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Stories about Palestine

11 April 2018

‘Great March’ for Palestinian Refugees’ Right of Return Endures Bloody Crackdown

"Almost eleven years of siege on #Gaza, and they are still protesting in the thousands the right to return, the right to live in dignity and freedom."

5 February 2018

A Palestinian Cultural Space in Haifa Reclaims Authentic Artistic Voice

“An unfinished space invites people to contribute, to be at ease and to feel part of the place.”

2 January 2018

Israeli Activist Chooses Jail Over Military Service to Protest the Occupation

"We live in a fascist and racist state, full of incitement. Although we are a little group, we are strong."

30 December 2017

Incarceration of Left-wing Japanese Newspaper Editor Sparks Fears of Threat to Free Speech

"We are very concerned that these types of suppression against citizens by the police will expand. The whole purpose of [conspiracy law] is to repress citizen movement and the press."

14 December 2017

Concerns over United States President Trump's Latest Controversial Foreign Policies Loom Large in Africa

"This is not a very diplomatic strategy. Then again, it is coming from a man whose vision and politics are limited by his lack of awareness about the outside world."

Graphic Journalists and Illustrators Draw Alternative Narratives in Syria

"Contrary to a common prejudice, comics can help address serious, difficult issues. This form allows, if not requires, the reporter to be part of the story he tells."

9 December 2017

Palestinians Aren't Surprised by US Jerusalem Move As World Already ‘Ignores Their Existence’

"A nation built on ethnic cleansing, colonialism and white supremacy has always supported colonialism and ethnic cleansing in Palestine."

17 November 2017

Jordanian Cartoonist Goes to Trial For Drawing Jesus

Advox

The cartoon commented on the Orthodox Church in Jerusalem, which sold church property to Israeli settler groups to pay off church debt.

18 October 2017

A Conversation With the Founder of the Israeli Legal Clinic for International Criminal and Humanitarian Law

Transitional justice -- is this the future for the laws of conflict? Here is our interview with Yaël Vias Gvirsman, founder of Israel's first International Criminal and Humanitarian Legal Clinic.

8 September 2017

Palestinian Human Rights Defender Arrested for a Facebook Post

Advox

In a Facebook post, Amro criticized the Palestinian Authority's arrest of journalist Ayman Qawasmi .

17 August 2017

Palestinian Journalists Become First Targets of Controversial Cybercrime Law

Advox

The journalists were accused of "leaking information to hostile entities" under a newly-adopted cybercrime law.

3 August 2017

Will Palestine's New Cybercrime Law Pave the Way for More Rights Violations?

Advox

The law places several restrictions on free expression through vague terms like "social harmony", "state security" and "public order".

23 June 2017

Netizen Report: Arrest and Web Censorship Spark Online Protests in Palestine

Advox

Activists expose Mexico's multi-million dollar surveillance market, spy tech threatens Chinese jaywalkers and Twitter suspends Venezuelan state supporters.

18 June 2017

Palestinian Authority Once Again Censors Websites of Rivals and Critics

Advox

The blocked websites have been critical of the Palestinian Authority and its president Mahmoud Abbas.

15 June 2017

#FreeNassar: Palestinian Authority Arrests a Student Over a Facebook Post

Advox

Nassar Jaradat criticized a Palestinian official who stated that the Western Wall should “remain under Israeli sovereignty".

12 June 2017

One Palestinian Man’s Mission to Make Urban Agriculture More Sustainable

Meet Said Salim Abu Naser, a proponent of sustainable agriculture living and working in Gaza City, Palestine, along the Mediterranean Coast.

11 June 2017

Palestinian Man Documents the Perils of Living Under Occupation on Snapchat

"In all honestly, I pity the Israeli forces more than I despise them."

1 June 2017

‘There Is No Holiness in an Occupied City': Jewish Activists Protest Israel's ‘Jerusalem Day’

"This is not an occasion to celebrate. Jews around the world must resist this violence, supposedly perpetrated in our names."

12 May 2017

Calls for Boycott After Pizza Hut Israel Mocks Palestinian Hunger Strikers on Facebook

"...because human dignity is much more precious that your pizza!! #Boycott_PizzaHut"

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