Israel Refuses to Probe Soldiers Who Killed Shireen Abu Akleh

by Maureen Clare Murphy, published on Electronic Intifada, May 20, 2022 Israel announced that it was not going to launch a criminal investigation into the death of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, despite all but admitting that a soldier shot and killed her. On Thursday, the Israeli military said it had “identified a soldier’s rifle that may have killed” the iconic[…]

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#Nakba74 Day of Palestinian Struggle: Palestine Resists for Victory, Liberation and Return!

From Samidoun, May 14, 2022 As we commemorate 74 years of ongoing Nakba targeting the Palestinian people, inside all of occupied Palestine and everywhere in exile and diaspora, we also recall and celebrate 74 years of ongoing Palestinian resistance, revolution and struggle to liberate Palestine and confront imperialism, Zionism and reaction. In homes, community centers and the streets of cities,[…]

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In Palestine, to Stand With the Truth Makes You a Target

by  Ahmed Abu Artima, published on Mondoweiss, May 12, 2022 On Wednesday May 11th, 2022, Israeli occupation forces killed veteran Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in Jenin Camp while she was reporting on an Israeli aggression there.  Journalist Shatha Hanaysha who was with Abu Akleh when she was shot shared what she saw:  “We were a group of journalists all[…]

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Israeli High Court Greenlights Forcible Expulsion of More than 1,000 Palestinians in Masafer Yatta

by Yumna Patel, published on Mondoweiss, May 6, 2022 This issue is getting a lot of interest but we cannot forget that Palestinians lost more than 50% of their original country at the time of the Nakba due to Israeli aggression; Palestinians are losing their homes all over the west bank so settlers can occupy areas they want; Palestinians in[…]

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Israel Storms Al-Aqsa, Beats Palestinian Worshipers to Make Way for Jewish Settlers

by Yumna Patel, published on Mondoweiss, April 17. 2022 Israeli forces stormed the Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Sunday and attacked Palestinian worshipers at the site in order to facilitate Jewish tours of the site for the Passover holiday. The raids on the compound on Sunday were the second in 48 hours, and featured heavily armed Israeli police officers beating Palestinians[…]

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Secular Democracy And The Future of Palestine

by Haidar Eid, published on Mondoweiss, January 28, 2022 The two-state solution continues to lose support in Palestine. More and more Palestinians are realizing that that the so-called peace process has only resulted in the the production of new Israeli facts on the ground, and new repressive practices that make a functioning Palestinian State impossible. No wonder then that a[…]

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“We Don’t Want to Die of Thirst, But we Don’t Want to Betray: Normalization is a Big Betrayal.”

by Rima Najjar, published on Countercurrents, November 28, 2021 Yesterday, I participated in demonstrations in downtown Amman against the latest step taken by the Jordanian government to normalize relations with Israel through yet another U.S.-brokered deal, this one ostensibly as a response to climate change. The deal is for Jordan to receive 200 million cubic meters (7.06 billion cubic feet)[…]

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Decolonization : Survival : Water : Life

by Steven Salaita, published on Mondoweiss, October 11, 2021 During the summer of 2016, thousands of people representing dozens of nations converged on the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in the American state currently known as South Dakota.  They arrived to prevent the destruction of land and water by a foreign oil company.  Energy Transfer Partners of Dallas, a regular in[…]

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