BNC calls on a Palestinian businessman to end “shameless” normalization of “the worst type.” Read more about Boycott committee: Palestinian “Rawabi” tycoon Bashar Masri “must end all normalization activities with Israel”
A new multidisciplinary project examines how Israeli settlements, a burgeoning neoliberal economy and loss of traditional heritage is quickly transforming Palestine’s landscapes and public spaces. Read more about Transformation of Palestinian landscape focus of Designing Civic Encounter project
Ida Audeh interviews grassroots activist Jamal Juma’ about the dearth of popular resistance in areas of the West Bank under Palestinian Authority jurisdiction, the UN statehood bid and the role of the Palestinian diaspora in national liberation. Read more about Jamal Juma': PA "killing popular resistance"
If a Palestinian “state” ever comes into existence, what kind of “state” will it be? Here’s a clue: it will be a state, governed by, of and for rich and powerful businessmen. Read more about The PA and the privatization of Palestine
Today the US Palestinian Community Network issued a statement on the occasion of International Workers’ Day, giving a summary of the sacrifices Palestinian workers have made for the national liberation struggle, and describing the violations of Palestinian workers’ rights by Israel. Here’s an excerpt: Read more about USPCN: protest Bashar Masri's appearance at America-Israel Chamber of Commerce
Bashar Masri, the Palestinian businessman and CEO of the company that is developing the Rawabi luxury real estate project in the occupied West Bank, appears to be actively helping Israel deepen its hold on the Palestinian economy despite his earlier claims that he is trying to help end this relationship. Ali Abunimah reports. Read more about Rawabi developer Masri helps deepen Israel's grip on West Bank
The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee in Palestine, has expressed its concern following reports that Israeli companies have been contracted to take part in the construction of Rawabi, an already controversial Qatari-financed Palestinian real estate development in the occupied West Bank. Read more about Role of Israeli firms raises boycott concerns about Rawabi