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

Democratic senators ask Pompeo to provide coronavirus aid to Palestinian territories News & Analysis

Democratic senators ask Pompeo to provide coronavirus aid to Palestinian territories

Democratic senators including Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders wrote a letter to Mike Pompeo demanding Palestinians living under Israeli occupation in Gaza and the West Bank receive proper medical aid and funding to combat Covid-19.

about 1 week ago
Palestinian labourers fear loss of income as well as coronavirus News & Analysis

Palestinian labourers fear loss of income as well as coronavirus

Palestinian workers in Israel are being forced to choose between going home to their families in the occupied West Bank or keeping their work permits, jobs, and income.

about 1 week ago
Coronavirus: Israeli settlers exploit lockdown to annex Palestinian land News & Analysis

Coronavirus: Israeli settlers exploit lockdown to annex Palestinian land

Jewish settlers live on stolen Palestinian land in the West Bank. They routinely destroy farmland, olive groves, and even attack Palestinian homes and schools. You'd think they would stop during the spread of the corona pandemic. But, no, they haven't.

about 1 week ago
Commemorating Land Day amid lockdown in Palestine News & Analysis

Commemorating Land Day amid lockdown in Palestine

Today is Land Day, but the usual marches planned across Palestine are on hold because of the Covid-19 pandemic. But, being on lockdown is nothing new for Palestinians. "Indeed, Palestinians in the West Bank are confined to what amounts to bantustans..."

about 1 week ago
IMEU Video: Josh Ruebner Explains How Democrats Are Trying to Hold Israel Accountable Videos

IMEU Video: Josh Ruebner Explains How Democrats Are Trying to Hold Israel Accountable

Author and Palestinian rights advocate Josh Ruebner breaks down the importance of a Congressional letter calling on the US State Department to investigate Israel's demolition of Palestinian homes.

about 2 weeks ago
Israeli settlers storm West Bank village, beat residents with sticks and sharp objects News & Analysis

Israeli settlers storm West Bank village, beat residents with sticks and sharp objects

Palestinians are trying to stay safe from the coronavirus, but they're not safe from Israeli settler violence. Israeli settlers stormed a Palestinian village in the occupied West Bank and injured several residents, resulting in the skull fracture of a middle aged man.

about 2 weeks ago
The Gaza Strip Has Been Under Siege for Years. Covid-19 Could Be Catastrophic. News & Analysis

The Gaza Strip Has Been Under Siege for Years. Covid-19 Could Be Catastrophic.

The intensity of Palestinian suffering in Gaza will not be due to natural causes, but because the Israeli military siege has put the people of Gaza at an immense disadvantage in all three categories that are considered vital for combating the virus’s dissemination: health services, social determinants of health, and physical distancing.

about 2 weeks ago
How a Palestinian shoemaker started the West Bank’s only mask factory overnight News & Analysis

How a Palestinian shoemaker started the West Bank’s only mask factory overnight

Amjad Zaghir turned his shoe factory in occupied Hebron into a mask factory soon after Covid-19 began to spread in the region. Now, he's the only mask manufacturer in the occupied West Bank.

about 2 weeks ago
Corona Radiata: A New Poem Art

Corona Radiata: A New Poem

Palestinian-American poet Fady Joudah's new poem weaves together the realty of a crumbling healthcare system, war-torn globe, and love and loss in the time of coronavirus. "Without people there’s no power over the people..."

about 2 weeks ago