What did Abbas bring back from Washington?

What, Palestinians are wondering, did Mahmoud Abbas bring back with him from Washington? While some concurred that “there is nothing new under the sun”...

“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...

Israelis celebrate 69 years, ignore occupation

"It appears that the Israeli public prefers to see the half-full glass of a state founded 69 years ago that has flourished on the...

How Israel’s violent birth destroyed Palestine

As Israel celebrates the Palestinian Nakba as its triumphant independence on May 1, it is preparing for a massive celebration for the 50th anniversary...

Time to bring Hamas in from the cold

After three years of internal consultations, Hamas’ outgoing Politburo leader, Khaled Meshaal, has now unveiled Hamas’ “Document of General Principles and Policies”, laying out...

Why I’m going on hunger strike on Israeli Independence Day

Adi Golan Bikhnafo is an artist, activist and Mizrahi — not necessarily in that order wrote this article which we share for your reading....

A decade of de-development in Gaza

The blockade has effectively eroded what was left of a middle class, sending almost all of the population into aid-dependency and destitution. The unemployment...

Britain’s mea culpa on Balfour Declaration will not come

If President Abbas and the Palestinian people were hoping for a historic gesture from Great Britain relating to their continuing calamity as a result...

Leaked report highlights Israel lobby’s failures

Key Israel lobby groups have conceded that they have failed to counter the Palestine solidarity movement, despite vastly increasing their spending. The admission is...

Marwan Barghouthi is beginning to look very like Palestine’s own Mandela figure

Israel might hate the comparison, but the truth is that prisoner Marwan Barghouthi is beginning to look very like Palestine’s own version of the...

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Freiheit und Würde sind nicht verhandelbar!

Palestine Update Nr. 49 - 10.Juni 2017  Freiheit und Würde sind nicht verhandelbar! Meinung Der vor kurzem beendete Hungerstreik von palästinensischen Gefangenen unterstreicht einen wesentlichen Aspekt über...

Israel uproots hundreds of fruit trees and ruins crops on Palestinian land

Over the past two months, Israeli forces have raided two Palestinian communities in the Jordan Valley, uprooting and confiscating olive and date palm trees,...

Ramadan movement restrictions military checkpoints at Qalandiya checkpoint

Every year during Ramadan, tens of thousands of Palestinians in the occupied West Bank take advantage of a temporary relaxation of Israeli movement restrictions...