Category Palestine

Aida Touma Suleiman speaks on Israel/Palestine at the Veterans for Peace Annual Convention

What’s really going on in Israel. A new law denying Palestinian rights.

Polly Mann: Who is Biased?

The Gaza Ministry of Health reported 12,844 Gazan casualties, victims of live fire or tear-gas inhalation.

Aida Touma-Sliman: Israel’s New Apartheid Law

Is Israeli a democracy? An in-depth look at the current situation in Israel and Palestine by a Palestinian journalist, leader, and member of the Israeli Knesset.

Gazans Were “Grass to Be Mowed” Again, But Their Roots Remain Strong

In tragedy, Palestinians’ will to live is not defeated: Instead, the roots of Palestinian identity grow stronger.

The Defiance That Launched Gaza’s Flaming Kites Cannot Be Extinguished, by Jonathan Cook

Palestinians encaged in Gaza, denied entry and exit by Israel via land, sea and air for more than a decade, know that life there is rapidly becoming unsustainable.

Chris Hedges and Norman Finkelstein on the Future of Gaza (Video)

Conversation about Gaza and Israeli Policy Toward the Palestinians

Scapegoating Iran, by Chris Hedges

The warmongers have no more of a plan for “regime change” in Iran than they had in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya or Syria.

How the Corporate Media Enslave Us to a World of Illusions by Jonathan Cook

The Great Western Narrative is there to perpetuate power by legitimizing it, by making its unbalanced and unjust distribution seem natural and immutable.

Chris Hedges: Max Blumenthal, Dan Cohen on ‘Killing Gaza’

A documentary of Israeli war crimes.

Al Nakba: Say Yes to Palestinians’ Right of Return

Colonial movements tend to exploit colonized people. Israel’s intention has always been dispersion and dispossession of the Palestinians.

Bare Facts About Gaza Demonstrators are Correct, But Rest of Story is Missing

Palestinians are not merely a ragtag collection of refugees; they are a people purposefully kept from their homes by an army of occupation.

Polly Mann | How Do U.S. Military Gifts to Israel Affect Children and Youth?

Israel’s military and court detention is unique in the world in its systematic incarceration of children––specifically, Palestinian children.

Ahed Tamimi and a Slap That Was Heard Around the World

the slap she gave the IDF soldier has resounded around the world.

In a Major Free Speech Victory, a Federal Court Strikes Down a Law that Punishes Supporters of Israel Boycott by Glenn Greenwald

It’s hard to imagine a law that more directly violates the First Amendment’s guarantee of free speech than one that seeks to deny people benefits for which everyone else is eligible due solely to the state’s disapproval of their political views and activism.

Focus: Gaza | Keeping Hope Alive for All Gaza’s Children: Dr. Mona Qasim El-Farra } WAMM Newsletter

On a Sunday afternoon in November, Dr. Mona El-Farra spoke with an audience in Minneapolis via Skype from Manchester, England,

Facebook Says It Is Deleting Accounts at the Direction of the U.S. and Israeli Governments

Would Facebook ever dare censor American politicians or journalists who use social media to call for violence against America’s enemies? To ask the question is to answer it.

Polly Mann | Of Cabbages and Kings

There is no question that the United States has the biggest, strongest, costliest armaments in the world and it devises the rules by which other nations use or display their ships, troops, and arms.

Juan Cole | Why Is Acknowledging Israeli Apartheid a Shock?

What Sanders is doing here is demolishing typical Israeli propaganda points (hasbara) wherein Israel is simply a victim of the Palestinians and in which Palestinians are demonized as Khamas and terrorists and violent and irrationally angry.

Two States

Two States [a cartoon from Jordan] Truthdig  February 16, 2017 To learn more about Rise Up Times and support Media for the People! with a donation click here. No Peace! No Justice!  Please share this post.

Mazin Qumsiyeh | Action in Politics, Israel/Palestine

Senate Passed Anti-Free Speech Bill. It targets
human rights activists, not hatred.