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Understanding why scholars get silenced for defending Palestinian rights

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Fri, 19/12/2014 - 21:42

Two new books provide valuable insight into why freedom of speech can be suppressed at American universities.

Prisoner from Gaza barred from seeing son for nine years

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Fri, 19/12/2014 - 21:12

Emad Saftawi had been shot in the head by an Israeli prison guard.

Two unequal worlds in Israeli-occupied Jerusalem

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Thu, 18/12/2014 - 23:35

Placing the village of Issawiyeh under siege has not stopped local youth from resisting Israel’s occupation.

Palestinians in Lebanon push back against media incitement

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Thu, 18/12/2014 - 19:55

Allegations that Ein al-Hilwe camp is sheltering Lebanese Islamist extremists are baseless, say Palestinians. 

In photos: Palestinian school threatened by Israeli bulldozers

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Wed, 17/12/2014 - 20:39

Israel refuses to give construction permits and gives demolition orders when Palestinians build without them.

"Siding with life in the face of death": photographer captures siege on Palestinians in Syria

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Wed, 17/12/2014 - 19:06

An award-winning young Palestinian photographer reflects on life in the war-torn refugee camp in Syria.

"Liberation for all": Why Palestine is a key issue on the streets of Ferguson

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Wed, 17/12/2014 - 18:11

Mutual solidarity has grown since Michael Brown’s slaying on 9 August.
 

Recognizing Palestine, BDS and the survival of Israel

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Wed, 17/12/2014 - 00:05

Moves to “recognize Palestine” and co-opt the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement aim to guarantee Israel’s survival as a racist state.

Why did Israel intervene for convicted US felon Adam Milstein?

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Mon, 15/12/2014 - 22:12

A convicted tax fraud trying to conceal his past has become a key financier of anti-Palestinian initiatives on US campuses.

Tour guide, political activist banned from his native Jerusalem

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 20:54

Daoud al-Ghoul has also been excluded from the entire West Bank.

Bombast with a side of bleakness in Open Bethlehem film

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Thu, 11/12/2014 - 15:41

Documentary centers on director Leila Sansour’s decision to return to the hometown she once resented.

How Gaza families were given just ten minutes' warning of Israeli attacks

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Wed, 10/12/2014 - 20:56

Israel continues to hinder independent investigations into possible war crimes.

Why did University of Toronto let hate group shut down divestment launch?

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Wed, 10/12/2014 - 00:53

Instead of protecting the rights of the speakers and organizers to hold an event, university capitulated to efforts to shut it down.

Why are Orthodox rabbis edging into Israel's apartheid politics?

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Fri, 05/12/2014 - 21:21

Jewish leaders violate the ethical standards of their religion by advocating discrimination against Palestinians.

Young Gaza artist bids to enter Guinness Book of Records

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Fri, 05/12/2014 - 19:47

Muhammad Mahmoud Quraiqe wants to draw the most portraits ever completed within a week.

The Month in Pictures: November 2014

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Fri, 05/12/2014 - 17:13

A monthly roundup of photographs documenting Palestine, Palestinian life, politics and culture, and international solidarity with Palestine.

Remembering Leslie Feinberg's revolutionary solidarity with Palestine

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Thu, 04/12/2014 - 18:39

Author and activist dedicated life to radically reconstructing the world into one that we can all inhabit.

Palestinian in America: Najib Joe Hakim's "Home Away from Home"

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 20:25
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Photography and audio project shines light on the experience of Palestinians living in the United States.

A "post-mortem" on Israeli challenges to Zionism

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Tue, 02/12/2014 - 21:54

Ilan Pappe criticizes those who questioned Israel’s state ideology yet shunned political activism.

Israel's fear of boycott rooted in tactic's historic victories against colonialism

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Tue, 02/12/2014 - 19:21

If Israeli apartheid falls, it will not just be a victory for Palestine, but a taste of liberation for the whole world.