Tagged: Trump

Why I Choose To Stay In Palestine Read more: https://forward.com/scribe/414776/why-i-choose-to-stay- Op-Eds & Analysis
Sam Bahour, Forward

Why I Choose To Stay In Palestine Read more: https://forward.com/scribe/414776/why-i-choose-to-stay-

Unlike most Palestinians living under Israeli military occupation, I could pick up and leave at a moment’s notice. Still, I stay, even as President Trump wreaks havoc on us.

on December 3, 2018
Donald Trump’s War on Palestinian Refugees Videos
IMEU

Donald Trump’s War on Palestinian Refugees

Ban refugees. Deport immigrants. Cut all food and health aid to Palestinians. This is the shared agenda of Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu. Here’s how the Trump-Netanyahu war on Palestinian refugees is targeting the most vulnerable among us.

on October 16, 2018
Trump Embraces a Dangerously Broad Definition of Anti-Semitism Op-Eds & Analysis
Los Angeles Times Editorial Board

Trump Embraces a Dangerously Broad Definition of Anti-Semitism

In response to the rise of pro-Palestinian activism on college campuses, some supporters of Israel have argued that harsh criticism of the Jewish state amounts to anti-Semitism — and even that it violates federal anti-discrimination law.

on September 27, 2018
Trump Administration Tells Palestinian Refugees To Submit Or Starve Op-Eds & Analysis
Noura Erakat, The Washington Post

Trump Administration Tells Palestinian Refugees To Submit Or Starve

The Trump administration’s decision to end funding for the U.N. agency responsible for Palestinian refugees, or UNRWA, fulfilled a long-standing goal of Israel and its American supporters. For years, Israel has sought to resolve the refugee crisis through policies aimed at normalizing Palestinian exile and denying Palestinian rights.

on September 14, 2018
Palestinians Slam U.S. ‘Vicious Blackmail’ As Their Washington Office is Shuttered News Roundup
Loveday Morris, The Washington Post

Palestinians Slam U.S. ‘Vicious Blackmail’ As Their Washington Office is Shuttered

Palestinian officials on Monday vowed not to bend to what they called the Trump administration’s bullying tactics after being notified that their office in Washington would be shut down as part of an effort to block cases against Israel at the International Criminal Court.

on September 11, 2018
‘Cruel and Vicious’: Palestinian Officials Condemn Trump’s Closure of DC Office News Roundup
Oliver Holmes, The Guardian

‘Cruel and Vicious’: Palestinian Officials Condemn Trump’s Closure of DC Office

Palestinian leaders have condemned a decision by Donald Trump to shutter their diplomatic mission to Washington as part of a “cruel and spiteful” campaign they say represents collective punishment against Palestinians.

on September 11, 2018
US Threatens Sanctions Against International Criminal Court, Will Close PLO Office in Washington News Roundup
Elise Labott and Hilary Clarke, CNN

US Threatens Sanctions Against International Criminal Court, Will Close PLO Office in Washington

US national security adviser John Bolton announced Monday that the US will use "any means necessary" to protect its citizens and allies from prosecution by the International Criminal Court.

on September 11, 2018
Trump Administration To Close Palestine Liberation Organization Office In D.C. News Roundup
Merrit Kennedy, NPR

Trump Administration To Close Palestine Liberation Organization Office In D.C.

The Trump administration says it is closing the office of the Palestine Liberation Organization in Washington, D.C., effectively shuttering the Palestinian diplomatic mission to the U.S.

on September 11, 2018
Could Trump Be Palestinians’ Best Hope? News Roundup
Dalia Hatuqa, The Atlantic

Could Trump Be Palestinians’ Best Hope?

Recent events have left Palestinians in an odd position: The absence of a clear strategy by a U.S. administration to resolve the conflict with Israel may have become the best bet for statehood they’ve had in years. This, at least, seems to be the thinking of Mahmoud Abbas...

on May 23, 2017
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