Of peacemakers, prisoners, racism, land grab, and solidarity!

Palestine Updates 23/2017 Editorial Comment Of peacemakers, prisoners, racism, land grab, and solidarity! The Question of Palestine has two three features to it. One is the dreadful...

The US joins Israel to derail democracy yet again

Palestine Updates 20/2017 Editorial Comment  “For too long, the U.N. has been unfairly biased in favor of the Palestinian Authority to the detriment of our allies...

Israel’s Settlement Regulation Bill violates International Law

Palestine Updates 19/2017 Editorial Comment  Israel’s Settlement Regulation Bill violates International Law (Based on articles from the “Jews for Justice in Palestine”* newsletter) “The Knesset has never before...

#IfNotNow

Palestine Updates 18/2017 Editorial Comment  #IfNotNow A recent, but radical, forward looking, phenomena is the emergence of more civil society groups from among Jewish people in Israel...

Whither justice and freedom for Palestine?

Whither justice and freedom for Palestine? According to international law, Palestine should now be a full-fledged state in the community of nations having fulfilled all...

Justice delayed and justice denied – World still soft pedals the occupation

Palestine Updates 15/2017 Editorial comment In Washington DC, Trump and Obama sang different tunes. Trump stood fast by his reckless ideas about Israel’s supremacy. Obama made...

Cultural resistance is a non-violent form of assertion and resistance

Palestine Updates 14/2017 Editorial Comment With a rich and diverse culture that goes deep into their roots as a people, Palestinians are increasingly discerning new cultural...

Will unity of Palestinian parties survive hurdles and external meddling?

Palestine Updates 13/2017 Editorial Comment In the midst of events and further attacks from Israel, a few things stand out. The Vatican now has an Embassy...

French peace conference for Palestine-Israel ends up as damp squib

Palestine Updates 12/2017 Editorial Comment In this edition of Palestine Updates, we share with you an Opinion piece on why the French peace conference for Palestine-Israel...

Hold Israel to a higher standard that we also have to hold ourselves to...

Palestine Updates 11/2017 Hold Israel to a higher standard that we also have to hold ourselves to as well  (Jill Stein)*  On the question of the ‘Rule...

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Youth Speak out on alternatives to the occupation

Palestine Update 256 Comments Youth Speak out on alternatives to the occupation Things are somewhat bleak for the Palestinians these days. With an American administration gone awry,...

German history obstructs Palestinian justice

Palestine Update 255 Comments German history obstructs Palestinian justice By passing a resolution equating the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel with anti-Semitism, Germany allowed its...

Israel fumbles with the music as Kushner dances on one foot

Palestine Update 253 Comments Israel fumbles with the music as Kushner dances on one foot All eyes are now focused on the ‘Deal of the century’ and...