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EDITOR'S PICKS

On civil disobedience
Neve Gordon, The Palestine Chronicle


Gaza families demand answers
Ma'an News


Goldstone and the 'peace process'
George Giacaman, Bitterlemons.org


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Apr 17, 2014— People
Rasha Kashkoush & Dana Salloum Create New Online Tool


Feb 4, 2014— People
Two Palestinian Teenagers Scale Africa's Highest Peak to provide medical care for injured Syrian children


Dec 26, 2013— People
Brother of Gaza Man Killed by Israeli Sniper Speaks



Jul 9, 2013— People
Hassan Muamer: Environmental Advocate and Engineer

Hassan Muamer

Apr 29, 2013— People
Father Ibrahim Shomali: Catholic Priest

After a long battle against the building of the separation wall in the Cremisan valley in Beit Jala, Israeli Special Appeals Committee ruled in favor of building the wall on April 24. This decision will deprive people from Beit Jala from their right to practice their religious, agricultural, and cultural traditions by severing them from the lands that have been in their families for generations. Father Ibrahim Shomali is the Catholic parish priest who has been leading an open-air mass in the valley in hopes to save the valley.

Nov 15, 2012
Interview: Ali Abunimah on the situation in Gaza

Israeli air strikes have continued into the night in Gaza, after a missile killed the military commander of Hamas, Ahmed Jabari. Dozens of rockets have been fired back into southern Israel following the strike. One has hit a shopping centre in a major Israeli city. At least eight people have been reported killed in Gaza so far - including three civilians. Residential buildings are among those destroyed. Al Jazeera's Shakuntala Santhrian interviews Ali Abunimah, a Palestinian American journalist, and co-founder of Electronic Intifada, an online publication about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.


Nov 5, 2012— People
Palestinian prisoner of conscience Bassem Tamimi speaks out

As one of the organizers of the al-Nabi Salneh protests and a coordinator of the village's popular committee, Bassem Tamimi and his family have been the target of harsh treatment by the Israeli army. Since the demonstrations began, his house has been raided and ransacked numerous times. His wife has been arrested twice and two of his children have been injured -- Wa'ed was in hospital for five days after he was hit in the leg by a rubber bullet and Mohammed was injured by a tear-gas canister that was shot directly at him and hit him in the shoulder. Bassem Tamimi has been arrested by the Israeli army 11 times to date, though he has only once been convicted by a military court - on charges that Amnesty International believes were unfounded.


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