Wendy Pearlman’s new book describes how the historical organizational structures of the Palestinian liberation struggle help to determine the methods of resistance against the British, the Jordanians and the Israelis.
The Palestinian Authority announced that Palestinian Prisoners’ Day would mark the start of a massive new wave of hunger strikes. But factionalism threatens the success of this movement, says Addameer’s Mourad Jadallah in an interview with The Electronic Intifada.
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By this Sunday evening in Gaza, a weekend of relentless Israeli bombing has left 18 people dead and dozens wounded. Israeli propaganda insists that the attacks are about preventing “terrorism” and stopping “rockets.” But in fact, Israel provoked this violence and according to some Israeli commentators its goals are to escalate pressure for war with Iran and to drag Hamas away from diplomacy and back into violence.
International aid organizations donate fresh meat, clothing, and assistance to thousands of families in the Gaza Strip for the Eid holiday, as child malnutrition and deep poverty levels rise due to Israel’s strict blockade.