The challenge of having four sons in prison

The families of the Palestinian prisoners face very difficult living conditions on the social, economic and humanitarian level. They face the problem of non-reunification...

Israel Has Crossed the Red Line

The UN Special Rapporteurs recent situation on Israel’s disposition as occupier in the Palestinian Territory is harsh. He is unapologetic in his criticism of Israel’s...

The Middle East process is dead, not stalled

Is it a sign of incorrigible optimism or mass delusion that so many of us still refer to the Middle East peace process in...

Hamas in Message to Israel: Willing to Negotiate Long-term Truce

Hamas leaders in the Gaza Strip have recently conveyed messages to Israel indicating their willingness to negotiate a long term cease-fire in the enclave....

Netanyahu sinking

While the wise and up-to-date observers declare the two-state solution between Israel and Palestine to be deader than dead, I continue to think that...

Palestinians and the Security narrative

May 2020 will focus attention on the many dangers and challenges facing the future of Palestine. First, Nakba72 will commemorate the continuing dispossession and ethnic...

Demolition of Mughrabi Quarter: 1st step of cleansing Old City of Palestinians

Last month Palestinians marked the 53rd anniversary of the 1967 War in which Israel conquered the West Bank, east Jerusalem, Gaza and the Golan...

By the Numbers: Refugees in Gaza

70% of Palestinians living in Gaza are refugees due to Israeli policies of mass expulsion. As they face debilitating conditions under Israeli occupation and...
A BDS march held in Montreal on May 15, 2010. (Photo: Stephanie Law / Flickr)

Israeli Government Is Petrified of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement

How can we distinguish between the very real and harmful phenomenon of antisemitism, and false accusations of antisemitism used to defend Israeli state policies?...

After 50 years of occupation, Palestine is still steadfast and resisting

In an insightful article, Dr. Mustapha Barghouthi recount the 50 years “that passed since the Israeli army occupied the West Bank, including Jerusalem, the...

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A doomed Middle East Peace

A Doomed Middle-East Peace Jul 14, 2020SHLOMO BEN-AMI The late PLO chairman, Yasser Arafat, was right to reject the peace proposal made at Camp David 20...

How a 14th century document breathes life into a destroyed Palestinian village

How a 14th century document breathes life into a destroyed Palestinian village Israel's demolition of Zakariyya al-Battikh seemingly erased its centuries-long history. Two testimonies from...

Hamas and the Arab Spring (Gaza papers, part I)

Hamas has not recognized Israel or laid down its arms. However, several factors have combined to transform it from an opposition group championing armed...