News & Analysis

Israel’s Arab Parties Want Netanyahu Gone So Bad that They’ve Endorsed a General Who Bombed Gaza Op-Eds & Analysis
Alex Kane, Vice News

Israel’s Arab Parties Want Netanyahu Gone So Bad that They’ve Endorsed a General Who Bombed Gaza

"Israel’s Arab citizens are so fed up with Benjamin Netanyahu they’re willing to endorse an army general who once boasted about the number of Palestinians he killed in Gaza." But will that change the reality of occupation and apartheid?

on September 24, 2019
Preserving Palestine: A hidden gem in Jerusalem’s Old City News Roundup
Megan Giovannetti, Middle East Monitor

Preserving Palestine: A hidden gem in Jerusalem’s Old City

in his little shop in occupied East Jerusalem Rami Nablusi has dedicates his life to collecting, preserving, and sharing Palestinian history and culture pre-1948, before Israel's ethnic cleansing campaigns began.

on September 23, 2019
Hundreds of authors protest after Kamila Shamsie’s book award is revoked News Roundup
Alison Flood, The Guardian

Hundreds of authors protest after Kamila Shamsie’s book award is revoked

Read this open letter signed by hundreds of academics, authors, and activists including Naomi Klein and Barbara Ehrenreich in solidarity with novelist Kamila Shamsie whose literary award was rescinded as a result of her vocal support for Palestinian rights.

on September 23, 2019
I was stopped from speaking out against Israel’s crimes… Op-Eds & Analysis
Omar Barghouti, The Independent

I was stopped from speaking out against Israel’s crimes…

BDS co-founder Omar Barghouti: There have always been attempts to muzzle our voices, and to break our spirits and bodies, but wherever we live, at home or in exile, Palestinians remain steadfast.

on September 23, 2019
Israel’s Election Outcome Remains Unclear, But the “Ultimate Loser” Will Be Palestinians Op-Eds & Analysis
Democracy Now

Israel’s Election Outcome Remains Unclear, But the “Ultimate Loser” Will Be Palestinians

From Jerusalem, we speak with Palestinian attorney Diana Buttu about the significance of the snap election. “It’s not clear who will be the ultimate victor,” Buttu says. “I can tell you who will be the ultimate loser, and that’s the Palestinian people.”

on September 20, 2019
Netanyahu’s Fate May Depend on Israeli Arab Voters. Will They Turn Out? News & Analysis
David M. Halbfinger, The New York Times

Netanyahu’s Fate May Depend on Israeli Arab Voters. Will They Turn Out?

Arab citizens of Israel have no love lost for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who routinely resorts to fear-mongering against them to rally his right-wing Jewish base.

on September 20, 2019
Noura Erakat: Netanyahu’s Proposed West Bank Annexation Is Logical End to Israel’s Apartheid Policy Op-Eds & Analysis
Democracy Now

Noura Erakat: Netanyahu’s Proposed West Bank Annexation Is Logical End to Israel’s Apartheid Policy

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing worldwide condemnation for vowing to annex nearly a third of the occupied West Bank if he wins next week’s snap election.

on September 20, 2019
The Israeli Elections Are a Referendum on Who Can Treat Palestinians Most Harshly Op-Eds & Analysis
Diana Buttu, The Nation

The Israeli Elections Are a Referendum on Who Can Treat Palestinians Most Harshly

While Netanyahu’s talk of annexing parts of the West Bank caused a flurry, the reality is that few parties would oppose it.

on September 20, 2019
‘We don’t care who wins’: young Gazans see little choice in Israel’s elections News & Analysis
Donald Macintyre, The Guardian

‘We don’t care who wins’: young Gazans see little choice in Israel’s elections

As reflections from the quayside lights twinkle in the water below, the fisherman Maher Abu Hazima takes a five shekel coin from his pocket and holds it face up. “That’s Netanyahu,” he says before turning it over with a flick of his wrist. “And that’s Gantz. They’re the same.”

on September 20, 2019