Censoring Palestine: Swarms of Israeli Bots Are Crippling Pro-Palestinian Twitter Accounts

Digital-rights experts say acquiring huge amounts of fake followers trigger Twitter's algorithm and can lead to the tech giant suspending your account, effectively censoring users by forcing them to make their accounts private. 
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Is Palestinian Resistance Leading To The Israeli Government’s Collapse?

Although Israel’s ruling coalition, led by Premier Naftali Bennett, has managed to cling on to power, for now, his government is proving too weak and ineffective to sustain itself long term. In the midst of this political crisis in Israeli politics is the more obvious crisis in the eyes of the international community, the oppression Read More...

Is Israel Triggering Regional War With Attacks On Lebanon?

Last month a ‘Grad rocket’ was fired from southern Lebanon into an Israeli open area. Although no group claimed responsibility, Israel quickly took action and launched around 50 strikes into Lebanese territory. The question is, does this moment mark the beginning of a regional war with Israel? A single rocket was said to have been Read More...

Palestinian flag is raised in Jerusalem as American journalist is laid to rest

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The funeral of American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh on Friday was one of the largest gatherings of Palestinians in recent memory in Occupied East Jerusalem. Her brother, Anton Abu Akleh, had arrived from the US to oversee her funeral. He was called into Israeli Occupation police headquarters where they […]

Where is the Rabbi? Shireen Abu Akleh’s Via Dolorosa

Israeli police attack mourners at funeral for slain journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. Image is a capture from a video clip circulating on social media ( Of the hundreds of thousands of images flowing in quick succession on social media in the aftermath of Shireen Abu Akleh’s extrajudicial execution undertaken by a State actor, namely Israel, three in particular will never[Read More...]

 74th Anniversary of the Nakba at the Lincoln Memorial

WASHINGTON (05-15) – It has been 74 years since 750,000 Palestinians were forced from their homes and land by Zionist forces on May 15, 1948, during the creation of the state of Israel. The global commemoration of the “Day of Palestinian Struggle” acknowledged each year is always mired in conflict. As such the scheduled Nakba (catastrophe) events in Berlin this[Read More...]

The second wave of the Zionist arrests

(This is part of my memoir I published successively on the pages of Countercurrents on the Zionist invasion of Lebanon 1982 and the destruction of the Palestinian refugee camp.) At that time, most of my dreams at night were constant nightmares, something I didn’t know before. Perhaps this is a natural matter because dreams reflect the reality that a person[Read More...]

Nakba-To strive for justice till liberation

Today is Nakba day—- the day that Palestinians throughout the world remember as the great catastrophe. For it was on the 14th of May 1948 that the illegitimate entity called Israel was formally established on Palestinian land. It was the beginning of the dispossession of the Palestinian people. It has continued for the last 74 years. Palestinians continue to be[Read More...]