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Are Palestinians Living under a Double Occupation? (1/2)

Are Palestinians Living under a Double Occupation?

February 17, 2019
Legislator Mustafa Barghouti discusses President Abbas’s dissolution of the Legislative Council, the attempt to alter the Paris Accords, and explores Palestinians’ life under double occupation. With Israeli elections approaching, the Palestinian leadership does not challenge Israeli political parties to take a position on the occupation
Why did Hamas Refuse Aid Money from Qatar?

Why did Hamas Refuse Aid Money from Qatar?

February 1, 2019

Imad Al-Soos discusses the massive changes in the relationship between the Israeli government in Hamas in Gaza in the last months, and how Hamas’s new policies affect the lives of the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip

West Bank Uprising: Israel's Divide and Conquer Strategy Falls Apart

West Bank Uprising: Israel’s Divide and Conquer Strategy Falls Apart

December 19, 2018

Shir Hever explains that the Israeli government’s deal with the Hamas party undermined the incentive for Palestinian security coordination, as the Israeli military is dragged in to implement colonial policing. As a result, Hamas has never been stronger

Cornel West on CNN Firing Marc Lamont Hill

Cornel West Responds to CNN Firing Marc Lamont Hill

December 1, 2018

At the Sanders Institute Gathering, Cornel West says of Lamont Hill, “All he’s saying is that Palestinian babies deserve the same rights as Israeli babies”

Palestinian Authority and Hamas Regularly Torture and Arrest Political Dissenters

Palestinian Authority and Hamas Regularly Torture and Arrest Political Dissenters

October 28, 2018

Omar Shakir discusses the Human Rights Watch report on how the two Palestinian governments continue the practices of the Israeli occupation to which they are opposed. Even Facebook posts can get activists arrested and tortured by the Palestinian Authority

Are Hamas and Israel Headed to War or to a Ceasefire?

August 11, 2018

Prof. As’ad Abukhalil on the dangerous game that both Hamas and Israel are playing. Hamas succeeded in challenging the power relations, but the lives of two million Palestinians in Gaza are put at risk in the process

After Israel’s Army Shoots a Canadian Doctor, Canada’s Pro-Occupation Lobby Plays the Hamas Card, Again

May 19, 2018

By Dimitri Lascaris. This week, Canadian doctor Tarek Loubani was shot in Gaza by the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF). Dr. Loubani was shot in both legs. At the time that an IOF sniper gunned him down, there could have been no doubt that Dr. Loubani was a member of a medical team and that he…

Israel Slaughters Unarmed Palestinian Protesters While Trump Admin. Shouts 'Hamas!'

Israel Slaughters Unarmed Palestinian Protesters While Trump Admin. Shouts ‘Hamas!’

May 15, 2018

The Israeli military killed 60 and wounded 2,200 Palestinians protesters in one day, as Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner opened the US embassy in Jerusalem. Journalist Ali Abunimah says the Trump administration is misleadingly pointing the finger at Hamas to distract from Israel’s crimes

Gaza: An Inquest into Its Martyrdom

January 10, 2018
In part three of our interview on his new book “Gaza: An Inquest into Its Martyrdom,” Norman Finkelstein discusses the legality, and utility, of Hamas’ armed resistance to Israel’s occupation

Hamas Gives Up Control of Rafah Border Crossing

November 4, 2017

The move is a key step in the reconciliation process between Hamas and Fatah. Hamas scholar Imad Al-Soos discusses what to expect as the process moves forward