Tagged: Resistance

Ahed Tamimi Has Become the Symbol of a New Generation of Palestinian Resistance Op-Eds & Analysis
Ben Ehrenreich, The Nation

Ahed Tamimi Has Become the Symbol of a New Generation of Palestinian Resistance

hed Tamimi was 11 when I met her, a little blond slip of a thing, her hair almost bigger than she was. I remember her grimacing as her mother combed out the knots each morning in their living room. The second time I went to a demonstration in Nabi Saleh, the West Bank village where she lives, Ahed and her cousin Marah ended up leading the march. Not because they wanted to, but because Israeli Border Police were chasing everyone...

on December 24, 2017
Ahed Tamimi’s Father: We Will Continue to Resist Israel’s Occupation as a Family Op-Eds & Analysis
Bassem Tamimi, Newsweek

Ahed Tamimi’s Father: We Will Continue to Resist Israel’s Occupation as a Family

Last week, a video of my 16-year-old daughter Ahed resisting an Israeli soldier who was trespassing on our land in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh went viral. The contrast could not have been clearer and was on display for the entire world to see: a heavily armed soldier from Israel’s army of occupation and a young Palestinian woman armed with nothing but her courage and a righteous desire for justice and freedom. And for that reason, she had to be punished by Israel.

on December 24, 2017
Palestinians Support Indigenous Dakota Pipeline Protests: “We Stand With Standing Rock” News Roundup
Ben Norton, Salon

Palestinians Support Indigenous Dakota Pipeline Protests: “We Stand With Standing Rock”

Native Americans have for months led protests against the Dakota Access pipeline, a $3.8 billion, nearly 1,200-mile construction project that will transfer oil across several states. Thousands of activists from around the country have traveled to North Dakota to support the indigenous resistance at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation.

on November 18, 2016
The Sioux-Palestine Pipeline Op-Eds & Analysis
Amira Hass, Haaretz

The Sioux-Palestine Pipeline

Just as the Sioux nation has arisen in rebellion, so are the people in Sussia, Jisr al-Zarqa, Isawiyah and elsewhere fighting for their heritage, their roots, their present, their future and their children – as communities and as a nation.

on November 8, 2016
Teenage Palestinian Artist Brings Message to US News Roundup
Ali Harb, Middle East Eye

Teenage Palestinian Artist Brings Message to US

DEARBORN, United States - Faces masked with a kuffiyeh; an elderly Palestinian man staring pensively; a toddler being passed between two women through barbed wires; a child carrying a kitten - these paintings have been on display at the Arab American National Museum...

on October 6, 2016
The Way to the Spring Examines the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Through Stories of Resistance Op-Eds & Analysis
Erika Lee, Los Angeles Magazine

The Way to the Spring Examines the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Through Stories of Resistance

When Ben Ehrenreich started spending time in the West Bank in 2011—the award-winning writer even lived there between 2013 and 2014—he went, in part, on assignment for the New York Times Magazine and Harper’s. What he returned home with is The Way to the Spring: Life and Death in Palestine (June 14), a collection of revelatory anecdotes offering a pragmatic, somber look…

on July 20, 2016
Peter Beinart Joins US Jews for Civil Rights-Style Protest in West Bank Op-Eds & Analysis
Andrew Tobin, Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Peter Beinart Joins US Jews for Civil Rights-Style Protest in West Bank

HEBRON, West Bank (JTA) – Dozens of American Jews spent Friday in the West Bank practicing nonviolent resistance against Israel’s presence here. On hand to help were some bold-faced names in the American Jewish community’s Israel debate, including Peter Beinart, a leading liberal U.S. Jewish thinker, and Amna Farooqi, the Muslim president of J Street U…

on July 18, 2016
Dave Eggers, Alice Walker Among Literary Figures Calling for Israel to Free Palestinian Poet Op-Eds & Analysis
JTA, Haaretz

Dave Eggers, Alice Walker Among Literary Figures Calling for Israel to Free Palestinian Poet

More than 150 literary figures, including nine Pulitzer Prize winners, are calling for Israel to free an Israeli-Arab poet charged with inciting violence through social media. The open letter announced Tuesday in support of Dareen Tatour, who has been under house arrest since October, was organized by Jewish Voice for Peace and Adalah-NY (The New York Campaign for the Boycott of Israel)…

on July 13, 2016
Young, Educated & Occupied Voices from Jerusalem Videos
IMEU

Young, Educated & Occupied Voices from Jerusalem

"If I want to go to my uncle's house, I am now forced to go through a checkpoint, two checkpoints... even three checkpoints" Palestinian youth speak out about life under occupation in East Jerusalem, the restrictions they face, and the hope they have for the future.

on December 10, 2015
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