he ongoing Israeli policies of mass expulsion of Palestinians from the neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah in Jerusalem is a continuation of a more than seven-decade-long policy of ethnic cleansing against native Palestinians following the creation of Israel on May 15, 1948.
srael’s provocative policies in Jerusalem, particularly in the Old City and at Al-Aqsa Mosque, the second holiest site in Islam, violate international law and threaten the existence of Palestinians in the city.
A deliberate domination of the Israeli Jewish population over the Palestinians," Human Rights Watch (HRW) has denounced Israel's policy towards Palestinians on its soil and those in the Occupied Territories as apartheid on Tuesday, April 27, 2021.
While the court did not elaborate on what steps would follow, it is expected that international criminal investigations will be commenced, and that, potentially, Israelis (and Palestinians) guilty of crimes under the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court will be indicted and, hopefully, put on trial.
n the summer of 2017, I attended an exceptional Palestinian wedding in Istanbul, where the groom was from the Gaza Strip, the bride was from the West Bank, and those in attendance were from every corner of historic Palestine, including Palestinians who hold Israeli citizenships.
I was an undergraduate student preparing for my final exams when the Israeli Air Force (IAF) carried out more than 60 air strikes against Hamas-run police stations, buildings, facilities, and military sites, killing approximately 200 Palestinians in the first few hours of the intensive air offensive.
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Then British Prime Minister David Lloyd George described the capture of Jerusalem as "a Christmas present for the British people" and numerous publications in the U.
ver since visiting Belfast a year ago I have been struck by how the Irish revolutionaries, despite these vast differences in circumstances and goals, regard their struggle as being reproduced in its essential character by the Palestinian struggle, and have a robust solidarity movement that regards Palestinian freedom as one of the incomplete aspects of their own struggle.
At the same time, towards the end of the 1940s, the Zionist paramilitary group Irgun appeared in British Mandate Palestine, carrying out terrorist attacks including targeting the King David Hotel in 1946, killing hundreds of British and Palestinians.
hen hundreds of Israeli settlers burned 15 Palestinian homes and 100 Palestinian cars in the West Bank’s town of Huwara near the city of Nablus on February 26, 2023, some analysts, government spokespeople, and political commentators expressed their shock at the magnitude of organized violence against Palestinians.