Major US Literary Festival Will Proceed without Israeli Government Sponsorship

Human rights advocates welcome the decision by PEN America to hold PEN’s annual World Voices literary festival without funding from the Israeli government. The...

Pre-conditions for new talks with Israel set by Palestinians

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is expected to meet on Tuesday with US President Donald Trump’s envoy to the Middle East, Jason Greenblatt, in Ramallah,...

Arab Peace initiative unalterable: Abbas

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas stated that the Arab Peace Initiative from 2002 is the only diplomatic solution acceptable and therefore there will be no...

Swiss lawmakers roll back anti-BDS law

Swiss lawmakers are rolling back a measure targeting the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign for Palestinian rights. On 8 March, the National Council,...

Israel arrested 60 Palestinian children in April

Israel arrested 60 Palestinian children and five women in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and Jerusalem during April, a rights group said yesterday. According to...

Knesset’s new bill ‘portrays racism as entirely normal’

New legislation to cement the definition of Israel as a state belonging exclusively to Jews around the world is a "declaration of war" on...

PIZZA HUT mocks Barghouti hunger strike with cynical ad: Drawas Palestinian ire

NEWSWEEK REPORTS: " Palestinians want to take a slice out of Pizza Hut's profits in Israel, launching a boycott campaign against the American chain...

Erekat: Nakba means an ongoing journey of pain, loss, and injustice

Secretary General of the PLO Executive Committee, Erakat on the 69th Nakba Anniversary, in an official statement said that national catastrophe, is symbolized...

New details of agreement with Palestinian hunger strikers

Issa Qaraqe, director of the Palestinian Prisoners Affairs Commission declared that “80 percent of the demands” of the detainees were achieved in the strike,...

ONLINE #OCCUPATION CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED ON OCCASION OF 50 YEARS OF OCCUPATION

In an effort to raise awareness on their plight, Palestinians launched an online campaign with the hashtag “#Occupation is” on various media portals. The...

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Israel now occupies 85% of historic Palestine

Israel now occupies at least 85 per cent of the total area of historic Palestine, the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) has confirmed....

Palestine at the United Nations

Options, Risks and Chances of an Application for Full Membership and Recognition This autumn the Palestinian leadership intends to apply for Palestine to be accepted...

*Palästinenser demonstrieren online für den Land-Day*

Palestine Update Nr. 349 – 31.3.20 – Land-Day-Rally Meinung *Palästinenser demonstrieren online für den Land-Day* Eine Erinnerung in der „Electronic Intifada“ hat zum Höhepunkt, wie vor zwei...