinian to be killed during protests against the plan was identified by the Palestinian Ministry […]

‘Take a cold shower’ and don’t ‘screw up’– Kushner shamefully blames Palestinians

Arrogance and complacency is the core of Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner’s plan for the final extinguishment of Palestine. It is a continuation of the 1947 UN Partition Plan that was rejected by the non-Jewish citizens of Palestine living under British Mandate rule. That plan allotted a majority of the land, including the arable land, to […]

Savaging Trump plan, Abbas says Palestinians cutting all ties with Israel, US

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas announced he was cutting all ties, including security coordination, with both Israel and the US on Saturday, in a lengthy speech delivered at an Arab League meeting in Egypt’s capital denouncing the new White House plan for ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. “We’ve informed the Israeli side…that there will be no […]

Palestinians mount peace plan fightback at UN

Palestinian officials went on the offensive at the United Nations this week, seeking to rally opposition to United States President Donald Trump after he released a proposal for Middle East peace that favors Israelis over Palestinians. Palestine’s U.N. ambassador Riyad Mansour derided Trump’s plan during a media appearance, held meetings with U.N. bigwigs and revealed […]

Jared Kushner ‘surprised almost to death’ Palestinians told him to fuck himself (and the horse he rode in on)

Political satire: US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner, who is believed to be the architect of a recently proposed “peace plan” for Israel and Palestine, says he was “surprised almost to death” when Palestinians of all factions rejected the deal “merely because they had not negotiated it.” “The Palestinians have a perfect track record […]

Trump vilifies Palestinians for using the same violence that birthed Israel

President Trump has hardly attempted to hide his contempt for the Palestinian people. His unveiling of the “Deal of the Century” on Tuesday revealed in the clearest way possible what he thinks of the millions of Palestinians — in the occupied territories, inside Israel, and in the diaspora — who would be affected by his […]

Photo Essay: Palestinians converge on Jordan Valley checkpoints to protest Trump plan

The morning after President Donald Trump committed to recognizing Israeli sovereignty over parts of the West Bank during the release of his much-awaited Middle East peace plan, Palestinians protested the deal that would annex the Jordan Valley, the breadbasket of their territory, by motoring trackers through an Israeli checkpoint.   They arrived from two different directions […]

Jared Kushner taunts Palestinians because he wants them to reject his ‘peace plan’

It is true that Jared Kushner’s father had to give Harvard a $2.5 million bribe to get him admitted there, but the younger Kushner isn’t actually stupid. The internet is abuzz with comment about Kushner’s interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour, during which he disrespects Palestinians. As one commenter noted acidly on Twitter: “How to Negotiate […]

The Deal of Shame: $6.35 Billion for Settling Palestinians in Lebanon

Filed under: Deal of the Century, House of Saud, Lebanon, Palestinians, Uprooted Palestinians, USA | Tagged: Resettlement | Source Article from https://uprootedpalestinians.wordpress.com/2020/01/30/the-deal-of-shame-6-35-billion-for-settling-palestinians-in-lebanon/ Hits: 5

Hundreds of Palestinians march through checkpoint to protest Trump plan

Hundreds of Palestinians marched across an Israeli checkpoint in the northern West Bank to protest President Trump’s “Deal of the Century” on Wednesday afternoon. Around 500 protesters gathered Wednesday morning in the Palestinian town of Tubas and crossed the Tayseer checkpoint between Nablus and the Jordan Valley, despite attempts by the Israeli army to stop […]

Top IRGC figure: Trump’s plan to unify Palestinians

Tasnim – A deputy commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) slammed the US president’s new Middle East plan as a strategic mistake, saying the so-called deal of the century will only unify Palestinians in their struggle for the liberation of al-Quds. Speaking to Tasnim on Wednesday, IRGC commander’s political deputy, General Yadollah Javani, […]

Palestinians around the world reject Trump’s ‘fraud of the century’

https://www.juancole.com/2020/01/palestinians-against-humanity.html “Top 5 ways Trump plan for Palestinians is a Crime against Humanity” by Juan Cole, Informed Comment, January 29/20 Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) – “On Tuesday, an American president being impeached for abuse of power announced a historic plan for Israel-Palestine alongside an Israeli prime minister who was just indicted for bribery and corruption. […]

Trump just green-lit annexation. Here’s how Palestinians can stop it

In March 2011 Ehud Barak, then defense minister in Netanyahu’s government, delivered a speech to the Institute for National Security Studies. “We are standing before a diplomatic tsunami that the majority of the public is unaware of,” said Barak. “There is an international movement that will recognize a Palestinian state within the 1967 borders. It […]

Why Jordan Valley settlers fear annexation more than Palestinians do

“Are you lost?” asks the man driving the dilapidated tractor. Khaled is one of the 1,700 Palestinians who live in Fasayil, a small Palestinian village in the occupied Jordan Valley of the West Bank. I nod my head to let him know that I was not lost. I came to the Jordan Valley in the […]

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