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Palestinian Rights Not a Topic of Discussion During Trump’s Visit

Palestinians See Trump’s Talk of Peace as Empty Promises

President Donald Trump’s visits with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Mahmoud Abbas come with a lot of expectations, at least from Trump’s perspective, that he can make some progress in advancing the peace process between the two sides. 202 more words

Politics

UK students launch hunger strike in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners

from Press TV

A group of students in the University of Manchester have gone on hunger strike to raise awareness about the abuses Palestinian prisoners are being subjected to in Israeli jails. 95 more words

Palestinian Rights

Boycotts are a form of free speech

By Nigel Parry, Engage Minnesota

“Boycotts are a form of free political expression and free speech. They are a peaceful way of making your voice heard in a situation where no one is listening.”

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Engage Minnesota

Five minutes to midnight, Obama stuns Israel

By Ameen Izzadeen
So the Barack Obama administration has at last proved it has the courage to stand up to Israel but it was too little too late. 1,143 more words

Political Analysis

Mazin Qumsiyeh | Action in Politics, Israel/Palestine

 “Israel’s official position is that this is not an area under
belligerent occupation . Go onto the Foreign Ministry’s websites and you’ll see.

“We did not accept the Geneva Convention, 412 more words

Human Rights

Facebook 'blocks accounts' of Palestinian journalists

from al Jazeera

Editors from two Palestinian news publications based in the occupied West Bank say their Facebook accounts were suspended last week and that no reason was provided, alleging their pages may have been censored because of a recent agreement between the US social media giant and the Israeli government aimed at tackling “incitement”. 101 more words

Palestinian Rights

Palestine Works: Advocacy in the Post-College Age

Palestine Works (PW) is a U.S.-based, nonprofit advocacy organization. It is hosting the inaugural Young Palestinian Lawyers Fellowship (YPLF) Conference from August 1-5, 2016 at Birzeit University in the West Bank. 1,356 more words

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