Submitted by Shahd Abusalama on Fri, 02/03/2012 - 19:05
After this “disrespectful welcome” of Ban Ki-moon by the angry families of prisoners and martyrs, the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) shamefully sent apologies to him. But I’ll allow myself to speak on behalf of Palestinians and say proudly: “We make no apologies!” And I add: “The PLO doesn’t represent us.” Palestinians aren’t the ones who should apologize.
Submitted by Abraham Greenhouse on Fri, 02/03/2012 - 12:02
Network terminology is becoming increasingly commonplace in Palestine activist circles, as well as among anti-Palestinian groups. We speak of “viral videos” and “links to the far right.” Anti-Palestinians have formed an “Israel Action Network” and refer to “Hubs of Delegitimization.” Are networks the latest innovation in an evolving arsenal of advocacy? Or just a catchy buzzword? The answer is neither.
Submitted by Ali Abunimah on Thu, 02/02/2012 - 19:14
Leading Palestinian figures including prominent human rights advocates Dr. Eyad Sarraj, and Raji Sourani have boycotted a meeting with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in Gaza today over the latter’s refusal to meet with the families of Palestinian prisoners.
Submitted by Jalal Abukhater on Thu, 02/02/2012 - 15:32
In a brave move by Ihsan Orabi from Tamra, the Israeli flag hung on Napoleon statue on a hill in Acre has been removed and replaced with a Palestinian flag. Ihsan Orabi has also sprayed “price tag” on the statue, as well as his name.
Submitted by Adri Nieuwhof on Thu, 02/02/2012 - 08:12
Recent research by Who Profits? shows that. Veolia Water Israel provides services to the illegal settlement of Modi’in Illit, and Veolia Transportation Israel operates a total of seven - instead of four - bus lines that run through Palestinian land.
During a demonstration on Tuesday to demand justice for the killing of 17-year-old Yousef Ikhlayl by Israeli settlers last year in Beit Ommar, Israeli soldiers beat protesters with clubs and attacked the crowd with sound bombs and tear gas.