Tagged: West Bank

Prison systems in the US and Israel have something in common News & Analysis
Cristina Maza, Al Jazeera English

Prison systems in the US and Israel have something in common

Activists say private companies are profiting from the incarceration of racially profiled groups in the US and Israel.

about 3 weeks ago
Noura Erakat: Netanyahu’s Proposed West Bank Annexation Is Logical End to Israel’s Apartheid Policy Op-Eds & Analysis
Democracy Now

Noura Erakat: Netanyahu’s Proposed West Bank Annexation Is Logical End to Israel’s Apartheid Policy

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing worldwide condemnation for vowing to annex nearly a third of the occupied West Bank if he wins next week’s snap election.

on September 20, 2019
The Israeli Elections Are a Referendum on Who Can Treat Palestinians Most Harshly Op-Eds & Analysis
Diana Buttu, The Nation

The Israeli Elections Are a Referendum on Who Can Treat Palestinians Most Harshly

While Netanyahu’s talk of annexing parts of the West Bank caused a flurry, the reality is that few parties would oppose it.

on September 20, 2019
‘Less Space to Breathe.’ How Palestinians Are Responding to Netanyahu’s West Bank Annexation Plans Op-Eds & Analysis
Dalia Hatuqa, TIME

‘Less Space to Breathe.’ How Palestinians Are Responding to Netanyahu’s West Bank Annexation Plans

As the days went on, Palestinians saw how much Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was willing to secure an electoral victory, including vowing to annex West Bank settlements.

on September 20, 2019
‘You will never break our will’: Palestinians to Netanyahu after annexation pledge Op-Eds & Analysis
Adel Abu Nimeh, Reuters

‘You will never break our will’: Palestinians to Netanyahu after annexation pledge

Palestinians tilling the fertile Jordan Valley said on Wednesday they have been rooted for generations to the West Bank land that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to annex, and they vowed never to give it up.

on September 20, 2019
‘This Place Is Only for Jews’: The West Bank’s Apartheid Springs News Roundup
Gideon Levy, Haaretz

‘This Place Is Only for Jews’: The West Bank’s Apartheid Springs

Israeli settlers have taken over dozens of springs in the occupied West Bank, all of them on private Palestinian land, and are keeping the owners away.

on August 30, 2019
From Bethlehem basement, Palestinian distiller toasts global acclaim News Roundup
Joe Dyke, AFP

From Bethlehem basement, Palestinian distiller toasts global acclaim

In his Bethlehem cellar, distiller Nader Muaddi made fewer than 500 bottles of his liquor last year but has won international accolades and now aims to help revive interest at home in the traditional drink.

on August 22, 2019
In Tlaib’s Ancestral Village, Grandmother Weathers a Global Political Storm Op-Eds & Analysis
Isabel Kershner, The New York Times

In Tlaib’s Ancestral Village, Grandmother Weathers a Global Political Storm

In a small stone house on the edge of a sleepy Palestinian village, a 90-year-old woman ran a string of wooden prayer beads through her gnarled fingers on Friday, silently reciting the 99 names of Allah, while a maelstrom of world politics swirled around her and her granddaughter, Representative Rashida Tlaib.

on August 22, 2019
Meet Rashida Tlaib’s grandma: ‘Who wouldn’t be proud of a granddaughter like that?’ Op-Eds & Analysis
James McAuley & Sufian Taha, The Washington Post

Meet Rashida Tlaib’s grandma: ‘Who wouldn’t be proud of a granddaughter like that?’

Rashida Tlaib’s grandmother does not understand why her granddaughter, a sitting U.S. congresswoman, could not visit her as originally planned.

on August 22, 2019
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