Galilee

"I don't like you, death" -- Samih al-Qasim's final poem

Thousands of Palestinians pay tribute to the poet of resistance.

"Resistance" poet Samih al-Qasim dies at 75

Writer set a fine example for Druze community by refusing to serve in Israeli military.

Palestinians celebrate Easter in reclaimed Galilee village

Patrick O. Strickland
24 April 2014

Descendants of Iqrit refugees “did not wait for the Israeli authorities’ permission to return to their land.”

Why is the Jewish Agency's Avi Mayer obsessed with race?

Claims that Israel is a “shining city on a sand dune” echo the prejudice of Zionism’s founding father Theodor Herzl.

Amnesty warns Israel against “violent crackdown” on Land Day

Every 30 March Palestinians commemorate the 1976 expropriation by Israel of vast tracts of land in the Galilee and the killing of six protestors.

Samer Issawi’s struggle in Israeli jail inspired “entire generation” in Jerusalem

Samer Issawi is released from 17 months in Israeli jail; a report on forced displacement of Palestinians in Haifa; and news headlines.

Last Palestinian family vows to remain as Israel gentrifies historic Haifa neighborhood

Patrick O. Strickland
Haifa
3 January 2014

The Abbas family has lived in Haifa’s Wadi al-Siyah for more than 100 years.

Israel “tried to brainwash us,” says Druze pioneer who refused army service

Patrick O. Strickland
Haifa
2 January 2014

The number of conscientious objectors keeps rising as Druze youth see through Israeli propaganda.

Anti-Muslim slogans spray-painted on mosque in Palestinian town

Patrick O. Strickland
Baqa al-Gharbiyya
19 December 2013

Settlers are believed to have carried out “price-tag” attacks in Baqa al-Gharbiyya.

Jewish National Fund "repents" for erasing Palestinian villages

A talking tree is deeply upset at how it has been planted on the ruins of an ethnically cleansed village.

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