Palestine’s New Freedom Fighters

Asa Winstanley Resistance is the choice of the masses. Palestinians in the West Bank are taking up their guns once again. A sea change is happening. For about two decades, the Gaza Strip has been the headquarters of Palestine’s armed resistance to Israel. This resistance has only grown since 2005, when the interior of the…

Israel’s Secret, Illegal Biological War against Arabs

Kit Klarenberg For decades the use of banned biological weapons during the Nakba was kept hidden in Israel’s archives. Recent discoveries have shed light not only on this Zionist war crime, but also the sinister motive behind it. In September, a highly revealing academic paper was published exposing the details of a previously hidden operation by Zionist militias…

On Israel “Mowing the Lawn” in Canada: An Interview with Khaled Barakat

Rima Najjar Khaled Barakat and Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network international coordinator Charlotte Kates attending the conference of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle Toronto, Canada 2013 (courtesy: Khaled Barakat) Palestinian writer and researcher Khaled Barakat, whose activism and writing aims to expand the pro-Palestinian movement at a mass level by educating young Palestinians outside Palestine, is being subjected…

Israel Lobby Group ADL Rehabilitates Hitler’s Accomplices in Ukraine

Ali Abunimah A priest delivers a speech during a torchlight procession honoring Nazi collaborator Stepan Bandera in the Ukrainian capital Kiev on 1 January 2022. Bandera’s nationalist movement directly assisted German occupation forces in perpetrating the Holocaust during World War II. Israel and its lobby depend on support from the United States. So when Washington…

Women Take on the Empire: The Revolutionary Women of Palestine

Sumedha Chatterjee This women’s day let us remember the contribution of women who have been fighting the settler colonial Israeli regime. From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free! Seldom has a gun wielding female soldier not been sexualized in pop culture or otherwise. Instagram is filled with accounts dedicated to conventionally attractive…

Zionism & Imperialism Feed Off of the Vile Conditions They Create

Rainer Shea Last year, Israel came under unprecedented international scrutiny when it launched a campaign to bomb Gazan civilian centers, including prominent buildings within the city, in response to rocket attacks from Hamas. Defenders of Israel’s actions cited the fact that the Hamas attacks put Israeli civilians in danger in addition to military targets, implying that this means Israel…

Internationalist Solidarity from Turtle Island to Palestine

Chandni Desai This past year, in the weeks leading up to the May 15 anniversary of the Nakba — the 1948 ethnic cleansing and mass exodus of the Palestinian people from their homes and lands — the people of East Jerusalem experienced the worst unrest in years. Racist Israeli settlers backed by Israeli police and…

2021 in Palestine: A New Generation Has Finally Risen

Ramzy Baroud Palestinians take part in an anti Israeli occupation protest. (Photo: ActiveStills.org, file) 2021 was a year of war, loss and destruction for Palestinians. Yet, it was also a year of unity, cultural achievements and hope, as a new generation is finally taking center stage, asserting its identity and its centrality to the future…

Palestinian Authority Carried Out Raids in Jenin Under the Command of the Israeli Army as Israel Launched Airstrikes on the Gaza Strip

The Cradle Support for the West Bank’s ruling Fatah party continues to dwindle as PA President Mahmoud Abbas strengthens his ties with Israeli occupation officials The Chief of Staff of the Israeli army, Aviv Kohavi, has revealed that occupation forces were recently planning a “large-scale security operation” in the West Bank city of Jenin, before…

The Palestinian Left Will Not Be Hijacked

Samar Al-Saleh and L.K. “American Imperialism is the Bitter Enemy of the Palestinian People,” from the Palestine Poster Project Archives. A Critique of Palestine: A Socialist Introduction The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine’s political program, Strategy for the Liberation of Palestine (1969), emphasized the indispensable role of political thought in the Palestinian national…

Fatah Celebrates its 57th Foundation Day Amid Israeli Threats

Peoples Dispatch Palestinians light a torch and wave banners bearing the image of jailed Fatah leader Marwan Barghuti with a slogan demanding his release and referring to him as the “symbol of freedom” during a celebration marking the 57th anniversary of Fatah movement foundation, in Ramallah. Fatah launched its first attack against Israeli occupation in…

Historic Unity and Resistance in Palestine Amid Increased Attacks and Oppression

Abdul Rahman A massive march was carried out in Ramallah in the West Bank as part of the national strike on May 18, 2021 against Israeli aggression. Photo: Rana Nazzal Resistance in Palestine acquired new dimensions this year amid the pandemic and unprecedented Israeli offensives in Gaza, forced displacements and increased numbers of settler attacks….

President Nicolas Maduro: “We Will Not Abandon Palestine”

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro said in an interview for Al Mayadeen, that the Venezuelan people resisted fierce attacks launched by US imperialism and its allies, and discusses relations with some countries, including Iran and Syria. In an exclusive interview with Al Mayadeen, Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro noted that 2021 was the first year in which…

Masar Badil: The New Palestinian Movement that Has Both Israel and the PA on Edge

Robert Inlakesh A Revolutionary Alternative Palestinians overwhelmingly reject the Palestinian Authority — which has refused to hold elections and constantly sided with Israeli forces, jailing and torturing rather than protecting its own people — and have long sought an alternative. Now, Masar Badil claims to be the solution. OCCUPIED PALESTINE — “We are building a…