Poet Lisa Suheir Majaj writes exquisitely of the profound personal and collective loss that defines Palestinian history in her book, Geographies of Light. Read more about "Words flower from fragile bodies": the poignant poetry of Lisa Suheir Majaj
Arts and culture
Poet and activist Remi Kanazi talks about his recent UK tour, the successes of the global boycott movement, and why artists must act beyond mere entertainment. Read more about "Educate through action": poet Remi Kanazi on triumphant UK tour
We Palestinians have nothing to cherish more than our roots and ancestral identity. And no matter how hard it tries, Israel can never take our heritage away from us. Read more about Israel can never steal our heritage
In the November issue of British Vogue, Academy Award-winning actress Tilda Swinton wears a scarf emblazoned with the word “Palestine.” Was this a conscious act of solidarity, or just a fashion statement? Read more about Has a Hollywood actress made Palestine solidarity chic?
The Yaffa Community Center, named after the city of Jaffa in present-day Israel, was established in 1996 by a group of Palestinian intellectuals. It was established to teach the next generation of Palestinians about their culture, history and the Palestinian political struggle. Read more about Bringing hope and history to Balata camp youth
The Bidna Capoeira project aims to help children cope with trauma by learning capoeira, an age-old Afro-Brazilian martial art. Read more about Learning capoeira in the shadow of Israel's wall
In the southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis, a team of vocational college students, with the help of two mechanical engineers, built a racing car — the first of its kind in the besieged coastal territory. Read more about Student-built racing car shows Gaza ingenuity
Broadcasters across Europe are facing a storm of protests from pro-Israel groups over the screening of a TV drama about Palestine past and present. Neville Rigby asks if the controversy over The Promise is really because the program confronts some uncomfortable truths. Read more about Epic series "The Promise" dramatizes Palestine, past and present
Comedian Mark Thomas walked the full 723 kilometer route of Israel’s wall in the occupied West Bank, encountering Palestinians and settlers and getting detained along the way. Read more about Walking the wall: Comedian Mark Thomas interviewed
Actor-director Juliano Mer-Khamis was shot dead by a masked gunman yesterday outside the Freedom Theatre that he co-founded in the Israeli-occupied West Bank city of Jenin. Maryam Monalisa Gharavi reflects on Mer-Khamis’ art and excerpts from a previously unpublished interview she did with the artist in 2006. Read more about Interview with the late Juliano Mer-Khamis: "We are freedom fighters"