All Articles on Palestinians

In Further War Crime, Israelis Cut Electricity to Gaza, Idling 50,000 Factory Workers
The denial of electricity to two million civilian noncombatants is nothing less than a war crime.
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A demonstrator holds up a sign during an anti-annexation protest in Tel Aviv on June 6th, 2020 Views
As ‘Annexation’ Looms, Let’s Expand Our Compassion to Include Palestinians
Since we are able to accept the suffering of others when we dehumanize them, we must start with the simple recognition that Palestinians are fully human.
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Demonstrators take part in a rally as Palestinians call for a 'day of rage' to protest against Israel's plan to annex parts of the Israeli-occupied West Bank, in Gaza City July 1, 2020. (Photo: Majdi Fathi/NurPhoto via Getty Images) News
'Day of Rage': Palestinians and Global Allies Rise Up Against Annexation Plan and Israeli Apartheid
"The Palestinian struggle today is not just about fighting annexation, which we must continue to do. It is about dismantling the entire system of apartheid."
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A man holding a Palestinian flag and a placard that says, Palestinian Lives Matter, during a demonstration in Amsterdam. Hundreds of people gathered at the Museumplein in support of Palestine and against Israels plans to annex parts of the West Bank in Gaza on June 14th. (Photo by Ana Fernandez/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Views
Black Lives Matter and Lessons From Palestine
Lessons from the Palestinian struggle can be crucial for the success of the anti-racism uprising in the United States.
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A general view shows ongoing construction work in the Israeli settlement of Givat Zeev, near the Palestinian city of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, on June 24, 2020. (Photo: Ahmad Gharabli/AFP via Getty Images) News
With Demand 'Echoing Across the World,' UN Chief Calls on Israel to Abandon Illegal Annexation Plan
European MPs and international NGOs have also denounced annexation and demanded a "just solution" to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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Ireland and Norway endorsed the Basel Ban Amendment on eliminating the export of waste from rich to poor countries. Canada has refused to support the initiative, which became binding last year after 97 countries ratified it.  (Image: Canadian Foreign Policy Institute) Views
Canada Isn't the Right Choice for the UN Security Council
For progressive Canadians the message is simple: Better than the USA is not good enough.
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A demonstrator holds up a sign during an anti-annexation protest in Tel Aviv on June 6th, 2020. (Photo: Twitter) Views
Thousands Protest Against Annexation. But Is It Enough?
"The majority of U.S. public opinion now acknowledges the legitimacy of black grievances, while the majority of Israelis—including most of the Jewish center-left—continues to view Palestinians, at least those beyond the former Green Line, as a mortal enemy bent on their country’s destruction."
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Speaking in a web broadcast organized by the so-called Democratic Majority for Israel, Blinken stated bluntly that Biden "would not tie military assistance to Israel to any political decisions it makes, full stop."(Photo: Matt Smith Photographer / Shutterstock) Views
Key Biden Adviser Offers Little Hope for Palestinians
Being better than Trump is a very low bar, and hearing Blinken’s words made it clearer than ever that advocates for Palestinian rights will need to mobilize as never before under a Joe Biden administration.
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While support for Palestinian self-determination represents a departure from the status quo in US politics, it actually mirrors a shift in opinion among the Democratic Party’s electorate.  (Photo: Stop the War UK) Views
The Fight for the Democratic Platform on Racial Justice, Palestine
The Biden campaign and the DNC must consider the voters they lose by not broadening their platforms on racial justice as conceived by progressives—voters who no longer make Palestine the exception to their progressive values.
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Sen. Bernie Sanders, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, speaks during the 2019 J Street National Conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. on October 28, 2019. News
'Political Courage': Sanders Will Not Attend AIPAC Conference Over Concern for 'Basic Palestinian Rights'
"You can support the Palestinian and Israeli people without supporting leaders or organizations that oppose the freedom and liberation of the Palestinian people."
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