News & Analysis

A new generation is ready to stand with Palestinians Op-Eds & Analysis
Noura Erakat, The Washington Post

A new generation is ready to stand with Palestinians

Last week, Israelis elected Benjamin Netanyahu to a fifth term as prime minister despite a pending indictment against him in three corruption cases. His alleged criminal transgressions seem to pale in comparison with the pact Netanyahu engineered with the overtly racist and fascist Jewish Power.

on April 26, 2019
Denied Entry to U.S., BDS Co-Founder Omar Barghouti Condemns McCarthyite Repression in U.S. & Israel News Roundup
Democracy Now

Denied Entry to U.S., BDS Co-Founder Omar Barghouti Condemns McCarthyite Repression in U.S. & Israel

Critics are demanding answers after the Trump administration refused to allow prominent Palestinian human rights activist Omar Barghouti to enter the United States for a speaking tour, despite his valid U.S. visa.

on April 26, 2019
Palestinian Boycott Activist Denied Entry to United States News Roundup
Megan Specia, The New York Times

Palestinian Boycott Activist Denied Entry to United States

The United States barred a prominent Palestinian activist from entering the country on Wednesday, a move that rights groups said was an attempt by the Trump administration to silence Palestinian voices.

on April 26, 2019
With the Israeli Election, the Plight of Palestinians Has Gotten Even Worse Op-Eds & Analysis
Yousef Jabareen, The Nation

With the Israeli Election, the Plight of Palestinians Has Gotten Even Worse

The election should dispel any doubts that Israel will grant Palestinians freedom and rights without outside pressure.

on April 26, 2019
Airbnb is Under Fire Over Listings from Israeli Settlers in Palestinian Territory News & Analysis
NowThis News

Airbnb is Under Fire Over Listings from Israeli Settlers in Palestinian Territory

Israeli settlers are using stolen land to make money on Airbnb—but for the first time, Palestinians are facing them in a U.S. court.

on April 26, 2019
Benjamin Netanyahu’s Reelection Underlines Israel’s Apartheid Reality Op-Eds & Analysis
Saree Makdisi, Los Angeles Times

Benjamin Netanyahu’s Reelection Underlines Israel’s Apartheid Reality

The results of Israel’s elections reveal a stark reality: Not only will Benjamin Netanyahu almost inevitably form a coalition government even further to the right than the one he already heads, but the country’s Jewish electorate has given its resounding endorsement to the policies for which he stands.

on April 26, 2019
A Vote to Maintain Apartheid? Israel’s Netanyahu Set to Win 5th Term After Vow to Annex West Bank News Roundup
Democracy Now

A Vote to Maintain Apartheid? Israel’s Netanyahu Set to Win 5th Term After Vow to Annex West Bank

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to be on the verge of securing a record fifth term in office as votes continue to be counted in Tuesday’s election.

on April 26, 2019
Israel Elections: How the Country Chooses a Leader and What’s at Stake News & Analysis
Megan Specia and Rick Gladstone, The New York Times

Israel Elections: How the Country Chooses a Leader and What’s at Stake

Israel’s parliamentary election on Tuesday brings an end to a neck-and-neck campaign that saw Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the veteran politician of the Israeli right and one of the country’s longest-serving leaders, facing the strongest challenge in years.

on April 26, 2019
I Fought South African Apartheid. I See The Same Brutal Policies in Israel. Op-Eds & Analysis
Ronnie Kasrils, The Guardian

I Fought South African Apartheid. I See The Same Brutal Policies in Israel.

"I was shut down in South Africa for speaking out, and I’m disturbed that the same is happening to critics of Israel now."

on April 3, 2019