The Power of Memory to Reclaim What was Lost

By Benay Blend In the article “Invention, Memory, and Place,” the late Edward Said reflects on the question of collective memory: what is remembered, how, and...

Palestinians to mark Nakba Day for first time digitally

On the eve of the Palestinian people’s catastrophe or Nakba anniversary, the Ramallah-based higher national committee for marking the Nakba, called on all Palestinian...

Remembering the handover of ‘one Palestine, complete’

  On this day in 1920, the first High Commissioner for Palestine, 1st Viscount Samuel, Herbert Samuel, was handed the administration of the country by...

The Zionist Delusional Mentality: Exposed

First, lets establish the fact that Palestine (even according to the Jewish Torah and Literature) was never the native land of the jews. Whether...

iNakba App

iNakba is a trilingual mobile app (Arabic, Hebrew and English) based on GPS Navigation technology. This app allows users to locate and learn about...

Why are Israel’s allies suddenly concerned about its latest annexation?

Why are Israel's allies suddenly concerned about its latest annexation? Joseph Massad Israel’s announcement of plans to annex 30 percent of the occupied West Bank has...

Will Israel finally answer to its crimes?

By Ramzy Baroud ,  journalist and the Editor of The Palestine Chronicle. Fatou Bensouda, Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), has settled...

Why Should Palestinians Write Their Sports History?

By Issam Khalidi Palestinian modern history is unique, not only because of the Nakba (i.e. catastrophe) of 1948, and the expulsion of the 750,000 refugees from...

From the period of 1947 to 1949, more than 700,000 people were forcibly displaced and over 500 Palestinian towns and villages were destroyed. May 15...

Edward Said and the ‘rendezvous of victory’

Edward Said and the ‘rendezvous of victory’ Palestinians find inspiration in the first anti-apartheid movement and other struggles against settler colonialism in their call for...

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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...