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...

Israel’s desperate oppression tactics don’t diminish boycott

Palestine Updates 10/2017 Editorial comment   Israel’s desperate oppression tactics  On January 6th, it seemed Eastern Christian denominations would enjoy a relatively hassle-free Christmas. Restrictions were tolerable with...

Israel’s mounting dysfunctionality – – Also a tribute to Archbishop Hilarion Capucci

Palestine Updates 8 Editorial comment Palestine Update begins with a tribute to the Late Greek Melkite Archbishop Hilarion Capucci who fought for Palestinian rights and died...

Israel’s mounting dysfunctionality – – Also a tribute to Archbishop Hilarion Capucci

Palestine Updates 8 Editorial comment Palestine Update begins with a tribute to the Late Greek Melkite Archbishop Hilarion Capucci who fought for Palestinian rights and died...

Constructing hope for 2017 on the foundations of shifting public perceptions

Palestine Updates 7 Editorial comment We begin the year by wishing readers of Palestine Update a year of hope and political transformation for the Palestinians. 50...

In the aftermath of the UN Security Council abstention by the US

Palestine Updates 6 Editorial comment “Hysterical” is the solitary word that describes PM Netanyahu’s reaction to the UN Security Council vote. Israel has threatened Palestine with...

Ushering in Christmas 2016  – Call for hope and justice

Palestine Updates 5 Editorial Preface Christmas celebrations in Palestine will naturally be boosted by the gift of a UN Security Council demanding as halt to settlements....

UN Security Council demands end to Israeli settlements

Palestine Updates 4        - US abstains in demanding Israel to halt settlements on Palestinian land -              ...

Growing intolerance punctuates occupation

Palestine Update 3 Editorial preface This issue of Palestine Update brings you news of growing intolerance from power centres in Israel against the Palestinian people. It...

Human rights violations mount and resistance grows

Palestine Updates 2 Editor’s preface This is the first news version of Palestine Updates from Goa, India. India may seem a distance away from Palestine -...

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Palestinians need justice before peace

Palestine Update 307 Palestinians need justice before peace by Mariam Barghouti In Palestine, 'peace' has become a euphemism for the prolongation of the status quo and...

Restructuring the Palestinian Authority: It’s now or never

Palestine Update 306 Restructuring the Palestinian Authority: It’s now or never by Dana El Kurd  This is a must-read think-piece by Al-Shabaka policy analyst Dana El Kurd. The...

Israel: the country that loves US handouts but hates US criticism

Palestine Update 305 Israel: the country that loves US handouts but hates US criticism Earlier this week, the Israeli Supreme Court upheld a government ruling to...