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Amnesty Condemns Secret Israeli Trial of Christian Charity's Official

By Electronic Intifada

Israel has begun the secret trial of an official from the Christian global development charity World Vision amid condemnation from human rights defenders. 107 more words

Israeli Occupation

Human rights groups warn of crackdown on freedom of speech by Palestinian authorities in the West Bank and Gaza

In a statement this week the international NGO, Human Rights Watch, has warned of severe harassment and mistreatment of journalists and political activists who criticise the respective Palestinian authorities in the West Bank and Gaza. 387 more words

Victims of Propaganda: In Defense of the Palestinian Left

A powerful defense of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine by “Patrick” on the blog Robespierre’s Monument. It includes comments on the PFLP’s relationship with the Palestinian national liberation struggle, as well as comments on the PFLP’s relationship with the Syrian Arab Republic, which I think all western anti-imperialists and socialists should take note of.  6,058 more words

Colonialism

Al-Nakba - Al Jazeera English

“The Nakba did not begin in 1948. Its origins lie over two centuries ago….”

So begins this four-part series on the ‘nakba’, meaning the ‘catastrophe’, about the history of the Palestinian exodus that led to the first Arab-Israeli war in 1948, and the establishment of the state of Israel.This sweeping history starts back in 1799 with Napoleon’s attempted advance into Palestine to check British expansion and his appeal to the Jews

Source: Al-Nakba – Al Jazeera English

20th Century