News & Analysis

Palestinians Step Up Fight Against Annexation With Planned Rally in Jericho News & Analysis
Jack Khoury, Haaretz

Palestinians Step Up Fight Against Annexation With Planned Rally in Jericho

This week Palestinians plan to hit the streets across the occupied West Bank in a united struggle against annexation.

about 2 weeks ago
By recognising Palestine, Britain can help right the wrongs of the Balfour declaration News & Analysis
Avi Shlaim, The Guardian

By recognising Palestine, Britain can help right the wrongs of the Balfour declaration

In 1917, then British foreign secretary Arthur Balfour issued the infamous Balfour Declaration which effectively gave Zionist leaders the green light to occupy Palestinian land. Today, the UK can take steps to amend for it's actions, even decades later.

about 2 weeks ago
Massacres as a weapon of ethnic cleansing during the Nakba News & Analysis
Salman Abu Sitta, Mondoweiss

Massacres as a weapon of ethnic cleansing during the Nakba

A detailed history of the events leading up to Israel's ethnic cleansing campaigns in 1948, when over 400 Palestinian towns were destroyed and 700,000 Palestinians were forcibly displaced from their land.

about 2 weeks ago
Police Investigating Hebron Settlers Attack on Palestinian, Israeli Soldier News & Analysis
Hagar Shezaf and Jack Khoury, Haaretz

Police Investigating Hebron Settlers Attack on Palestinian, Israeli Soldier

Israeli settler attacks on Palestinians are nothing new. But this one was caught on camera and now suspects are facing assault charges. These attacks will continue to rise if Israel pushes forward with plans to illegally annex more Palestinian land.

about 2 weeks ago
Israel approves funding for new ‘Trump Heights’ settlement News & Analysis
Paul Goldman and Isobel van Hagen, NBC

Israel approves funding for new ‘Trump Heights’ settlement

Last year, Netanyahu promised to name an illegal settlement in the annexed Golan Heights after Donald Trump. This week, he got the funding to do it. Meanwhile, Palestinians towns and villages are being wiped off the map to make room for Israel's expansion.

about 3 weeks ago
As Israel Vows Annexation, Palestinian Leaders Embark On Risky Form Of Protest News & Analysis
Daniel Estrin, NPR

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
Jerusalem Post Staff

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
Solidarity means fighting for Black lives News & Analysis
Nada Elia, Mondoweiss

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.

about 3 weeks ago
If It Had Been My Son, I’d Find It Hard to Go on Living News & Analysis
Rogel Alpher, Haaretz

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"

about 3 weeks ago