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…

COVID-19 in Palestine: Solidarity and Steadfastness Amid Multiple Crises

Mukulika R On March 30, amid the COVID-19 outbreak, Palestinians commemorated the 44th Land Day and the 2nd anniversary of the Great March of Return, two significant milestones in the history of their resistance to Israeli occupation. Due to restrictions put in place as part of the pandemic, the commemoration took place in the virtual…

Abuse, Oppression and Murder: The PA Does Israel’s Dirty Work in the West Bank

Ramzy Baroud PA forces participate in a training session in the West Bank. (Photo: File) Merely two weeks after Palestinian Authority President, Mahmoud Abbas, declared that the PA will suspend all ‘security coordination’ with Israel, Palestinian security forces in the West Bank killed unarmed teenager, Salah Zakareneh. Zakareneh is not the first and, sadly, will not be…

Israel Announces New Settlement Construction on Stolen Palestinian Land

shweta The Palestinian neighbourhood of Beit Safafa in occupied East Jerusalem. On February 19, Thursday, Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced the construction of thousands of new housing units for illegal Israeli settlers in the occupied Palestinian territory of East Jerusalem. The units are planned in an area which is allotted to Palestine even under…

Trump’s Plan for Heavily Sanctioned Gaza is Israel’s Victory

Pippa Bartolotti The announcement of US President Donald Trump’s plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is strongly rejected by Palestinians. After more than 70 years of torturous killings, loss of homes, of land and of life, of living under indiscriminate bombings, economic strangulation and crippling sanctions, the plan is offering little more than money to…