Posts Tagged ‘Palestine’

Muna is Palestine, Yakub is Israel: The Untold Story of Sheikh Jarrah

There are two separate Sheikh Jarrah stories – one read and watched in the news and another that receives little media coverage or due analysis. The obvious story is that of the nightly raids and violence meted out by Israeli police and Jewish extremists against Palestinians in the devastated East Jerusalem neighborhood. For weeks, thousands […]

ALL OUT FOR PALESTINE!: Global emergency actions planned for Palestine, find one near you

Editor’s Note: The following was first published by Samidoun: Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network. Visit their events calendar to get the latest list of planned protests. Samidoun: Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network is an international network of organizers and activists working to build solidarity with Palestinian prisoners in their struggle for freedom. To learn more visit: […]

How Netanyahu stands to gain from the escalating violence in Palestine

In what has almost become a part of the circle of life for the Palestinian people, they are, yet again, being subjected to brutal crackdown by the Israeli government. It almost seems natural at this point – the Palestinian people resist the occupation and violation of their basic human rights, Israel proceeds to beat, choke, […]

Biden State Dept says Israel has right to self-defense, won’t say whether Palestine does

State Department spokesperson Ned Price began his Monday press conference by condemning Hamas for launching rockets at Israel. “This is an unacceptable escalation,” declared Price. “While we urge deescalation on all sides, we also recognize Israel’s legitimate right to defend its people and its territory. Said Arikat, Washington Bureau Chief for al-Quds, had a very […]

NLG Urges Biden To Align US Israel-Palestine Policy With International Law

Above photo: An Israeli soldier points a rifle at a Palestinian man protesting then-President Donald Trump’s so-called Middle East peace plan in the illegally occupied West Bank city of Hebron on February 28, 2020. Hazem Bader/AFP via Getty Images. “The United States cannot turn its back on the atrocities, including war crimes, enabled by U.S. […]

UK Threatens To Charge Palestine Action With Terrorism

Human rights activists in the UK are facing the suggestion by police that their actions against an Israeli weapons manufacturer could be considered as “terrorism.” Emily Arnott from the group Palestine Action told The Electronic Intifada that she found the suggestion “absolutely ridiculous.” Arnott confirmed that members of London’s Metropolitan Police recently interviewed her in a Manchester […]

Israel-Palestine: EU urges de-escalation after 200 wounded in Jerusalem clashes

The European Union urged calm on Saturday after Palestinian worshippers clashed with Israeli police at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem, leaving more than 200 wounded. “The European Union calls on the authorities to act urgently to de-escalate the current tensions in Jerusalem. Acts of incitement around the Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif must be avoided and […]

Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Palestine (28 April – 05 May 2021)

Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestine 29 April – 5 May 2021 IOF kill Palestinian child near Odala checkpoint in Nablus, and an elderly woman for alleged stab-attack at Gush Etzion Junction, southern Bethlehem IOF excessive use of force in the West Bank and occupied East Jerusalem: 63 Palestinians wounded, including 3 children […]

On the Insidious Discourse of “Terrorism” in the US and How it Functions to Demonize Palestine Advocates and Muslims

Professor Heike Schotten — Still captured from We Will Not Be Silenced webinar at the University of Massachusetts Boston After Heike Schotten, Associate Professor at the University of Massachusetts Boston (UMB), co-organized and moderated a webinar at the University of Massachusetts Boston entitled We Will not Be Silenced: The Repression of Academic Freedom and Resistance, from Leila […]

Students for Justice in Palestine: The past, present and future of the student movement for the liberation of Palestine

Subscribe: Overcast / Apple / Google / Spotify / Stitcher / TuneIn / Deezer On university and college campuses across the United States and Canada, student activists are organizing for Palestinian liberation under the banner of Students for Justice in Palestine, or SJP. As the student-led movement has grown dramatically over the last 20 years, […]

Palestine activists reflect on the Biden administration’s first 100 days

Joe Biden has now been President for 100 days. We know the moment is largely an arbitrary Beltway obsession, but we’re also confident that Palestine will barely be covered in the mainstream assessments. In that spirit I reached out to some activists, authors, and organizations to get their thoughts on the administration so far. Sumaya […]

Palestine Is Not Alone represents support of 66 nations for Palestine

TEHRAN – The director of the Art Bureau has said that the widespread participation of artists from 66 countries in the Palestine Is Not Alone International Cartoon, Caricature and Poster Contest represents their nations’ support for Palestine.  Speaking during his Monday visit to an exhibition displaying the competition’s selected artworks at the center, Mohammad-Mehdi Dadman […]

Non-Prophylactically Ironic Dome over the Occupied Palestine

April 25, 2021 By Mansoureh Tajik for the Saker Blog Exactly at 1:20 am (Tehran time) on Thursday, April 22, 2021 a missile hit near Dimona nuclear reactor, the “secret” nuclear site in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. The Jerusalem Post headlined the event as “Syrian missile lands near Dimona nuclear reactor, interception fails.”[1] The article went […]

Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Palestine (15 – 21 April 2021)

Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestine 15 – 21 April 2021 IOF excessive use of force in the West Bank and occupied East Jerusalem: 7 Palestinians wounded Four IOF shootings reported at agricultural areas (east) and six others on fishing boats in Gaza sea Poultry farm damaged in Israeli air strikes on the […]

… except for Palestine

If you read Mondoweiss, you know there’s a battle brewing on Capitol Hill and it’s fueled by a deep rumble of powerful truth-telling. You know that polls show most Democrats support U.S. pressure on Israel to curb human rights abuses; that 15 courageous members of Congress have signed onto the most extensive legislation ever to […]

The Jewish war on soccer in British Mandatory Palestine

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End Medical Apartheid from the US to Palestine: a call to action

Like all people, Palestinians have the right to live in health and safety. But while the Israeli government rolls out the COVID-19 vaccine to millions of Israeli citizens, Israel is denying the lifesaving vaccine to Palestinians living under its military occupation. We must be clear: the Israeli government is obligated under international law to provide […]

COVID-19 cases surge, vaccination rates still low in Palestine as Ramadan approaches

UNRWA employees wear face masks outside a UN clinic in Deir El-Balah, in the center of the Gaza Strip, on April 3, 2021. (Photo: Ashraf Amra/APA Images) Palestinians are recording higher daily rates of new coronavirus cases and COVID-19 related deaths every day, as the “third wave” of the virus continues to spread rapidly across […]

Mondoweiss Podcast: Dissecting ‘progressive except for Palestine’ with Marc Lamont Hill and Mitchell Plitnick

Subscribe: Overcast / Apple / Google / Spotify / Stitcher / TuneIn / Deezer Earlier this year, Mondoweiss contributing writer Sarah Doyal reviewed the new book, Except For Palestine: The Limits of Progressive Politics, from authors Marc Lamont Hill and Mitchell Plitnick. Sarah wrote: “Delving into the phenomenon long-named in leftist circles as “Progressive Except […]

Palestine’s stunted inoculation program receives 100,000 Covid-19 vaccines from China

The Palestinian Authority received 100,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses from China on Monday, a shipment Minister of Health Mai al-Kaila said would “greatly contribute to accelerating the vaccination campaign.” Speaking at a press conference in Ramallah, China’s ambassador to the Palestinian Authority, Guo Wei, said the doses “represent the promise made by China to put vaccines […]

Talking about Palestine/Israel

In a recent Zoom meeting sponsored by the Voices from the Holy Land Film Salon to discuss Sut Jhally’s film The Occupation of the American Mind, the two panelists, current and past journalists, were asked by the moderator, Diana Buttu, what term they use to name the struggle for justice in which they are engaged.  […]

For the first time ever, a majority of Democrats say US should pressure Israel not Palestine

Gallup has released its annual polling on how Americans view the Israel/Palestine conflict and, for the first time ever, a majority of Democrats say the United States should focus its political pressure on Israel. Israel remains quite popular in the United States, with 75% of respondents saying they view the country favorably and 58% saying […]

The art of Iran’s 2020 ‘Palestine Is Not Alone’ poster contest

Make no mistake: Iran’s newly-released Palestine Is Not Alone poster contest—an international mix with works not only from Iran but also multiple other countries—is a full-on, state-sponsored propaganda free-for-all that takes place completely outside the arc of influence of Israel and the United States and with open disdain for their political preferences and moral pretensions. […]

Report: Israel Asked Abbas to Call off Palestine Elections

Posted on March 21, 2021 by uprootedpalestinians March 20, 2021 Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. (Photo: Mahmoud Abbas Facebook Page) Head of Israel’s Shin Bet Security Agency Nadav Argaman has secretly met with Palestinian Authority (PA), Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) and Fatah President Mahmoud Abbas and asked him to call off Palestinian elections, Israeli media […]

California has adopted an ethnic studies curriculum, but Palestine has been scrubbed out of it

California has become the first state in the country to adopt an ethnic studies curriculum for its high schools, but the history of Palestine has been scrubbed from the educational program. On Thursday, California State Board of Education voted unanimously to approve the curriculum. “We are reminded daily that racism is not only a legacy […]

Whose Feminism? Palestine’s Feminism

Women’s History Month is intended to redress the masculinist lens that otherwise obscures female achievements, by highlighting the accomplishments of individual women throughout history. This year, however, a newly formed collective, the Palestinian Feminist Collective, decided to look forward, rather than backwards, as it marked Women’s History Month by launching its first public campaign, a […]

Palestine Activists Score Big Legal Wins in California

Two Failed Lawsuits In 2018, a Palestinian-American named Suhair Nafal made a Facebook post about the murder of Razan al-Najjar. Al-Najjar was a 21-year-old medic was who killed by an Israeli sniper while tending to injured protestors during the Great March of Return protests of 2018. Israel claimed that her death was an accident, but an […]

‘The Guardian’ identifies Arab-Israeli rap group from ‘Palestine,’ not Lod

Browse > Home / News / ‘The Guardian’ identifies Arab-Israeli rap group from ‘Palestine,’ not Lod March 18, 2021 by JNS Read on for article The Guardian in the U.K. falsely claimed on March 11 that an Arab-Israeli rap group from outside Tel Aviv is from “Palestine.” “The Guardian News” website homepage on a tablet. […]

Pledge: Palestine is a feminist issue

This Women’s History Month, we, the undersigned, join the Palestinian Feminist Collective (PFC), a U.S. based network of Palestinian and Arab women and feminists, in affirming Palestine as a feminist issue. Alongside the PFC, we build upon the history of Palestinian women and their co-strugglers who have worked to end multiple forms of oppression.  We […]

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