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12.01.2014

West Bank Silent Strike

West Bank Silent Strike

Nablus, 2014/01/03 – To strike is a cry of desperation to re-establish ones rights. To strike is to show the society the valuable work the striking workforce performs. For 31 days the strike in all 19 UNRWA refugee camps on the West Bank has been carried out. For 31 days… »

09.11.2013

U.S. Loses Vote at UNESCO After Halting Funds over Palestine Membership

U.S. Loses Vote at UNESCO After Halting Funds over Palestine Membership

The United States lost its voting rights today at the global cultural agency UNESCO after failing to pay its dues for three years in protest over the agency’s recognition of Palestine. U.S. law compels the automatic withholding of funds from U.N. agencies that accept Palestine as a member, which UNESCO… »

22.10.2013

Kenya: workshop on Palestine

Kenya: workshop on Palestine

Mazin Qumsiyeh* has just returned from a trip to Kenya where he facilitated four days of workshops for a group of young people (aged 18-26) who came from several countries (Tanzania, Kenya, South Sudan, Zambia, Sri Lanka). “I like to work with young people and this also provided… »

08.10.2013

Palestinians do have options for change and resistance

Palestinians do have options for change and resistance

On November 28, 1947, the CIA predicted accurately the meaning of Truman’s push to partition Palestine: “Armed hostilities between Jews and Arabs will break out if the UN General Assembly accepts the plan to partition Palestine … the resulting conflict will seriously disturb the… »

14.09.2013

Academics across Europe express outrage at Israeli/US pressure on EU

Academics across Europe express outrage at Israeli/US pressure on EU

Academics write to EU chief to demand no sell-out on settlment funding ban BRICUP and AURDIP | 12 September 2013 | Academics across Europe express outrage at Israeli/US pressure on EU Over 500 academics, including researchers from 13 European Union member… »

31.07.2013

Palestine – how fast will this chicken will get fleeced?

Palestine – how fast will this chicken will get fleeced?

Public Negotiations began amid great fanfare in Washington DC. Saeb Ereklat sat next to a war criminal (Tsipi Livni who is responsible for massacre of hundreds of civilians in Gaza) and across from the Israeli lobbyist Indyk (representing the US) after giving up on the requirement (that is part of Oslo and… »

20.06.2013

The empire strikes back

The empire strikes back

We are in a very dangerous period in world history as the old power structure collapses and the US dominance begins to wane.  But the empire strikes back.  By Mazin Qumsiyeh The US and Israel try to strength neoliberal governments that depend on capital accumulation for the rich and increasing poverty… »

24.05.2013

The Palestine Liberation Movement is not about Anti-Semitism

The Palestine Liberation Movement is not about Anti-Semitism

photo from: www.salaam-milano.org Without regard to the validity of Joseph Massad’s exposition of the historical and dialectic relationship between Zionism and anti-Semitism, why is Massad trying to justify the Palestine liberation movement on the basis that it is a battle against anti-Semitism? Of course, Massad is by… »

15.05.2013

Nakba Day: New Challenges for Palestinian New Generations

“I call you to remain the same  for those who are in exile and those who stayed.  If time passed by and I return to my home I will henna the house for my beloved ones” (Palestinian song) By Mjriam Abu Samra The return… »

26.03.2013

Palestinian women demand protection under the law

Palestinian women demand protection under the law

Tuesday 26th March, dozens of women protested outside Prime Minister Salam Fayyad’s Ramallah office demanding the adaptation for laws that would protect them against violence and crime. Woman’s Affairs Technical Committee (WATC) member, Lubna Ashqar, told Palestinian official news agency WAFA that they want a law that “can ensure dignity and justice… »

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