Israel Razes Palestinian Properties in Occupied Territories in Massive Single-Day Demolition Drive

Abhijan Choudhury (Photo: Palestinian Information Center) Israeli authorities justified the demolitions citing lack of Israeli building permits. They also confiscated scores of Palestinian-owned assets, including cars, tractors, water generators and solar panels Israeli authorities carried out illegal demolitions of several Palestinian-owned residential, agricultural and commercial properties across the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem on…

The Fight to Save Lifta, the Last Remaining Palestinian Village

Jessica Buxbaum LIFTA, JERUSALEM — Yacoub Odeh is 81 years old but he can still remember his childhood in the Palestinian village of Lifta as if it were yesterday. Children playing together in the gardens, swimming in the pools and laying in the grass. Today, Lifta remains as a frozen time capsule. While the residents…

Israeli and PA Forces Conduct Mass Arrests of Palestinian Protesters

Peoples Dispatch Nizar Banat’s mother carries a photo of her son during a march calling for Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s resignation on July 3, 2021. Photo : The Times of Israel Human rights lawyers and activists have been arrested in Palestine.The arrests were conducted reportedly in relati on to their participation in protests that…

Interview with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine

Resistance is not terrorism. The following is an interview that I conducted with a representative of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), Comrade Guevara Hadad. Q: Of course we are aware that your movement rejects the so-called “two-state solution” in Palestine. What kind of Palestine is your organisation fighting for? Many prominent…

Press Violations Explode to 180 in May Alone as Israel Cracks Down to Buff its Image

Jessica Buxbaum OCCUPIED EAST JERUSALEM — Despite wearing a press vest and holding a government press card, Al Jazeera Arabic correspondent Givara Budeiri was violently assaulted and arrested by Israeli police on June 5. Budeiri was covering a demonstration in the Occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah when Israeli forces attacked and then detained her for several hours on…

What’s Next for Palestine?

Greg Shupak The Palestinian resistance factions in Gaza demonstrated that Israel cannot go on carrying out apartheid and ethnic cleansing ad infinitum without paying a price, writes Greg Shupak. Photo by Crazymaq/Flickr. For 11 days in May, Israel massacred Palestinians in Gaza who it has been subjecting to a merciless blockade for 15 years, bombing and shelling…

Israeli Intimidation, Oppression of Palestinians Continues Unabated

Peoples Dispatch Israeli forces arresting Al Jazeera journalist Givara Budeiri. Photo: PIC Israeli forces over the last 3 days violently assaulted journalists, arrested prominent Palestinians activists resisting evictions in Sheikh Jarrah and attacked Palestinian runners taking part in a solidarity race in support of Sheikh Jarrah Israeli security forces on Sunday arrested prominent Palestinian activist…