Britain broke its promise to the Palestinian people – on Balfour’s centenary it should...

Jews largely see the Balfour Declaration as a defining moment leading to the creation of the state of Israel, while for Palestinians it is...

EU accuses Israel of using tourism to promote settlements

EU diplomats have reportedly warned that Israel is developing archaeological and tourism sites in Palestinian neighborhoods of Jerusalem. The suggestion is officials see this...

Trump’s Jerusalem Policy and Israeli-Palestinian Peace

With the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem looming large, speculation continues to mount regarding President Trump’s long-promised plan to achieve Israeli-Palestinian peace....

Hamas – a movement in flux

In Israel, Hamas is seen only as a Jihadi terrorist organization. This view informs every discussion of the movement’s actions and positions, yet is...

Triple jeopardy for Palestinian prisoners

This metaphor for layers of unjust suffering pertains to the abuse of Palestinian prisoners in the context of the health dangers associated with the...

The Palestinians’ historic connection to Jerusalem must also be recognized

At the time that Israelis, Palestinians, and many around the world, were focused on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plans for unilateral annexation of the...

Israel’s occupation is brutal, but what does that make the Arab nations?

If there was unity in the Arab world and a genuine consensus to rebuild Gaza it would have been done by now. A two-state...

Palestine’s tragic anniversaries are not only about remembrance

For Palestinians, 2017 is a year of significant anniversaries. While historians mark May 15th as the anniversary of the date on which Palestinians were...

50 years on, Israel keeps tight grip on Palestinian economy

Israeli control has held back the Palestinian economy, making decent-paying jobs in the territories scarce. Stripped of choices, Palestinians work in Israel, where their...

Meet the Guardian of Palestine’s Past

ANOTHER WAY TO VIEW HISTORY Nazareth, the storied biblical city filled with the ghosts of Christianity’s past — or so the narrative goes. Ahmad Mrowat,...

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Israeli Apartheid in Covid Times

Palestine Update 439 Comment Israeli Apartheid in Covid Times Human Rights Watch has observed that Israel is legally obliged to provide Covid-19 vaccines to the more than...

Apartheid is too mild a concept

Apartheid is too mild a concept for the way Israel deals with Palestinians under its control when they show any level of resistance. Three...

This is Apartheid

  New position paper by the Israeli Information Center For Human Rights In The Occupied Territories (B’Tselem): More than 14 million people, roughly half of them...