Palestinian Freedom 2020: Student Activists Confront Democratic Candidates Over Aid To Israel

By Michael Arria, Mondoweiss.net -

Hasan is a first-generation Palestinian activist who attends Tuft University and got involved in the movement after seeing the impact Israeli policy has had on his family. (“I do this because [...]

Federal lawsuit Filed Against Pro-Palestinian Human Rights Vigil

By Alison Weir, Israelpalestinenews.org -

A Michigan synagogue member has filed a federal lawsuit against “Jewish Witnesses for Peace and Friends,” a small human rights group that has been holding a pro-Palestinian vigil outside a [...]

Activists Reclaimed A Water Source For Palestinians, Showing Co-Resistance Works

By Oren Kroll-Zeldin, Truthout.org -

Recently, nonviolent Palestinian activist Kifah Adara drew water from the Ein Albeida spring near her West Bank village of Al-Tuwani for the first time in 15 years. The spring is a natural water [...]

Over 9,000 Palestinians Displaced In A Decade Of West Bank Demolitions

By Natasha Roth-Rowland, 972mag.com -

Israeli authorities demolished over 6,000 Palestinian structures in the West Bank and East Jerusalem between 2010 and 2019, according to the United Nations. More than 9,000 Palestinians were [...]

Palestinians Decry ICC Prosecutor’s Delay Of Israeli War Crimes Investigation

By Marjorie Cohn, Truthout.org -

In a significant development for Israeli accountability, Fatou Bensouda, chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), seeks to launch an investigation into war crimes committed in [...]

Israel, Palestine, And Torture

By Anthony Hall, Ahtribune.com -

There is something quite unseemly in the sordid public spectacle of Benjamin Netanyahu trying so desperately to maintain a failing grasp of prime ministerial power in Israel. As long as he stays [...]

Israel/Palestine War Crimes Probe ‘Momentous Step Forward’, Says UN Rights Expert

By Loulou d'Aki, News.un.org -

An independent UN human rights expert hailed on Tuesday, the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) decision to consider a formal criminal investigation into allegations of war crimes in Palestine [...]

Torture Of Palestinian Detainees Prevails In Israeli Jails

By Ramona Wadi, Middleeastmonitor.com -

In comments to Al Jazeera regarding Israel’s use of torture against Palestinian detainees, Qadura Faris, head of the Palestinian Prisoner Society, declared: “The Israeli security wants to leave a [...]

Israeli Snipers Target Gaza Protesters In The Eyes

By Tareq Hajjaj and Pam Bailey, The New Arab. -

Media coverage and social media posts went wild when Palestinian photojournalist Muath Amarneh was blinded in his left eye after he was hit by a rubber bullet while covering a protest in the West [...]

Bethlehem’s ‘Santa Claus March’ With Tear Gas, Rubber Bullets

By Middle East Monitor -

Israeli forces Friday suppressed Bethlehem’s “Santa Claus March,” shooting tear gas and rubber-coated steel bullets at participants, with many suffering from tear gas inhalation. A number of [...]

In Israel’s Attempt To Deflect ICC Prosecutor’s Call To Probe War Crimes, It Admitted To The Occupation

By Noa Landau, Haaretz.com -

In a contemporary take on the historic declaration "Um-Shmum" – a Hebrew expression of disdain for the United Nations attributed to David Ben-Gurion – Israel has been cooking up a follow-up that [...]

How Britain Dresses Up Crimes In Israel As ‘Charitable Acts’

By Jonathan Cook, Middle East Eye. -

When is a war crime not a war crime? When, according to British officials, that war crime has been given a makeover as a “charitable act”.  The British state is being asked to account for its [...]

Statement Of ICC Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, On The Conclusion Of The Preliminary Examination Of The Situation In Palestine, And Seeking A Ruling On The Scope Of The Court’s Territorial Jurisdiction

By Staff, Icc-cpi.int -

I am satisfied that there is a reasonable basis to proceed with an investigation into the situation in Palestine, pursuant to article 53(1) of the Statute. In brief, I am satisfied that (i) war [...]

A Just Future Demands The Decolonization Of Palestine – And A Democratic State For All

By Awad Abdelfattah and Jeff Halper, 972mag.com -

The very title one gives to a phenomenon often determines how it can be understood and what can be done to address it. Since 1948, we have spoken about the “Arab-Israeli conflict,” which is [...]

The Bi-Partisan War Against The Palestinian Solidarity Movement

By Michael Arria, Mondoweiss.net -

On Tuesday, the New York Times reported that President Trump is on the verge of signing an executive order that purportedly cracks down on antisemitism at college campuses. The move would [...]