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How Western Media Bias Allows Israel to Getaway with Murder

Opinion – Ramzy Baroud

How Western Media Bias Allows Israel to Getaway with Murder in Gaza By Ramzy Baroud An Israeli attack on Gaza was imminent, and not because of any provocations by Palestinian groups in the besieged, impoverished Gaza Strip. The Israeli military escalation … Read more »

Jacinda, THAT tweet, and Gaza

Opinion – Julie Webb-Pullman

The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFAT) tweet on 12 November condemning rocket fire from Gaza while failing to condemn the Israeli extrajudicial assassinations and civilian killings that generated Islamic Jihads rocket-fire in defensive response, … Read more »

N committee condemns Israel 8 times, rest of world 0

Press Release – UN Watch

Iraqi Ambassador Mohammed Hussein Bahr Aluloom, chair of the UN General Assembly’s committee on decolonization, which today condemned Israel in eight separate resolutions. GENEVA, Nov. 15, 2019 A United Nations General Assembly committee today adopted … Read more »

ADC Condemns Israeli Siege on Gaza

Press Release – American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee – ADC

Over the past three days, Israel has been indiscriminately bombarding and murdering Palestinians in Gaza. As of today, the Israeli military aerial attacks have killed 34 and injured more than 100 Palestinians; eight of the victims came from one family. … Read more »

Renewing UNRWA mandate is a resounding victory

Press Release – PLO

We welcome the overwhelming international support provided by UN Member states in the UN General Assemblys Fourth Committee to the renewal of UNRWAs mandate this Friday afternoon. This is a resounding victory for international law, justice, … Read more »

Palestine’s declaration of independence under threat

Press Release – PLO

Dr. Hanan Ashrawi: The universal values enshrined in Palestine’s declaration of independence are under threat Read more »

A Lesson for the Palestinian Leadership

Article – Ramzy Baroud

(Headline abbreviated, original headline: A Lesson for the Palestinian Leadership: Real Reasons behind Israels Arrest and Release of Labadi, Miri) Read more »

‘No justification’ for attacks against civilians in Gaza

Press Release – UN News

Following the targeted killing of a Palestinian Islamic Jihad leader inside Gaza on Tuesday, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process has expressed his growing concern over increasing rocket fire across the border between Israel … Read more »

Microsoft Should Not Fund Israeli Spying on Palestinians

Article – Ramzy Baroud

The act of Palestinian activists covering their faces during anti-Israeli occupation rallies is an old practice that spans decades. The masking of the face, often by Kufyias – traditional Palestinian scarves that grew to symbolize Palestinian resistance … Read more »

Time for Britain to right its historic wrongs

Press Release – Palestine Liberation Organisation

Dr. Hanan Ashrawi: Time for Britain to right its historic wrongs against the Palestinian people Read more »

UN express grave concerns over detention of Heba Al-Labadi

Press Release – UN Special Procedures – Human Rights

GENEVA (31 October 2019) UN human rights experts* called on Israel to immediately release Heba Al-Labadi, a Palestinian woman with Jordanian nationality, who was placed in solitary confinement after an Israeli military court sentenced her to administrative … Read more »

Sentencing of Israeli soldier opens door to more violations

Press Release – Euro-Med Monitor

An Israeli soldier who killed an unarmed Palestinian teenager near the Gaza perimeter fence was sentenced yesterday to a month of community service. Othman Rami Helles, aged 15, was killed by an IDF sharpshooter, who shot Othman in the torso, on the … Read more »

Introducing Palestine VR

Press Release – The Palestine Institute for Public Diplomacy

Today, a first-of-its-kind virtual reality app was launched to give users access to everyday life in Palestine and allow them to see highlights from the trip Israel banned U.S. Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from participating in. The … Read more »

Euro-Med addresses UN to stop digital rights violations

Press Release – Euro-Med Monitor

Geneva – The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor sent a letter to the United Nations to express deep concern at recent measures advanced by the Palestinian Authority that restrict freedom of expression and represent a worrying precedent in violating … Read more »

Decisive action needed to end Israeli occupation

Press Release – UN News

The international community has a responsibility and legal obligation to compel Israel to end its 52 year-long occu-annexation of Palestinian territory and remove barriers preventing Palestinian self-determination, a UN independent human rights … Read more »

Judiciary legitimizes seizure of Palestinian property

Press Release – Euro-Med Monitor

Euro-Med’s Jerusalem monthly report: Israeli judiciary legitimizes seizure of Palestinian property Jerusalem- The Israeli authorities continued its violations of the rights of the Palestinian population in Jerusalem in September, in line with the Israeli … Read more »

Administrative Torture: Free Heba al-Labadi

Article – Ramzy Baroud

On August 20, Heba Ahmed al-Labadi fell into the dark hole of the Israeli legal system, joining 413 Palestinian prisoners who are currently held in so-called administrative detention. On September 26, Heba and seven other prisoners declared a hunger strike … Read more »

The Africa-Palestine Conference: Why SA Must Lead The Way

Article – Ramzy Baroud

On September 16, I visited South Africa, a country where many Palestinians have always felt welcomed, if not overwhelmed by the degree of genuine and meaningful solidarity. While having the honor to address many audiences in six, major cities, I have also … Read more »

Netanyahu on Steroids

Article – Ramzy Baroud

Experience has taught Palestinians not to pay heed to Israeli elections. But to every rule there is an exception. Read more »

Collective erosion of two-State solution, continues unabated

Press Release – United Nations

The steady deterioration of chances that a lasting peace can be negotiated between Israel and Palestine as two States live side by side, reflects a collective failure of leadership across the region and the world. There is no other viable … Read more »

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