Israeli confidence that Nakba day, marked on 15 May in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip, Israel and neighboring Arab countries, would remain under control, has backfired badly. Read more about Nakba marchers met with Israeli fire
The Electronic Intifada speaks with Jon Elmer (www.jonelmer.ca), a Canadian independent journalist based in Bethlehem who documented protests in the occupied West Bank today. Read more about Interview: Undercover Israeli soldiers arrest West Bank demonstrators
When I Return is an online participatory campaign that features simple notes by Palestinians, Arabs and allies describing what they hope to do when Palestine is free and/or they return to Palestine. It seeks to unleash the internal life of our longing for home, and highlight the imaginative expanse of our dreams. Read more about What will you do when Palestine is free?
As nationalist parties and festivals were held throughout Israel to mark the country’s Independence Day on 10 May, several thousand Palestinians and their supporters held a commemoration of their own in the Galilee, demanding the right to return to their ancestral villages and homes. Read more about Thousands of Palestinians in Israel march to return
Following the February ouster of Egypt’s longstanding President Hosni Mubarak, calls have been circulating in Egypt and throughout the region for a “Third Intifada” to begin 15 May. Read more about Activists preparing for "third intifada"
The US government has frozen the bank accounts belonging to Hatem Abudayyeh, a Palestinian community organizer and director of a social service organization serving the Arab community in Chicago, and his wife, Naima. Read more about US freezes Chicago Palestinian leader's bank accounts
Grassroots activist Bassem Tamimi was arrested at his West Bank village of Nabi Saleh on 25 March and has been in detention ever since. Last January, The Electronic Intifada contributor Max Blumenthal interviewed Tamimi about the village’s popular struggle against the occupation, of which he and his wife and brother have been central figures. Read more about Bassem Tamimi: "Our destiny is to resist"
Palestinian Prisoners Day was marked on 17 April, an annual day to contemplate the individual and collective suffering and impossible pain of political prisoners and their families. Ameer Makhoul writes from Gilboa prison. Read more about Remembering Palestinian prisoners, renewing our struggle
The Electronic Intifada contributor Adri Nieuwhof interviewed Mireille Fanon-Mendes France, an activist and daughter of the celebrated anti-colonialist thinker Frantz Fanon, about her involvement in the Palestinian struggle for liberation. Read more about Interview: daughter of Frantz Fanon on Palestine solidarity
Palestinians and international solidarity activists around the world are collectively mourning the shocking death of Vittorio Arrigoni, an Italian journalist and solidarity activist. Arrigoni was also an occasional contributor to The Electronic Intifada. Read more about Vittorio Arrigoni, "hero of Palestine"