Ramzy Baroud

Ramzy Baroud

Ramzy Baroud is a jouranlist and the Editor of the Palestine Chronicle. He is the author of five books. His latest is These Chains Will Be Broken: Palestinian Stories of Struggle and Defiance in Israeli Prisons (Clarity Press, Atlanta). Dr. Baroud is a Non-resident Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Islam and Global Affairs (CIGA), Istanbul Zaim University (IZU). His website is www.ramzybaroud.net

 

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An explosion goes off during an airstrike carried out by Israeli warplanes. (Photo: Mohammed Talatene/picture alliance via Getty Images) Views
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Netanyahu vs Gantz: Gaza Escalation as Reflection of Israel’s Political Rivalry
Only recently, the Palestinian group, Hamas, and Israel seemed close to reaching a prisoner exchange agreement, where Hamas would release several Israeli soldiers held in Gaza while Israel would set free an unspecified number of Palestinian detainees held in Israeli prisons. Instead of the much-...
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Ahmed Amarne's wife sits on a couch with their daughter inside their cave house in Jenin, West Bank on August 12, 2020. (Photo: Issam Rimawi/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Views
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
‘People of the Cave’: Palestinians Take Their Fight for Justice to the Mountains
Palestinians are not going anywhere. This is the gist of seven decades of Palestinian struggle against Zionist colonialism. The proof? The story of Ahmed Amarneh. Amarneh, a 30-year-old civil engineer from the northern West Bank village of Farasin, lives with his family in a cave. For many years,...
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Protesters hold a giant Palestinian flag as they walk across University Avenue during a demonstration in Toronto, Canada, December 9, 2017. (Photo by Giordano Ciampini/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) Views
Friday, August 21, 2020
‘Palestine is Still the Issue’: UN Vote Exposes, Isolates Canada
The notion that ‘Canada is better’, especially when compared with US foreign policy, has persisted for many years. Recent events at the United Nations have, however, exposed the true nature of Canada’s global position, particularly in the matter of its blind and unconditional support for Israel. On...
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The destroyed port a day after a massive explosion rocked Beirut, killing at least 100 people and injuring thousands. Views
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Hands Off Lebanon: Macron’s Self-Serving ‘New Pact’ Must Be Shunned
French President, Emmanuel Macron, is in no position to pontificate to Lebanon about the need for political and economic reforms. Just as thousands of Lebanese took to the streets of Beirut demanding “revenge” against the ruling classes, the French people have relentlessly been doing the same; both...
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Saturday, August 01, 2020
Human Rights Defenders: Palestinian Eyewitness Testimony of the Execution of Abdul Fattah al-Sharif by Israeli Soldier, Elor Azaria
As illegal Jewish settlers increase their attacks on Palestinian civilians in the occupied city of Al Khalil (Hebron), the people of the Palestinian city continue to mount a campaign of popular resistance. One of the channels of resistance is Human Rights Defenders , "a grass-roots, non-partisan...
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Palestinian bedouins collect their belongings after Israeli forces demolish Palestinian's structures including buildings and tents in Ayn al-Hijle village of Jericho, West Bank on June 3, 2020. (Photo by Issam Rimawi/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Views
Monday, July 27, 2020
'Let’s Feed a Bedouin': Roy Oz and Israel’s Outrageous Racism
On July 11, a video footage, which showed a popular Israeli TV celebrity demeaning Palestinian children from the Bedouin community in the Naqab area, went viral on social media. “Let’s feed a Bedouin. Don’t you want to feed a Bedouin?” Israeli children TV host, Roy Oz, repeatedly asks his children...
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More sobering news is that Israel’s traditional stronghold over the country’s Jewish communities is faltering—and quickly so. (Photo: Screen shot / Twitter) Views
Friday, July 17, 2020
Good News from Washington: AIPAC, Israel Losing to Progressive Democrats
While the US administration of President Donald Trump remains adamant in its support for Israel, the traditional democratic leadership continues to employ underhanded language, the kind of ‘strategic ambiguity’ that offers full support to Israel and nothing but lip service to Palestine and peace...
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Israel began utilizing the occupied territories as if they are contiguous and permanent parts of so-called Israel proper, immediately following the June 1967 war.  (Photo: Wiktor Szymanowicz / Barcroft Media via Getty Images) Views
Thursday, July 09, 2020
The West Bank Is Already Annexed
Wednesday, July 1, was meant to be the day on which the Israeli government officially annexed 30% of the occupied Palestinian West Bank and the Jordan Valley. This date, however, came and went and annexation was never actualized. "I don’t know if there will be a declaration of sovereignty today,"...
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IDF soldiers deployed during "Operation Protective Edge." (Photo: IDF/flickr/public domain) Views
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
The 'Palestinian Chair': Exposing Israel’s Direct Role in US Violence
The banning of deadly police practices by many American states and cities following the murder of an African American man, George Floyd, at the hands of Minneapolis police officers is, once more, shedding light on US-Israeli collaboration in the fields of security and crowd-control. From California...
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Israeli security forces stand by as Palestinian worshippers perform the first Friday prayer of the holy fasting month of Ramadan outside the closed-down Aqsa mosque compound in the old city of Jerusalem on April 24, 2020, amidst heightened security and social distancing measures due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by AHMAD GHARABLI / AFP) (Photo by AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Sunday, April 26, 2020
Will the Coronavirus Change the World? We Must Be Very Careful How We Answer That Question
The prophecies are here and it is a foregone conclusion: the post-coronavirus world will look fundamentally different from anything that we have seen or experienced, at least since the end of World War II. Even before the ‘curve flattened’ in many countries that have experienced high death tolls—...
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