Op-Eds & Analysis

A new generation is ready to stand with Palestinians
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
With the Israeli Election, the Plight of Palestinians Has Gotten Even Worse
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
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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
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
Israel Elections: How the Country Chooses a Leader and What’s at Stake
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.
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
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
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
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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