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Same Old, Same Old Op-Eds & Analysis
Leila Abdelrazaq, Harper's Magazine

Same Old, Same Old

As a Palestinian, U.S. president Donald Trump’s talk of travel restrictions, refugee and Muslim bans, and wall-building strike me as eerily familiar. Through his appointment of David Friedman as U.S. ambassador...

about 1 week ago
Jenin Won’t Forget Israel’s Massacre Op-Eds & Analysis
Ilan Pappe, The Electronic Intifada

Jenin Won’t Forget Israel’s Massacre

Fifteen years ago this month the Israeli army bombarded and assaulted the Jenin refugee camp for more than 10 days. This was part of Israel’s so-called Operation Defensive Shield, during which it sent troops...

about 1 week ago
Stop the Imprisonment of Palestinian Children Op-Eds & Analysis
Azadeh Shahshahani, The Nation

Stop the Imprisonment of Palestinian Children

Today, to mark Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, about 1,000 prisoners have begun a hunger strike in protest against decades of arbitrary arrest and inhumane treatment. Approximately 6,300 Palestinians are currently held in Israeli prisons and detention centers, including 300 children.

about 1 week ago
Israel Places Palestinian Leader Marwan Barghouti in Solitary Over Prisoners’ Hunger Strike News Roundup
Jack Khoury and Yaniv Kubovich, Haaretz

Israel Places Palestinian Leader Marwan Barghouti in Solitary Over Prisoners’ Hunger Strike

Tens on thousands of Palestinians from throughout the West Bank and the Gaza Strip marched and attended rallies to show their support for hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons.

about 1 week ago
Hundreds of Palestinian Prisoners in Israel Go on Hunger Strike News Roundup
Peter Beaumont, The Guardian

Hundreds of Palestinian Prisoners in Israel Go on Hunger Strike

Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails have gone on hunger strike over conditions of captivity, with more expected to join on Monday, in one of the biggest protests in recent years.

about 1 week ago
Demographics and Democrats: Brand Israel’s Big Problems Ahead Op-Eds & Analysis
Ben White, Middle East Eye

Demographics and Democrats: Brand Israel’s Big Problems Ahead

When David Friedman was sworn in two weeks ago as US ambassador to Israel, all went smoothly. The afternoon event was a straightforward affair; children and grandchildren were in attendance...

about 1 week ago
How Palestinians Plan to Overcome Electricty Shortages News Roundup
Ahmad Melhem, Al Monitor

How Palestinians Plan to Overcome Electricty Shortages

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah recently presented a plan to implement a "new electricity market" in Palestine. Hamdallah said the plan will “improve electricity services to citizens, cut costs and curb reliance...

about 2 weeks ago
BDS Activists Defy US Moves to Curb Palestine Advocacy News Roundup
Dalia Hatuqa, Al Jazeera English

BDS Activists Defy US Moves to Curb Palestine Advocacy

In the United States, far away from Israel, there is a related storm a-brewing. In recent months, state legislatures have been passing bills that target supporters of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS)...

about 2 weeks ago
Trading with Israeli Settlements Is Against the Law News Roundup
Tom Moerenhout, The Electronic Intifada

Trading with Israeli Settlements Is Against the Law

Stopping trade with Israeli settlements in occupied territories is long overdue, and the European Union’s continued refusal to do so is a hypocritical violation of its obligations under international law.

about 2 weeks ago