An Unlikely Dramatic Hero, Poet Taha Muhammad Ali

by Jonathan Cook, published on Mondoweiss, March 14, 2017 Taha Muhammad Ali is an unlikely dramatic hero. His arms shake with age and infirmity, his legs occasionally buckle, and he often appears lost on stage, as if adrift in a vast expanse of sadness. But for an hour the story of this Palestinian poet has a vice-like hold on our […]

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نحو اعادة المعنى للمسألة الفلسطينية

2021/3/4 جميل هلال مهمة هذا المقال توضيح أن اللغة السياسية الفلسطينية الدارجة راهنا بين القوى السياسية الفلسطينية تفتقد إلى فهم موحد للمسألة الفلسطينية (وبالتالي للقضية الوطنية الفلسطينية). بل يمكن رصد مفهومين أساسين (وهنا مفهوم ثالث سأتطرق له بإيجاز). وتتمثل مهمة هذا المقال في كشف الفرضيات التي يستند عليها كل من المفهومين، وتداعياتها على مواقف القوى السياسية والفكرية وفي تحديد مركبات […]

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What’s behind Zionist Cancel Culture? Turning ‘Racism’ Upside Down

December 15, 2020 Tim Anderson In recent times western left-liberalism has been criticised for its ‘cancel culture’, because of an obsession with language and individual identity politics. Yet reactionary cancel culture has been around much longer, with its McCarthyist purges. To this reactionary camp we should add ‘zionist cancel culture’ (ZCC), where those critical of the Israeli colony in Palestine […]

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On its 27th Anniversary: Defeat Oslo, Confront Normalization, Escalate the Boycott

From Samidoun 27 Years of Oslo Devastation For 27 years, the devastation wrought by Oslo has included the dismemberment of the Palestinian national liberation movement, its unions and its institutions; the degradation of Palestinian refugees in the camps and in diaspora and exile and repeated attempts to confiscate their voice and decision; the creation of a Palestinian Authority subjected to […]

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Gaza Terror Balloons Feature photo Weapons of Grass Destruction Decades of Land Grabs Betray Israel’s “Terror Balloon” Justification for Latest War on Gaza

by Katheryn Shihadah, published on Mintpress News, August 27, 2020 Incendiary balloons, or as Israel calls them, “terror balloons,” have been part of the Gazan resistance toolkit since 2018, and a frequent sight in the skies in the last few weeks. Palestinians fashion these “weapons of grass destruction” from everyday materials, tie them to gasoline-soaked rags or perhaps a homemade explosive, […]

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‘Optimism of the Will’: Palestinian Freedom is Possible Now

by Ramzy Baroud, published on Politics for the People, July 16, 2020 In a recent TV discussion, a respected pro-Palestine journalist declared that if any positive change or transformation ever occurs in the tragic Palestinian saga, it would not happen now, but that it would take a whole new generation to bring about such a paradigm shift. As innocuous as […]

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West Bank annexation plan is a 21st century apartheid

June 23, 2020 TEHRAN – Amal Wahdan, a Palestinian activist who has been campaigning for the liberation of Palestine, tells the Tehran Times that the plan by Israel to annex the West Bank is a “new apartheid” that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “would not dare” to implement without the “approval of Donald Trump and his circle”. Wahdan, who was […]

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European Court of Human Rights Deals Major Blow to Israel’s War on Palestine Solidarity

by the Palestinian BDS National Committee, published on Global Research, June 11, 2020 The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled unanimously today that the French highest court’s 2015 criminal conviction of activists with the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement advocating nonviolent boycotts of Israeli goods violated article 10 (freedom of expression) of the European Convention on Human Rights. […]

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A Digital Tale of the Nakba

By Allison Deger, published on Mondoweiss, May 15, 2020 Most years Palestinians mark May 15 with demonstrations and memorials for the Nakba or catastrophe in Arabic. The day commemorates the destruction of Palestinian towns and villages during and around the 1948 Arab-Israeli war and the creation of the Palestinian refugee crisis. It generally falls within a week or so of […]

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