‘Previously Unknown Massacres’: Why Is Israel Allowed To Own Palestinian History?

By Ramzy Baroud Haaretz’s investigative report - ‘Classified Docs Reveal Massacres of Palestinians in '48 – and What Israeli Leaders Knew’ - is a must-read. It should...

Resistance literature and ‘pedagogy of the oppressed’ in colonized Palestine

By Haider Eid This semester, I am teaching two novels and a few short stories written by brilliant, critical “Orientals,” and Africans following Edward Said’s...

Why Palestinian Voices Should Take Center Stage – OpEd

By Ramzy Baroud At a recent New York event, Ian Williams, president of the Foreign Press Association, told an approving audience that it is time...

Raids, Arrests And Death Threats: Israel’s Strategy Of Silencing Human Rights Defenders

By Ramzy Baroud & Romana Rubeo On October 21, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz announced the issuance of a military order designating six prominent Palestinian...

Who will be Israel’s F W de Klerk?

By John Minto The death of former South African President F W de Klerk marks the passing of an era. De Klerk shared a Nobel...

How Edward Said Merged the ‘Political’ With the ‘Academic’

The Palestinian writer Edward Said wasn’t merely an intellectual who took brave political stands. Said’s whole approach to his work should be a model...

The Palestine question cannot be viewed through an old lens

Despite the fact that the Palestine question has waned in importance in the hotspot-ridden Middle East, it still manages to attract some attention. Not...

The unexceptional roots of Zionist fragility

BY OMAR ZAHZAH Zionist fragility is far from unique. It is the younger relative of every anti-oppressive reckoning forced upon the privileged members of supremacist projects...

Why the Abraham Accords Won’t Bring Israeli-Palestinian Peace

Fresh off his triumph in Iraq in 1991, then-U.S. President George H.W. Bush sought to translate U.S. global predominance into a peace dividend, declaring “the time...

US calls Calls on Biden to Denounce Israel’s Crackdown on Palestinian Rights Groups

 "A threat against the Palestinian human rights movement is a threat against movements for social justice everywhere," nearly 300 U.S.-based civil society groups told...

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Israel’s mass fabrication of lies and transgressions

Palestine Update 520 Editorial comment Israel’s mass fabrication of lies and transgressions Without exception, Israel churns out lies and misdemeanors against Palestinians on a daily basis. These...

The risks of solidarity are the essence of shared struggle

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Attacks on Emma Watson Make Clear the Demonization of Palestine Solidarity

EM HILTON Whatever one’s reservations about our celebrity-orientated culture, there’s a lot to be said for big names coming out in support of important causes. In...