Palestine

UNCTAD Report: 50 Year Occupation Destroyed Palestinian Economy

September 15, 2017

A scathing report from United Nations Conference on Trade and Development describes how 50 years of Israeli occupation has prevented economic development in Palestine, and highlights the destructive impact of Israel’s illegal settlements in the West Bank

Unpopular Abbas Targets Palestinian Critics

September 13, 2017

The Palestinian Authority’s arrest of prominent human rights activist Issa Amro is part of a wider crackdown on critics of Mahmoud Abbas’ rule, says Ali Abunimah of The Electronic Intifada

Hamas Looks to Iran, One of its Last Remaining Allies

September 1, 2017

Hamas scholar Imad Al-Soos explains that Gaza’s isolation is not just physical, but also political

Gideon Levy: Israelis Shut Out Palestinian Calls for Freedom

July 25, 2017

The Palestinian protest against restrictions on the Al-Aqsa mosque is the latest challenge to a 50-year occupation, but self-denial and racism preclude Israelis from listening, says veteran Israeli journalist Gideon Levy

Gaza Crisis, Global Silence

July 15, 2017

After 10 years of Israeli siege, the UN warns Gaza is becoming ‘unlivable.’ Ali Abunimah of The Electronic Intifada says Israel, with the Palestinian Authority’s help, is responsible for the crisis, as most of the world looks on in silence.

Why Israel Doesn’t Want UNESCO to Recognize Hebron

July 12, 2017

International law practitioner and researcher Dr. Valentina Azarova discusses the politics involved in UNESCO’s decision to rule Hebron a Palestinian World Heritage Site in danger

Who is Served by Militarized Aid to Palestine?

July 9, 2017

Nora Lester Murad warns that aid to Palestine serves the Israeli occupation

Israel Reduces Power Supply to Gaza, Intensifying Humanitarian Crisis

June 17, 2017

Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu says the power cut to Gaza is fault of Palestinian Authority, but actually is result of a power play between Abbas and Netanyahu in the run-up to peace negotiations explains TRN’s Shir Hever

Palestinian Prisoner Hunger Strike Suspended After 40 Days, but Could Resume

June 3, 2017

Sahar Francis of the Adameer Prisoner Support Association talks about what the Palestinian prisoner’s hunger strike achieved and explains why strike leader Marwan Barghouti says that it could resume if the agreement is violated

Art as a Form of Nonviolent Resistance: Palestine (2/2)

June 2, 2017

Political cartoonist Mohammad Saba’aneh talks about the palestinian prisoners’ hunger strike, resistance, BDS, and the role that art and political cartoons play in the resistance to the Israeli occupation

Trump Plays with the Idea of Peace in a “One State” Solution for Israel

May 14, 2017

Alaa Tartir, of the Ala Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network, says whether a one-state solution is viable depends on what kind of state and what kind of peace

Hunger Strike by Palestinian Prisoners Reaches Day 18

May 5, 2017

Abby Martin and Paul Jay discuss the significance of the resistance by over 1,000 prisoners in Israeli jails

Palestinian Leader Abbas Meets with Trump, Praising Him

May 4, 2017

Abbas flattered Trump in an effort to gain favor with him, but the US president offered nothing new in terms of US policy towards Palestinians, says Ali Abunimah of the Electronic Intifada

Hamas Party Moves Towards Practical Politics

May 3, 2017

Imad Al-Soos discusses the new Hamas declaration of principles, and how it differs from the old Hamas charter of 1988

Over 1,000 Palestinian Prisoners On Hunger Strike in Protest Against Inhumane Conditions

April 18, 2017

Sahar Francis, Director of the Adameer prisoner support NGO, explains how this is the largest such strike since 2012 and how it has its roots in the different legal systems for Palestinians and Israelis.

Hillary Clinton Expresses Regret For Not Interfering in Palestinian Elections in 2006 Tape

November 2, 2016

The policy of a Clinton administration towards the Palestinians would reflect her patronizing and colonialist remarks recently published by the Observer, says TRNN correspondent Shir Hever

Israel Seizes Yacht Attempting to Breach Gaza Blockade

October 5, 2016

Col. Ann Wright was among 13 female activists that were part of the Women’s Boat to Gaza

Israeli Historian: We Must Understand Zionism as Colonialism

January 19, 2016

Historian Ilan Pappe says there’s no other place in the world like Palestine where a ‘peace process’ make lives worse for the people it is supposed to benefit – an E&B News production

Whither the Palestinian Authority? Neocolonial Police or Defender of Autonomy?

December 3, 2015

Shir Hever of the Alternative Information Center says the Palestinian government is now in a state of crisis, and its fragility is probably more than it ever has been before

Palestinian Protesters Defend Their ‘Right to Exist’

July 25, 2010

As the Al-Aqsa protests continue despite a deadly Israeli crackdown, writer Mariam Barghouti says Palestinians across the Occupied Territories “are reiterating their right to exist”