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Have you noticed that over the years, the celebration of Israel by Jews around the world which uses its own narrative of suffering, struggle and independence has diminished precipitously? Like it fell off a cliff.
A teacher, journalist, and writer, Ghassan Kanafani’s wide reach of influence continues even today, especially in the terms of his literature. His works will forever have a seamless connection to the hope for freedom in Israel/Palestine, a goal that even Kanafani knew would become the responsibility of future Israeli and Palestinian generations.
Richard Engel says Syrian rebel journalists are ‘noble,’ but journalists whose cause is Hamas aren’t really journalists
The Newseum struck two dead Gaza journalists from its list of 90 journalists killed in 2012. NBC’s Richard Engel seemed to bless the decision in his speech at the memorial
A photo essay of a rally in Gaza to mark the 65th anniversary of the Nakba.
Yesterday May 14th Fatou Bensouda, Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), released a statement announcing her office would be opening a preliminary investigation into the massacre on board the Mavi Marmara in which the lives of 9 human rights activists were brutally cut short by the Israeli military on May 31, 2010, in international waters off the coast of Gaza.
The meaning of liberation of Palestine is not a narrow one of ending a military regime in the West Bank and the military siege on Gaza. It is a broader one that includes decolonizing Palestine, and implementing the return. Supporting justice in Palestine would mean understanding that without return, Palestine won’t be free.
On the 65th anniversary of the Nakba, at least 45% of the total Palestinian population worldwide are refugees
MEMO: “According to PCBS, UNRWA records show that there were 5.3 million Palestinian refugees registered in mid-2012, constituting 45.7 per cent of the total Palestinian population worldwide. They were distributed as 59 per cent living in Jordan, Syria and Lebanon, 17 per cent in the West Bank, and 24 per cent in the Gaza Strip. About 29 per cent of registered Palestinian refugees live in 58 refugee camps, of which 10 are in Jordan, nine in Syria, 12 in Lebanon, 19 in the West Bank and eight in the Gaza Strip.”
Visualizing Palestine has released its latest infographic to coincide with the 65th anniversary of the Nakba.
May 15 marks the 65th anniversary of the Nakba. Although this commemoration remembers a moment in history, the Nabka is an ongoing process to displace and dispossess the Palestinian people of their land. As the Badil Center’s Amjad Alqasis writes, “The Nakba fundamentally altered Palestine. However the idea of forcible displacement of the indigenous Palestinian people did not end with the establishment of Israel in 1948, it rather started that year.”
Students from New York City colleges rallied Monday outside the headquarters of a national pension fund to pressure the company to divest from corporations profiting from the Israeli occupation.
For the second time in two years, students at Tel Aviv University (TAU) commemorating the 1947-49 Palestinian expulsion and the destruction of villages were met with a counter-protest. At last year’s event over 1,000 amassed on campus, ending in clashes incited by members of Knesset. Again this year, the youth-based “new Zionist” group Im Tirtzu bottom-lined the demonstration, distributing a counter analysis pamphlet titled “Nakba Harta” or “Nakba-Bullshit”.
“Archbishop Desmond Tutu is one of the most evil men in the world. He never condemns China, rarely Zimbabwe or any other county, it’s only Israel,” says Alan Dershowitz. Then why did Tutu call for the world to boycott the Olympics in China in 2008? The record shows clearly that Tutu has criticized Zimbabwe and China repeatedly
Dershowitz says there can be no secular binational state in Israel and Palestine because Palestinians want a Muslim state. Peter Beinart says, I agree
BDS movement has presented a “radical credentials challenge” to everyone on the left — Marc Ellis
Newseum glorifies the Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine by honoring Hank Greenspun’s gun-running to Israel in the 1940s.
At a NY fundraiser, Obama’s extensive but meaningless statements about Israel/Palestine– saying the window is closing for peace and Americans must speak out– suggest he is punting on the issue
Mira Awad, a Palestinian Israeli singer, has recounted her “huge humiliation” at Ben Gurion airport involving an “Arab sticker” on her passport
The Newseum’s ‘further investigation’ must be public, credible, and thorough – and what we should do if it isn’t
An impartial investigation by the Newseum into the deaths of Mahmoud al-Kumi and Hussam Salama should be welcomed, but if the investigation is secretive, partisan, or perfunctory, or if the same conclusions already reached by every other responsible body fail to produce equivalent tribute to al-Kumi and Salama – some response will be demanded.
‘I’m not allowed on Israel’s segregated buses’ and ‘I’m only allowed to attend Israel’s segregated schools’ — creative ads in Washington state feature portraits of ordinary Palestinians
For years, Western audiences have expected Palestinians to respond to Israel’s incredible violence with nonviolence. That’s precisely what BDS is — a nonviolent response to Israel’s violence– writes US Campaign to End the Occupation, in support of landmark Boston Globe editorial honoring BDS
When Peter Beinart says, “I love Israel,” he sets himself up: He’ll either have to go all-in for the Jewish state in the ongoing ideological conflict, or leave the field
‘Newseum’ folds under pressure, will not include Gaza cameramen in program honoring fallen journalists
Last week we reported that Israel supporters were pressuring the Newseum (above) to drop two Palestinian journalists, Mahmoud al-Kumi and Hussam Salama, from its yearly event honoring reporters killed in the line of duty. Although the Newseum originally defended their inclusion, this morning the Washington, DC-based museum announced that al-Kumi and Salama would not be a part of today’s ceremony stating, “Terrorism has altered the landscape in many areas, including the rules of war and engagement, law, investigative and interrogation techniques, and the detention of enemy combatants. Journalism is no exception.”
Israel fires at Palestinian fisherman in Gaza and confirms military-controlled buffer zone three times larger than previously reported
Gaza siege IDF: ‘Forbidden zone’ in Gaza three times larger than previously stated [with map] 972mag 12 May by Noam Sheizaf — The Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories has clarified that the ‘forbidden’ buffer zone in Gaza strip … Continue reading
In its effort to break the “Information Blockade” the Seattle Mideast Awareness Campaign stages a Mother’s Day exhibit in downtown Seattle commemorating the Nakba in Palestine. Mothers Against Ethnic Cleansing!
On Saturday the J14 movement made a “comeback” with 10,000 protesting in Tel Aviv over austerity measures. So Finance Minister Yair Lapid’s honeymoon with the Israeli center-left is over. And while you’d think that the protesters would be upset about the housing subsidies to West Bank settlers, they’re careful not to talk about the occupation