Israeli Snipers have Killed yet Another Palestinian medic in Gaza; But Where is Justice?

By Motasem A Dalloul | @abujomaaGaza | – Al-Judaily was the fifth paramedic to be killed by Israeli forces during the Great March of Return protests; more than 500 others have been wounded It was a difficult moment for the wife of Mohammad Al-Judaily when she heard that he had succumbed to his wounds. The […]
| Israel/ Palestine |

Trump Enjoys Bipartisan Support for His Plan to Eradicate the Palestinian Cause

The White House’s prolonged financial bullying of the Palestinian Authority (PA), the Palestinians’ government-in-waiting, has reached the point where there are now credible warnings that it is close to collapse. The crisis has offered critics further proof of the administration’s seemingly chaotic, often self-sabotaging approach to foreign policy matters. Meanwhile, US officials charged with resolving […]
| "Aid", Donald Trump, Imperialism |

Jewish Settlers Take over Palestinian Shop in Hebron

Illegal Jewish settlers took over a shop in the old city of Hebron (Al-Khalil), in the south of the West Bank, today. The shop is owned by the Palestinian Ministry of Waqf and Religious Affairs, [...] The post Jewish Settlers Take over Palestinian Shop in Hebron appeared first on Palestine Chronicle .
| Blog, News, Slider |

Palestinian Activists Call for Puma Boycott over Sponsorship Deal with Israel (VIDEO)

Protesters will target Puma stores on Saturday, urging the sportswear brand to end its deal with Israel’s football association, Palestinian activists said on Saturday. Protesters argue that Puma’s decision to become the main sponsor of the Israel Football [...] The post Palestinian Activists Call for Puma Boycott over Sponsorship Deal with Israel (VIDEO) appeared first on Palestine Chronicle .
| Articles, Features, Activism |

US Medical Team Removes Bullet from Palestinian Baby’s Head

American medical team succeeded in removing a bullet from head of 7-month-old Palestinian infant who was shot by Israeli fire while in the lap of her mother, Al-Wattan Voice reported on Friday. In a statement, the Palestinian [...] The post US Medical Team Removes Bullet from Palestinian Baby’s Head appeared first on Palestine Chronicle .
| Blog, News, Slider |

Israel wounds 92 Palestinian civilians at weekly protest, including 28 children, 4 paramedics

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights reports on the Gaza protests: "On Friday, 14 June 2019, in excessive use of force against peaceful protesters on the 61st Friday of the Great March of Return and Breaking the Siege, Israeli forces wounded 92 Palestinian civilians."
| News, Great March of Return, occupation |

Father’s Day comes with grief to Palestinian children

While Father’s Day brings joy to millions of children worldwide, the occasion comes with grief to thousands of Palestinian children, who lost their fathers during the Palestinian intifada (uprising) against the decades-long Israeli occupation.
| World |

Israeli Intelligence Agency Mossad makes War on Boycott-of-Israel Movement (BDS)

By Abdel Nasser Issa | – Israel not only uses its highly-trained military and security forces against what it calls Palestinian or Islamist “terrorists”, but also against organisations and movements that everyone agrees are civilian and peaceful entities made up of people from various nationalities and backgrounds. Confirmation of this was revealed this week by […]
| Israel/ Palestine |

Puma is devoted to universal equality and apartheid. Wait…what!?

Puma is devoted to universal equality and apartheid. Wait…what!? Action Alert Take action to tell Puma: You can’t be devoted to "universal equality" while supporting Israel's apartheid regime. Boycott Puma June 14, 2019 By:  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and
| News |

Palestinian Author Ramzy Baroud Heads to Kenya in Ground-Breaking Tour

“Until the lion learns how to write, every story will glorify the hunter” is a popular adage within the African decolonial literary movement, and according to Palestinian author, Ramzy Baroud, it accurately describes how the [...] The post Palestinian Author Ramzy Baroud Heads to Kenya in Ground-Breaking Tour appeared first on Palestine Chronicle .
| Articles, Books, Features |

“Activities of the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem”: Britain Says Releasing a 1941 Document About Palestine Might ‘Undermine Security’

A two-part archive, labeled “Activities of the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem” and dated 1940-1941, sits in Britain’s National Archives in Kew. This writer successfully had the first part declassified in 2014. The second part remains sealed. My 2018 attempt to … The post “Activities of the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem”: Britain Says Releasing a 1941 Document About Palestine Might ‘Undermine Security’ appeared first on Global Research .
| English, Palestine, United Kingdom |

Israel: Palestinian journalist sentenced, five others pending trial

News Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for an end to Israel’s obstruction of Palestinian journalists and for transparency in its judicial proceedings against them after the first of six Palestinian journalists held for threatening Israel’s security was tried and convicted this week. The other five are still awaiting trial. Lama Khater , who was interrogated for 34 days after her arrest in the We
| News |

Civilians deliberately targeted in Gaza attacks, reports find

Two separate investigations by B’Tselem and Human Rights Watch determine that the Israeli army and Palestinian armed groups unlawfully targeted civilian populations during the most recent Gaza escalation. Israel killed 13 Palestinian civilians who weren’t involved in hostilities or affiliated with militant groups in its latest military campaign in Gaza, according to a new report by B’Tselem released […] The post Civilians deliberately targeted in Gaza attacks, reports find appeared first on +972 Magazine .
| Analysis, Local Call, News |

Florida’s sweeping definition of anti-Semitism limits teachers’ freedom to discuss Palestine

Florida's Governor Ron DeSantis signed a new law that would limit criticism of Israel in Florida schools. Anti-Semitism includes "Applying a double standard to Israel by requiring behavior of Israel that is not expected or demanded of any other democratic nation..."
| Opinion, Anti-Semitism, BDS |

Major Arab Parties in Israel Closer to Forming Joint List

Representatives of the four main Arab parties in the Israeli Knesset have reached advanced stages in their talks to form a joint list to run in Israel’s upcoming elections scheduled for September, 17th, Haaretz newspaper said on [...] The post Major Arab Parties in Israel Closer to Forming Joint List appeared first on Palestine Chronicle .
| Blog, News, Slider |

Why I’m Optimistic About the ‘Deal of the Century’. “Palestinian Struggle Centre Stage of Arab Politics”

In selling the yet-to-be-published “ deal of the century”  (DoC), its principle authors have said the following: That the Palestinians are not yet capable of governing themselves (US president’s son-in-law  Jared Kushner ); that Israel has a right to annex … The post Why I’m Optimistic About the ‘Deal of the Century’. “Palestinian Struggle Centre Stage of Arab Politics” appeared first on Global Research .
| English, deal of the century, israel |

Jewish Settlers Set up New Illegal Outpost in Hebron

Jewish settlers have set up an illegal outpost on Palestinian land near the Gold Souk in the occupied Old City of Hebron (Al-Khalil), the Hebron Rehabilitation Committee has said. The committee head, Imad Hamdan, said [...] The post Jewish Settlers Set up New Illegal Outpost in Hebron appeared first on Palestine Chronicle .
| Blog, News, Slider |

550 Palestinians to Be Homeless Due to Israel’s Demolition Order

Israeli authorities are pressing ahead with plans to demolish an entire Palestinian neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem, human rights NGO B’Tselem reported, which will leave 550 homeless. Wadi Yasul, located between the neighborhoods of Abu Tur and [...] The post 550 Palestinians to Be Homeless Due to Israel’s Demolition Order appeared first on Palestine Chronicle .
| Blog, News, Slider |

Israeli Jets Hit Gaza in Most Serious Escalation since May

Israeli warplanes have attacked several Hamas targets in the besieged Gaza Strip, in the most serious escalation since May. In a statement on Friday, the Israeli military said the attack came in response to a rocket launched from [...] The post Israeli Jets Hit Gaza in Most Serious Escalation since May appeared first on Palestine Chronicle .
| Blog, News, gaza |

"Advocate": Israeli Attorney Lea Tsemel Reflects on Defending Palestinians Who Resist Occupation

Attorney Lea Tsemel has defended Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli courts for nearly half a century, insisting on their humanity and their right to a fair trial. Her work has earned her the scorn and reprobation of many Israelis, as well as death threats. A staunch critic of the Israeli occupation of Palestine, Tsemel has long argued that Palestinians who carry out politically motivated violence are freedom fighters, not "terrorists." In 1999, Tsemel won a landmark case in the Israeli
| News |

After 3 years, accusations against Gaza World Vision head remain unproven

Mohammed Halabi, arrested in 2016 by Israel on accusations of diverting charity funds to Hamas, is still behind bars. Dozens of court hearings later, the state has yet to present evidence against him. By Antony Loewenstein “I’ve never heard of any case like this in Israel before,” says Maher Hanna. “Even in the [nuclear whistle-blower] Mordechai Vanunu case, […] The post After 3 years, accusations against Gaza World Vision head remain unproven appeared first on +972 Magazine .
| Analysis, Gaza, hamas |

Headlines for June 14, 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Accuses Iran of Attacking Oil Tankers, Federal Elections Commissioner Warns Trump over Foreign Help for Re-election, Sarah Huckabee Sanders to Step Down as White House Press Secretary, Federal Watchdog Recommends Kellyanne Conway Be Fired for Hatch Act Violations, Teen Mother and Premature Baby Found Neglected in Border Patrol Custody, Whole Villages Evacuated Amid Record Heat and Drought in India, Study Finds U.S. Pentagon Emits More Greenhouse Gas Than Portugal, Accused New Zealand Mosque Shooter Pleads
| News |

PODCAST: The other two-state solution

The two-state solution may be dead but that doesn’t mean the dream of a Palestinian state is too. The +972 Podcast takes a deep dive into confederation. Listen here: iTunes/Apple Podcasts | Google Play | Spotify     Is the two-state solution really dead? Who knows if it ever will be. But an equitable one-state solution isn’t a given, and […] The post PODCAST: The other two-state solution appeared first on +972 Magazine .
| News, confederation, Jerusalem |

The Race to Fail Palestine: the Two-State Compromise and Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century’

As the unveiling of US President Donald Trump’s “deal of the century” remains uncertain and probably postponed, the international community has pitted itself against the proposal and deeming it an incentive to stand unequivocally in [...] The post The Race to Fail Palestine: the Two-State Compromise and Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century’ appeared first on Palestine Chronicle .
| Articles, Commentary, deal of the century |

Israel-Palestine conflict ‘drives turmoil in the Middle East’ — Seth Moulton

MA Rep. Seth Moulton has taken progressive stances on Israel, supporting a bill against funding Israel's detention of Palestinian children and standing up for BDS advocates' right of free speech. But he appears to have flipflopped on both positions now that he is running for president and the blob hit him.
| News, anti-boycott legislation, BDS |

Reps. Ocasio-Cortez, Omar, Tlaib, Pressley, Jayapal co-sponsor historic Palestinian children’s human rights bill

A number of lawmakers have come out in support of Congressional legislation that seeks to end Israel's military detention practices against Palestinian children, including New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar. Introduced by Betty McCollum, the bill died in the last Congress with 30 co-sponsors.
| News, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Betty McCollum |

We call on the German government to fight racism and apartheid – not those who oppose them

On May 17th, 2019 the German Parliament (Bundestag) has passed a resolution against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS) condemning it as anti-Semitic. On June 28th, 2019, Palästina Spricht - Palestine Speaks, a coalition for Palestinian rights and against racism based in Berlin, will be protesting against the shameful resolution and against delegitimizing the BDS movement as a Palestinian non-violent, civil based struggle against Israel’s occupation and apartheid.
| Activism |

J Street — and Bernie Sanders — are loyal to the ‘democratic and Jewish homeland’ contradiction

When J Street advocates for “Israel’s future as a democratic and Jewish homeland," it is supporting a concept that has been a contradiction-in-terms since Israel's establishment. Abba Solomon argues that J Street and Bernie Sanders too cannot face the fact that political Zionism means perpetual Jewish domination, or at best custody, of Palestinian lives.
| Opinion, American Jewish Committee, anti-Zionism |

Arab League condemns Moldova's decision to move embassy to Jerusalem

The Arab League condemned the decision of Moldova to relocate its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, considering the move as a blatant aggression against the rights of the Palestinian people.
| News |

Israel Conducts New Airstrike on Gaza

The Israeli Air Force carried out their first airstrikes over the Gaza Strip this month, claiming they were targeting a Hamas post. According to an Israeli military statement, their air force was launching a retaliatory [...] The post Israel Conducts New Airstrike on Gaza appeared first on Palestine Chronicle .
| Blog, News, gaza |

Ground-Breaking Palestinian Oral History Map Launched (VIDEO)

A ground-breaking Palestinian Oral History Map has been launched online, allowing users “to explore the testimonies based on the historic landmarks that they describe—from schools, hospitals, and factories to rivers, valleys and mountains”. The project is part [...] The post Ground-Breaking Palestinian Oral History Map Launched (VIDEO) appeared first on Palestine Chronicle .
| Articles, Books, Features |

Gaza’s Health Ministry Warns of ‘Unprecedented’ Lack of Medical Supplies

The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza yesterday warned of deterioration in conditions in its hospitals due to the “unprecedented” lack of medicines, Shehab.ps reported. In a statement, the ministry said that: “Patients in Gaza hospitals are [...] The post Gaza’s Health Ministry Warns of ‘Unprecedented’ Lack of Medical Supplies appeared first on Palestine Chronicle .
| Blog, News, Videos |

Nikki Haley: ‘Israel Should Not Be worried about Deal of the Century’

Former US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has said that Israel “should not be worried” about the upcoming “deal of the century”, as it does not demand anything in return for the US’ recognition of [...] The post Nikki Haley: ‘Israel Should Not Be worried about Deal of the Century’ appeared first on Palestine Chronicle .
| News, Arab World, deal of the century |

OIC denounces Moldova's decision to move embassy in Israel to occupied Jerusalem

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has expressed its rejection and condemnation of Moldova's decision to relocate its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to the occupied city of Jerusalem.
| News |

New book: The Road to Nablus

New book: The Road to Nablus The Road to Nablus is the extraordinary fictionalized true story of the author’s father, Abed Hadi, and his escape from a Palestinian refugee camp in the 1940s, chronicling his remarkable journey to his eventual home in St. Louis, Missouri. As a young boy Abed Hadi survived a massacre, a death march through the desert, and a life of extreme poverty in a Palestinian refugee camp. Continue reading New
| American Arabs, Book Review, Features |

The brewing war to succeed Mahmoud Abbas

The jockeying for the post-Abbas leadership is taking shape in a moment of political, economic, and internal crisis for the beleaguered Palestinian government. By Daoud Kuttab It is rare in Palestinian politics that a president follows a prime minister. This is what happened this week, when Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas echoed the words of his […] The post The brewing war to succeed Mahmoud Abbas appeared first on +972 Magazine .
| Analysis, Bahrain workshop, deal of the century |

Kushner as a Colonial Administrator: Let’s Talk about the ‘Israeli Model’

In a TV interview on June 2, on the news docuseries “Axios” on the HBO channel, Jared Kushner opened up regarding many issues, in which his ‘Deal of the Century’ was a prime focus. The [...] The post Kushner as a Colonial Administrator: Let’s Talk about the ‘Israeli Model’ appeared first on Palestine Chronicle .
| Articles, Commentary, Editorials |

PLO, Foreign Ministry Condemn Moldova’s Decision to Move Embassy to Jerusalem

The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and the Palestinian Foreign Ministry condemned in two separate statements the decision by Moldova’s premier to move his country’s embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, considering the decision [...] The post PLO, Foreign Ministry Condemn Moldova’s Decision to Move Embassy to Jerusalem appeared first on Palestine Chronicle .
| Blog, News, Slider |

Israel Builds Fence, Begins Digging at Damascus Gate in Jerusalem

The Israeli occupation authorities began to erect a barbed wire and metal fence around the vicinity of the Damascus Gate and Sultan Suleiman Street in occupied East Jerusalem. According to eyewitnesses, Israeli occupation forces placed [...] The post Israel Builds Fence, Begins Digging at Damascus Gate in Jerusalem appeared first on Palestine Chronicle .
| Blog, News, Slider |

India Sides with Israel in Unprecedented Anti-Palestine Vote at the UN

After decades of standing behind the Palestinian people, India under the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has tilted in Israel’s favor. A glimpse of this realignment was witnessed at the UN last week when Bombay’s representative [...] The post India Sides with Israel in Unprecedented Anti-Palestine Vote at the UN appeared first on Palestine Chronicle .
| Blog, News, Anti-Semitism |

Mossad Involved in Anti-BDS Campaign, Israeli Minister’s Diaries Reveal

The involvement of Israel’s national intelligence agency Mossad in initiatives against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been exposed by a Freedom of Information request. The request was made by Israeli advocacy organization [...] The post Mossad Involved in Anti-BDS Campaign, Israeli Minister’s Diaries Reveal appeared first on Palestine Chronicle .
| Blog, News, bds |

The closing of the conservative mind

The first of a new series on the state of the right.  When Theresa May, in 2017, promised “strong and stable leadership in the national interest”, she cannot have had this in mind. The long, agonised collapse of her premiership has left the Conservative Party in search of its sixth leader since the turn of the century and its third since
| News |

Palestine condemns Moldova’s decision to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and the Palestinian Foreign Ministry condemned in two separate statements the decision by Moldova’s premier to move his country’s embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, considering the decision a blatant
| News |

A Russian-American-Israeli Meeting of National Security Advisors in Jerusalem: Syria and Iran on the Table

This month of June, the National Security Advisors of Russia, the US, and Israel, Nikolay Patrushev, John Bolton and Meir Ben-Shabbat , respectively, are expected to meet in Jerusalem to talk about Iran and Syria and what Israel considers the … The post A Russian-American-Israeli Meeting of National Security Advisors in Jerusalem: Syria and Iran on the Table appeared first on Global Research .
| English, Iran, israel |

India Now Supports Israel at the UN against Palestine. Are They Allies?

India broke with decades of its post-independence political traditions by unprecedentedly supporting “Israel” at the UN and voting against granting consultative status to a Palestinian NGO that allegedly has ties with Hamas, therefore formally allying with the self-professed “Jewish State” … The post India Now Supports Israel at the UN against Palestine. Are They Allies? appeared first on Global Research .
| English, India, israel |

Moldova to move embassy to Jerusalem

Moldova has announced that it will move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a move which would make it the first European country to do so. The announcement comes against the backdrop of a political crisis in Moldova, a small Eastern European country located between Romania and Ukraine. The country has been engaged in a power struggle between three parties – the pro-European Union ACUM bloc; the Socialists led by Moldovan President Igor Dodon and backed by
| Asia & Americas, Europe & Russia, Israel |

How Anne Frank’s collected works reveal the girl behind the legend

The diarist has been mythologised as a brave witness to evil, but it’s as an ordinary teenager growing into maturity that she speaks most forcefully to us today. “I simply can’t stand Mother.” It’s not an unusual outburst from a teenager. The same girl listed as her hobbies: “First of all: writing. But I don’t really think of that as a hobby.”
| News |

Saudi Arabia arrests, tortures scores of Palestinians

Scores of Palestinians living in Saudi Arabia have been arrested and tortured over their participation in charitable activities, Twitter account Prisoners of Conscience revealed yesterday. The group, which reports on political prisoners in Saudi Arabia, released a series of tweets including details of the detentions and the circumstances surrounding them. According to the tweets, Saudi intelligence services committed rights abuses and tortured the Palestinian prisoners during and after their arrest, mainly those working with businessmen Osama and Hisham Filali, Mohamed Bin
| Middle East, News, Palestine |