Palestine’s Children Bear the Brunt of Israeli Occupation

Abhijan Choudhury The funeral of 15-year-old Ali Ayman Abu Alayya. (Photo: via social media) Last month’s murder of 15-year-old Ali Ayman Abu Aliya in the village of Al-Mughayyir was yet another instance of the brutality shown by Israeli occupation forces towards the children of Palestine On December 4, 15-year-old Ali Ayman Abu Aliya was killed…

Saharawis and Palestinians: Victims of the Same Criminals

Pablo Jofre Leal Destabilizing and hegemonic desires, accompanied by intense indignity and conduct that violates international law and the human rights of the Saharawi and Palestinian people, constitute part of the explanation for the new measure, made known on December 10, by the moribund US administration headed by Donald Trump. A provision that involves the…

Jewish Organizations Applaud Statement by Palestinian and Arab Academics, Journalists and Intellectuals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 10, 2020 Jews Across the Globe Applaud Statement by Palestinian and Arab Academics, Journalists, and Intellectuals We, Jewish groups and individuals from across the globe, applaud the recent powerful statement and set of principles signed by 122 Palestinian and Arab academics, journalists, and intellectuals regarding the definition of antisemitism by the International…

Zionism’s Bloody History in Guatemala

Ramiro Fúnez On February 14, 1896, one of the most consequential pamphlets in modern history was published. It is a pamphlet that is not well known across Latin America, but has impacted the region in tremendous ways. Theodor Herzl, a 35-year-old journalist living in France, published Der Judenstaat (The Jewish State). In his magnum opus,…

Leila Khaled Speaks: Palestinian Women and Palestinian Resistance Will Not Be Suppressed!

Leila Khaled expresses solidarity with Georges Abdallah at the European Parliament Today, 23 September, a series of major Silicon Valley corporations – Zoom, Facebook and YouTube (Google) – joined hands with racist, right-wing, Zionist campaigns in an attempt to silence an academic event, “Whose Narratives? Gender, Justice, & Resistance: A conversation with Leila Khaled,” organized…

Israeli Human Rights Group Highlights How Israel Makes Fishing in Gaza Deadly

Kathryn ShihadahThe Gaza Strip, just six miles wide, boasts a twenty-five-mile coastline on the Mediterranean Sea. Fishing is a natural industry in such a location and as recently as 2000, was a lucrative business for ten thousand Gazans. Today, only about 3,700 remain in the fishing trade – and about ninety-five percent of these live…

Israeli Atrocities On the Rise

Abhijan Choudhury Two recent reports released by the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs of the United Nations in the occupied Palestinian Territories (OCHA oPT), on June 18 and 24, describe the blatant human rights violations and war crimes committed by the Israeli occupation against the Palestinian population in the three occupied Palestinian territories…

Palestine: Surrendering or Preparing for a Third Intifada?

Elijah J. Magnier A terrorised Palestinian teen girl arrested by six Israeli heavily armed security forces. An estimated 7,000 children have been detained, interrogated, prosecuted and/or imprisoned within the Israeli military justice system. How Trump-Netanyahu Middle East policies help Iran Through its failed foreign policy, the US administration has unwittingly and unwillingly become the greatest supporter of the “Axis of…

What You Need to Know About the ICC Investigation of War Crimes in Occupied Palestine

Romana Rubeo  and Ramzy Baroud Fatou Bensouda, Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), has, once and for all, settled the doubts on the Court’s jurisdiction to investigate war crimes committed in occupied Palestine. On April 30, Bensouda released a 60-page document diligently laying down the legal bases for that decision, concluding that “the Prosecution…

For Palestinians Under Occupation, Every Day is Nakba

Abdul Rahman May 15 is Nakba Day, which marks the death of thousands of Palestinians and the forced exile of many more during the formation of Israeli in 1948. To this day, the Palestinians living under occupation continue to resist the apartheid policies of Israel It is not to trivialize the gravity of the events…

Solidarity Means Insisting on Palestinian Right of Return

Kristian Davis Bailey Murals painted by Palestinian refugees in Lebanon stress their right to go home. (Black for Palestine) Palestine solidarity activism has made significant gains in the US over the last decade. A national student movement has been built, cross-movement solidarity has been reinvigorated and a series of victories have been achieved in the…