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Gaza welcomes home former hunger striker Akram Rikhawi

Akram Rikhawi had recently renewed his hunger strike after Israel failed to release him last month as promised.

Israel arrests lawmakers in raids on cities under Palestinian Authority "control"

Sweeping West Bank arrest campaign this week targets Hamas leaders.

Listen: EI's Ali Abunimah on why partitioning Palestine will never lead to peace

Listen to an in-depth interview with The Electronic Intifada Executive Director Ali Abunimah.

Watch: Bent but not broken in Hadeel Assali's short video "Daggit Gazza"

A traditional Gaza dish is used as a metaphor in this clever short.

Akram Rikhawi renews hunger strike after Israel reneges on agreement to release him

Palestinian rights group Addameer calls for Egyptian intervention to protect rights of hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners.

Watch: Palestinian steadfastness honored in short animation "The Kite that Caught a Mountain"

A uniquely stylized portrayal of the literal machine of Israeli occupation and exploitation of Palestinian land.

In precedent-setting victory, South African company severs ties with Israeli settlement produce exporter

Boycott announcement comes shortly before global day of action targeting Israeli agricultural companies.

Watch: A fleeting moment of the 1948 Nakba in Ahmad Habash's short film "The Well"

Three generations of Palestinian males find themselves running for their lives in this quietly beautiful short film.

New Palestine films to look out for (and others to watch online)

Sophomore features by Cherien Dabis and Annemarie Jacir receive critical praise; recent documentaries now touring or available online.

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