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Opinion/Editorial

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.

Why aren’t we talking about racism and colonialism in the Salaita affair?

Jakeet Singh
9 September 2014

It cannot be mere coincidence that the University of Illinois’ heavy-handed action targeted a Palestinian-American scholar and an American Indian Studies program.

From Gaza we say: the outcome of our battle depends on you

Gaza Strip
5 September 2014

“Now, our battle to hold Israel accountable for its fresh war crimes and crimes against humanity has begun,” say Palestinians in Gaza.

Sabra and Shatila

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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

How historian Shlomo Sand "stopped being a Jew"

Rod Such
15 September 2014

The Israeli author and academic lives in what he describes as “one of the most racist societies in the Western world.”

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