Palestine

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
The UN Security Council could receive a Palestinian draft resolution calling for an end to the Israeli occupation by the end of the month, Agence France-Presse reported Thursday. The news agency quotes Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) secretary general Yasser Abed Rabbo as saying that the decision to move forward with the resolution, which...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Noam Chomsky said Tuesday that recent votes in Europe to recognize Palestinian...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The House of Commons, pictured in 2010. (Photo: UK Parliament/flickr/cc)
The UK parliament on Monday voted to recognize Palestine as a state alongside...

Further

The carnage goes on in Gaza. Over 500 now dead. The devastation has sparked fury, with hundreds of thousands protesting around the world, Nobel laureates and other public figures demanding an arms embargo against Israel, and an emergency meeting by the U.N. Security Council just announced. Still, the sheer scope of the horror can also numb us into a sort of moral fatigue. Two individual stories of random life and death to make and keep it real: The little boy on the front, brought into Gaza...