updated Sat. October 21, 2023
March 24, 2018
Calling into question Israel's right to exist after 70 years is ludicrous. ... At the same time, my heart goes out to the Palestinian population, whose exponential suffering has turned them into the equivalent of the millenarian Diaspora Jews — made to live in inhospitable habitats, forced to keep their identityÃâÃÂ ...
March 23, 2018
On a visit to the country earlier this month, I heard the mayor of the mainly Palestinian town of Tayibe — a moderate technocrat elected as an ... We tend to focus on Israel when the conflict gets hot or when others are attacking the country's right to exist; during a time of relative quiet it can recede from view.
March 13, 2018
International community boycotts the government over its refusal to renounce violence, recognize Israel's right to exist and accept past interim peace ... On October 12, 2017, Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas reached a reconciliation agreement, which was announced by Hamas political chief IsmailÃâÃÂ ...
March 12, 2018
The same number, however, either didn't believe a Palestinian state should ever be given recognition or could be recognised only when Palestinian groups, most of which do not recognise Israel's right to exist, renounced violence. The largest number, 25 per cent, agreed that recognition could come only ifÃâÃÂ ...
The Electronic Intifada (blog)
March 6, 2018
Norway's largest alliance of trade unions has fully endorsed the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions. ... Mohammed Malik, a Norwegian citizen with Pakistani heritage, had joined a trade union study tour organized by the Palestine Committee of Norway, but was stopped for questioning byÃâÃÂ ...
March 5, 2018
I believe we need a Jewish state and Israel has a right to exist. But I also believe strongly in human rights and Palestinian rights, and I believe that being pro-Palestinian is being pro-Israel.” Monica Blitzer, a young activist from New York, said she also debated whether to come to AIPAC and “talk to a lot ofÃâÃÂ ...
Middle East Eye
February 15, 2018
The detention of Palestinian children is a clear-cut issue. Israeli forces have no right to apprehend youngsters living under military occupation. Those youngsters, by contrast, have every right to resist the theft of their homeland. Why should British politicians try and lecture an oppressed people? That is aÃâÃÂ ...