News From Palestine

  • The imperial roots of ‘shrinking the conflict’
    The imperial roots of ‘shrinking the conflict’ Long before Israel paved segregated road networks to maintain the separation of Jews and Palestinians, the British had already laid their foundations. The post The imperial roots of ‘shrinking the conflict’ appeared first on +972 Magazine. Source / Read More: https://www.972mag.com/british-mandate-bypass-roads-palestine/
  • Journalists Accused Israel of Targeting Them 2 Weeks Before Killing of Abu Akleh
    Just two weeks before Israeli forces assassinated beloved Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, the International Federation of Journalists, the Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate and the International Centre of Justice for Palestinians had submitted a formal complaint to the International Criminal Court accusing Israel of systematically targeting Palestinian journalists. “The targeting of journalists and media organisations in Palestine violates the right to life and freedom of expression,” said Anthony Bellanger, the general secretary of the International Federation of Journalists. In a moment when the Israeli government’s propaganda machine is working hard to keep mainstream news organizations mired in reporting on Israeli efforts…
  • Staging exile: A Palestinian refugee epic takes its place in the spotlight
    Staging exile: A Palestinian refugee epic takes its place in the spotlight Mona Mansour discusses her play, “The Vagrant Trilogy,” about the choices a Palestinian scholar makes in 1967, and the heartbreaks that follow. The post Staging exile: A Palestinian refugee epic takes its place in the spotlight appeared first on +972 Magazine. Source / Read More: https://www.972mag.com/vagrant-trilogy-palestinian-refugees/
  • A funeral brutalized
    This article originally appeared in “The Landline,” +972’s weekly newsletter. Subscribe here.Oren Ziv provides a grim account of Shireen Abu Akleh’s funeral and the horrific, heartless, immoral and inhumane behaviour of Israeli police. Here is his article…:I’ve documented my fair share of political funerals, but never have I witnessed what occurred as Shireen Abu Akleh’s body was laid to rest on Friday in Jerusalem. Despite the visible grief of Abu Akleh’s colleagues, who worked with her in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem, and the other Palestinians in attendance who had regularly tuned in to her reporting over the years, the…
  • In photos: Returning to Palestine’s depopulated villages
    In photos: Returning to Palestine’s depopulated villages For the past six months, Ahmad Al-Bazz has traveled around the country, documenting what remains of the hundreds of villages, towns, and cities destroyed during the Nakba. The post In photos: Returning to Palestine’s depopulated villages appeared first on +972 Magazine. Source / Read More: https://www.972mag.com/photos-nakba-depopulated-villages/
  • Shireen Abu Akleh raised my generation. Now, we’re breaking through the dam
    Shireen Abu Akleh raised my generation. Now, we’re breaking through the dam Through her voice, her iconic sign-off, and the power of her words, Shireen Abu Akleh taught Palestinians that we have the power to change our reality. The post Shireen Abu Akleh raised my generation. Now, we’re breaking through the dam appeared first on +972 Magazine. Source / Read More: https://www.972mag.com/shireen-abu-akleh-voice/
  • Armed with High Court expulsion order, Israel’s bulldozers arrive in Masafer Yatta
    Armed with High Court expulsion order, Israel’s bulldozers arrive in Masafer Yatta The Israeli army carried out the first demolitions in the area since last week’s court ruling, triggering fears of a mass deportation not seen in two decades. The post Armed with High Court expulsion order, Israel’s bulldozers arrive in Masafer Yatta appeared first on +972 Magazine. Source / Read More: https://www.972mag.com/masafer-yatta-demolitions-expulsion/
  • The misguided promise of assassinating Hamas leaders
    The misguided promise of assassinating Hamas leaders The growing calls in Israel to assassinate Yahya Sinwar are a symptom of a much deeper political crisis, for which Israel only has itself to blame. The post The misguided promise of assassinating Hamas leaders appeared first on +972 Magazine. Source / Read More: https://www.972mag.com/hamas-sinwar-assassination/
  • Only Palestinians can decide whether to boycott the occupier’s court
    Only Palestinians can decide whether to boycott the occupier’s court With Israel’s Supreme Court greenlighting the forced expulsion of Masafer Yatta, the question of whether to ‘legitimize’ the courts has arisen again. The post Only Palestinians can decide whether to boycott the occupier’s court appeared first on +972 Magazine. Source / Read More: https://www.972mag.com/supreme-court-masafer-yatta/
  • WATCH: Soldiers assault +972 writer Basil al-Adraa
    WATCH: Soldiers assault +972 writer Basil al-Adraa Al-Adraa, who regularly reports on army and settler violence, was beaten while documenting Israeli soldiers near his West Bank village. The post WATCH: Soldiers assault +972 writer Basil al-Adraa appeared first on +972 Magazine. Source / Read More: https://www.972mag.com/soldiers-violence-basil-al-adraa/
  • ‘All the questions were about Israel’: Inside Deutsche Welle’s purge of Arab journalists
    ‘All the questions were about Israel’: Inside Deutsche Welle’s purge of Arab journalists When Deutsche Welle fired seven Arab journalists over accusations of antisemitism, many in Germany took its decision at face value. But a closer look shows DW’s investigation was riddled with political motives. The post ‘All the questions were about Israel’: Inside Deutsche Welle’s purge of Arab journalists appeared first on +972 Magazine. Source / Read More: https://www.972mag.com/deutsche-welle-journalists-palestine-germany/
  • Memorial Day is the time to betray our Israeliness
    Memorial Day is the time to betray our Israeliness This day represents how militarism and apartheid are burned deep into our consciousness. Only when we are ready to betray it can we dream about peace. The post Memorial Day is the time to betray our Israeliness appeared first on +972 Magazine. Source / Read More: https://www.972mag.com/memorial-day-israel-identity-novak/
  • The watchful eye of Israel’s surveillance empire
    The watchful eye of Israel’s surveillance empire Israeli cyber companies are at the forefront of a booming facial recognition market, threatening basic freedoms in Israel-Palestine and beyond. The post The watchful eye of Israel’s surveillance empire appeared first on +972 Magazine. Source / Read More: https://www.972mag.com/israel-surveillance-facial-recognition/
  • ​The Israeli army is making millions by seizing Palestinian tractors
    ​The Israeli army is making millions by seizing Palestinian tractors Data shows the military, with settler backing, is intensifying its confiscation of Palestinian agricultural equipment while profiting from release fees. The post ​The Israeli army is making millions by seizing Palestinian tractors appeared first on +972 Magazine. Source / Read More: https://www.972mag.com/tractors-agriculture-confiscation-israel-army/
  • After blocking West Bank road, settlers open fire and wound Palestinians
    After blocking West Bank road, settlers open fire and wound Palestinians A teenager is among those wounded after Israeli settlers and soldiers shot live rounds at Palestinians trying to remove roadblocks near the village of Surif. The post After blocking West Bank road, settlers open fire and wound Palestinians appeared first on +972 Magazine. Source / Read More: https://www.972mag.com/settlers-soldiers-shoot-palestinians-surif/
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