Ahed Tamimi: ‘I Am A Freedom Fighter. I Will Not Be The Victim’

By Oliver Holmes and Sufian Taha, Theguardian.com -

The teenage Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi has said she used her eight months in prison as an opportunity to study international law and hopes to one day lead cases against Israel in [...]

Warm Welcome Greets Ahed And Nariman Tamimi Upon Their Release From Israeli Prison

By Staff, Samidoun.net -

Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi, 17, and her mother, Nariman Tamimi, were released from Israeli occupation prisons in the morning of Sunday, 29 July 2018 after serving eight-month prison sentences. [...]

Israeli Warships Confront Freedom Flotilla

By Freedom Flotilla Coalition -

The motor vessel Al Awda (The Return), traveling in international waters towards Palestinian waters, 49 nautical miles from the port in Gaza City, has been contacted by the Israeli Occupation [...]

Why I Walked Off My Birthright Israel Trip

By Risa Nagel, Huffingtonpost.com -

“I could live with having my home being destroyed once a year,” Awdah Al-hathalean tells me as he paces around the International Community Center of Umm Al-Khair, a Palestinian Bedouin village in [...]

After Over 100 Days Of Mass Demonstrations, What’s Next For Gaza?

By Mersiha Gadzo and Anas Jnena, Aljazeera.com -

The Great March of Return movement has been the largest mass protest in the Gaza Strip in decades. Since March 30, demonstrators have gathered every week by the fence with Israel, calling for the [...]

Israel Launches Major Bombardment Against Palestinians In Gaza

By Maureen Clare Murphy, Electronicintifada.net -

Lieberman indicated that Israel would once again target civilians in any new major operation in order to exact political concessions from Hamas. “Unfortunately, residents of Gaza will be among [...]

Israel Denies Swedish Peace Activist Entry To Palestine

By Staff, Aljazeera.com -

After spending more than 11 months walking through high-altitude plateaus, windswept forests and muddy migrant trails, a Swedish activist's attempt to reach occupied Palestine has come to an [...]

Targeting The Most Vulnerable: Children In Detention In The US And Palestine

By Alice Rothchild, Mondoweiss.net -

Americans are grappling with the incarceration of 10-year-olds and the concept of “tender age detention centers” while morally bankrupt politicians wring their bloodied hands. As courts begin to [...]

The Next Boat To Gaza

By Elizabeth Murray, Counterpunch.org  -

Aboard the international solidarity boat Al-Awda, part of the Freedom Flotilla Coalition (FFC), we are a more motley crew than the passengers aboard the Minnow in the old US TV series McHale’s [...]

The Next Boat To Gaza

By Elizabeth Murray, Vcnv.org -

Aboard the international solidarity boat Al-Awda, part of the Freedom Flotilla Coalition (FFC), we are a more motley crew than the passengers aboard the Minnow in the old US TV series Gilligan’s [...]

They Walked Out On Birthright To See Palestinians — And Created Their Own Conflict

By Aiden Pink, Forward.com -

Katie Fenster says that she wasn’t planning on walking out on her Birthright Israel tour when she arrived. But during the free 10-day trip, she grew increasingly frustrated that the answers to [...]

FBI Questions Activists On Palestine, Based On Rightwing Dossier

By Alex Kane, Theintercept.com -

AHMAD ABURAS WAS sitting in class one evening in September 2016 when a security officer at Seton Hall Law School, the New Jersey school that Aburas attends, came to get him. Gerald Lenihan, the [...]

Palestinian Women In Gaza Call For Solidarity As They March To Break The Siege

By Staff, Samidoun.net -

On Tuesday, 3 July, the High Committee of the Great March of Return and Breaking the Siege is organizing the first women’s march since the protests began on 30 March. The organizers are inviting [...]

Israel’s Environmental Colonialism And Ecoapartheid

By Ben Lorber,  Socialistproject.ca -

Since the idea of Zionism first gripped the minds of a few intellectuals and the limbs of many agrarian pioneers in the early 20th century, the state of Israel has presented its settlement of the [...]

Why Palestine’s Feminists Are Fighting On Two Fronts

By Jen Marlowe and Fadi Abu Shammalah, Tom Dispatch. -

“I am here because I heard my town call me, and ask me to maintain my honor.” Fifty-seven-year-old Um Khalid Abu Mosa spoke in a strong, gravelly voice as she sat on the desert sand, a white tent [...]