Donald Trump waves as he speaks at CPAC on February 10, 2011. (Flickr / Gage Skidmore)
23 Nov 2015

Donald Trump Misremembers Israeli 9/11 Story, Blames Muslims

When Donald Trump claims 1000s of Muslims cheered 9/11, he’s rewriting a real incident that actually involved 5 Israelis.

In this April 25, 2006 photograph, three Palestinian teenagers are blindfolded as they are detained at a West Bank checkpoint. (Flickr / Kashi Halford)
11 Nov 2015

‘Israel Has Declared War On Palestinian Children’ (VIDEO)

Israeli peace activist Miko Peled explains what media coverage misses about the recent uptick of violence in Jerusalem and the occupation of Palestine.

The Minnesota chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine, along with other pro-peace groups, demonstrate on the University of Minnesota campus. (Photo: SJP MN Facebook).
05 Nov 2015

Midwest Campus Activists Vow To Keep Struggling For Palestine Despite Threats

As Students for Justice in Palestine draw attention to the devastating effects of Israeli occupation, attacks on activists are increasing nationwide.

In this August 19, 2010 photo, an Israeli soldier with an automatic weapon and a K-9 unit can be seen in silhouette. (Flickr / Israel Defense Forces)
20 Oct 2015

Israel Receives $3.1B In US Aid While The Middle East’s Poor Struggle To Survive

Israelis earn an average per capita income of $34,990, almost 19 times more than Syrians take home each year, yet continues to receive billions in US aid.

File: Three soldiers in the Israel Defense Forces run with automatic weapons during last summer's attack on Gaza, in this photograph from August 4, 2014.  (Flickr / Israel Defense Forces)
17 Oct 2015

Third Intifada Or Zionist Jihad: Israel Escalates Tensions With Execution Style Force

Netanyahu has no strategy for addressing Palestinian grievances short of more force and more blood spilled from Israelis and Palestinians alike.

Migrants from Africa protest for asylum and fair treatment in Israel (Physicians for Human Rights on Flickr)
15 Oct 2015

The World’s Largest Detention Center Is For Black Jews Seeking Asylum In Israel

The recent release of 1,200 prisoners from a detention center in the Negev Desert is not a signal that Israel is rethinking its harsh treatment of refugees.

IDF soldiers training in the Golan Heights. (IDF on Flickr)
13 Oct 2015

Israel Takes Advantage Of Syrian Civil War To Expand Illegal Golan Heights Settlements

Israel is taking advantage of the chaos in Syria to expand its illegal settlements in the Golan Heights as new oil reserves were discovered in the region.

Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian president Anwar Sadat with U.S. president Jimmy Carter at Camp David in 1978. (Wikimedia Commons / U.S. Government)
02 Oct 2015

Israel’s Middle East Allies Are Brutal Dictatorships That Regularly Violate Human Rights

Israel’s military might and occupation of Palestine depend on the support of Egypt & Saudi Arabia, two brutal, repressive dictatorships in the Middle East.

A row of student activists protesting in support of Palestine. (Palestine Legal)
30 Sep 2015

Report Examines Widespread Attacks On Palestinian Human Rights Activists On College Campuses

Since January 2014, Palestine Legal documented 292 incidents of oppression against activists that support Palestinian liberation, especially on campuses.

Palestinians displaced by Israeli strikes wait to get water from
portable tanks near a makeshift encampment behind Gaza’s al-Shifa
hospital, Saturday, July 26, 2014. (Joe Catron)
30 Sep 2015

Israel Escalates ‘Water-Apartheid’ As Illegal Settlers Contaminate Palestinian Water

Israel’s discriminatory allocation of water, along with its theft, destruction and pollution of Palestinian water resources, sparks accusations of racism.