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(File pix) Palestinian protesters carry a wounded youth during clashes with Israeli troops along the border between Israel and Gaza Strip, in the ... Nasharudin said the aggression is a continuation of the ones committed by Israeli occupation forces in singling out Christian youths of Palestine who ...

An injured Palestinian man being helped during the Great Return March in Gaza, east of the Jabaliya refugee camp. March 30, 2018. (Mohammed ... for Israel's ongoing colonial project. "If only the Palestinians had a Mahatma Gandhi," many Israeli liberals have exclaimed, "then the occupation would ... Palestine
Tayseer Khaled , who is a member of the PLO's Executive Committee and Head of the Palestinian Expatriate Affairs Department, stressed that our conflict with the colonial occupation was and still is over the land, as its policy is based on confiscation of land and displacement of its indigenous ... Palestine
Because you are a terror state," Erdogan added. Calling the Israeli prime minister "an occupier" in Palestine, Erdogan said: "You are also a terrorist. History is recording what you have done to all those oppressed Palestinians ... We are not guilty of any act of occupation." At least 17 Palestinians were ...
Cairo: Arab League has urged the World fraternity and United Nations to play their role in ending the illegal occupation of Palestinian by Israel. As per the report of the centre for information, Palestine, Arab League in a statement issued on 42nd Earth Day, stated that Israel has continued its ...

Hundreds more have also had to seek medical treatment after the Israeli forces violently cracked down on protesters. Palestine's Health Ministry reported over 1,400 injuries across the Gaza Strip, due to the actions of the Israeli troops, who used live ammunition and tear gas to disperse crowds of ...
A young campaigner, on a 5,000-kilometre walk from Sweden to Palestine, has arrived in Istanbul. Benjamin Ladraa wants to raise awareness about the occupation of Palestine by Israel. His journey has already taken him through Germany, Austria and Eastern Europe. TRT World's Shamim ...
The Palestinians have long resisted the Israeli concept of the single state, which is the current de facto version: occupation with apartheid discrimination between Israelis and Palestinians. In spite of the mutual rejection of extreme forms of the single state, there is a growing awareness of a reality of mutual ...
He is a regular contributor to a number of internet news magazines. Stuart's book Radio Free Palestine, with Foreword by Jeff Halper, tells the plight of the Palestinians under brutal occupation. It can now be read on the internet by visiting RadioFreePalestine.org.uk. He contributed this article to PalestineChronicle.com.
Thus, Palestinian reality is now shaped by three forces: the domineering Israeli occupation, the subservient and self-centered PA and the indignant and leaderless Palestinian youth, which is held captive in dual bondage. This is why Ahed's slapping of the Israeli soldier resonated throughout Palestine, and ...
Sansour and I spoke Wednesday about the occupation's impact on Palestinian agricultural practices and the global movement to preserve local agricultural heritage and biodiversity. “I'm not inspired by great world leaders,” Sansour says. “I'm really inspired by farmers who keep planting, cultivating, and ...
The next time anyone tries to blame the Palestinians for refusing to return to the table, remember that Israel's prime minister repeatedly states his unwillingness to end the occupation. He's said it countless times before in myriad ways. But he usually only says it in Hebrew. This week, however, Israeli Prime ...
In violation of international law, Palestinian women are in captivity with statistics showing that 84 women and girls were arrested in 2017. And according to The Palestinian Information Center, At least 370 Palestinian women and girls were arrested by the Israeli occupation forces since the second uprising (Al Aqsa Intifada) ...
When a movement includes gender equality in its discourse, it dramatically increases the chances it will adopt non-violence, and the likelihood it will succeed. Two Palestinian women shared with Al Jazeera their stories of how they led successful non-violent protests against the Israeli occupation during the ...
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the occupying regime of Israel would not last long, lashing back at Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who again accused Iran of destabilizing the region. "Despite Netanyahu's claims, the fact is that illegal occupation lies at the heart of most of the ...

For the good of Israel and its security, we must strive to separate from the Palestinians. Goodman appears to understand this, as he proposes interim measures aimed at “shrinking the conflict,” as he puts it, but there he chooses to stop – instead of forging ahead toward the strategic goal embodied in the ...
Ahed Tamimi's lawyer has gone even further, claiming that the trial of the young Palestinian is “illegal”. “The occupation is illegal, and therefore this tribunal, as an organ of the occupation, is unlawful, it cannot organise the Ahed trail”. To support her defence, Gaby Lasky points to the fact that the military ...
A panel of four speakers spoke at the University of Massachusetts on Tuesday, discussing ways of resisting occupation in Springfield, Massachusetts, Honduras and Palestine. The event was sponsored by UMass Students for Justice in Palestine, Western MA Jewish Voice for Peace, Out Now in ...
The chairman of the right-wing Jewish Home party is seeking to criminalize organizations that are critical of Israel's occupation of Palestine. Bennet's primary target is the group known as Breaking the Silence. The organization of veteran Israeli combatants who speak out against the brutal nature of the ...
Israeli military occupation authorities on Monday renewed for four months the detention of Palestinian-French human rights defender Salah Hamouri. Hamouri, who works with the prisoners rights group Addameer, has been held in “administrative detention” since Israeli forces detained him last August.
The Israeli media, which has largely supported Netanyahu's devastating wars on Gaza, continues to relentlessly defend the illegal occupation of Palestine and to serve as a shield for Israel's stained reputation on the international stage. It is hardly praiseworthy, even if it arguably provides decent coverage ...
Long before the ANC's national elective conference in December last year, the party's members across the country met in branch general meetings and constitutional structures, making invaluable and robust contributions to the organisational and policy debates of the conference, including on international ...
The arrest, detention and impending trial of 17-year-old Ahed Tamimi, a Palestinian living in the occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT), has provoked substantial global commentary and attention. Amnesty International has identified the young woman, who was first arrested in December when she was 16 ...
Palestinians have attributed the unrest to frustration brought upon by decades of Israeli occupation of Palestinian territory and its treatment of Palestinians in Jerusalem as second-class citizens. Nevertheless, Israel has moved forward with its new security strategy in East Jerusalem, prompting residents to ...
Such protests are often a weekly occurrence in which Palestinian citizens demonstrate against the illegal confiscation of land, the Trump decision to move the U.S. embassy or the Israeli occupation. Ahed, just one of an entire generation of Palestinian children, has spent her entire life growing up under a ...
2017 marked 50 years of the illegal Israeli occupation of Palestine. We, the Jewish Student Union (JSU) Executive Board are troubled that last week's letter to the editor, “Salaita's Speech Unsettles Jewish Students,” omits this urgent reality. We believe that its failure to mention the occupation even once ...
Not once did he call for the end of the oppression of Palestinians. Not once did he call for the end to the brutal, illegal occupation of Palestinian land. Not once did he call for the end to the remorseless siege of Gaza. Not once did he call for the use of economic or diplomatic sanctions to censor Israel for its ...
On February 10, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Ramallah, making him the first Indian premier to visit Palestine. Since there are no active airports on Palestinian territory — thanks to Israeli occupation and restrictions — he will fly to Jordan first, after which he will embark on a helicopter trip from ...
... using other forms of diplomatic and economic pressure to end the occupation.” Already the Canadian Jewish News, Electronic Intifada, National Post, Ottawa Jewish Bulletin, Toronto Star, Le Devoir, Mondoweiss, Canada Talks Israel Palestine and Rabble have published stories regarding the resolutions.
“For the last 50 years, as Israel continues its military occupation of the Palestinian people in the oPt, third states have relieved Israel of its obligations under International Humanitarian Law, by covering the costs of humanitarian and development support for the Palestinian people,” AIDA said in a press ...
Islamophobic internet sites criticized her for supporting the French Muslim feminist organization Lallab, liking Tariq Ramadan's writing, condemning Israeli occupation of Palestine and sharing post from the BarakaCity association, claiming they finance terrorist movements. A Pro-Israel European site said ...
The massive arms trade between Israel and India, complemented by growing cultural and economic exchanges between the two countries, not only aids the maintenance and legitimisation of Israel's brutal military occupation of Palestinian territories but also undermines grassroots Palestinian dissent ...
The New York Times coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has always come under scrutiny from pro-palestinian activists as well as other journalists for its clear bias in favor of Israel. The newspaper tends to solely interview Israelis and occupation officials even when the news involves Palestinians ...
Occupied Jerusalem: Israeli occupation forces in an early morning raid on Tuesday shot and killed a Palestinian man suspected of being behind the killing of a West Bank colonist last month, Israeli and Palestinian officials said. The regime's Shin Bet service said the joint operation with the occupation ...
As I watched “It's What We Do: A Play About the Occupation,” many questions sprang to my mind: Does confessing commission of crimes against Palestinians make Israeli soldiers noble people? Or does knowing that these men and women have belatedly felt some remorse make the experience less ...
The 12 charges against her include aggravated assault of a heavily armed soldier, threatening a soldier, preventing soldiers from carrying out their duties, incitement, disturbing the public peace and stone throwing. Ahed was defending Palestine and its people from occupation. A soldier trespassing into a ...
Another fears that Israel is hoping to provoke a real armed uprising so it can crush it and justify further occupation. Zomlot, the Palestinian representative in Washington, says the only way forward now is multilateralism. The Iran nuclear deal and Paris Climate Agreement survive only because they are ...
Sheikh Sabah, who also serves as deputy prime minister, said the move is set to increase Kuwaiti support against Israel's illegal occupation of Palestinian land. "Kuwait is one of the most committed countries to Arab and international resolutions, rejecting the Israeli occupation of the occupied Arab territories ...
The choices range from dissolving the Palestinian Authority (PA) to ending security cooperation with Israel to withdrawing Palestinian recognition of Israel to the declaration of Palestine as a state under occupation. Each choice has its advantages and disadvantages, its supporters and opponents. While the ...
Ms. Ricarte, like you, I am critical of the United Nations, but for different reasons. My criticisms center on the UN backed Occupation of Palestine that began 70 years ago. Your criticisms are aimed at the UN's more recent actions. I have a proposition for you. I will be your personal guide for a 5-day ...
Palestinians want east Jerusalem as the capital of their future promised state and the Trump decision effectively rules out such a scenario. Palestinians and rights groups have criticised Israel for using excessive force against Palestinian protesters—many of whom are teenagers. Israeli occupation forces ...
NABI SALEH, West Bank: The Israeli occupation regime's hard-charging prosecution of a 16-year-old Palestinian girl who slapped and kicked two occupation soldiers has trained a spotlight on her activist family and its role in what Palestinians call “popular resistance”, the near-weekly protests against ...
Israeli forces have killed three of its family members and arrested scores of others, including 16-year old Ahed, but the Tamimi family continues its non-violent struggle for Palestinian freedom. We speak to Manal Tamimi about her recent imprisonment and her family's defiant activism ...
Devoted to safeguarding the rights of Palestinians jailed by Israel, the Prisoners Club, a Ramallah-based NGO, is one of Palestine's largest civil-society organizations. According to Fares, Wednesday's Knesset approval of the bill's first reading constitutes "the occupation's latest attempt to undermine ...
An Israeli soldier has shot dead a 17-year-old Palestinian boy in occupied territory near Ramallah in the West Bank, the Israeli army has said. Musab Firas al-Tamimi is believed to be the first Palestinian killed by Israeli forces in 2018. “He died shortly after the occupation forces fired a bullet into his neck,” ...
Alaa Tartir, programme director of Al Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network, told Al Jazeera that US money is "fundamentally and inherently problematic" for Palestinians and that aid had served as the "complementary arm of the Israeli colonial occupation. "US aid has been always used as a political tool ...
Ahed is a member of the second generation of Palestinians to grow up under occupation. Her father, Bassem, was born in 1967 – the year Israel seized the West Bank, East Jerusalem, Gaza and the Golan Heights in the six-day war. He and his children have known only a life of checkpoints, identity papers, ...
Radiance Of Resistance, directed by American film-maker Jesse Roberts, explores the Israeli-Palestine conflict through the eyes of nine-year-old Janna Ayyad and Ahed Tamimi, 14, two young female Palestinians living under military occupation in Nabi Saleh, Palestine. The 2016 documentary won the ...


 

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