Posts Tagged ‘Palestine’

Mixed lessons for Palestine advocacy from the Democratic primaries

Two Democratic primaries in Pennsylvania this week were particularly instructive for advocates of Palestinian freedom and rights but carried very different lessons. Source

Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestine (Weekly Update 21- 27 April 2022) — UPROOTED PALESTINIANS: SALAM ALQUDS ALAYKUM

28 04 2022 Violation of right to life and bodily integrity: Two Palestinians were killed and another succumbed to his wounds.  Also, 86 others, including 7 children, 2 paramedics and 3 journalists, were wounded by Israeli occupation forces’ (IOF) fire while tens of others suffocated and sustained bruises in the West Bank, including occupied East […] […]

Tools for connecting a fragmented Palestine

NETWORKED REFUGEESPalestinian Reciprocity and Remittances in the Digital Ageby Nadya Hajj 146pp. University of California Press. $34.95 Palestinians are undoubtedly a global community. Outside the Middle East, large communities of Palestinians are present in countries as varied as the United States, Chile, Honduras, Guatemala, and Germany. Many of them remain connected both to their native land and […]

Mondoweiss is building a newsroom for all of Palestine

Yumna Patel, Mondoweiss’s correspondent in Bethlehem, lives a half hour drive from Jerusalem. But even as a US citizen, her visa restricts her from entering the city at all. Tareq Hajjaj, our Gaza correspondent, lives 40 miles from Tel Aviv – but getting there to cover a story would take a miracle. And the idea that the […]

Ramadan in Palestine, a magical month marred by the occupation

Palestinians gather near Damascus Gate by the entrance to Jerusalem’s Old City, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, on April 4, 2022. (Photo: Jeries Bssier/APA Images) Palestinians welcomed the month of Ramadan over the weekend, the holiest month of the year for Muslims around the world, and millions of Palestinians under occupation.  Ramadan is […]

Occupied Illegally By Invasive red Russian Khazarians Palestine faces ‘many more’ Terror attacks By Occupying Khazarian Non Semitic Jews,

Non Semitic red Russian Turkmen Mongolian mongrel Khazareian Jew Invasive Species War Criminals Mass Murdered three more Indigenous Semitic Palestinians in Occupied Palestine on Saturday. The world yawns and sends more USA weapons paid for by extorted American workers labor as well as over 20 million dollars a day stolen from Americans to help the […]

The decolonization of Palestine demands dismantling patriarchal prejudice 

By the time I am writing this piece the long-running debate flooding social media over the film Huda’s Salon has finally just cooled down.  The tense 90-minute thriller from the Palestinian director Hany Abu Asad discusses how the Israeli secret service (Shabak) recruits Palestinian women. It takes place in Bethlehem where Reem (Maisa Abd Elhadi), a […]

Journalistic-career-death– in Palestine and Ukraine

The media’s support for the Ukrainian nationalists is confusing to me. I am on the nationalists’ side, because the bombings of cities and the refugees’ plight passes a simple eye test for me — here is a great and brutal injustice. I was in the streets protesting the Iraq war, and its murderous “shock and […]

Israeli Human Rights Violations in Palestine ( Weekly Update 3 – 9 March 2022)

10. 3. 2022 Violation of right to life and bodily integrity: Three Palestinian civilians, including a child, were killed while the fourth succumbed to his wounds, and 16 others, including 2 children, were injured, in addition to tens others suffocated due to teargas inhalation in separate incidents in the West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem. […]

Israel Advocates Rush to Deny any Parallel Between Ukraine and Palestine

Psaki’s Admission Even the mainstream media is beginning to pick up on the hypocrisies generated by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. ‘Hypocrisy’: Lawmakers fighting Israel boycott now all-in for Russia sanctions reads a headline at Politico. The article quotes Yousef Munayyer, a nonresident senior fellow at the Arab Center. “We are watching at this moment a […]

FIFA’s hypocrisy in Palestine and the Ukraine

Israel’s war on Palestinian sports is as old as the Israeli state itself. For Palestinians, sports is a critical aspect of their popular culture, and since Palestinian culture itself is a target for the ongoing Israeli attack on Palestinian life in all of its manifestations, sports and athletes have been purposely targeted as well. Yet, […]

We ask Palestine’s friends in the U.S. to work to defund settler groups that push us out of our homes

Liberation leaders and protestors from all corners of Historic Palestine marched on the streets of occupied Hebron to commemorate the lives taken during the Ibrahimi mosque massacre. On February 25, 1994, the extremist settler Baruch Goldstein entered the sacred Ibrahimi mosque armed with an assault rifle and murdered 29 Palestinian worshipers, injuring another 125 before […]

The media’s racist double standard on Palestine

When I decided to become a journalist in college it was to amplify the suppressed voice and calls for freedom of my people. At that time I believed that journalism all over the world was one-sided: the truth, and nothing but truthful all the time.  I also believed that being a Palestinian journalist, particularly based […]

My Day in Palestine: The Stunning Beauty and Cruel Reality of an Occupied Land

February 21st, 2022

League of Palestine Scholars condemns India ban on hijab

The League of Palestine Scholars yesterday condemned India’s ban on Muslim women wearing the hijab in colleges, Anadolu reported. In a statement, the league said: “We condemn the Indian ban on wearing the scarf and call for respecting the Islamic faith.” “We stress that the hijab is part of the inalienable principles for Muslims and banning it […]

How The Mossad Collaborated With Heinrich Himmler To Free Jews From Concentration Camps And Ship Them To Palestine

Heinrich Himmler tours Sachenhausen camp, circa 1937 (CODOH.Com) While many readers of World War II history may be aware of the infamous “Havaara” or “Transfer Agreement” — where Zionist Jews and the National Socialists collaborated to voluntarily move Jews and their wealth from Germany to Palestine — very few know about another — and far […]

Secular democracy and the future of Palestine

The two-state solution continues to lose support in Palestine. More and more Palestinians are realizing that that the so-called peace process has only resulted in the the production of new Israeli facts on the ground, and new repressive practices that make a functioning Palestinian State impossible. No wonder then that a recent poll conducted by […]

ADL Opposes Censorship, Except for Palestine

ADL Opposes Censorship, Unless It Concerns Palestine Last week a Florida school district canceled a professor’s civil rights history lecture over concerns about “critical race theory,” even though the lecture had no connection to the topic. This was obviously always the ultimate intent of CRT scaremongering. The CRT hysteria has been criticized by the Anti-Defamation […]

Relations between Palestine and Israel – Is There Light at the End of the Tunnel?

In the final days of 2021 Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian National Authority visited Benny Gantz, Israel’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense at his home in Rosh Ha’ayin. The previous meeting between the two men had taken place in August, in Ramallah, following which Israel announced a series of “confidence-building measures”. The […]

Covid-19 cases rise in Palestine, in threat to health care system

Covid-19 timeline in Palestine As of January 8, 2022   In the occupied Palestinian territories, Covid-19 cases and positivity rates are rising, mostly from travelers who returned from abroad. Cases in Gaza are leading, and an increasing threat to the health care systems and hospitals is looming on the horizon.  Omicron has been diagnosed across the […]

A Presbyterian call to action on Palestine

A Matter of Faith: A Presby Podcast is a podcast that centers on the questions from our listeners – questions about faith, justice, and church life. We have received several questions about the conflicts in Israel-Palestine and decided to dedicate an entire episode to it. Epiphany was also the perfect time to talk about this […]

David vs. Goliath: The epic military mismatch between Palestine and Israel

If one has followed objective reporting on the animosity-filled skirmishes between Palestine and Israel, it becomes clear that the Palestinians have suffered far more in terms of human losses and otherwise in relation to the Israelis. Although there might be several explanations for this reality, the primary reason undoubtedly is the vast difference in military […]

Solidarity with Palestine in Stadiums: When Sports and Politics Conjoin

January 4, 2022 Chants of solidarity show that sports can’t be separated from politics and losing a game by withdrawing for political reasons can be a powerful victory. Fans wave the Palestinian flag during the FIFA Arab Cup 2021 group C football match between Morocco and Palestine at the Al-Janoub Stadium in the Qatari city […]

Venezuela’s President Maduro: ‘No one dares to ask us to abandon Palestine’

Under the presidencies of Hugo Chavez (1999-2013) and now Nicolas Maduro (2013-present), Venezuela has expressed strong solidarity with the Palestinian cause. It was the first country in Latin America to recognise the State of Palestine on the 1967 nominal borders. In 2009, Venezuela and the Palestinian Authority established diplomatic relations and announced the opening of […]

Palestine solidarity in the City of Brotherly Love

Podcasts In November, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney delivered a city proclamation in solidarity with the Palestinian people. Michael Arria speaks with Jude Husein, one of the local organizers who helped make it happen. Happy New Year to all of our listeners, and welcome to the first Mondoweiss podcast episode of 2022. In November of last […]

Rothschild’s Occupation of Palestine military to roll out all-women combat platoon

“The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) is reportedly creating a new women-only combat unit for religious female soldiers who want to serve on the frontlines but have “modesty” concerns about being in close quarters with male troops.” “Modesty”???A red Russian Non Semitic Turkmen Mongolian mongrel Khazarian blood thirsty bitch??? Ok!!!I am through rolling around on the […]

Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in Palestine (23– 29 December 2021)

30.12. 2021 Israeli Human Rights Violations in Palestine 23 – 29 December 2021 IOF excessive use of force: 23 Palestinians wounded, including 3 children, in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip 8 IOF shootings reported against agricultural lands, and once against fishing boats in the Gaza sea 10 dunums of land razed in 2 IOF […]


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2021 in Palestine: A new generation has finally risen

At the onset, 2021 appeared to be another ordinary year, one of unrelenting Israeli occupation and continued Palestinian misery. While much of that remained true, the dynamics of the Israeli occupation of Palestine were challenged by an unprecedented sense of popular unity among Palestinians, not only in the occupied East Jerusalem, the West Bank and […]

Why I write about Palestine

It’s the end of the year, a time when we often contemplate why we do the things we do and what we intend to do in the future, in broader strokes than usual. I’m a Jewish Israeli citizen and I’ve been writing about Palestine publicly for over seven years. The mere act of writing critically […]

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