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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...

UN Report claims: Gaza could become uninhabitable in less than five years due to...

In September 2015, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development on assistance to the Palestinian people warned that the Gaza Strip could become...

UNESCO approves New Jerusalem resolution

UNESCO's World Heritage Committee has approved a new resolution on the status of conservation of the Old City of Jerusalem. In a secret vote,...

The Future of Christians in Palestine: Presence rather than Existence

In this article, Rifat Kassis explains that "It is no secret that I fully espouse this interpretation because the basic threat to our existence...

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How the West Stole Democracy From the Arabs – Book Review How the West Stole Democracy From the Arabs, by Elizabeth F. Thomson. (Photo: Book...

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Palestinian Citizens in Israel: A History Through Fiction, 1948-2010

In the aftermath of the 1948 Nakba, Palestinians have had to contend with different forms of erasure and fragmentation of Palestinian identity, while acquainting...