Remembering Israel’s Attack on the Mavi Marmara and the Illegal Blockade of Gaza

Israel's attack on the Mavi Marmara on May 31, 2010, as the ship was attempting to break Israel's illegal blockade of Gaza, was a war crime. Nine years ago today, on May 31, 2010, Israeli military forces intercepted a humanitarian flotilla intent on breaking Israel’s illegal blockade of the Gaza Strip, attacked the flagship Mavi Marmara in... Continue Reading →

Notre Dame of Gaza: Our Mosques and Churches are Also Burning

The media seem oblivious to the obliteration of everything we hold sacred in Palestine as Israel continues to blow up, bulldoze, and desecrate. As the 300-foot spire of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris tragically came tumbling down on live television, my thoughts ventured to Nuseirat Refugee Camp, my childhood home in the Gaza Strip.... Continue Reading →

‘The Essence of Being Palestinian’: What the Great March of Return is Really About

It is essential for the besieged people of Gaza to understand their true position, not as hapless victims, but as agents of change in their society. The aims of the Great March of Return protests, which began in Gaza on March 30, 2018 are to put an end to the suffocating Israeli siege and implementing... Continue Reading →

How War Criminal Elliott Abrams Orchestrated the 2007 Hamas-Fateh Palestinian Civil War

On March 30, 1976, thousands of Palestinians demonstrated against the Israeli government’s confiscation of 21,000 dunams (5,189 acres of Palestinian lands). The occupying country responded to the protest by killing six young Palestinians. Since then, Palestinians all over the world commemorate March 30 as Land Day. Now, 43 years later, Palestinians are still protesting. Thousands of... Continue Reading →

US Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital: A Travesty of History

To understand Trump’s policy reversal in recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel requires understanding the character of Zionism and Jerusalem as part of a “messianic” “Greater Israel”, as well as the historical relationship between this ancient pre-Israelite city and the many peoples of the region. Donald Trump was elected on the wave of a... Continue Reading →

Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: