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Israel Is Accused of Torturing a Prisoner Until His Ribs Were Broken.
Alex Kane, VICE

Israel Is Accused of Torturing a Prisoner Until His Ribs Were Broken.

What happened between his arrest and hospitalization is now a topic of fierce interest for Palestinians, who argue that Arbeed’s injuries are physical proof of a dark reality they’ve long known to be true: Israel’s security forces routinely torture and abuse Palestinian prisoners with impunity.

about 5 days ago
The Minnesota Congresswoman Who Can Criticize Israel
Jessica Schulburg, The Huffington Post

The Minnesota Congresswoman Who Can Criticize Israel

St. Paul’s Betty McCollum is radically progressive on U.S. policy toward Israel. Why don’t you ever hear about it?

about 5 days ago
There Will Be a One-State Solution
Yousef Munayyer, Foreign Affairs

There Will Be a One-State Solution

For nearly three decades, the so-called two-state solution has dominated discussions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But the idea of two states for two peoples in the territory both occupy was always an illusion, and in recent years, reality has set in.

about 5 days ago
How Israeli doctors enable the Shin Bet’s torture industry
Ruchama Marton, +972 Magazine

How Israeli doctors enable the Shin Bet’s torture industry

From approving brutal interrogation techniques to writing false medical reports, "as a doctor and founder of Physicians for Human Rights – Israel, I have always been troubled by how Israeli doctors cooperate with and enable Israel’s torture industry."

about 2 weeks ago
Finding a path to an enduring Black-Palestine solidarity
Eli Day, +972

Finding a path to an enduring Black-Palestine solidarity

"When I visited a Palestinian refugee camp in the West Bank with a group of activists from working-class Black neighborhoods in the United States, I was astonished to discover just how much it reminded me of home. But what happens when that’s no longer true? When certain aspects of what others are facing turn out to be unlike anything we’ve ever seen?"

about 3 weeks ago
UK Labour Party votes to stop arms trade with Israel
Middle East Monitor

UK Labour Party votes to stop arms trade with Israel

This week the British Labour Party voted unanimously in favor of a motion which could see Britain end its arms trade with Israel if it doesn’t comply with international human rights laws.

on September 24, 2019
Israel’s Arab Parties Want Netanyahu Gone So Bad that They’ve Endorsed a General Who Bombed Gaza
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
I was stopped from speaking out against Israel’s crimes…
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
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