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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 ...
Resistance to Zionist occupation of Palestine has surged since the United States decided to relocate its embassy to Jerusalem, or Al-Quds. The placard reads ... Palestinian 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi (C) was arrested for slapping an Israeli soldier - "the slap heard around the world." Her arrest and detention ...
Blaming the Israeli government and IDF for decades of violent conflict, the students wrote they "decided not to take part in the occupation and oppression of the Palestinian people, which separates people into two hostile camps. Because as long as people live under occupation that denies them human ...
Beit Jala, Palestine - The Israeli occupation of Palestine is the main factor behind the exodus of Palestinian Christians from the region, according to a new study. The research carried out by Dar al-Kalima University in the occupied West Bank town of Beit Jala, concluded that only small percentage of ...
But, until Israel ends its unlawfully prolonged occupation, Palestinians will continue to experience discrimination, territorial dispossession, and open-ended military subjugation in the occupied Palestinian territory (OPT). All of this has repercussions for the EU and its member states, underlining the extent to ...
commentators have fixated on the prospect of Muslim violence, while continuing to overlook the decades of actualized violence endured by Palestinians (Christian and Muslim). They focus on the inflammation, while neglecting the injury that produces it. Israel's annexation of East Jerusalem in 1967 ...
She provided a thorough analysis of the critical conditions on the ground, in particular America's detrimental moves towards Palestine and its unilateral actions, which have enabled Israel to persist with its flagrant violations and draconian measures against Palestinians. Ashrawi said, "Such deliberate ...
"I ask those who oppose a Palestinian State: how do you want Israel's future to look like?" he said, adding: "Are you prepared to pay the price of perpetual occupation and conflict - a price that will continue to grow if there is no hope for self-determination on the Palestinian side?" Many EU members back the ...
NEW YORK, February 7, 2018 (WAFA) - The Palestine question is linked to the history of the United Nations and is one of the longest unresolved issues on its agenda, the ... "You have been a leading voice in supporting the achievement of a two-State solution able to end the Israeli occupation," he said.
The Fatah official added that future Palestinian approach is based on the declaration of the State of Palestine under occupation, after discussing all aspects of legal and possible consequences. Last December, U.S. President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and decided to move ...
"This tourism is minimising the whole occupation and making it into a product for internationals to buy," Khalifa said. "Issa", a local Palestinian artist who told Al Jazeera he was behind the "Make Hummus, Not Walls" graffiti and asked to use a pseudonym to protect his identity, began creatively poking fun at ...
The Israeli response to ensuing Palestinian protests have been typical of its brutal military occupation. A few cases in particular are worth reflecting on. Take the murder of Ibrahim Abu Thuraya for example. A double amputee, Abu Thuraya had lost both legs in an Israeli airstrike a decade prior. Last week ...
"The aid money goes to civil society organizations," he contended to The Media line, "the international community shouldn't back Israeli claims against Palestinian civil organizations. The international community shouldn't forget that Palestine is under occupation." According to Abdullah, Israel targets ...
"We found that the constant and unpredictable use of tear gas in Palestine refugee camps has a devastating effect on the mental and physical health of residents," said ... Two years ago, an Israeli soldier was filmed warning the camp's residents: "People of Aida Refugee Camp, we are the occupation forces.
Beit Jala, Palestine - The Israeli occupation of Palestine is the main factor behind the exodus of Palestinian Christians from the region, according to a new study. The research carried out by the Dar al-Kalima University in the occupied-West Bank town of Beit Jala, concluded that only small percentage of ...
intifada: The difference between a war of occupation and a war for freedom. Intifada, is a general term in Arabic for "uprising," and FDR Palestinians it started as a resistance to stand against Israeli occupation of their lands. The occupation costs and is still costing Palestinians their homes, lands and even lives ...
The New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde has cancelled a planned concert in Israel following an online campaign by activists opposed to the Israeli occupation of Palestine. The announcement of the cancellation of the June concert, barely a week after it was announced, came as the singer cited an ...
Israeli soldiers just arrested this iconic teenage Palestinian activist. Ahed Tamimi ... On Tuesday, Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) arrested 16-year-old Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi, Daily Sabah reported. ... "Dear friends, Israeli occupation forces raided my home and arrested my daughter Ahed Tamimi.
On this episode of "By Any Means Necessary" hosts Eugene Puryear and Sean Blackmon are joined by Issa Amro, a Palestinian activist and the coordinator and co-founder of the grassroots group youth Against Settlements, to talk about the conditions of life in Palestine under Israeli occupation, the efforts ...
Occupied Jerusalem: Israelis call her "Shirley Temper" but to Palestinians she is a national hero for fearlessly standing up to Israeli occupation soldiers who raid and terrorise her village. Her real name is Ahed Tamimi. And a video of her confronting or provoking Israeli soldiers - depending on how you look ...
Ahed al-Tamimi has earned widespread respect as an exemplary Palestinian fighter who, despite her youth, continues to resist the Israeli occupation of her people's territory. In 2010, as a child, she first became famous through a photograph in which she stands before a soldier with her fist raised. In 2015 ...
However, the obsession with Iran does not make sense for those who are genuinely interested in reaching an end to the Yemen crisis, as well as a just resolution for the Israeli occupation of Palestine. In the case of the latter, Iran is not the main impediment to peace with the Palestinians. It suffices to recall ...
"The US decision encourages Israel to persist in its crimes against the Palestinian people and to continue its occupation of our territory. No rhetoric will hide this complacency in prolonging the occupation," he added. On Monday, the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), an umbrella of Palestinian ...
Maher warned that the decision made by the US would bring upon major repercussions, with a chance to turn the ongoing Palestine - Israel conflict into chaos. "People under an occupation have the right to use all means possible to defend themselves if they are met by lethal force. Unfortunately, this ...
The Oslo Accords ended six years of mass protests and armed resistance by the Palestinians known as the First intifada that began in 1987. Although the Intifada failed in its goal of ending Israel's occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, images of teenagers throwing stones at tanks won international ...
When the first intifada commenced in December 1987, I had just turned 15. At the cusp of manhood, I had entered my first year at the famed Khaled Ibn Al-Walid high school in the Nuseirat refugee camp. Though future opportunities in a refugee camp under military occupation were restricted, my ...
Hadid was outside the American Embassy Friday in London in the middle of an active protest. The picketers held signs reading "Free Palestine" and "End Israeli Occupation." Just one day earlier, the Victoria's secret supermodel posted an Instagram message expressing solidarity with Palestine, and her ...
Experiences like Ayyad's resonate through all Palestinian youth and push them to resist. Othman remembers how the first intifada formed his impressions of Palestine and the occupation. "There were evening meetings, where everyone in the neighborhood came and spoke in the streets ... and Palestinian ...
There is a Christian exodus from Palestine because of the many pressures the occupation imposes, and the Kairos initiative was one response to try to stop this. It contains a strong strand of Palestinian Liberation Theology, and Christian leaders have invited faith groups to come and worship together with ...


 

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