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PODCAST: The project bringing Palestinian refugees back home News & Analysis
Henriette Chacar, +972 Magazine

PODCAST: The project bringing Palestinian refugees back home

An interview with Tarek Bakri, a young Palestinian engineer-turned- accidental-archivist, discussing his project of visually documenting Palestine through a 'then and now' approach in the social media era.

about 2 weeks ago
George Washington University stands by appointment of interim dean who backs boycott Israel movement News & Analysis
Ron Kampeas, Jewish Telegraphic Agency

George Washington University stands by appointment of interim dean who backs boycott Israel movement

Despite pressure campaigns to do otherwise, George Washington University is standing firm in their choice of Ilana Feldman, an anthropology scholar who joined in calling on the American Anthropological Association to boycott Israeli academic institutions.

about 2 weeks ago
Stop annexation by sanctioning Israel, Palestinian PM tells UN News & Analysis
Tovah Lazaroff, Jerusalem Post

Stop annexation by sanctioning Israel, Palestinian PM tells UN

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh to the UN: “What we need from you really is sanctions on Israel. What we need from you is to recognize Palestine as a state..."

about 2 weeks ago
Netanyahu takes office in deal that could see West Bank annexation News & Analysis
Oliver Holmes, The Guardian

Netanyahu takes office in deal that could see West Bank annexation

A coalition agreement has been reached in Israel. Netanyahu and former military general Benny Gantz will rotate leadership over a unity government. Both are committed to illegally annexing parts of the occupied West Bank as early as this summer.

about 3 weeks ago
Israeli convicted of West Bank arson attack that killed three Palestinians News & Analysis
BBC News

Israeli convicted of West Bank arson attack that killed three Palestinians

In 2015, Amiram Ben-Uliel, a Jewish settler living on Palestinian land, firebombed a Palestinian home in the West Bank, killing 18-month-old Ali Dawabsheh + his parents. Despite tons of evidence, Israeli courts are only now finding Amiram guilty of murder.

about 3 weeks ago
377 scholars and artists pledge to oppose political litmus tests in Germany News & Analysis
Mondoweiss Editors

377 scholars and artists pledge to oppose political litmus tests in Germany

377 scholars and artists from over 30 countries signed a pledge opposing political interference by institutions and public officials in Germany aimed at silencing advocates for Palestinian rights under international law.

about 3 weeks ago
In light of COVID-19 crisis, UN officials call for immediate release of all children in detention… News & Analysis
UNICEF

In light of COVID-19 crisis, UN officials call for immediate release of all children in detention…

The UN to Israel: "The best way to uphold the rights of detained children amidst a dangerous pandemic, in any country, is to release them from detention and to put a moratorium on new admissions into detention facilities."

about 3 weeks ago
Israel: Discriminatory Land Policies Hem in Palestinians News & Analysis
Human Rights Watch

Israel: Discriminatory Land Policies Hem in Palestinians

Israel's racist planning policies confine Palestinians to densely populated towns with little room to expand. Meanwhile, the Israeli gov fosters the rapid expansion of predominantly Jewish cities nearby.

about 3 weeks ago
For Palestinian rights movement, Biden poses a familiar quandary News & Analysis
Alex Kane, +972 Magazine

For Palestinian rights movement, Biden poses a familiar quandary

Palestinian rights advocates say they hold no hope of Joe Biden becoming a vociferous critic of Israel, nor of their ability to have any major influence on him.. But they also say that they have no choice but to deal with Biden

on May 11, 2020