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"We're being stripped of our dignity": Gaza workers not paid for seven months

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Thu, 29/01/2015 - 23:59

Why is Mahmoud Abbas making trips to Paris when his own people are struggling to cope?

"I always thought I'd be next to die": Gaza journalists reflect on a bloody 2014

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Wed, 28/01/2015 - 19:12

Sixteen media workers were killed during Israel’s summer attack on Gaza.

Could cantonizing Palestine bring peace?

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Wed, 28/01/2015 - 17:51

A recently published proposal to divide Palestine into provinces would be no more than a continuation of Zionist policies of ethnic cleansing and dispossession of Palestinians.

 

Israel's conspiracy to invade Nasser's Egypt

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Mon, 26/01/2015 - 21:12

A new edition of Avi Shlaim’s book on the 1956 invasion of Egypt is solid, but not much has been updated.

Teachers forced to equip schools at own expense as austerity bites West Bank

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Fri, 23/01/2015 - 23:45

Both Israel’s economic warfare and the Palestinian Authority’s neoliberal policies have widened income inequality.

Assimilating French Muslims

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Thu, 22/01/2015 - 23:46

France sees itself as refined and civilized, while much of the world sees a country still engaged in colonial barbarities.

Palestinians in Israel strike to protest police killings

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Thu, 22/01/2015 - 00:11

Two Palestinian Bedouins have died as a result of Israeli police violence in the last week.

In photos: Gaza's shattered families

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Tue, 20/01/2015 - 19:21

More than 140 families lost more than three members in Israel’s summer assault.

Gaza struggles to cope with siege and storms

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Mon, 19/01/2015 - 20:00

People in Gaza have only six hours of electricity per day.

Why is the Palestinian Authority arresting trade union leaders?

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Sat, 17/01/2015 - 00:30

Striking workers have been threatened with loss of pay by the Palestinian Authority.

Denying our right to return is an offense against justice

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Thu, 15/01/2015 - 23:29

My family was forced to leave Palestine in 1948; I was forced to leave Syria 64 years later.

Lebanon a hostile refuge for Palestinians fleeing war in Syria

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Fri, 09/01/2015 - 21:36

Palestinian refugees from Syria face increased restrictions.

I won't hold a weapon against my people: Druze refuse to serve in Israel's military

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Fri, 09/01/2015 - 19:16

Challenges facing Palestinians in Israel and gains in community mobilization identified at conference.

Why Israel will never control Palestinian minds

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Thu, 08/01/2015 - 17:54

A new book describes how Israel tries — and fails — to quell resistance.

Gaza struggles with lack of shelter caused by two Israeli wars

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Tue, 06/01/2015 - 22:02

The summer attack has added to the unresolved crisis caused by “Operation Cast Lead” six years ago.

The Month in Pictures: December 2014

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Tue, 06/01/2015 - 18:24

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

Israel’s anti-African dragnet tightens

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Wed, 31/12/2014 - 16:31

Israel’s racist ringleaders have ramped up efforts to drive all non-Jewish African asylum-seekers out of the country.

Still reeling from summer assault, Gaza faces new Israeli threats

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Sat, 27/12/2014 - 01:11

Only two percent of the $5.4 billion pledged reconstruction aid has been delivered.

Pregnant woman under rubble survived deadly Israeli attack on Gaza

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Tue, 23/12/2014 - 21:18

Palestinian journalist Muhammad Daher did not live to see the birth of his son.

Rebel songs to rap: the history of Palestine's music

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Mon, 22/12/2014 - 23:48

Three new books help dispel many Western myths about music and culture in the Middle East.