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The Balfour Legacy

by Osama Mor A century ago British Foreign Secretary Balfour promised to the Zionist movement “the establishment of a Jewish national home” in Palestine; a promise imperialists had no right to make to a colonial movement that was never entitled. … Continue reading

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Palestinian Rift Ended – Thank you Egypt

It was almost 11 years since the so-called ugly political division between the two main Palestinian factions, Fatah and Hamas, after fighting in 2007 which led to Hamas expelling Fatah from the coastal enclave. In addition to the siege on … Continue reading

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Mohanned Younis and the Fishes

By Tamara Nassar In the days leading up to Mohanned’s suicide, a friend posted a live video of thousands of fishes shoring up on the Gaza beach as merchants and fishermen gathered up to take their share. Blood was everywhere. … Continue reading

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Imagining a Liberated Struggle

By Katie Comfort I first heard about the Philippine peace talks in late 2016, as a new member of the Portland Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (PCHRP). Filled with ignorance about the current situation in the Philippines, I … Continue reading

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Jerusalem clashes, how does the world react?

Since Friday morning, the area of Jerusalem and around it witnessed a fierce spike in violence between Palestinians who protested the installation of metal detectors at the gates of the Old City in response to an attack by a Palestinian … Continue reading

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Creative Resistance

When I first visited Palestine on a witness trip with FOSNA in 2014 I kept hearing the resistance movement being talked about as the beautiful or creative resistance. I had heard ‘’nonviolent resistance’’ before, but never the former two. At … Continue reading

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For the first time in Gaza, farmer masters water gardening

Planting with aquatics is slightly different from other forms of gardening in which the farmer needs to be aware of proper planting techniques, fertility and care. However this method of planting is successful in every country in the first world … Continue reading

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