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Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians have experienced life in Israel's prisons since 1967, as did many more in previous decades during the course of...

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The Palestinian refugee problem has attracted the attention of many scholars from a variety of disciplines. When a new book is written on the...

Dialogue in Palestine. The People to People Diplomacy Programme and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

International donors have influenced and shaped narratives on Palestine, to the point that to speak about Palestine without reflection is an exercise in disseminating...

Violence and impunity in the West Bank during the COVID-19 pandemic

The failure of Israeli authorities to prevent settler violence against Palestinians, and its contribution to de facto annexation of Palestinian land Publication date: 19 May...

It’s all a question of timing

When Sahar Khalifeh’s "Passage to the Plaza" appeared in English this year, thirty years after its initial publication, it seemed out of sync –...

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In the Bab Al-Saha quarter of Nablus, Palestine, the first Intifada has taken place, and residents have adjusted to a new normal with soldiers,...

Palestinian Womens activism: Nationalism, Secularism, and Islamism

Shortlisted for the 2019 Palestine Book Award, Islah Jad’s Palestinian Women’s Activism: Nationalism, Secularism, Islamism provides a much-needed historical analysis of Palestinian women’s activism...

The two State solution always failed

 Ian Lustick’s traces his thinking on why the two-state solution, which he terms the TSS, has failed. He argues that the two-state solution ‘is...

The hundred years war on Palestine – Conquest and resistance

Rashid Khalidi’s account of Jewish settlers’ conquest of Palestine is informed and passionate. It pulls no punches in its critique of Jewish-Israeli policies (policies...

As a Jew who publicly identifies with the Palestinian civil society movement for the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanction (BDS) of Israel, I am painfully...

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