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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...

Book Review | Palestinian Refugees After 1948 by Marte Heian-Engdal

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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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 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...

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New all population Israeli-Palestinian survey: 45% of those living between the Jordan River and...

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Organization Sign-On Form: Petition #SaveSheikhJarrah

Palestine Update 460 Organization Sign-On Form: Petition #SaveSheikhJarrah Palestine Updates readers to sing and disseminate widely In Solidarity, Ranjan Solomon The link is here: https://forms.gle/fR45xfhmrfgmZvGb8