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.

Alone in a warehouse, a hacker sits at a laptop while another screen displays data in green text. (Flickr / Brian Klug)
23 Oct 2015

Hacking The CIA Director’s AOL Account Was A Political Act

The teenager who hacked CIA Director John Brennan’s AOL account said he did it to “Free Palestine.” Why is the media ignoring his motivations?

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.

DAM (Photo by James Buck)
19 Oct 2015

Protest Song of the Week: ‘Innocent Criminals’

Somewhere around forty or more Palestinians have been killed since October 1. While there have been instances where Palestinians were armed and engaged in attacks, many of these deaths have been a result of execution-style shootings by Israeli forces. And, at the same time, at least seven Israelis have been

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.

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.

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.

A Palestinian child looks over the ruins of a stone wall in Ma'asara, on the West Bank, Palestine, on January 8, 2010. (Flickr / Ian McKellar)
17 Sep 2015

13M Children Forced Out Of School By Western Destabilization Efforts In Middle East

Presented in partnership with MintPress News. UNITED NATIONS — Years of war and unrest devastated education in the Middle East and North Africa, leaving more than 13 million children without safe or reliable schools across the region, according to a new report from UNICEF. The report, “Education Under Fire,” which