West Bank

The empty world of Palestine-set BBC drama "The Honorable Woman"

Sarah Irving
12 September 2014

Ignorance of the basic facts of daily life in Palestine pops up throughout this show.

Palestinians are sentenced to sadness

Yousef M. Aljamal
31 August 2014

A family reunion without joy, and the loss of my childhood friend in Gaza.

Protester against Israel's land theft remains jailed -- four months after arrest

Human rights groups complain to UN over how Murad Shtaiwi has been denied a fair trial.

Video: Israeli soldiers fire tear gas at 6-year-old children on their way to school

Israeli soldiers have attacked elementary school kids in the occupied West Bank with tear gas twice this week.

Canada's tax-deductible support for Israel's crimes

Yves Engler
22 August 2014

The attacks on Gaza have led to a flood of inquiries about how Canadians can assist Israel’s military, according to one Zionist group.

How liberal Zionists enable Israel’s genocidal ambitions

Commentator Sarah Wildman bans Palestinians from using the term “ethnic cleansing” during a think tank event in Washington.

"Resistance" poet Samih al-Qasim dies at 75

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

Fired professor voiced "legitimate outrage" over Gaza attack, say University of Illinois colleagues

Fellow academics defend Steven Salaita’s right to speak out on Palestine and demand that his sacking be overturned.

Druze youth refuses to serve in Israeli military

Anan Shaheen was unexpectedly given exemption from military service.

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