Trump’s plan will validate Israeli annexation of Palestinian areas without bringing peace

Palestine Update 331 Trump’s plan will validate Israeli annexation of Palestinian areas without bringing peace For any peace process to be successful; the first step is...

Trump’s tacit war deal

Palestine Update 330 Comments Trump’s tacit war deal No one expected Donald Trump to unveil an intelligent peace deal for Palestine and Israel given his rank prejudice...

Where do you stand on Palestine?

Palestine Update 329 Comments Where do you stand on Palestine? In today’s edition of Palestine Updates, we pose this question to readers via a powerful poem by...

Comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable

Palestine Update 328 Comments Comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable The hypocritical comfort with which the international community bypasses responsibility over Israel illegalities in Palestinian territories...

News snippets

Palestine Update 327 News snippets What follows is a collection of articles that once more show how tough the occupation is and what hardship means for...

Of land, laws, and boycotts

Palestine Update 326 Comment Of land, laws, and boycotts Often times, a map is a mere sheet of paper that shows one where a certain location can...

Palestinians in Israeli prisons

Palestine Update 325 Comment Palestinians in Israeli prisons "The Israeli security wants to leave a mark on the psyche of those it detains: resistance has a price,...

BDS undermines Israel’s liberal and democratic image in the world

Palestine Update 324 BDS undermines Israel’s liberal and democratic image in the world More than the achievements of the economic, academic and cultural boycott, BDS has...

Israel is systematically poisoning one million Palestinian children

Palestine Update 323 Israel is systematically poisoning one million Palestinian children By Robert Inlakesh* Palestinian medical workers tend to wounded children,members of a family where six were...

Challenging EU’s complicity in the Israel occupation

Palestine Update 322 Comment Challenging EU’s complicity in the Israel occupation  In the current context of the Israeli colonization of Palestinian lands, the EU has neither demonstrated...

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The Charade of Trump’s “Deal of the Century”

In January, Donald Trump released his vision for Middle East peace, hailing his plan as the “deal of the century.” In reality, the plan...

Israel has already made Gaza unlivable. Now comes Coronavirus

Palestine Update 350 Israel has already made Gaza unlivable. Now comes Coronavirus By Belén Fernández* Israel's blockade of Gaza has turned the strip of land into the...

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Linda Sarsour’s memoir, “We Are Not Here to Be Bystanders,” is, by turns,  trenchant, painful and amusing, Sarsour’s memoir is packed with hard-learned lessons...