A history of Palestinian mass hunger strikes

Laith Abu Zeyad, International Advocacy Officer at Addameer in a commentary on how Palestinians have used hunger strikes to make a political point outlines...

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...

Israeli occupation ‘the worst form of organized terror’

The Palestinian Authority has condemned all terrorism and described the crimes of Israel’s military occupation as “the worst form of organised terror,” Palestinian media...

Why Israelis must disrupt the occupation?

"One of the most disturbing aspects about the reality in Palestine is its normalcy. It has become normal to see Palestinians shot and killed, even...

Redefining anti-Semitism

For two decades, some Israeli officials and Israel partisans have worked to embed a new, Israel-focused definition of antisemitism in institutions around the world,...

Israel’s victory in the Six-Day War was a model of wartime media strategy

Reporting on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the ultimate challenge in international news. It demands a thick skin. In no other field of international diplomacy...

Health and dignity are not gifts to be earned; they are basic rights

Unless the international community takes urgent and decisive action to uphold international law, Palestinians will be forced to endure another 50 years of occupation,...

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In the tech sector we often seek to avoid politics, and Israel and Palestine is perhaps the most political matter of all. Yet with...

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...

The Matrix: Rights, government and daily life in Palestine

For Palestinians, governance depends on where you live and who you are. Efforts to fix this situation often end up only entrenching it further....

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Israel actions invite increasing wrath of international community

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„Wir wollen euch nicht fallen lassen – Eure Würde ist unbezahlbar“

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