occupation

Might Makes Right: Trump Endorses Israeli Annexation of Golan Heights

Might Makes Right: Trump Endorses Israeli Annexation of Golan Heights

March 21, 2019

Trump tweeted that the US should recognize Israel’s annexation of Syria’s Golan Heights, which Israel has been occupying for 52 years. TRNN’s Shir Hever explores what this means for the region

Israeli Companies Sell Spy Tech They Perfected for Occupying Palestine

January 20, 2019

We speak to Antony Loewenstein, author of an article on “Exporting the Technology of Occupation.” He shows the growing connection between Israeli offensive cyber companies and mass surveillance in the service of authoritarian governments around the world

Cracks in the Wall: Beyond Apartheid in Palestine/Israel

Cracks in the Wall: Beyond Apartheid in Palestine/Israel

January 14, 2019

Ben White discusses his new book Cracks in the Wall, it examines narratives that challenge the Israeli colonization of Palestine and their recent successes

Protests in Ramallah Challenge Abbas over Gaza

June 27, 2018

Yara Hawari the Palestinian Policy Network says the Palestinian Authority is resorting to violence against its own people because it has lost its legitimacy, as it collaborates with the Israeli siege on Gaza

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

Barghouti: Cambridge’s Interference in BDS Event is ‘Ludicrous’

November 17, 2017

Cambridge University threatened to shut down an event about the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement, citing concerns about the Palestinian moderator’s neutrality. BDS founder Omar Barghouti says it’s a “slippery slope towards McCarthyism on campus”

Maryland Governor Signs Executive Order Opposing BDS Movement

October 25, 2017

The growing number of anti-BDS laws across the U.S. should be seen “in the larger context of this very well-resourced effort to shut down the entire grassroots movement for Palestinian rights,” says Palestine Legal Director Dima Khalidi

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

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