Palestinians may be on verge of charting new political path

At a time of political indecisiveness and the absence of a vision or agreed-upon strategy, the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) is seriously considering calling...

Trump’s threats to punish Palestinians should worry Israel

Until the signing of the Oslo Accords, Israel was responsible for managing the day-to-day lives of Palestinians in the occupied territories. Infrastructure, welfare, education,...

On Australia’s knee jerk support of Israel

Robert Johnson writes: Correct on all three counts, Bernard Firstly, as you quote B’Tselem as saying, shooting unarmed demonstrators is illegal and, as the...

Should the Palestinians seek justice at the International Criminal Court?

Richard Falk With settlement expansion and the Trump-Netanyahu love fest, it seems clear that the PA should go to The Hague - but don't hold...

“Come and See” the Palestinian reality – it’s what Israel wants to conceal

Israel would rather conceal the dreadful nature of the colonialist regime and the severe oppression it heaps on Palestinians. It will stop at nothing...

Don’t Historicize the Balfour Declaration: The Past is Still the Palestinians’ Present

Prior to the elections Prime Minister May had described the declaration as “one of the most important letters in history” during a speech to a Conservative...

MOFA: Occupation crimes tests the int’l community’s ability to protect two-state solution

While the Israeli government and its allies continue their attempts to stop the Palestinian diplomatic stream aimed at preserving the international legal personality of...

Trump support carries rewards and risks for Israel

From recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital to cutting aid to Palestinians, President Donald Trump has given Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the unprecedented gift of...

The new Freedom Flotilla will prick the world’s conscience about Palestinian rights

The Palestinian people continue to come up with various and ingenious means to serve them in the struggle in which they find themselves. In...

World still soft pedals the occupation – Justice delayed and justice denied –

By Dr. Ranjan Solomon* In Washington DC, Trump and Obama sang different tunes. Trump stood fast by his reckless ideas about Israel’s supremacy. Obama made...

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Israels geforderte Legitimität ist grimmig zu hinterfragen

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