Jillian Kestler-D’Amours talks to The Electronic Intifada about her new film focusing on the Bedouin village of al-Araqib and the women, men and children who resist displacement by the Israeli government and the Jewish National Fund. Read more about New film documents resilience of Bedouin village destroyed 30 times
Palestinians in Israel
Historian Ilan Pappe addresses the plight of Palestinians who remained in the new State of Israel following the Nakba in The Forgotten Palestinians. Read more about New Pappe book highlights plight of forgotten Palestinians
Palestinians with Israeli citizenship continue to mourn family and community members who were killed by Israeli police in October 2000, and demand accountability from Palestinian political leaders. Read more about "Eleven years later, the wound is still bleeding"
Sawsan Khalife’ is a young woman activist and a Palestinian citizen of Israel. The daily discrimination she encounters in Jerusalem and the tragic killing by Israeli forces of a school friend have been determining factors for her work. Read more about "Our identity is under attack;" Palestinian youth activist interviewed
While attention is focused on the Palestinian Authority’s UN recognition initiative, Israel is quietly taking hugely significant steps to transfer 30,000 Palestinian Bedouin in the Naqab (Negev) desert from their ancestral lands. Read more about Israeli government approves plans to transfer 30,000 Palestinian Bedouin
Israel’s use of administrative detention, expulsion and widespread closure of Palestinian cultural institutions will be fortified and backed by a bill that threatens to turn law-abiding citizens and organizations into “terrorists.” Read more about Knesset moves forward on bill granting Israel unchecked, draconian powers
Magid Shihade’s new book Not Just a Soccer Game is a thorough exploration of internecine conflict among Palestinian citizens of Israel. Read more about Israel's manipulation of soccer violence dissected in new book
The Big Mosque in Beer Sheva is once again at the heart of a battle between the area’s Muslim residents and the municipality. Read more about No place for Muslims to pray in Beer Sheva
Israel’s legal system, despite its reputation for presuming that Palestinian citizens are habitual security offenders, has neither found Sheikh Raed Salah guilty of anti-Semitism nor of directly helping terrorists. So why is Britain being even “more Israeli rather than the Israelis,” as two Arab members of the Israeli parliament caustically observed, and detaining him? Read more about Why was Salah muzzled for preaching peace in London?
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