Archive for August, 2019

Palestinian Harvard Student Denied Entry to US

Press Release – American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee

Just this week, immigration officials denied entry to Harvard enrollee Ismail Ajjawi, a Palestinian refugee from Lebanon, supposedly due to content that his friends posted on social media. This comes as a result of the sitting administrations cruel and … Read more »

Humanity Denied: What Is Missing from the Omar, Tlaib Story

Article – Ramzy Baroud

Israel’s decision to bar two United States Democratic Representatives, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, from entering Israel and visiting Palestine has further exposed the belligerent, racist nature of the Israeli government. But our understanding of … Read more »

Jewish Settlers Rule the Roost in Israel, But at What Price?

Article – Ramzy Baroud

Israeli Jewish settlers are on a rampage in the occupied Palestinian West Bank. While settler violence is part of everyday routine in Palestine, the violence of recent weeks is directly linked to the general elections in Israel, scheduled to … Read more »

Comment on UN’s Review of Palestinian Racism Record

Press Release – UN Watch

GENEVA, August 15, 2019 On the conclusion of the first examination of the Palestinian record on racism by the UN’s Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), UN Watch commended the 18-member expert body for asking the representatives … Read more »

Dr. Ashrawi: Israel bears full responsibility for Al Aqsa

Press Release – Palestine Liberation Organisation

Dr. Ashrawi: Israel bears full responsibility for storming Al Aqsa and fueling religious tensions in Jerusalem Read more »

The War on Innocence: Palestinian Children in Israeli Court

Article – Ramzy Baroud

On July 29, 4-year-old Muhammad Rabi Elayyan was reportedly summoned for interrogation by the Israeli police in occupied Jerusalem. The news, originally reported by the Palestinian News Agency (WAFA), was later denied by the Israeli police, likely to … Read more »

Israeli Official Incitement: July 2019

Press Release – Palestine Liberation Organisation

This report, produced by the PLO Negotiations Affairs Department, highlights recent inciting statements made by senior Israeli officials, including members of Israeli political parties, newly elected members of the Israeli Parliament (Knesset), as … Read more »

Palestine journalist must be allowed to call Jerusalem home

Press Release – UN Special Procedures – Human Rights

GENEVA (31 July 2019) Two UN human rights experts have called on Israel to halt its efforts to deport the Palestinian photojournalist Mustafa Al-Nadir Iyad Al-Kharouf, and to regularize his status in Jerusalem. Read more »