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We Do Exist: Why the Palestinian Voice Should Take Center Stage

At a recent New York event, the President of the Foreign Press Association Ian Williams declared, before an approving audience, that it is time “to reclaim the narrative on Palestine”. This phrase – ‘reclaiming the narrative’ – is relatively new to the Palestinian discourse. Years ago, the concept, let alone its implementation, were quite alien: […]

Australia slaps ‘terrorist’ label on all of Hezbollah

RT | November 24, 2021 Australia has designated all of Lebanon’s influential Hezbollah movement as a terrorist organization, expanding the earlier ban on its armed units to the political wing. Hezbollah poses a “real” and “credible” threat to Australia, Karen Andrews, the country’s home affairs minister, said on Wednesday. The Lebanon-based group “continues to threaten […]

Masar Badil: The New Palestinian Movement that Has Both Israel and the PA on Edge

Palestinians overwhelmingly reject the Palestinian Authority -- which has refused to hold elections and constantly sided with Israeli forces, jailing and torturing rather than protecting its own people -- and have long sought an alternative. Now, Masar Badil claims to be the solution.
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Raids, Arrests and Death Threats: Israel’s Strategy of Silencing Human Rights Defenders 

On October 21, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz announced the issuance of a military order designating six prominent Palestinian human rights groups as ‘terrorist organizations’. Gantz claimed that they are secretly linked to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), a socialist political group that Israel considers, along with most Palestinian political parties, […]

Raids, Arrests and Death Threats: Israel’s Strategy of Silencing Human Rights Defenders

Now that Israel seems to have accepted that there is little it can do to reverse this brand, it is accelerating its colonial efforts, while hunkering down for a long fight ahead.
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Palestinians’ life under Israeli occupation: Israeli soldiers describe their actions in Hebron

If Americans Knew Israeli soldiers describe their actions in the Palestinian city of Hebron in the West Bank, and of Israeli settlers living there – from the film by Israeli director Rona Segal, “‘Everyone’s a Suspect.’ Six Former Israeli Soldiers Speak on Their Time in Hebron.” See the full film at https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/16/op… Segal says: “I […]