After a ‘second Nakba,’ Palestinians return to Syria’s Yarmouk

by Wyatt Miller & Kobi Guillory, published on Fightback News, May 30, 2021 Damascus, Syria – Enormous piles of rubble and trash line the streets of the Yarmouk refugee camp in south-central Damascus in late May, 2021. Most structures bear reminders of the war: bullet holes, sandbags, the fading graffiti of various factions. Some buildings have collapsed entirely. Stray cats […]

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The Tree of Return Campaign

Al-Nakba 73rd Memorial Anniversary Plant A Tree of Return Campaign April 30, 2021 Dear Friends, In commemoration of the 73rd  anniversary of the ethnic cleansing “Al- Nakbah”, where more than 700,000 Palestinians were displaced and forced out of their homes and lands to become refugees in surrounding countries in addition to the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Shaikh Hasan Foundation […]

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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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