2017 News

December 12, 2017 Israeli Historian writes: Israel Turned Palestine into the Biggest Prison on Earth

A history of the Israeli occupation in the West Bank and Gaza Strip examines what military formulas are used to control Palestinian lives.

November 29, 2017 Palestinians: victims of an unjust US law

Imagine that you are the victim of a violent crime or theft but are forbidden from reporting it because Congress has passed a law that not only prohibits you from reporting the crime, but threatens punishment if you dare to do it.

November 25, 2017 Trump Administration Is 'Fed Up' With Israel's Refusal to Build Trust With Palestinians

When it comes to the establishment of a Palestinian state, Trump won't put up with Netanyahu's dismissiveness.

September 14, 2017 Marwan Barghouthi is Palestine’s own Mandela figure

Israel might hate the comparison, but the truth is that prisoner Marwan Barghouthi is beginning to look very like Palestine's own version of the late, great Nelson Mandela, and possibly the only hope for a peace deal that the Zionist state claims to want so much.

July 26, 2017 When Israel Threatens Palestinians, It Threatens Itself With Extinction

But there is an entire enterprise of incitement which Israeli officials have failed to address or even acknowledge for decades. It is the virulent hate-talk which begins at home. Flagrantly bigoted verbal attacks on Palestinians.

July 2, 2017 Why Are Countless Palestinian Photos and Films Buried in Israeli Archives?

Palestinian photos and films seized by Israeli troops have been gathering dust in the army and Defense Ministry archives until Dr. Rona Sela, a curator and art historian, exposed them. The material presents an alternative to the Zionist history that denied the Palestinians' existence here, she says.

July 1, 2017 Israel resists US push for opening Palestinian economy

The US is facing strong resistance as it presses Israel to ease its controls on the Palestinian economy as part of Washington's efforts to revive the moribund peace process, according to Palestinian and US officials

June 13, 2017 Israel's law restricting Palestinian family unification condemned as 'apartheid'

Israel's parliament renewed the controversial "Citizenship and Entry into Israel" law, which sets severe limitations on Palestinians in the occupied Palestinian territory married to Israeli citizens. Some members of parliment denounced the move as "racist" and a show of "apartheid" against Palestinian citizens of Israel.

May 16, 2017 Declassified archives contains evidence that Israel expelled Palestinians from their homes

The state archives contains clear evidence that Israel created the Palestinian refugee problem.

May 14, 2017 Nearly thirty years of "peace process" has left Palestinian-Israeli relations worse than when they started

Breaking the Palestinian will to fight will be neither easy nor pleasant; but the only alternative is Israel's disappearance. Palestinian acceptance of Israel hollows out anti-Zionism and will eventually prompt other Arabs and Muslims also to move on. Defeat will hugely benefit the Palestinians, who can finally end their destructive focus on the Jewish state and instead begin to build their own polity, economy, society, and culture.

May 11, 2017 Jerusalem Christian Leaders join hunger strike with Palestinian prisoners

Two prominent Christian leaders, Gregory Lahham III, and Archbishop Theodosios of Jerusalem, began hunger strikes this week in solidarity with the Palestinian prisoners striking in Israeli jails.

May 8, 2017 Report on President Abbas's Visit with President Trump

Details of President Abbas' Washingtion DC visit with President Trump. President Abbas's May 3 meetings with American officials was relaxed, and Mr. Trump reception of 'Abbas and his delegation wass warm and respectful.

February 16, 2017 Donald Trump says he is 'open' to one-state solution

US President Donald Trump has suggested he is open to the idea of a one-state, rather than two-state, solution to the intractable Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

February 14, 2017 Israel's President Backs One-State Solution With Equal Rights for Palestinians

"Applying sovereignty to an area gives citizenship to all those living there," he said. "There is no [separate] law for Israelis and for non-Israelis."

January 22, 2017 Letter to President Trump about One1State Solution & Jerusalem Embassy

We ask that you move beyond the two state solution and consider the one1state solution, where Israelis and Palestinians have equal rights in one united country.

January 19, 2017 New embassy a sign of Pope’s love for Palestine

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas thanked Pope Francis for his support of the country's new embassy to the Holy See.