Hundreds of student activists from dozens of colleges and universities across the US are expanding the grassroots movements for Palestine solidarity activism despite aggressive smear campaigns by pro-Israel groups. Read more about Despite attacks, national conference unites Students for Justice in Palestine
Final preparations are underway for the next big flotilla to Gaza, which is scheduled to occur in late June. The US Boat to Gaza will take part in the largest planned fleet yet, with an estimated 1,000 passengers from an array of countries collaborating to break Israel’s blockade. Read more about US activists prepare to break Israel's blockade on Gaza
Jawaher was not the only member of the Abu Rahmah family whose life was taken by Israeli military violence. In April 2009, during a similar protest against the wall, an Israeli soldier fired a tear gas canister directly at Bassem Abu Rahmah, Jawaher’s brother, which hit him in the chest and killed him. The Electronic Intifada contributor Alex Kane interviews Soubhiya Abu Rahmah, the mother of Bassem and Jawaher, in Bilin. Read more about Mother of Bilin martyrs: we will not be stopped
Sixty-seven members of the Abu Eid family were displaced when Israeli forces destroyed their seven homes on 14 December 2010. Alex Kane reports from Lydd. Read more about No place to sleep for Lydd family
The conflict in Palestine has become so all-consuming that even objects are central to the struggle. French journalist René Backmann’s A Wall in Palestine illustrates this fact. Read more about Book review: "A Wall in Palestine"
Last New Year’s Eve, Debbie Mardon did not celebrate with noise makers or confetti — instead, she headed to Cairo’s main square to participate in the Gaza Freedom March with her son and daughter. It was an unlikely place to be for a previously apolitical mother who voted for George W. Bush and as recently as three years ago relied on right-wing radio hosts to help her make sense of the world. Alex Kane reports. Read more about Gaza moves New York City mother from apathy to activism