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

The latest shot in the Trump administration’s war on Palestinian rights Op-Eds & Analysis

The latest shot in the Trump administration’s war on Palestinian rights

Pompeo’s reckless announcement threatens to normalize and encourage Israeli war crimes and expansionism. It is an overt green light for Israeli annexation of Palestinian territory and the permanent denial of the Palestinian people’s rights to freedom and self-determination.

about 2 weeks ago
US settlement announcement prompts Israeli calls for takeover News & Analysis

US settlement announcement prompts Israeli calls for takeover

Israeli extremists want to exploit the Trump administration's bogus attempt to rewrite international law by annexing Jewish-only settlements in the occupied West Bank. Here's Palestinian analyst Diana Buttu's reaction: "This isn’t just about Trump...We saw this all happening through the negotiations; there was a continued attempt to water down the illegality of settlements. Israel got the message that might is right.”

about 3 weeks ago
‘All that’s left are their school uniforms’: Israeli air strike kills eight Palestinian relatives News Roundup

‘All that’s left are their school uniforms’: Israeli air strike kills eight Palestinian relatives

The Sawarka family members were in bed when the Israeli attack took place after midnight, turning their homes to rubble.

on November 14, 2019
Expert Q&A: Israel’s Latest Attack on Gaza

Expert Q&A: Israel’s Latest Attack on Gaza

Political analyst Tareq Baconi weighs in on the latest attacks on Gaza. Note: Since Tuesday, at least 34 Palestinians have been killed by the Israeli military in Gaza, including at least three women, eight children, and eight members of the Abu Malhous family. More than one hundred others have been injured.

on November 14, 2019
Israel frees two Jordanians held without charge News & Analysis

Israel frees two Jordanians held without charge

Hiba al-Labadi and Abdul Rahman Miri were released from Israeli prison and returned to Jordan after months of detention.

on November 8, 2019
Israel killed 222 Gaza protestors since 2018. Only one soldier has been indicted News & Analysis

Israel killed 222 Gaza protestors since 2018. Only one soldier has been indicted

As Othman Hiles began climbing the Gaza fence, an Israeli soldier opened fire and killed the unarmed 14-year-old. The soldier’s sentence? Community service.

on November 8, 2019
Go Project Hope: Rita Lahoud & Sandra Bahhur Palestinian-American Profiles

Go Project Hope: Rita Lahoud & Sandra Bahhur

“Being Palestinian has everything to do with what we do.” Rita Lahoud and Sandra Bahhur, a special education teacher and a registered nurse respectively, are sisters who are accustomed to helping others.

on November 6, 2019
Progressives press Democrats to rethink Israel policy News & Analysis

Progressives press Democrats to rethink Israel policy

Progressive House Democrats are putting pressure on the party to reconsider the amount and nature of U.S. funding to Israel, something that has long been a bipartisan commitment.

on November 5, 2019
Israel’s Top Court Upholds Expulsion of Human Rights Watch Director Over BDS Support News & Analysis

Israel’s Top Court Upholds Expulsion of Human Rights Watch Director Over BDS Support

Israel’s Supreme Court just gave the green light for the deportation of Human Rights Watch Jerusalem director Omar Shakir. Israel is waging a war on free speech and dissent, trying to cover up its crimes.

on November 5, 2019