Ramzy Baroud

Ramzy Baroud

Ramzy Baroud is a journalist and the Editor of the Palestine Chronicle. He is the author of five books including: "These Chains Will Be Broken: Palestinian Stories of Struggle and Defiance in Israeli Prisons" (2019), "My Father Was a Freedom Fighter: Gaza's Untold Story" (2010) and "The Second Palestinian Intifada: A Chronicle of a People's Struggle" (2006). 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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Palestinian girls wearing protective masks attend a graduation ceremony from the Police Academy amid concerns about the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 in Gaza City on May 7, 2020. (Photo by MAHMUD HAMS/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Covid-19 Under Apartheid: How Israel Manipulates Suffering of Palestinians
Israel’s decision to exclude Palestinians from its COVID-19 vaccination campaign may have surprised many. Even by Israel’s poor humanitarian standards, denying Palestinians access to life-saving medication seems extremely callous. Amnesty International, among many organizations, condemned the...
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American generosity has long been attributed to the unmatched influence of pro-Israeli groups, lead among them American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). (Photo: AIPAC/PRE-COVID) Views
Thursday, December 31, 2020
The US Money Tree: The Untold Story of American Aid to Israel
On December 21, the United States Congress passed the COVID-19 Relief Package, as part of a larger $2.3 trillion bill meant to cover spending for the rest of the fiscal year. As usual, US representatives allocated a massive sum of money for Israel. While unemployment, thus poverty, in the US is...
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Schoolchildren receive face masks in classroom from the director at a primary school in popular district of Attecoube in Abidjan, Africa on May 25, 2020. (Photo by ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Friday, December 18, 2020
The Great Divider: Covid-19 Reflects Global Racism, Not Equality
The notion that the COVID-19 pandemic was ‘the great equalizer’ should be dead and buried by now. If anything, the lethal disease is another terrible reminder of the deep divisions and inequalities in our societies. That said, the treatment of the disease should not be a repeat of the same shameful...
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While the Europeans are excited to have their American benefactors back, Blinken’s appointment was geared mostly to appease Israel. (Photo: Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Wednesday, December 02, 2020
The King’s Man: Blinken’s Appointment Reassures Israel that Little Will Change Under Biden
Right-wing Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has nothing to worry about as the man who will directly handle America’s foreign policy in the Middle East is a loyal friend of Israel. Crisis averted. President-elect, Joe Biden’s appointment of Antony J. Blinken as his Secretary of State was...
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image of Donald Trump on U.S. flag burning Views
Saturday, November 14, 2020
Future of American Democracy: On Inequality, Polarization and Violence
In January 2017, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)’s Democracy Index downgraded the state of democracy in the United States from “full democracy” to “flawed democracy”. The demotion of a country that has constantly prided itself, not only on being democratic but also on championing democracy...
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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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