Ramzy Baroud

Ramzy Baroud

Ramzy Baroud (www.ramzybaroud.net) is an author and editor of PalestineChronicle.com. His work has been published in many newspapers, journals and anthologies around the world. His is the author of The Second Palestinian Intifada: A Chronicle of a People's Struggle (Pluto Press, London). His latest book is My Father Was a Freedom Fighter: Gaza's Untold Story (Pluto Press, London).

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Israeli soldiers remove the body of Abdel Fattah al-Sharif, 21, who was shot and killed by an IDF soldier on March 24 in Hebron. (Photo: Wissam Hashlamon/Flash90) Views
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
In the Name of "Israel’s Security": Retreating US Gives Israel Billions More in Military Funding
Billions of US tax-payers’ money will continue to be funneled into Israel in the next fiscal year, and for many years in the foreseeable future. Republican and Democratic Senators have recently achieved just that, passing a bill aimed at providing Israel with $3.3 billion in annual aid. The Bill,...
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Hanna advocates unity among Palestinians and for the sake of Palestine. Views
Wednesday, January 01, 2020
Who is Archbishop Atallah Hanna, and Why Israel Hates Him
"They will run and not grow weary," is a quote from the Bible (Isaiah, 40:41) that adorns the homepage of Kairos Palestine . This important document, which parallels a similar initiative emanating from South Africa during the anti-apartheid struggle years, has come to represent the unified voice of...
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Not only did UN Resolution 2334 fail to hold Israel accountable, it, in some way, facilitated further Israeli expansion in the West Bank, paving the road for the annexation that will surely follow. (Photo: Issam Rimawi/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Views
Thursday, December 19, 2019
From a Blessing to a Curse: How UN Resolution 2334 Accelerated Israel’s Colonization in the West Bank
Three years ago, the United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 2334 . With fourteen members voting in favor and one abstention, the Resolution was the equivalent of a political earthquake. Indeed, it was the first time in many years that Israel was roundly condemned by the international...
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All state-run media throughout the Arab world were stuffed with loyalists. (Photo: Carl Court/Getty Images) Views
Monday, December 09, 2019
Money, Power and Turf: Winning the Middle East Media War at Any Cost
It is hardly surprising to see Middle Eastern countries at the bottom of the World Press Freedom Index , as the worst violators of freedom of the press. But equally alarming is the complete polarization of public opinion as a result of self-serving media and, bankrolled by rich Arab countries,...
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The reason that Netanyahu is still in power after all the setbacks and outright failures is the fact that his rivals are yet to mobilize the necessary votes and public support to oust him for good. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Views
Monday, December 02, 2019
The Unfinished ‘Coup’: The End of Netanyahu’s Era and the Political Earthquake Ahead
This time, nothing seems to work. Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has tried every trick in the book to save his political career and to avoid possible prison time. But for Israel’s longest-serving leader, the honeymoon is certainly almost over. It is an “attempted coup”, is how...
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Gantz (pictured above) had recently boasted about sending "parts of Gaza back to the Stone Age." (Photo: Amir Levy/Getty Images) Views
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Netanyahu on Steroids: What a Gantz-led Government Means for Palestine
Experience has taught Palestinians not to pay heed to Israeli elections. But to every rule there is an exception. Although it is still true that no Israeli Zionist leader has ever been kind to the Palestinian people, the dynamics of the latest Israeli elections on September 17 are likely to affect...
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On September 10, Netanyahu declared his intentions to annex swathes of Palestinian land adjacent to the Jordan River, an area that covers 2,400 square kilometers, or nearly a third of the Occupied West Bank. (Photo: Oren Ziv/Getty Images) Views
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Apartheid Made Official: Deal of the Century Is a Ploy and Annexation Is the New Reality
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is moving quickly to alter the political reality in Palestine, and facing little or no resistance. On September 10, Netanyahu declared his intentions to annex swathes of Palestinian land adjacent to the Jordan River, an area that covers 2,400 square...
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While some are denied the right to visit their families, others are dying in isolation in besieged areas, in “closed military zones”, while separated from one another by massive walls and numerous military checkpoints. (Photo: Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Views
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Humanity Denied: What Is Missing From the Omar, Tlaib Story
Israel's decision to bar two United States Democratic Representatives, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, from entering Israel and visiting Palestine has further exposed the belligerent, racist nature of the Israeli government. But our understanding of the Israeli decision, and the massive controversy...
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Flower are left at the Al Noor mosque March 17, 2019 in Christchurch, New Zealand. 49 people are confirmed dead, with with 36 injured still in hospital following shooting attacks on two mosques in Christchurch on Friday, 15 March. 41 of the victims were killed at Al Noor mosque on Deans Avenue and seven died at Linwood mosque. Another victim died later in Christchurch hospital. (Photo: Fiona Goodall/Getty Images) Views
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Manifestos of Hate: What White Terrorists Have in Common
Writing under the title of “If the El Paso shooter had been Muslim”, Moustafa Bayoumi stated the obvious. “If the El Paso shooter had been a Muslim,” Bayoumi wrote in the British Guardian newspaper on August 6, US President Donald Trump “would be lobbing accusations such as ‘Islam hates us’ in the...
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Historically, the early settlers who preceded the establishment of Israel in 1948 were idealized as true Zionists, celebrated as “cultural heroes” - the Jewish redeemers, who eventually ethnically cleansed historic Palestine from its native inhabitants. (Photo: Getty) Views
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Killing Tariq: Why We Must Rethink the Roots of Jewish Settlers Violence
Seven-year-old Tariq Zabania from Al-Khalil (Hebron) was killed on the spot when an Israeli Jewish settler ran his car over him on July 15. Little Tariq’s photograph, lying face down on the road, was circulated on social media. His untimely death is heartbreaking. Tariq’s innocent blood must not go...
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