TAKE ACTION : Urgent call to free longest-serving Palestinian prisoner Nael Barghouthi

Palestinian prisoner Nael Barghouthi, 59 has been imprisoned for 36 years in Israeli jails, and he is the longest-held Palestinian political prisoner. Today, on...

Stop Israeli military detention

Israel has the dubious distinction of being the only country in the world that systematically prosecutes around 700 children in military courts each year. Three...

No way to treat a child

The No Way to Treat a Child campaign seeks to challenge Israel's prolonged military occupation of Palestinians by exposing widespread and systematic ill-treatment of Palestinian...

Aerosmith: boycott apartheid Israel!

We, citizens of the world, are asking Aerosmith to heed the Palestinian civil society's call for boycott, divestments and sanctions (BDS) in Israel until...

Jewish Students and Scholars Object to “Antisemitism Awareness Act”

Jewish scholars and students have released statements urging the US House of Representatives and President Obama to reject the controversial “Anti-Semitism Awareness Act”. In a recent...

UN experts deplore increase in arbitrary detention of Palestinian activists

Two United Nations experts have deplored daily violations of human rights and international law by the Israeli regime in the occupied Palestinian territories, warning...

‘Support Trocaire Palestine appeal’

People across the north west have been urged to support the Trocaire Christmas appeal to help humanitarian efforts in Palestine. Sinn Féin Councillor Colly...

Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour faces up to eight years in prison

Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour faces up to eight years in prison - Charged with incitement to violence for a poem posted to YouTube Join 10...

Pax Christi calls for a new Israeli-Palestinian peace process

A just resolution to the long-standing Israeli-Palestinian conflict is critical for peace in our world today. Despite the difficulties inherent in ending this conflict,...

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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...