Experts

Expert Q&A: The Trump Plan & Israeli Annexation of the Jordan Valley

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

Updates

As Israel Vows Annexation, Palestinian Leaders Embark On Risky Form Of Protest News & Analysis

As Israel Vows Annexation, Palestinian Leaders Embark On Risky Form Of Protest

Palestinians from Gaza to the West Bank and the diaspora are refusing to remain silent in the face of Israel's illegal annexation plans, which could begin as early as July 1. They're making it clear: "Annexation is an existential threat for our future."

about 3 weeks ago
Tibi demands police turn over al-Hallak footage: What are they afraid of? News & Analysis

Tibi demands police turn over al-Hallak footage: What are they afraid of?

"Why are they hiding it...What are they afraid of?" Joint List member, Ahmad Tibi, is demanding Israeli police release footage of the murder of Iyad al-Hallak. Iyad was chased and shot dead by Israeli police in Jerusalem earlier this month.

about 3 weeks ago
Explainer: 5 Things to Know About the Trump-Netanyahu Apartheid Map

Explainer: 5 Things to Know About the Trump-Netanyahu Apartheid Map

on June 10, 2020
Solidarity means fighting for Black lives News & Analysis

Solidarity means fighting for Black lives

Palestinian scholar and activist Nada Elia offers words of advice on how Palestine solidarity activists can and should stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.

on June 9, 2020
If It Had Been My Son, I’d Find It Hard to Go on Living News & Analysis

If It Had Been My Son, I’d Find It Hard to Go on Living

Israeli writer Rogel Alpher on Israel's killing of Eyad Hallaq: "Is there anything lonelier than an autistic person cowering and trembling in fear in a garbage shed, not understanding what is going on...while policemen empty a magazine of bullets into him"

on June 9, 2020
Stop Calling Israel a Jewish Democracy News & Analysis

Stop Calling Israel a Jewish Democracy

Netanyahu's annexation plan has brought to the fore a defining question. What is more important to Israeli society: ideals of democracy or the colonization of Palestine?

on June 9, 2020
Thousands Protest Israeli Annexation in Tel Aviv; Bernie Sanders Calls to ‘Stand Up to Authoritarian News & Analysis

Thousands Protest Israeli Annexation in Tel Aviv; Bernie Sanders Calls to ‘Stand Up to Authoritarian

Thousands of protesters filled the streets yesterday in Tel Aviv against Israel's plan to illegally annex parts of the West Bank. Senator Bernie Sanders addressed the crowd via video alongside Palestinian Joint List leader Ayman Odeh.

on June 7, 2020
More Than 90 Percent of West Bank Eviction Orders Go to Palestinians, Report Shows News & Analysis

More Than 90 Percent of West Bank Eviction Orders Go to Palestinians, Report Shows

Between 2005 and 2018, over 90% of evacuation orders issued by Israel’s military authority for the occupied West Bank were given to Palestinians.

on June 1, 2020
Unarmed Palestinian man shot dead by police in Jerusalem News & Analysis

Unarmed Palestinian man shot dead by police in Jerusalem

Hundreds of Palestinians gathered on Sunday for the funeral of Eyad Hallaq, who was shot 19 times by Israeli soldiers in occupied Jerusalem on Saturday. Hallaq had been on his way to school when soldiers began to chase him for no apparent reason.

on June 1, 2020