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First in a long long time.

My mother had reminded me many times that I was born with an open mouth into which I was stuffing both my little hands to suck out of it whatever I could. 1,573 more words


66 Years of Genocide, 66 Years of Lies!

The barbarism and sheer brutality that the world witnessed in Gaza last August was not the first and by all accounts and indications will unfortunately not be the last. 899 more words

Straight outta Nablus - US indie rapper finds inspiration in intifada

Kentucky native and independent rapper “RP” quit his minimum-wage job in America and went to Palestine as an English teacher. But something happened during his Nablus days. 1,809 more words


Under The Gun: A Palestinian Journey.

Fourteen years ago, Ahdaf Soueif, famous Egyptian novelist (In The Eye of The Sun, The Map of Love), visited Israel and Palestine for the first time.  1,178 more words

Art Of Resistance

Testimony from the Russel Tribunal on Palestine

Mohammed Omer contribution

Transcript below

My focus is generally on one of the most hard hit areas, Khuza’a, east of Khan Younies, south Gaza Strip. I was the first to get into Khuza’a during ceasefire to find massive damage. 923 more words


Book Review: Intifada by Zachary Lockman and Joel Beinin

This is hands-down one of the richest resources out there for Palestinian rights activists. It’s far from comprehensive, to be sure–this book mainly just covers the first intifada, and stops quite short of explaining the situation on the ground today, both in terms of power dynamics and resistance tactics–but in terms of coloring in the lines of resistance culture, this book is simply timeless. 1,607 more words

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An NY Court Can Make a Huge Dent in Terrorism

A U.S. Federal District Court in Brooklyn, N.Y. has an opportunity to lever a severe blow on world terrorism. The jury’s decision will come at some point this week and as people who are interested in the protection of democratic values, this is a key moment for our own security. 533 more words

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