Abbas and the Farce of Palestinian Democracy

Since Mahmoud Abbas’s accession to the Palestinian Authority (PA) presidency in 2005, he has dominated the Palestinian political scene by consolidating his grip over...

When is visiting Al-Aqsa considered normalization?

Some Arabs occasionally engage in visits to the occupied Palestinian territories, with visas issued by the occupation’s embassies. This raises the debate over and...

Israel’s assault on Palestinian universities is a threat to human rights and a tragedy...

As an occupying power, the state of Israel, is obligated to ensure that civilians under occupation are not denied their basic human rights. The...

Israel’s war on BDS faces backlash

Now that Palestinian popular resistance has gone global through the exponential rise and growing success of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction (BDS) movement, the...

Repression of the BDS movement is a sure sign of its success

Despite powerful and globally coordinated Israeli attacks against the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement, BDS is not simply surviving; it is thriving. That is...

What are the Elements of a Strategic Palestinian Narrative and Discourse?

With so much to tackle in the struggle for Palestinian rights, some question why time and energy should be invested in developing the Palestinian...

Why Brazil Should Shun the Israeli Model

Newly-inaugurated Brazilian President, Jair Bolsonaro, is set to be the arch-enemy of the environment and indigenous and disadvantaged communities in his country. He also...

The Palestinian struggle is shifting to a civil rights movement, and Gaza is leading...

The leaders of the Great Return March surprised the world when they organized the first demonstration along the Israel-Gaza fence on March 30, 2018....

‘You Still Have Time to Contact Your Senators’: Pressure to Block Anti-Boycott Bill Mounts

"Two federal judges have already found state laws that attempt to punish companies or individuals for boycotting Israel unconstitutional... Of course they are unconstitutional....

The Prisoners’ Movement: Revolutionary School and Ethical Compass rakat

The experiences of revolutionary strugglers behind bars constitute one of the most important sources of moral strength from which peoples’ movements and liberation forces...

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Israel’s political fault lines keep mounting

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Israel is depriving millions of Palestinians of access to a regular supply of clean water while stripping their land of minerals "in an apparent act...

UN experts urge Israel to rein in security forces

UN war crimes investigators called on Israel to stop its snipers using lethal force against protesters on the border with Gaza, as the anniversary...