Tagged: Statehood

What we Palestinians think does not matter – all that matters is Israel Op-Eds & Analysis
Diana Buttu, the Guardian

What we Palestinians think does not matter – all that matters is Israel

Palestinian political analyst Diana Buttu lays out what Trump's apartheid plan aims to accomplish: "to confine as many Palestinians as possible on as little land as possible, while legalising Israel’s illegal settlements and depriving Palestinians their guaranteed right to return to their homeland."

on February 3, 2020
POLICY BRIEF: The Obama/Kerry Parameters: Blueprint for Apartheid Fact Sheets
IMEU

POLICY BRIEF: The Obama/Kerry Parameters: Blueprint for Apartheid

Prior to the conference on Israeli-Palestinian peace being convened by the French government in Paris on Sunday and the principles of a two-state framework recently laid out in a major speech by US Secretary of State John Kerry, the IMEU offers the following policy brief.

on January 11, 2017
Israeli Leaders Congratulate Trump, Then Tell Him to Hurry up and Move U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem News Roundup
William Booth, Washington Post

Israeli Leaders Congratulate Trump, Then Tell Him to Hurry up and Move U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem

In the closing days of the U.S. presidential race, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered his voluble government ministers to zip their lips about Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton.

on November 9, 2016
Palestinian Man’s Deportation Hits Snag: US Doesn’t Recognize His Country News Roundup
WRAL

Palestinian Man’s Deportation Hits Snag: US Doesn’t Recognize His Country

Similar to the main character in the movie "The Terminal," Alaa Yasin is a man without a homeland, according to the U.S. government. Unlike the movie, however, Yasin has spent the last eight months in a jail cell instead of a terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.

on May 20, 2016
U.N. Voted to Partition Palestine 68 Years Ago, in an Unfair Plan Made Even Worse Op-Eds & Analysis
Ben Norton, Salon

U.N. Voted to Partition Palestine 68 Years Ago, in an Unfair Plan Made Even Worse

68 years ago yesterday, the United Nations voted to partition Palestine, with General Assembly Resolution 181. The front page of the November 29, 1947 edition of the New York Times read “[General] Assembly Votes Palestine Partition; Margin Is 33 to 13; Arabs Walk Out; Aranha Hails Work as Session Ends.” Why were the Arabs angry? Because, for the indigenous Palestinians, the deal was a thoroughly bad one.

on November 30, 2015
Five Questions President Obama Should Ask Prime Minister Netanyahu Fact Sheets
IMEU

Five Questions President Obama Should Ask Prime Minister Netanyahu

In light of today’s meeting at the White House between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the IMEU offers the following fact sheet, Five Questions President Obama Should Ask Prime Minister Netanyahu.

on November 9, 2015
Netanyahu: We Need to Control All of the Territory for the Foreseeable Future News Roundup
Barak Ravid, Haaretz

Netanyahu: We Need to Control All of the Territory for the Foreseeable Future

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that although he doesn't want a binational state, "at this time we need to control all of the territory for the foreseeable future." MKs who took part in the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee meeting told Haaretz that Netanyahu turned to the politicians and said, hinting at the anniversary of Yitzhak Rabin's assassination: "These days, there is talk about what would happen if this or that person would have remained."

on October 26, 2015
Diana Buttu: Abbas Needs to Call for International ‘Sanctions’ on Israel Op-Eds & Analysis
Al Jazeera America

Diana Buttu: Abbas Needs to Call for International ‘Sanctions’ on Israel

Diana Buttu: Abbas needs to call for international 'sanctions' on Israel. The former legal adviser to the PLO also added that the Palestinian president needs to accept a one-state solution. Watch Buttu's analysis of Abbas' UN General Assembly speech.

on September 30, 2015
Expert Q&A: On Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ 2015 UNGA Address Q&As
IMEU

Expert Q&A: On Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ 2015 UNGA Address

With Palestine Liberation Organization Chairman and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas having addressed the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday, September 30, 2015, the IMEU offers the following expert Q&A with Diana Buttu, a former advisor to Abbas and Palestinian negotiators.

on September 30, 2015
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