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Opinion/Editorial

How the US falsely accused a Palestinian teacher of aiding terror

Khadijah Qamar and
Hamdan Azhar
1 October 2014

The case of Sami Al-Arian is emblematic of the altered state of the US justice system after 11 September 2001.

Move on? Work to reclaim Univ. of Illinois has has only just begun

Vicente M. Diaz
26 September 2014

“If, under this new regime, civility be the condition for expressing academic freedom and excellence, then let the appropriate expression be that of civil disobedience.”

Mothers of the disappeared in Latin America feel Gaza's pain

Andrew Klein
Buenos Aires
18 September 2014

Unlike The New York Times, Latin America’s media can be trenchant in criticizing Israeli aggression.

Free Gaza

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Diaries: Live from Palestine

Inside out: three poems on Gaza by Zeina Hashem Beck

Zeina Hashem Beck
20 September 2014

Poems “Inside out,” “Gaza mothers soothe their kids,” and “Maysam.”

Gaza goes back to school

Jehan Bseiso
16 September 2014

How do you teach justice in an open-air prison?

Human Rights

Israel forces Gaza fishermen to undress in attack violating ceasefire deal

Joe Catron
Gaza Strip
23 September 2014

Now that the media’s attention has shifted elsewhere, Israel has reduced the fishing zone off Gaza to five nautical miles.

Palestinians fleeing Syria charged $400 per month to rent garages in Beirut

Moe Ali Nayel
Beirut
18 September 2014

Children of many Palestinian refugees face being denied education over the coming school year.

Activism News

Campaign gives new choices to Druze youth facing Israeli conscription

Patrick O. Strickland
Haifa
16 September 2014

Maisan Hamdan, an organizer with a military refusal group, on the rise in conscientious objection.

Art, Music & Culture

"Museum without borders" to open in Palestine

Daryl Meador
30 September 2014

Palestinian Museum is being built in the occupied West Bank but aims to reach beyond the Israeli-controlled borders.

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