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Access to clean water is a human right, so why is Palestine an exception?

Free access to clean water is a basic human right. This is not just a common-sense assertion, but also a binding legal commitment enshrined in international law. In November 2002, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

How the left also dehumanises Palestinians in Gaza

Along the political spectrum, from the far left to extreme right, and spanning racial and ethnic lines, nearly everyone who has something to say about protesters in Gaza seems to fail the task of recognising Palestinian humanity. If it's comin

The Unfinished Gaza War

The current violence targeting Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails dates back to January 2. It was then that Israel’s Public Security Minister, Gilad Erdan declared that the “party is over.” &ldq

Israel election: Why Israel desperately needs regime change

Israel’s elections on Tuesday remain too close to call. With Likud and the Blue and White list polling neck and neck, incumbent Benjamin Netanyahu likely has the easiest path to forming a new coalition government – but challenger Benny

The unfinished Gaza war: What Netanyahu hopes to gain from attacking Palestinian prisoners

The current violence targeting Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails dates back to January 2. It was then that Israel’s Public Security Minister, Gilad Erdan declared that the “party is over.” &ldq

‘Prisoners are heroes’: Being a Palestinian prisoner in Israel

Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons are 

Layla Moran, British Member of Parliament of Palestinian descent [File photo]

A British Palestinian MP seeks recognition for Palestine in the home of the Balfour Declaration

Britain’s first Member of Parliament of Palestinian descent is preparing for a historic debate on Friday to have the government give official recognition to the state of Palestine in what she says is probably the “most personal

Great March of Return is Palestinians’ Cry for Justice

The aims of the Great March of Return protests, which began in Gaza on March 30 last year, are to put an end to the suffocating Israeli siege and implement the right of return for Palestinian refugees who were expelled from their homes and

Kahanism: The logical conclusion of Zionism

In Israel’s elections later this month, a hard-right bloc led by the incumbent Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, 

Why I still go to the Great Return March

For the past year, I’ve had to endure this question: Why do you go to the Great Return March protests? Some ask out of sarcasm, while many are good-intentioned and want to hear the answer. Here’s what I have to say.

Today’s Great March of Return is a turning point in Palestinian collective memory

Despite Israeli efforts to deter Palestinians from taking part in today’s 

The 47th Friday of the Great March of Return - Gaza [Photo File]

Why wouldn’t the world welcome Hamas if they organize the Marches of Return?

Why wouldn’t the world welcome Hamas if they organize the Marches of Return? Why the Great Return March protests? What’s happening now in Gaza connects directly to

Israel is targeting the Great March of Return anniversary with vile propaganda

At first, it was a rocket, Israel claimed, which prompted another round of bombing of the civilians in the Gaza Strip. After damaging 500 Palestinian homes, and with talk of the Zionist state increasing its military presence on the nominal Gaza bo

Trump Gives Away What Is Not His or Israel’s

Hubris grips Israel. Absolute power has had its usual effect of absolute corruption, of morality, legality, and justice as well as the money deals that have enriched corrupt Israeli politicians. No one dares stop Israel.  Not th

Is Israel really interested in a truce with Palestinians in Gaza?

On the 51st Friday of the Great March of Return protests, march spokesperson Daoud Shehab announced the failure of the indirect talks held between the Palestinian resistance factions and Israel to reach a truce in the Gaza Strip. This news shocked

Golan Heights, the US, and the shameful Arab regimes

The Arab electronic armies insult and curse Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on a daily basis for being the only one to express his rejection of the new American position on the Golan Heights. The Golan Heights is an occupied Arab territorie

Uniting Fatah, Not Palestinians: The Dubious Role of Mohammed Shtayyeh

Political commentators sympathetic to the Palestinian Authority (PA) and the Fatah Movement, in particular, fanned out as soon as the news was announced of Mohammad Shtayyeh’s appointment as the new Palestinian Prime Minister.

The reality about ‘we want to live’ riots in Gaza

On 14 March, scores of Palestinians in the starving Gaza Strip took to the streets in several cities carrying the slogan “We Want to Live”, calling for “equality, dignity, food and job opportunities.” That day passed quietl

Normalizing violence takes precedence over targeted assassinations

One outcome is certain when it comes to the forthcoming Israeli elections – Gaza will remain a top target for the new government. Amid the sparring between contenders for the elections, former IDF chief Benny Gantz declared he would

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