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Israel's Stench

[ Ed. note – Thomas Are is a liberation theologian and former Presbyterian preacher. In the following article he does some reflecting on why the Holy Land seems to have such a putrid smell these days. 82 more words


Israeli Settler Attacks School Children and Orders Soldier to Assist Her


On Monday morning, infamous Israeli settler Anat Cohen attacked a group of school-children harvesting olives near their school in occupied al-Khalil (Hebron). She then ordered the soldier to not only evict the students and teachers from the area, but assist in her attack. 65 more words


'Days of Cinema' Film Festival Concludes in Palestine

“Days of Cinema” is a film festival which has been running all this week in Palestine and which wound up today. Films by Palestinian filmmakers, as well as filmmakers of other nationalities, have been featured–more than 60 in all. 871 more words


Police Violence in the USA: A Necessary Cost of Empire

Terence Crutcher. Keith Lamont Scott. Korryn Gaines. Alton Sterling. Philando Castile. Alfred Olango. Charles Kinsey. Laquan McDonald. Antwoyne Johnson. Walter Scott. Tamir Rice. The list goes on and on. 4,058 more words

Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian Girl

Press TV

Israeli forces have shot and killed a Palestinian girl in the occupied West Bank, claiming she had attempted a stabbing attack. 151 more words


Dr. Mads Gilbert Discusses Plight of Gazans in US Speaking Tour

“They don’t want our pity, but they do welcome our solidarity.”

–Dr. Mads Gilbert

By Jeff Smith

Dr. Mads Gilbert, author of the books, Eyes in Gaza and Night in Gaza, in which he describes what it was like to work under the bombs with Palestinian colleagues during Israel’s 2008 – 2009 and 2014 invasions of the Gaza Strip, recently completed a US speaking tour that took him to various venues in Michigan, Indiana, and Texas. 119 more words


Entrepreneurship offers hope to young Palestinians

Ramallah – A hashtag and a letter from the Palestinian territo­ries have been trending on social media but they did not call on the world to lift any siege, end a gruelling war or boycott Israeli settlements’ prod­ucts, as is often the case. 744 more words