Posts Tagged ‘Palestinians’

Why Palestinians are calling for a boycott of Puma

Palestinians activists are protesting this weekend at storefronts and offices for the German athletic wear manufacturer Puma. The reason? Puma sponsors the Israel Football Association (IFA), which includes six teams in settlements in the West Bank. Last year Puma signed a four-year sponsorship deal with the IFA to provide equipment, including the kits, for all […]

Jordan stops cooperation with US deportations of Palestinians

Ali Abunimah Rights and Accountability 13 June 2019 Abdelhaleem Ashqar is surrounded by journalists as he leaves federal court with his wife, in Chicago on 1 February 2007. Ashqar was found not guilty of all terrorism-related charges in a trial that year, and is now fighting deportation from the United States. Rex Arbogast AP Photo […]

Weekly report on israel’s terrorism on Palestinians (30 May – 12 June 2019)

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations  (30 May – 12 June 2019) Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 30 May – 12 June, 2019. Israeli forces killed a Palestinian child while attempting to enter al-Aqsa Mosque, to perform prayers. 17 civilians, including 6 […]

German firm escalates its war crimes against Palestinians

Adri Nieuwhof Rights and Accountability 10 June 2019 HeidelbergCement’s Nahal Raba quarry in the occupied West Bank plunders Palestinian resources in violation of international law.  Who Profits German construction giant HeidelbergCement is expanding its plunder of Palestinian resources, a war crime punishable under German and international law. HeidelbergCement operates a stone quarry in the occupied […]

Report: Saudi Arabia Tightens Grip on Palestinians, Hampers Remittances to Gaza

The new step taken by the Riyadh regime against Palestinians involves official and non-official money transfers as the procedure has witnessed a marked decline over the past week and during the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, Al-Khaleej Online news website reported. The report described residents […]

Bipartisan bill complements Kushner’s plan to try to buy off Palestinians

On Wednesday, six members of Congress introduced a bipartisan, bicameral bill to create a $50 million annual fund to “facilitate and finance joint economic ventures and people-to-people exchanges between Palestinians, Israelis, and Americans,” according to a press release. The bill, known as the Partnership Fund for Peace Act of 2019 (S.1727 and H.R.3104), is sponsored […]

Palestinians praise Ayatollah Khamenei’s supportive stances

Tasnim – The Palestinian Popular Resistance Committees lauded Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei for his remarks in support of Palestine and in rejection of the so-called deal of the century. In an interview with Al-Manar TV, the spokesman for the Palestinian Popular Resistance Committees, Abu Mujahid, appreciated Ayatollah Khamenei and the […]

I desperately want to see an end to Israel’s abuse of Palestinians – Ken Livingstone

Netanyahu has now called for another election to be held on September 17. There is still no guarantee that it can create a parliament capable of forming a government. Netanyahu’s party had won its best-ever result with 35 seats in a parliament of 120 seats. The new opposition coalition Blue and White got 35 seats […]

One insult after another: Kushner believes Palestinians can’t govern themselves, more concerned with mortgages than statehood

   Senior advisor and son-in-law to US President Donald Trump is making headlines again for comments he made in a television interview on Sunday, insinuating that he didn’t believe Palestinians were capable of governing themselves. Kushner’s controversial statements were made during a sit-down interview with Axios reporter Jonathan Swan who covered a range of topics, […]

Kushner believes Palestinians can’t govern themselves, are more concerned with mortgages than statehood

Senior advisor and son-in-law to US President Donald Trump is making headlines again for comments he made in a television interview on Sunday, insinuating that he didn’t believe Palestinians were capable of governing themselves. Kushner’s controversial statements were made during a sit-down interview with Axios reporter Jonathan Swan who covered a range of topics, including […]

Arab, Muslim leaders reiterate support for ‘inalienable rights’ of Palestinians at Mecca summit

Following a days-long Saudi-led “emergency summit” of Arab and Muslim countries in Mecca, focused mostly on “threats” posed to the Kingdom by Iran, leaders threw their support behind the Palestinians in a much-needed boost for President Mahmoud Abbas and the PA. The 57 members of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) released a joint statement […]

Soldiers fire on Palestinians trying to enter Jerusalem for prayers, and kill a boy

West Bank / Jerusalem Israeli soldiers kill a Palestinian child near Bethlehem IMEMC 31 May — Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, a Palestinian child near the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and injured a young man from Hebron, while [they were] trying to enter Jerusalem for Friday prayers in the Al-Aqsa Mosque. Media sources said the […]

Why the US ‘workshop’ for Palestinians in Bahrain will fail

Twenty-five years ago, I moderated the panel discussion on the Palestinian economy at the international economic summit in Casablanca, Morocco. I was there in my capacity as co-chair of Builders for Peace (BfP), a project created by Vice-President Al Gore to help grow the Palestinian economy in support of the still-fledgling Oslo peace process. I […]

Israel to auction two prefab classrooms donated to Palestinians by EU

Israeli authorities are reportedly going to auction two prefabricated classrooms that were donated to Palestinian schoolchildren by the European Union. According to a report published by the British daily The Guardian, the classrooms, which were torn down and confiscated by Israeli forces in October last year, will be put up for sale next week. They […]

What Can South Africa Teach Palestinians: Reflections on our Palestinian youth organizer delegation to Johannesburg

Introduction From April 1 to April 11, 2019, the Palestinian Youth Movement (PYM), in partnership with the Afro-Middle East Center (AMEC), hosted a delegation of 20 Palestinian youth organizers in Johannesburg, South Africa. The delegation was driven by three goals: first, to deepen relations of joint-struggle between Palestinians and South Africans; second, to study how […]

Weekly report on israel’s terrorism on Palestinians (23 May – 29 May 2019)

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (23 – 29 May 2019) Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes, in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), for the week of 23 – 29 May, 2019. Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip. 11 Palestinian […]

All Palestinians against deal of the century: Commentator

Journalist and commentator Steven Sahiounie says the so-called deal of the century initiated by the United States against the Palestinian nation could be a factor to unite the Palestinians.  Source Article from http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2019/05/30/597315/Deal-Of-The-Century-Unite-Palestinians Related Posts Why Palestinians are calling for a boycott of Puma Palestinians activists are protesting this weekend at storefronts and offices for the […]

Palestinians to be sacrificed for Israel-Gulf marriage

Tamara Nassar Power Suits 29 May 2019 King Hamad of Bahrain and the Trump administration are planning an economic summit with Israel in Manama that Palestinians see as part of an effort to liquidate their rights. (Wikimedia commons) Ties between Gulf states, led by Saudi Arabia, and Israel are warmer than ever as the United […]

Palestinians protest German attack on right to boycott Israeli apartheid

Ali Abunimah Activism and BDS Beat 24 May 2019 Palestinians hold banners during a protest against the German parliament’s vote equating the BDS movement with anti-Semitism, outside Germany’s diplomatic mission in Gaza City on 23 May. A similar march took place a day earlier in the Israeli-occupied West Bank city of Ramallah. Mahmoud Ajjour APA […]

Beirut airport: xenophobia and racism against Palestinians

I arrived at Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport for the first time on Thursday, April 25, to enjoy the Easter Holidays along with a group of other Palestinians who paid for the same trip. I had prepared very carefully. I completed all the legal matters, including obtaining a visa that would enable me to take this […]

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