New Report Reveals Israel Demolishes Over 2,000 Palestinian Bedouin Homes per Year

Today Israel only allows indigenous Palestinian Bedouins to live on 12% of their ancestral homeland in the Naqab, transferring them to camps and crowded villages reminiscent of Native American reservations.

Negev Bedouin Feature photo

A report published in June of 2020 states that in 2017, 2018 and 2019, the state of Israel demolished over two thousand homes of Palestinian citizens of Israel per year in the Naqab region alone. The report was put together by an Israeli Non-Governmental agency called, “The Negev Coexistence Forum for Civil Equality.”   History The Naqab,

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The Palestinian Christian Population Is Dwindling at an Alarming Rate

The number of Christian inhabitants of Palestine has dropped by nearly ten-fold in the last 70 years

Palestinian Christians Feature photo

The world’s most ancient Christian community is moving elsewhere, and the reason for this is Israel. Christian leaders from Palestine and South Africa sounded the alarm at a conference in Johannesburg on October 15. Their gathering was titled: “The Holy Land: A Palestinian Christian Perspective.” One major issue that highlighted itself at the

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What Strikes Bernie Sanders as “Extremely Unfair” Is a Catastrophe for Millions of Palestinians

There will be hope when politicians like Bernie Sanders will have the courage to call the ethnic cleansing, genocide and apartheid — all crimes that Israel perpetrated and continues to perpetuate to this day — by their real name and not describe them as merely “extremely unfair.”  

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JERUSALEM — "Palestinians are being treated extremely unfairly." This quote by Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) came to mind as I was watching the documentary film 1948: Creation and Catastrophe. The terms “fair” and “unfair,” and even “extremely unfair,” come to mind when children quarrel on the playground, or maybe in a family feud when parents are

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Arguing with Zionists in Public: The Necessity of a Debate that Offends and Appalls

The old bag of tricks that was brought to the debate by agents of the Zionist propaganda machine, when set against the arguments for justice, freedom and equality will fail every time. Repeating this failure may well be how we delegitimize Israel and the ideology behind it, Zionism.

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LONDON --  “I came here hoping to see if the other side had any new arguments, any fresh things to say, but what I found out [is] that this gentleman has trotted out every single cliche the Zionists have in their bag and it is very depressing that this is all you have got.” This short statement was made by Dr. Ghada Karmi, a Palestinian

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US Funds to Pay Palestinians to Vacate the West Bank? Israel Lobby Group Has a Plan

The Alliance for Israel Advocacy, an Israel lobby group, wants the US to pay Palestinians to leave their homes in the West Bank.

US Funds to Pay Palestinians to Vacate the West Bank? Israel Lobby Group Has a Plan Feature photo

A relatively unknown pro-Israel lobby organization in the U.S. with close ties to Vice President Mike Pence has been lobbying high-ranking members of Congress and the White House to support a plan that has been likened to a “U.S.-funded ethnic cleansing plan in Palestine.” According to a recent interview between Paul Liberman, the executive

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De-Arabizing Jerusalem: Biblical “History” Underwrites Israel’s Ethnic Cleansing

The reality is that for seven decades Israel has been engaged in the crime of ethnic cleansing. If this crime is not immediately brought to a stop, the City of Jerusalem will lose its heritage forever.

Israel’s Ethnic Cleansing

JERUSALEM, PALESTINE -- It is 2:30 p.m. on a weekday in Jerusalem’s Old City, and one would expect the stores and restaurants to be open and busy. Standing near one of the first stations along the Via Dolorosa, the final path Jesus took as he carried his cross to his own crucifixion,  I was looking around me and Abu-Shkri restaurant was closing, as

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