Whither justice and freedom for Palestine?

  By Ranjan Solomon*   According to international law, Palestine should now be a full-fledged state in the community of nations having fulfilled all required attributes to...

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...

‘Normalize That!’: Occupation, Colonization and Apartheid

Normalizing oppression has always been one of the tools used by the colonizer against the resistance of the oppressed and colonized. It is cheap...

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...

Paris Peace Conference On Palestine-Israel A Damp Squib

Wednesday, January 18,2017 NEW DELHI: Palestinian supporters and votaries for a just peace hoped that September 15 may just tip the scales further in favour...

What’s the big difference between Israel’s 1967 occupation and its 1948 occupation?

What’s the big difference between Israel’s 1967 occupation and its 1948 occupation? In short, the difference is that the second one disturbed Zionists a little...

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...

Egypt’s Help For Israel Fails, UNSC Resolution to End Israeli Settlements Passed

This article appeared in the Citizen on 26th Dec 2016 The United Nations has voted 14-0 to demanding Israel to halt settlements on Palestinian land. The...

The Law That Exposes Israel’s True Colonialist Colors

http://www.haaretz.com/opinion/.premium-1.758794?v=859D40822E3A28A40364BB179F2496CC The terra nullius doctrine was used during the colonial era to define lands with no sovereignty or property rights as no-man’s land. It provided...

Stop the Wall

The Campaign’s aim to tear down the Wall is aligned with the Palestinian desire for liberation—for those of us inside and in exile, the...

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Book Review | Palestinian Refugees After 1948 by Marte Heian-Engdal

The Palestinian refugee problem has attracted the attention of many scholars from a variety of disciplines. When a new book is written on the...

1st July has clandestinely happened – It must be undone

Palestine Update 384 Opinion 1st July has clandestinely happened - It must be undone The international community, by and large, recognizes that Palestinians live in a state...

BBC World Service: Miriam and Youssef

Miriam and Youssef’ is a 10-part radio drama from the BBC World Service about the founding of the state of Israel between the years...