Experts

Ingrid Jaradat Gassner Coordinator of International Advocacy and Public Relations for the Civic Coalition for Palestinian Rights in Jerusalem

Ingrid Jaradat Gassner

Noura Erakat Human Rights Attorney and Activist

Noura Erakat

Issam Younis Director General of the Al Mezan Center for Human Rights

Issam Younis

Dr. Jess Ghannam Board member of Gaza Community Mental Health Programme

Jess Ghannam

Dr. Mona El-Farra Director of Gaza Projects of the Middle East Children's Alliance

Mona El-Farra

Updates

I Said No to a Netflix Series Audition Because I Support Palestinian Rights Op-Eds & Analysis

I Said No to a Netflix Series Audition Because I Support Palestinian Rights

"I’m an actor in the U.S. film and television industry. I’ve been around for more than 40 years. Recently, I was invited to audition for a new Netflix television series with the working title 'Sycamore.'"

about 2 weeks ago
Mohammed Mortaga: Software Engineer Palestinian Profiles

Mohammed Mortaga: Software Engineer

Young software engineers like Mohammed Mortaga will be educated by Gaza Sky Geeks and considered for rigorous internships and even full-time jobs with Jordan-based Optimum Partners.

about 2 weeks ago
Remembering the Gaza War Film

Remembering the Gaza War

on July 8, 2019
Palestinians want freedom, not Trump administration bribes Op-Eds & Analysis

Palestinians want freedom, not Trump administration bribes

The Trump administration on Saturday unveiled the economic portion of its long-awaited diplomatic plan for Palestine and Israel.

on June 27, 2019
White House Unveils Economic Portion of Middle East Peace Plan News & Analysis

White House Unveils Economic Portion of Middle East Peace Plan

The contradiction in Jared Kushner's proposed economic plan: that Palestinians can be economically prosperous without having their political and human rights addressed.

on June 27, 2019
Palestinians Denounce Trump’s Economic ‘Peace to Prosperity’ Plan Op-Eds & Analysis

Palestinians Denounce Trump’s Economic ‘Peace to Prosperity’ Plan

An international conference to promote the Trump administration's $50-billion economic support plan for the Palestinians kicks off in Bahrain.

on June 27, 2019
Kushner Presents Vision of a Middle East at Peace but No Details How to Get There News Roundup

Kushner Presents Vision of a Middle East at Peace but No Details How to Get There

President Trump’s adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, presented a vision Tuesday of a new prosperity for the Middle East if peace could be achieved between Israelis and Palestinians but did not reveal how the White House plans to achieve such a political settlement.

on June 27, 2019
Jared Kushner Ignores Israeli Occupation As He Unveils Palestinian Development Plan News & Analysis

Jared Kushner Ignores Israeli Occupation As He Unveils Palestinian Development Plan

"Underdevelopment in the Palestinian territories is not the result of natural market forces; it is the direct product of over fifty years of Israeli military occupation and policies explicitly designed to stifle the Palestinian economy."

on June 27, 2019
Trump Sees Mideast Peace. Others See a ‘Racist, Colonial Mentality.’ News & Analysis

Trump Sees Mideast Peace. Others See a ‘Racist, Colonial Mentality.’

Dubbed an “economic workshop,” it is aimed at wooing investment for development projects in the West Bank — a key part of building peace between Israelis and Palestinians, the White House believes. Delegations from a handful of Arab governments close to the United States will attend.

on June 19, 2019