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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What West Bank Annexation Really Means

by Naim Mousa, published on Mondoweiss, May 27, 2020 July 1. That is the date by which Netanyahu has promised to complete the annexation of the West Bank. But what does that really mean? Most people think that means he will annex Ramallah, Bethlehem, Jericho, and the rest of the region. However, nothing can be farther from the truth. This […]

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Joe Biden’s Hatred of Palestinians Echoes his Anti-Black Racism

by Ali Abunima, published on The Electronic Intifada, May 22, 2020 Joe Biden has released his plan for Palestinians and Israelis. Interestingly it is not in his campaign website’s foreign policy section, but falls under the title “Joe Biden and the Jewish Community.” This is a clear indication that he views the matter as one of domestic political pandering, without […]

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Palestinian Movement Scores Big Legal win for BDS in Britain

by Kathy Durkin, published on Workers World, May 6, 2020 The Palestine Solidarity Committee won a legal victory for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign in Britain when the country’s highest court issued a landmark ruling that struck a blow against the Whitehall government on April 29. Supreme Court judges repudiated regulations that prohibited local governments from making “ethical” pension […]

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