US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib wins Michigan Democratic primary

US Representative Rashida Tlaib, the first Palestinian American woman in Congress, is on her way to retaining her seat following a victory in the Democratic primary election. US  Representative Rashida Tlaib on Wednesday emerged victorious from the Democratic primary election in her home state of Michigan, continuing her political career as the first Palestinian American US congresswoman. Tlaib,
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In Pictures: Protest for release of Palestinian human rights defender & BDS activist Mahmoud Nawajaa

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Palestine Podcast #47: ‘Collective Punishment as a Tool of Israeli Domination’

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Take Action to #FreeMahmoud: Irish Government must act for release of leading Palestinian BDS Activist

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Pro-Israel groups are out in force to unseat Ilhan Omar

NORPAC, a hawkish political action committee that has worked to promote a hard-line anti-Palestinian agenda in Congress, has held fundraisers for pro-Israel candidates. The group supported President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of America from the Iran nuclear deal and his move of the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. It’s reported that NORPAC has bundled $150,000 for Melton-Meaux’s campaign.
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Palestinians in Israel face social challenges to preserve their identity

In this regard, I think that the Palestinians — leaders and lay people alike — should think outside the box and develop their own solutions through independent associations and raising awareness among the people. This would allow them to be heedful of the issues related to the occupation and their political standing.
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Banksy triptych raises $3 million for Palestinian hospital

A Palestinian hospital in the occupied West Bank is set to receive a large donation, after British street artist Banksy raised nearly $3 million on Tuesday. A triptych of a Mediterranean shipwreck donated by British street artist Banksy raised nearly $3 million on Tuesday at a Sotheby's auction held to raise funds for a Palestinian hospital
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US Democrats reject motion to withhold Israeli military aid over annexation plans

The US Democratic National Committee voted overwhelmingly against a measure pushing for more critical language towards Israel in the party's official 2020 platform. The Democratic National Committee (DNC) struck down a motion that would amend the party's official 2020 platform to include more critical language towards  Israel 's controversial policies, according to Tuesday media reports. The DNC's platform committee
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Israel-Palestine between Hi-Tech Dystopian Apartheid and a State for all its Peoples

Future Visions: Their Promise and Pitfalls Collective Consensus-Building Challenges and Possibilities The full title is “Vision for Peace, Prosperity and a Brighter Future for Israel and the Palestinian People.” Fayez Sayegh, Zionist colonialism in Palestine (Beirut: PLO Research Center, 1965). Yezid Sayigh, Armed Struggle and the Search for State: The Palestinian National Movement, 1949-1993 , Oxford: Clarendon
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Banksy to donate sale of artwork to Palestinian hospital

British street artist Banksy is to donate the proceeds from the auction of one of his works, valued at over $1 million, to a Palestinian hospital. British street artist Banksy is to donate the proceeds from the auction of one of his works, valued at over $1 million, to a Palestinian hospital, one of his collaborators told
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Palestinian prisoners NGO to close most branches due to lack of PA funding

The Palestinian Prisoners' Club, an NGO which has led efforts to support prisoners in Israeli jails, is to close most of its branches in the West Bank A major NGO dedicated to supporting Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails has had to close all but two of its branches due to a lack of financial support from the
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In Gaza where I was born and studied, success is not optional, it’s essential

Shams Abuamra lives in Khan Younis; her mark for the matriculation science examination was 99.3 per cent. She achieved this while living with her large family in a packed house with a metal roof over their heads that neither protects them from the heat nor the cold. Most of her time is devoted to her studies. Her father is overjoyed
| Article, Israel, Middle East |

Will The Real Aya Sofia Please Stand Up?

Church, Mosque, Museum – the Aya Sofia has gone under many guises and many purposes over the years and each change comes at times of momentous change. This time, it was no different. By designating that the building would go back to being a mosque, the Turkish courts have set off a firestorm of controversy across the world. It was understandable
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Israel is concerned about the growing Egyptian army and Sisi’s instability

Aside from such concerns, there is also relief about Egypt’s apparent silence regarding the Israeli annexation plan. Today, Egypt is facing an economic crisis, the coronavirus pandemic and competition with Turkey in Libya, as well as the possible effects on water supplies from the River Nile due to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. The Palestinian issue is no longer a
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Beyond Failed Frameworks: A Re-Imagined Collective Future

Overview The effort to limit Palestinian collective visioning to a framework of statehood along the 1967 lines has been largely successful Click To Tweet Future Visions: Their Promise and Pitfalls The focus on the need for historical redress for the injustice of the Nakba is what sets the (Future Vision) Documents apart from other initiatives Click To Tweet Collective Consensus-Building
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Jordan firmly against Israel’s annexation plan, says Jordanian FM

“Jordan is firmly opposed to Israel’s actions, including the planned annexation of lands in the occupied West Bank and the Jordan Valley, a position in line with the international legitimacy resolutions,” said Jordanian Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz on Tuesday. He reiterated that the two-state solution and the setting up of an independent Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital is
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Palestine Podcast #46: ‘Systemic Racism in the US and Israel’

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| Administrative Detention, Analysis, Apartheid |

ITFC extends emergency medical financing to Palestine in COVID-19 response

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, has agreed to an immediate $40,000 financial support to the Ministry of Health in Palestine. The request was made by the Palestinian International Cooperation Agency (PICA) for the provision of medical equipment to the State of Palestine during the outbreak of the new coronavirus (COVID-19). The
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Questions the Senate Should Ask State Legal Adviser Nominee CJ Mahoney

As one former Legal Adviser has explained , the role you have been nominated for entails not only providing counsel to the State Department, but also serving as “a conscience for the U.S. government with regard to international law.” If confirmed, will you ensure that the United States upholds its international legal obligations and that those obligations are taken into
| AUMF, Congress, Executive |

Passage to the Plaza: Palestinian women tell the story of revolution

Book Club: Sahar Khalifeh's novel is a groundbreaking exploration of freedom, identity and nationhood, told through the experiences of Palestinian women. Passage to the Plaza   charts an intimate perspective of life under Israeli military occupation, as experienced by women Read more from TNA's Book Club: Minor Detail: A haunting meditation on violence and memory in Palestine The novel is grounded
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Palestinians won’t determine their own Fate, it Depends on Netanyahu’s Maneuvering

Met with resistance in Israel Second, annexation would certainly rile one of Israel’s most important local security partners, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. While King Abdullah II has always played a delicate game of balance between Israel, the United States and the rest of the Arab world (including a Jordanian population that is approximately 50 per cent Palestinian ), he’s
| Israel/ Palestine |

Palestine Podcast #45: ‘Women Resisting Occupation and Apartheid’

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| Apartheid, Gaza, Human Rights |

Palestine Podcast #44: Khaled Quzmar, Nery Ramati & Eamon McMahon at the ‘Palestinian Children’s Conference’

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Palestine Podcast #43: ‘Palestinians in Israel: Between Dispossession and Discrimination’

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| Adalah, Analysis, Apartheid |

Palestine Podcast #42: Fayrouz Sharqawi & Alys Samson-Estapé on ‘Coronacrisis: Anti-Palestinian Racism and Grassroots Resistance’

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| Apartheid, BDS, BNC |

Reflections on Palestinian Leaderships Past

Overview The Leadership Disconnect Pre-1948 By the 1940s … there was no longer even the semblance of an effective unified leadership to represent the Palestinian people at a critical time Click To Tweet The PLO’s First Two Decades (Oslo) disrupted… the tradition of consensus building and access to sources of independent knowledge and assessment Click To Tweet The Waning of
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Palestine Podcast #41: Yara Harawi & Rania Muhareb on ‘Israeli Annexation: Precedents, Ramifications, and Resistance’

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| Analysis, Apartheid, Human Rights |

IsDB launches Economic Empowerment Fund for Palestinian People

The President of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, Chairman of the Shareholders Board for the Economic Empowerment Fund for the Palestinian People, Dr. Bandar Hajjar, inaugurated the constitutive virtual meeting of the Fund. The event marks the official starting signal for the activities of the Fund, which was established to empower and support the steadfastness of the Palestinian people on
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Palestine Podcast #40: Ilan Pappe & Ronnie Kasrils on ‘Israeli Apartheid: Lessons from Jewish and South African Struggles’

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| Apartheid, BDS, Boycott |

Parallels between Minneapolis and Jerusalem are More than Skin Deep

The two countries are not just sharing tactics and policing methods against protests once they break out. They have also jointly developed longer-term strategies in the hope of dismantling the ability of the black and Palestinian communities they oppress to organise effectively and forge solidarity with other groups. Loss of historic direction
| Activism, Apartheid, Assassinations |

Palestine Podcast #39: Diana Buttu & Kholoud Ajarma on ‘Apartheid in Practice in Israel, the Diaspora and the OPT’

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| Analysis, Apartheid, Audio |

Trump’s “Deal” for Palestinians: Repercussions and Responses

Overview Jerusalem Munir Nuseibah Gaza Strip Omar Shaban Trump’s deal could have been a blessing in disguise had the Palestinians treated it as motivation to achieve internal reconciliation Click To Tweet West Bank Inès Abdel Razek Lebanon Jaber Suleiman Countering the Trump deal requires a new Palestinian strategy that redefines the Palestinian national project and rejuvenates the Palestinian national movement
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Palestine Podcast #38: John Dugard & Virginia Tilley on ‘Israel-Palestine, Apartheid and International Law’

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| Analysis, Apartheid, Ethnic Cleansing |

URGENT: As leaders meet TODAY to discuss OTB – Tell Leo Varadkar & Fine Gael it’s time to support the Bill!

Always be respectful , no matter your personal opinion of the parties or individual politicians – an aggressive tone will immediately turn people off. Be as brief as you can, shorter messages are more likely to be read in full. Note that you agree with Simon Coveney that both Israeli settlements and Israel’s plan to annex
| Action Item, Apartheid, Campaigns |

Palestine Podcast #37: Michael Lynk, Clare Daly, Tom Moerehout and Ann Kdair on ‘Stop Settlements – On The Road To Justice In Palestine’

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| Analysis, Apartheid, Event Report |

Palestine Podcast #36: Diana Buttu on ‘The New Nakba: Israel’s Annexation Plan’

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| Apartheid, BDS, Ethnic Cleansing |

Tell Fianna Fáil and the Greens not to ditch the Occupied Territories Bill!

Fianna Fáil : micheal.martin@oir.ie , sean.haughey@oir.ie Green Party : eamon.ryan@oir.ie, pauline.oreilly@oir.ie Your local TDs ’ (including Independents’) email addresses can be found here by searching by constituency. Always be respectful , no matter your personal opinion of the parties or individual politicians. Be as brief as you can, and note that you understand
| Action Item, Email Campaign, Human Rights |

Ending the ongoing Palestinian Nakba #KeyToJustice

Ending the ongoing Palestinian Nakba #KeyToJustice BNC Statement Stop G4S Economic Boycott Military Embargo Boycott HP Apartheid Free Zones Sanctions and governments Boycott Puma AXA Divest CAF get off Israel's apartheid train May 14, 2020 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)
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#HealthcareNotWarfare - defund militarization, fund healthcare for all

#HealthcareNotWarfare - defund militarization, fund healthcare for all Update Economic Boycott Military Embargo Sanctions and governments May 13, 2020 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)
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Take Action: Mark 72 years since the Nakba with #KeyToJustice

Take Action: Mark 72 years since the Nakba with #KeyToJustice Action Alert May 11, 2020 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)
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Key to Justice: Ending the ongoing Palestinian Nakba

Key to Justice: Ending the ongoing Palestinian Nakba Update May 11, 2020 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)
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BDS movement mourns loss of anti-apartheid icon Denis Goldberg

BDS movement mourns loss of anti-apartheid icon Denis Goldberg BNC Statement May 7, 2020 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)
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Key to Justice: May 14 webinar with Rafeef Ziadah, Marta Ill and Rey Perez Asis

Key to Justice: May 14 webinar with Rafeef Ziadah, Marta Ill and Rey Perez Asis Update May 6, 2020 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)
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Take 3 Actions for 3rd Global Boycott Puma (Online) Day of Action

Take 3 Actions for 3rd Global Boycott Puma (Online) Day of Action Action Alert Ahead of Puma shareholders meeting, help ensure ending Puma’s support for Israel’s illegal military occupation making Palestinian families even more vulnerable at a time of global pandemic is on the agenda. Red Card Israel Boycott Puma April 30, 2020 By:  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and
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Israel’s anti-BDS lawfare dealt major blow by UK Supreme Court

Israel’s anti-BDS lawfare dealt major blow by UK Supreme Court Update Economic Boycott Right To Boycott April 30, 2020 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)
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Palestinian resistance to the Trump-Netanyahu plan: When quarantine ends the fight will begin

Palestinian resistance to the Trump-Netanyahu plan: When quarantine ends the fight will begin Update April 7, 2020
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“Colonization and imperialism do not take a break”: Webinar on Security, Racism and Solidarity in the Time of Global Pandemics

“Colonization and imperialism do not take a break”: Webinar on Security, Racism and Solidarity in the Time of Global Pandemics Update April 3, 2020 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)
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Israel’s Losing Battle: Palestine Advocacy in the University

Overview Emergence of the US Palestine Advocacy Movement Today, one cannot have a progressive political mobilization on any subject, local or global, without Palestine being a part of it Click To Tweet Palestine Advocacy on College Campuses A perspective in solidarity with the Palestinian struggle has become the dominant perspective at universities Click To Tweet Israel’s Desperate Response It is
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