News & Analysis

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
Palestinian Lawyer On The Trump Peace Plan News & Analysis
Christiane Amanpour, CNN

Palestinian Lawyer On The Trump Peace Plan

"I actually don't really think there is a plan," says Diana Buttu. "I think what we're seeing right now is the implementation of Trump's wishes and Trump's desires."

on April 3, 2019
“Our Will of Life Is Stronger Than Despair”: Palestinian Ahmed Abu Artema on Israeli Attacks on Gaza Op-Eds & Analysis
Ahmed Abu Artema, Democracy Now!

“Our Will of Life Is Stronger Than Despair”: Palestinian Ahmed Abu Artema on Israeli Attacks on Gaza

As tens of thousands of Palestinians came out to demand an end to the ongoing siege of Gaza and the right to return to their ancestral land, we speak with Ahmed Abu Artema, the Palestinian poet, journalist and peace activist who inspired the Great March of Return and helped organize it as a cry for help.

on April 3, 2019
The Man Behind Gaza’s Great March of Return Op-Eds & Analysis
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The Man Behind Gaza’s Great March of Return

"These marches are symbolic of the refugees' strong will to return, and of how they haven't adapted to this reality of being refugees." Meet the man whose words inspired Gaza's Great March of Return.

on April 3, 2019
A Year After the Great March of Return, Palestinians Are Still Fighting For Freedom Op-Eds & Analysis
Ahmed Abu Artema, The Washington Post

A Year After the Great March of Return, Palestinians Are Still Fighting For Freedom

"A year ago, alongside a group of other Palestinian organizers, I launched the Great March of Return, a weekly grass-roots protest in Gaza calling for Palestinian freedom from Israel’s crippling blockade and the right of refugees to return to our former homes."

on April 3, 2019
Opinion: My Palestinian Family’s Land Was Stolen. Then It Showed Up On Airbnb. Op-Eds & Analysis
Ziad Alwan, Buzzfeed

Opinion: My Palestinian Family’s Land Was Stolen. Then It Showed Up On Airbnb.

"My children and I should be able to farm our land like my father did. Instead, Israeli settlers run a bed and breakfast on it."

on April 3, 2019
How the Battle Over Israel and Anti-Semitism Is Fracturing American Politics Op-Eds & Analysis
Nathan Thrall, The New York Times

How the Battle Over Israel and Anti-Semitism Is Fracturing American Politics

The growing prominence of the B.D.S. movement — and the backlash to it — is widening fault lines from college campuses to Capitol Hill.

on April 3, 2019
Right-Wing Donor Adam Milstein Has Spent Millions Of Dollars To Stifle The BDS Movement… Op-Eds & Analysis
Alex Kane, The Intercept

Right-Wing Donor Adam Milstein Has Spent Millions Of Dollars To Stifle The BDS Movement…

Adam Milstein, A real estate millionaire and prolific donor to right-wing, pro-Israel causes, had a busy few days on Twitter this month. In one tweet, he accused Rep. Ilhan Omar of being a “terrorist.”

on April 3, 2019
How is AIPAC Shaping American Politics? Op-Eds & Analysis
Rose Aguilar, KALW

How is AIPAC Shaping American Politics?

Every year, the conference draws US politicians from both parties, but this year, several Democratic presidential candidates are skipping the event. According to Senate and House records, AIPAC spends $3.5 million a year lobbying federal lawmakers.

on April 3, 2019