Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Roger Waters performing in Dublin in 2013.
"I suppose I'm calling on everyone involved in what I see as Eurovision's betrayal of our joint humanity to focus on their capacity to empathize with their Palestinian brothers and sisters."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Israel portrays itself as the region's only democracy, but is set to deport a...
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Pro-Palestinian demonstrators in Oakland, 2014.
"Israel is outsourcing its escalating repression against Palestinian, Israeli,...


Citing her "duty not to conceal a clear crime," the head of a Beirut-based U.N. agency has resigned after the withdrawal of a scathing UN-commissioned report that for the first time charges Israel is "a racist state that has established an apartheid system that persecutes the Palestinian people." While furious Israeli leaders likened the report to Nazi propaganda, Rima Khalaf said she rejected their "vicious attacks" and stood by the findings that "Israel is guilty of the crime of apartheid."