Palestine

13.09.2016 Alexandra Vega-Rivera

Madres de la Plaza de Mayo support Women’s Boat to Gaza

Madres de la Plaza de Mayo support Women’s Boat to Gaza

Every Thursday, more than two thousand Thursdays ago, at Plaza de Mayo at 3pm, right in front of the Government House in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the mothers who protest against the disappearance of their daughters and sons during the last dictatorship that ruled the South American country have been meeting… »

22.08.2016 IDN InDepthNews

2017 International Year to End Israeli Occupation of Palestine?

2017 International Year to End Israeli Occupation of Palestine?

By J Nastranis for InDepthNews. The UN General Assembly is coming under strong pressure to declare 2017 as the International Year to End Israeli Occupation of Palestine, particularly in the aftermath of the July 2016 report by the Middle East Quartet – comprising the United States, Russia, the European Union… »

22.07.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Palestine: black and white not the only choice…

Palestine: black and white not the only choice…

Binarity Abdullah Issa (photo below) was a Palestinian child living in Syria from a family of refugees after the ethnic cleansing of 1948 by Israel. He was captured and accused of helping the Syrian government. He had injuries and was thought to be also treated for Thallasemia. Pictures show the… »

30.05.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Palestine: a potted history

Palestine: a potted history

Palestinians are the endogenous people of the Southern Land of Canaan (Western Part of the Fertile Crescent), the area between the Mediterranean Sea and the River Jordan.  Key milestones in human civilization occurred in this Land of Canaan: animal and plant domestication, development of the alphabet,… »

12.05.2016 Pressenza IPA

Memorial Day – Palestinian-Israeli ceremony

Memorial Day  – Palestinian-Israeli ceremony

Text and images by Aaron Elberg On Memorial Day Israelis remember those fallen for their country. However, in the eleventh consecutive ceremony, thousands of people came yesterday, Tuesday, 10, to commemorate in a ceremony different from the ones that are usually carried out, those who have fallen on both… »

26.03.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Staying human on Good Friday

Staying human on Good Friday

Today is Good Friday, a major holiday in the Western Christian traditions. My family being mixed Christians always had two Christmas holidays and two Easters and so on. For us children growing up in the Bethlehem area, there was a nice rhythm and special feelings of religious holidays even though our families were not… »

14.03.2016 Palestine News Network

Palestinian wins best teacher in the world

Palestinian wins best teacher in the world

On Sunday night, the Palestinian teacher Hanan Al-Hroub won the one million dollar Global Teacher Prize amongst ten teachers nominated from all over the world. About a month ago, the prize, organized by the Varkey Foundation, has chosen ten finalists from countries all over the world including Kenya, India, Pakistan,… »

29.02.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Invasive versus biodiverse-ive

Invasive versus biodiverse-ive

A ceasefire was declared in Syria brokered by the US and Russia which is a good thing. The twin rogue regimes of Israel and Saudi Arabia are not happy. The former rattled its military wares and killed a few more Palestinians. The Saudi regime cut off aid to the Lebanese… »

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