A 50-Year Occupation: Israel’s Six-Day War Started With a Lie

FIFTY YEARS AGO, between June 5 and June 10, 1967, Israel invaded and occupied East Jerusalem, the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, and the Golan...

What does the Nakba Mean to Young Palestinians in Israel?

How is the memory of the Nakba sustained by younger generations of Palestinians living in Israel? Unlike Palestinians living in camps or elsewhere in...

Israel aims new Nakba-style weapon at Arab citizens

What Jewish Israelis call their War of Independence, Palestinians refer to as the Nakba, or “catastrophe” in Arabic. During the 1948 war and its...

Six countries to ICC: We are against Israel war-crime lawsuits

At least six countries have filed amicus briefs to the International Criminal Court asking permission to present legal arguments against the tribunal’s jurisdiction to...

Israel and the Palestinians: Architects of Their Own Destruction

Dr. Alon Ben-Meir is a professor of international relations at the Center for Global Affairs at NYU. He teaches courses on international negotiation and...

Israeli group finds PA, Hamas partly responsible for crisis

The Gisha organization, which released its report, “Hand on the Switch: Who’s Responsible for Gaza’s Infrastructure Crisis?” said the 1.8 million inhabitants of the...

Distorting awareness and dispelling historical conflict Indigenous Framework and the Palestinians

In recent years, a growing number of scholars, advocates, NGOs, and international human rights organizations have been advocating for the rights of the Bedouin,...

Palestinians to mark Nakba Day for first time digitally

On the eve of the Palestinian people’s catastrophe or Nakba anniversary, the Ramallah-based higher national committee for marking the Nakba, called on all Palestinian...

Palestinian Legal Activism, Between Liberation and the ‘Desire’ for Statehood

The Palestinian national movement was created and sustained by refugees, and it always defined its struggle as a battle not for statehood per se,...

Greenwashing the Naqab

Some questions in the Palestinian context reveals a reality that is anything but sunny. On both sides of the Green Line, in Area C...

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Documentary: ‘Steal of the Century’ (Part 1)

The ‘Steal Of The Century’ (Part 1) is a documentary by Robert Inlakesh, filmed on the ground in occupied Palestine, investigating the peace process,...

On Israel’s Bizarre Definitions: The West Bank is Already Annexed

By Ramzy Baroud Wednesday, July 1, was meant to be the day on which the Israeli government officially annexed 30% of the occupied Palestinian West...

The Palestinians’ historic connection to Jerusalem must also be recognized

At the time that Israelis, Palestinians, and many around the world, were focused on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plans for unilateral annexation of the...