Tagged: 1967

50 Years - Occupation Timeline Videos
IMEU

50 Years - Occupation Timeline

The moon landing, the fall of the Berlin Wall, Beyonce, fidget spinners. A lot has happened during 5 decades of occupation in the West Bank, Gaza, and East Jerusalem. While the world has changed, so much has stayed the same for Palestinians under Israeli occupation.

on June 7, 2017
How the 1967 War Came Home to Me Op-Eds & Analysis
Hanan Ashrawi, The New York Times

How the 1967 War Came Home to Me

On June 5, 1967, I was a student at the American University of Beirut majoring in English literature. That morning, I woke early to finish a research paper on James Joyce’s “Ulysses.” As had been my habit, I turned on the BBC News. I discovered, to my horror, that war had broken out back home.

on June 5, 2017
Trump and Israel Op-Eds & Analysis
Neve Gordon, Al Jazeera

Trump and Israel

Congratulating President-elect Donald J Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shared a YouTube clip on his Twitter account stating that he is "confident that the two of us working closely together will bring the great alliance between our two countries to even greater heights."

on November 12, 2016
Sheikh Jarrah: When My Enemy Is My Neighbour News Roundup
Jaclynn Ashly, Al Jazeera

Sheikh Jarrah: When My Enemy Is My Neighbour

Occupied East Jerusalem - Outside the al-Kurd family home, a large fig tree shades the streets of the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood. When the family was evicted from the front part of their home by Israeli settlers in 2009...

on October 3, 2016
The Shimon Peres Palestinians Can’t Forget Op-Eds & Analysis
Yousef Munayyer, The Nation

The Shimon Peres Palestinians Can’t Forget

When major figures die, the remembrances begin to pour in. The narratives created about those who have gone are supposed to tell us a lot about them. But what we choose to remember and how we choose to remember tell us great deal about us as well.

on September 30, 2016
Interview with Diana Buttu on Shimon Peres’ Legacy News Roundup
Al-Jazeera English

Interview with Diana Buttu on Shimon Peres’ Legacy

Speaking to Al Jazeera from Nazareth, former Palestinian peace negotiator Diana Buttu remembered Shimon Peres as a “war criminal”.

on September 28, 2016
The World Mourns Shimon Peres as Israel Considers His Legacy News Roundup
William Booth & Ruth Eglash, The Washington Post

The World Mourns Shimon Peres as Israel Considers His Legacy

JERUSALEM — As tributes poured in from abroad, Israel prepared to say goodbye to Shimon Peres, one of the founders of the Jewish state, who died Wednesday of complications from a massive stroke. For many, Peres’s long and complex legacy reads like chapters from Israel’s history. The 93-year-old — a former prime minister...

on September 28, 2016
Obama and Bill Clinton to Travel to Israel to Honor Shimon Peres News Roundup
Peter Baker & Isabel Kershner, The New York Times

Obama and Bill Clinton to Travel to Israel to Honor Shimon Peres

JERUSALEM — World leaders made plans to converge on Israel to pay tribute to Shimon Peres, the Nobel Prize-winning former prime minister who died on Wednesday, focusing renewed attention on his quest for peace in a fractured land that fell well short of his dreams.

on September 28, 2016
Shimon Peres: The Legacy of Israel’s Last Surviving Founding Father News Roundup
Molly Hunter, ABC News

Shimon Peres: The Legacy of Israel’s Last Surviving Founding Father

Israel's longest serving statesman Shimon Peres died early Wednesday, leaving the country mourning the last of the state’s founding fathers and a man whose legacy as a would-be peacemaker is celebrated by supporters but eyed with skepticism by many Palestinians. The Sheba Medical Center in Tel Aviv said...

on September 28, 2016
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