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Why Is Moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem Such a Big Deal? Videos

Why Is Moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem Such a Big Deal?

Donald Trump has pledged to do something no other U.S. president has done: move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. This would be unprecedented support for Israeli occupation and theft of Palestinian land.

on January 17, 2017
What Are Israeli Settlements? Videos

What Are Israeli Settlements?

Secretary of State John Kerry: "Nearly every country in the world, other than Israel, opposes settlements." But what are Israeli settlements, who are Israeli settlers, and how do they impact Palestinian lives?

on January 4, 2017
Top Israeli Justices Face War Crimes Suit in Chile for Authorizing West Bank Wall News Roundup

Top Israeli Justices Face War Crimes Suit in Chile for Authorizing West Bank Wall

A war crimes suit was filed in Chile against three Israeli Supreme Court justices for authorizing the construction of the West Bank separation barrier in the Bethlehem area, Palestinian sources involved in the lawsuit told Haaretz. The lawsuit, which also alleges crimes against humanity, was filed in Santiago on Monday and was joined by a number of Chilean lawmakers from left, right and centrist parties.

on November 29, 2016
Israel to Begin Demolishing Bedouin Arab Village News Roundup

Israel to Begin Demolishing Bedouin Arab Village

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli government body says Israel is to carry out the first step in the planned demolition of a sprawling Bedouin Arab village in the southern desert. The Israel Lands Administration says that initially, about 30 Bedouin residents will be displaced on Tuesday.

on November 21, 2016
The Sioux-Palestine Pipeline Op-Eds & Analysis

The Sioux-Palestine Pipeline

Just as the Sioux nation has arisen in rebellion, so are the people in Sussia, Jisr al-Zarqa, Isawiyah and elsewhere fighting for their heritage, their roots, their present, their future and their children – as communities and as a nation.

on November 8, 2016
Expert Q&A: On the Final Obama-Netanyahu Meeting Q&As

Expert Q&A: On the Final Obama-Netanyahu Meeting

Following President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's final meeting at the White House, the IMEU offers the following expert Q&A with Diana Buttu, Ramallah-based political analyst and former advisor to Palestine Liberation Organization Chairman Mahmoud Abbas and Palestinian negotiators.

on September 21, 2016
With New Israel Aid Deal, Obama Is Patron of the Occupation Op-Eds & Analysis

With New Israel Aid Deal, Obama Is Patron of the Occupation

Barack Obama is a bad president for Israel. If the military aid he approved for the coming decade is the largest ever, then as a president he is the worst ever for Israel. The last thing Israel needs is more arms, which will push it toward more acts of violence.

on September 19, 2016
Theater Artists Protest Cancellation of Black Lives Matter Benefit News Roundup

Theater Artists Protest Cancellation of Black Lives Matter Benefit

The letter in response, which has been signed by more than 50 people, asserts that the cancellation “both undermines the visionary leadership of the Movement for Black Lives and contributes to the institutionalized silencing of advocates for Palestinian human rights.”

on September 19, 2016
Kirresh Family Eviction Videos

Kirresh Family Eviction

Today, the Israeli Police forcibly evicted the Kirresh family, a family of eight including two children, from their home in the Old City of Occupied East Jerusalem, and transferred the property to an Israeli settler organization. The Kirresh family has been living on this property since the 1930s.

on September 15, 2016