The Palestinian Ministry of Health confirmed that 23-year-old Dalia Samoudi died of a gunshot wound to her chest. She was allegedly shot by Israeli soldiers during a night raid in the West Bank city of Jenin.
A report from Foreign Policy claims that Joe Biden personally intervened to make sure the word “occupation” was omitted from the Democratic Party platform.
According to the BDS movement, the Israeli Shin Bet declined to present any charges or evidence that they against Mahmoud Nawajaa with him or his lawyer — a common practice used by Israeli officials who routinely cite unnamed “security reasons” to justify the detention of Palestinian political activists.
Cori Bush, a 44-year-old nurse and Black Lives Matter activist, has ousted longtime incumbent Rep. Lacy Clay in the Democratic primary for Missouri’s 1st Congressional District.
In Missouri’s 1st district race, the longtime Democratic incumbent has apparently sent out a mailer darkening his primary opponent’s skin and attacking her for supporting Palestinian rights.
It has been one month since Israel’s unofficial July 1st deadline to annex the West Bank passed. According to data gathered by Mondoweiss from local Palestinian news reports, from July 1st to the 31st, there were at least 25 reported incidents of Israeli settlers attempting to seize Palestinian land, setting up new outposts, attacking Palestinians, vandalizing Palestinian homes, mosques, and vehicles, and burning down Palestinian crops and agricultural lands.
Rob Malley says that the young Democrats are pushing an “inflection point” on U.S. policy in Israel/Palestine, questioning pro-Israel policy now that the peace process has “failed.” And Peter Beinart sensed this generational moment, and jumped, his editor says.
In a decisive document released earlier this month, Palestinian Christians insist that churches around the world bring their influence to what is happening in the cradle of Christianity.
Yesterday marked 37 days since 27-year-old Ahmed Erekat was killed by Israeli forces and his body was subsequently detained. As Palestinians across the West Bank took to the markets to prepare for this weekend’s Eid al-Adha festivities, the Erekat family took to the streets to demand the return of their son’s body.
The concerns of Palestinian-American delegates to the Democratic National Convention went unheeded earlier this week during the party platform drafting process. According to a document shared with Mondoweiss, DNC delegates expressed their outrage at the exclusion of Palestinian-American voices while pro-Israel lobbyists openly bragged about their efforts to strip out language critical of Israel.