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US: Stop Blocking Palestinian Rights! (HRW)

US: Stop Blocking Palestinian Rights! (HRW)

(By Human Rights Watch) (Jerusalem) – The US government should support rather than oppose Palestinian actions to join international treaties that promote respect for human rights. On April 1, 2014, the Palestinian leader,…

Mapping Palestine in the Struggle for Palestine

Mapping Palestine in the Struggle for Palestine

(By Andrew Beale) Map of Palestine from late 19th century. (Flickr/T.H. McAllister) Lior Amihai didn’t grow up knowing the location of the internationally recognized border between his native Israel and the West…

Falk:  Edward Said was the Palestinians’ Nelson Mandela

Falk: Edward Said was the Palestinians’ Nelson Mandela

(By Andrew Sondern) Princeton professor emeritus talks Palestinian nationalism in speech at university (via NJ.com) By Andrew Sondern Richard Falk, a professor emeritus of international law at Princeton University and the United…

How the Arab Spring Left the Palestinians Behind

How the Arab Spring Left the Palestinians Behind

(By Abdalhadi Alijla) Reading about the murder of Hassan Hassan, the Palestinian actor and comedian, in Yarmouk refugee camp in Syria was like a bombshell. Hassan and his wife were arrested by…