From the Editors

Highlighting important stories on and off The Electronic Intifada.

Professor fired over Gaza tweets speaks out

Steven Salaita condemns “meek platitudes of civility” in a recent speech.

No shelter from winter rains for thousands in Gaza

As winter approaches in Gaza, families remain without proper housing, infrastructure and access to water.

Palestine news websites, including EI, knocked offline by Internet attackers

Denial of Service attacks are widely seen as a threat to freedom of expression, prompting several initiatives to protect potential targets.

Video: Steven Salaita and Ali Abunimah at University of Chicago

Panel focuses on what Salaita’s firing means in the critical battle on US campuses over academic freedom, free speech and US policy toward Israel.

Video: Ali Abunimah on Abbas' UN speech, new Fatah-Hamas deal on Gaza

The so-called international community is using Palestinian civilians in Gaza as hostages in their war against Hamas.

Medical equipment sits at border as Egypt bans Gaza imports

Gaza medical professionals organize community care as number of patients exceeds available hospital beds.

Dr. Mona El-Farra on mass trauma and destruction in Gaza

“I am surrounded by destruction … I see it in the faces of the children and the teenagers,” says the physician in Gaza City.

Isolate Israel "at every level," urges Palestinian-Canadian physician in Gaza

A Canada-based pediatric neurologist in Gaza discusses the long-term needs of hospitals, besieged and bombed by Israel, plus other stories.

Video: “Israel has failed to achieve its goals through terror,” says Ali Abunimah

In Al Jazeera interview, Ali Abunimah says Israel rejected far-reaching and generous Palestinian truce offers.

"The number keeps rising": Dr. Mona El-Farra on Gaza assault

More than 100 dead, hundreds injured and medical supplies “are exhausted,” says Gaza doctor. Also, a report by Rami Almeghari on the aftermath of Israeli airstrikes; and Nader Ihmoud reports from Chicago, as demonstrations erupt worldwide.

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