Joseph Massad

France launches new UN effort to undermine Palestinian rights

Draft Security Council resolution would undercut refugee rights.

Is Obama really going to get tough with Israel?

Since Netanyahu’s re-election victory, the talk of a deepening breach between the US and Israel has escalated. But will it translate into real action?

Why sahlab (and hummus) still aren't "Israeli"

Resisting Israeli efforts to rebrand Palestinian indigenous culture as its own is part of resisting ethnic cleansing and erasure.

France begins jailing people for ironic comments

Harsh crackdown on free speech in France has prompted criticism from national and international human rights organizations.

As threats to Jews said to mount in Europe, Israeli minister gets “excited”

Israel continues to exaggerate and exploit anti-Semitism in its effort to bring in Jews and defeat the Palestinian “demographic threat.”

Playwright Wallace Shawn translates ADL ad justifying Israeli child murder into plain English

The ad, which appeared in The Hollywood Reporter and was signed by Hollywood executives, quotes a famous statement by Golda Meir justifying Israel’s slaughter of Arab children during her time.

Academic heavyweights slam Univ. of Illinois firing of Steven Salaita for Palestine views

The campaign against Salaita is almost certainly motivated by the fact that he has been an outspoken and effective campaigner for the boycott of Israeli academic institutions complicit in Israel’s crimes against Palestinians.

Al Jazeera once again removes Joseph Massad article on Palestine

The article “The Dahlan Factor,” appeared for several hours on the Qatar-based broadcaster’s website but was later removed amid claims of “defamation.”

My new book “The Battle for Justice in Palestine”

I’m pleased to announce the publication of my new book, The Battle for Justice in Palestine. It has been called “a crucial book at a crucial time.”

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