apartheid

Israel’s Two-Tiered Legal System: Apartheid is Not Hidden Anymore

Israel’s Two-Tiered Legal System: Apartheid is Not Hidden Anymore

September 26, 2018

Diana Buttu explains the connection between the cancellation of parole committees for Palestinian prisoners, and the court which used the Law of the Nation to rule for extra compensation for Jews

Israel Legislates Apartheid into Law

July 19, 2018

TRNN’s Shir Hever explains that Israel’s new Law of the Nation-State makes it impossible to pretend that Israel is a democracy. Unequal rights are recognized by the government as the essence of the state

Baltimore Spends Billions on Corporate Subsidies but Can’t Heat Its Schools

January 21, 2018

Author and political scientist Lester Spence says the discussion around Baltimore’s flagging school system ignores the fundamental priorities of a city that favors corporations over its children

Rohingya

November 26, 2017
Amnesty International released a report in which it calls Myanmar’s treatment of the Rohingya minority ‘apartheid’ because they are being targeted as an ethnic group. Tun Khin of the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK and Shir Hever of TRNN discuss what this means

Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Against Israel: How Effective Is It?

November 19, 2017

The Israeli government, which adopted a very aggressive counterstrategy, “likes to believe it is somehow winning the fight against BDS,” but that view is “quite delusional,” says Palestinian activist Omar Barghouti, who co-founded the BDS movement

The Real News on the Middle East

September 22, 2017
In his UN speech, Benjamin Netanyahu mentioned Iran 37 times but spoke about Palestine only twice, deflecting attention away from the occupation and giving Israel an external enemy, says Haaretz journalist Gideon Levy

Palestine

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

Africa

June 19, 2017
June 16 marked the anniversary of the Soweto Uprising, in which hundreds of students were killed and which represented the beginning of South Africa’s anti-apartheid movement, eventually leading to its downfall

Nabil Maarouf: Fifty Years of Israeli Occupation

June 16, 2017
Nabil Maarouf, Palestine’s Representative in Canada, calls for sanctions, boycotts and criminal prosecutions to being an end to Israel’s system of apartheid