Sorry COGAT, infographics can’t whitewash Israel’s occupation

A key element of Israel’s military regime in the occupied Palestinian territory (OPT), an occupation that will complete fifty years in June, is the Coordination of Government...

Military Court Watch – 4 years on less than 3% of recommendations have been...

This month marks four years since a delegation of prominent British lawyers published a report on the treatment of Palestinian children under Israeli military law. The Foreign...
The “S” in BDS Lessons of the Elbit Systems Campaign (Part II)

The “S” in BDS: Lessons of the Elbit Systems Campaign (Part II)

In this Al-Shabaka policy brief, Maren Mantovani and Jamal Juma analyze some of the trends facing Israel’s military industrial complex with a particular focus on the campaign...
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Gaza: The bomb-rebuild cycle must stop

The terrible scale of destruction in Gaza isn't even the start of it. As a three-day truce last week made clear, Israel's 29-day military offensive has levelled...
Fatah, hold your applause -- Palestinian body politic rotten to the core

Fatah, hold your applause — Palestinian body politic rotten to the core

In July 2003, then-Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat described Mahmoud Abbas as a 'traitor' who "betrayed the interests of the Palestinian People. "Arafat loathed Abbas to the...
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UNRWA Calls for Investigation into Killing of Palestinian Refugee

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has called on Israel in a statement released today to investigate the...
Time to bid farewell to Washington and embrace the globe

Palestine 2017: Time to bid farewell to Washington and embrace the globe

There is no doubt that the UN Security Council condemnation of Israel on Friday, December 23, was an important and noteworthy event. True, the United Nations’ main chambers...
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Gaza Lives: Students tell their stories

My name Mohamed Eldous, and I’m from the Gaza Strip, Palestine. I’m a member of BDS Movement and I’m studying at al-Aqsa University in Gaza. It’s been two years...
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Jerusalem Deputy Mayor: ‘Punish’ Palestinians for ‘Their Animal Behaviour’

Meir Turgeman, chair of the Planning and Building Board, told Radio Jerusalem: “We have reached the moment of truth. Let’s put all the cards on the table....

The Palestinian leadership that doesn’t represent us

Last week's Palestinian Fatah conference ended with disappointingly predictable results. Of the 18 members of the Executive Committee, the governing body of Fatah, once again 17 are...

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