Submitted by Jalal Abukhater on Sat, 02/04/2012 - 14:07
Yesterday was another violent Friday in the village of Nabi Saleh as the weekly protests against settlement expansion continues. As always, the demonstration was met with tear gas, disgusting skunk chemicals and rubber-coated metal bullets. Disregarding cases of suffocation, 20 injuries were reported.
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 Jalal Abukhater on Tue, 01/24/2012 - 22:41
I cannot believe it has been a year already, a year since the light of justice shined and revolution swept throughout the Arab world all the way from the Maghreb through the Fertile Crescent to the Arabian Peninsula. Tomorrow marks the first anniversary for the start of the Egyptian uprising which succeeded in toppling Hosni Mubarak’s 30 years rule on February 11th the same year, yet the revolution is not done. The streets of the Arab world haven’t settled down, and not for one minute. The people are holding on to their demand for justice and dignified living.
Submitted by Jalal Abukhater on Sun, 01/22/2012 - 00:47
In every video you would see a brutal act by an Israeli soldier that requires accountability, but typically the act passes away at the end of the day without any of the soldiers being held accountable for their crimes
Submitted by Jalal Abukhater on Tue, 01/03/2012 - 23:33
It is becoming a trend among influential GOP candidates to call out the Palestinian people as “invented” or even “non-existent”. First we had Republican candidate Newt Gingrich calling the Palestinians an “invented people”. Another rising star, Republican candidate Rick Santorum, has also said “There is no Palestine”.
Submitted by Jalal Abukhater on Sun, 01/01/2012 - 21:52
At the Palestinian New Year’s festival at Arafat Square in Ramallah, musician Basel Zayed and his group Turab were prevented from completing their music concert by the Palestinian police because the group sang “El-Doleh” ; a satirical song about the Palestinian promised state.