Controversy over a desalination plant in Gaza highlights the role of aid agencies in subsidizing the occupation and letting Israel off the hook for destroying Palestinian infrastructure. Read more about Water desalination projects to solve Gaza’s problems: a wolf in sheep’s clothing?
Israeli occupation of West Bank and Gaza Strip
Dr. Mads Gilbert shares accounts of his work treating patients during Israel’s attacks on Gaza in 2008-09 in order to encourage others to remain steadfast in their solidarity work for Palestinian rights. Read more about "Every third child in Gaza stunted by hunger": interview with renowned doctor Mads Gilbert
No reason was given to a Beit Jala family whose livelihood was destroyed by Israeli bulldozers earlier this month. Read more about Well-known Beit Jala restaurant destroyed by Israel, again
Some analysts say that Israel is deliberately targeting European Union-funded projects in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip for demolition. Read more about EU denounces Israel's destruction of aid projects in West Bank
More than 1,500 Palestinian prisoners are weeks into an open-ended hunger strike in protest against worsening conditions in Israeli jails. Read more about Israel puts "every possible obstacle" in way of respecting hunger strikers' rights, say doctors
Israel’s monopoly over distribution of fuel to the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip has yet to be challenged by the Palestinian Authority. Read more about Palestinian Authority silent as Israel consolidates fuel monopoly
Thousands of Palestinians marched to destroyed villages and called for the return of Palestinian refugees. Read more about Palestinians assert right to return on Israeli "Independence Day"
In a unique protest action in the threatened village of al-Walaja, residents and local artists harnessed the power of music, theater, dance and poetry. Read more about Al-Walajah village explores theater as a form of resistance
In a recent op-ed, the New York Times’ Thomas Friedman smugly offers the Palestinians how to settle their “conflict” with Israel: accept the settlements and the violent settlers, give up a large part of East Jerusalem, and forget about the refugees’ right of return. Read more about Tom Friedman's latest advice to Palestinians: accept a farce of a state
Wendy Pearlman’s new book describes how the historical organizational structures of the Palestinian liberation struggle help to determine the methods of resistance against the British, the Jordanians and the Israelis. Read more about Against the engine of violence: New book explores history of unarmed resistance in Palestine