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Occupying Palestine is rotting Israel from inside. No Gulf peace deal can hide that News & Analysis
Raja Shehadeh/The Guardian

Occupying Palestine is rotting Israel from inside. No Gulf peace deal can hide that

Palestinian author Raja Shehadeh: "Israel has turned the occupied territories into a laboratory for testing weapons and systems of surveillance...Yet all this financial investment in the occupation...is rotting Israel from the inside, turning it into an apartheid state."

about 2 weeks ago
The 2020 Democratic platform betrays Palestinians and again gives Israel a pass News & Analysis
Huwaida Arraf, Sam Hindi and Zeina Ashrawi Hutchison, Washington Post

The 2020 Democratic platform betrays Palestinians and again gives Israel a pass

Palestinian-American delegates to the Democratic National Convention say the DNC platform ignores reality and basic Palestinian rights. "The DNC and former vice president Joe Biden are once again refusing to hold Israel accountable."

on August 11, 2020
40-year-old Document Reveals Ariel Sharon’s Plan to Evict 1,000 Palestinians From Their Homes News & Analysis
Ofer Aderet/Haaretz

40-year-old Document Reveals Ariel Sharon’s Plan to Evict 1,000 Palestinians From Their Homes

A recently uncovered document found in the Israel State Archives details how the Israeli government made up excuses to expand its control of the West Bank and to ensure Palestinians are pushed off their land and out of their homes.

on August 11, 2020
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.

on June 22, 2020
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.

on June 22, 2020
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.

on June 16, 2020
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.

on June 16, 2020
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.

on June 15, 2020
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."

on June 15, 2020