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Oceans of Injustice

The injustices suffered by the Palestinians are many and we are trying our best to present them to the people of good-will. If we have missed any, …

Injustice

Interview with Reuven Abergel

US

Rights & Freedoms

Because we are not children of a lesser god | Human Rights

<i>Palestinian novelist Susan Abulhawa explains what the Right of Return means to her.</i><p>Right of Return. Three words. In Arabic, <i>Haq al Awda</i>. They signify a principle of international law that states that those who leave their homes for whatever reason - whether vacation or escaping war - have a right to …

Human Rights

Redirecting

Ending memoricide– the Nakba Museum project

A decade ago I was on a speaking tour in Washington DC with Husam el Nounou, administrative director of the Gaza Community Mental Health Program. I …

Jewish extremists suspected of torching Sea of Galilee 'loaves and fishes' church in Tabgha

A fire believed to have been started by Jewish extremists has badly damaged a church on the Sea of Galilee built on the site where Christian …

Gaza beach killings: no justice in Israeli exoneration, says victim's father

Mohammed Bakr condemns lack of culpability for four boys’ deaths as new questions emerge over scope and accuracy of inquiry<p>The father of one of four Palestinian children killed on a Gaza City beach during last summer’s war between Hamas and Israel has said he is outraged that an Israeli …

Israel

Professor: Israel used Gaza as field experiment and reaped profits from war

Swiss professor Riccardo Bocco, a professor of anthropology and sociology for the Graduate Institute in Geneva, claimed Israel had an economic motive …

Armenians in Palestine face uncertain future

As Armenians in Palestine mark 100 years since their ancestors fled Anatolia during the 1915 massacre in the twilight years of the Ottoman Empire, the community faces more threats to its survival than ever before.<p>Similar to other Palestinians, Armenians report growing pressure amid the …

Israel

Life in Gaza: The Nassir family on living for seven months with an unexploded Israeli bomb in their home

When the Nassir family were finally rid of an unwanted household item they had been stuck with for more than seven months, there were huge cheers and …

Israel

Settlers uproot 60 olive trees in central West Bank

NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Settlers uprooted over 60 olive trees in the central West Bank on Thursday, a Palestinian official said.<p>Settlers from the Adei Ad …

Gaza: How the Struggle for Natural Gas drives the Wars

By Michael Schwartz | (Tomdispatch.com) | –<p>Guess what? Almost all the current wars, uprisings, and other conflicts in the Middle East are connected …

The Palestine Project

Israel issues demolition order for Palestinian school near Hebron:<p>Israeli occupation forces this morning distributed demolition orders to a school, …

Attack on Israeli Soldiers ‘Most Serious Flare-Up in Years’–if Arab Deaths Aren’t Taken Seriously

The <b>New York Times</b> caption referred to the strike against Israeli soldiers as occurring “on the Israeli border with Lebanon.” The soldiers were …

B’Tselem: PM culpable for Gaza war Palestinian civilian deaths; NGO Monitor demurs

NGO Monitor: False chorus against IDF; Discrepancies between report, Amnesty’s account<p>A member of Palestinian security forces stands guard atop the …

In Rafah, a tale of two cities

<b>RAFAH –</b> On the Gazan side of this divided city, Etaf Barhoum, standing on a hill made of homes destroyed in previous wars, waves with one hand to her …

Palestine could 'lose millions in US aid' if they sue Israel in ICC, senator warns

Palestine could have millions of dollars of crucial American aid withdrawn if they attempt to use their newly-acquired membership in the …

Israel Prepares to Cut Electricity to Palestinians

Just days after the Israeli government announced it is seizing some $100 million in tax money from the Palestinian Authority to “punish” them for …

Killing 40 civilians in one go is “reasonable,” says Israel army ethicist

Since the Israeli army killed more than 2,200 Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip last summer, including more than 500 children, a dedicated army …

Israel

Census: Palestinians to outnumber Jews in historic Palestine by 2016

<i>Report published by Palestinian Bureau of Statistics says number of Palestinians living in both Israel and territories will exceed that of Jews</i> …

Christmas in Gaza

Gaza's 'Santa Claus' spreads cheer among war-weary kids

Dressed in Santa Clause's traditional red-and-white costume and sporting a long, white beard, Sameh Wadi, a Muslim resident of Shujaya, toured the …

Palestine pre-1948, before Zionism/Israel

From the separation barrier’s effects on animal migration and plant-life to insufficient sewage infrastructure to the discriminatory use of nature reserves, the occupation’s impact goes far beyond the personal and political — it’s also an…

<i>From the separation barrier’s effects on animal migration and plant-life to insufficient sewage infrastructure to the discriminatory use of nature</i> …

Guardian reports “acid attack” on Israelis that never happened

<i>This post has been updated since publication.</i><p>On 13 December, <i>The Guardian</i> ran an article with the headline “Israeli family suffer burns after West …