UK: Balfour Declaration was a catastrophe

Britain acknowledges that the Balfour Declaration was a Nakba, or catastrophe, for the Palestinians, the government’s Arabic spokesman Edwin Samuel has said. “Britain’s position...

Erekat says US wants to drop Jerusalem and refugees from negotiations

The United States is embarking on a new path for the Palestinian-Israeli peace process that includes dropping the issues of Jerusalem and refugees from...

Could a mass march on Jerusalem ignite the Middle East

According to Zalman Shoval, “No security fence or even a concrete barrier can stop an organized mass attempt to breach the Israeli border along...

Israel’s assault on Palestinian universities is a threat to human rights and a tragedy...

As an occupying power, the state of Israel, is obligated to ensure that civilians under occupation are not denied their basic human rights. The...

The UN predicted Gaza would be unlivable by 2020. They were right.

Israel is trying to keep Gaza 'quiet' by applying new calculations to make life survivable — without allowing the people to truly live.   View of...

400 Jewish studies scholars denounce Israeli annexation as ‘apartheid’

More than 400 Jewish and Israel studies academics have signed a statement denouncing potential Israeli annexation of parts of the West Bank as “apartheid”...

Betrayal of justice – Indo Palestine Solidarity censures normalization of Arab nations with...

By Ranjan Solomon* Majority of Arab Social Media Users See Normalization With Israel as 'Treason' The decision of the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain and Sudan...

UN Report claims: Gaza could become uninhabitable in less than five years due to...

In September 2015, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development on assistance to the Palestinian people warned that the Gaza Strip could become...

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights criticize lenient sentence given by Israeli Court to convicted soldier Azaria  

 Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Ravina Shamdasani said on statement PNN received by email :”We are deeply disturbed at the...

Israel’s precarious identity is Palestine’s nightmare

The Israeli Knesset (parliament) has hurriedly passed a new bill that defines Israel as the “national home of the Jewish people.” Although the association...

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Unsilencing Gaza – Reflections on Resistance

by Sara Roy Pluto Press £19.99   SARA ROY’S stated aim in writing this book is to explain the significance of the occupation of Gaza, analysing its...

Swedish church calls for study into Israel’s standards of law keeping

Palestine Update 507 Comment Swedish church calls for study into Israel’s standards of law keeping When a church body that carries influence and clout speaks up, Israel...

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...