New documentary trailer: Gaza Fights Back

Gaza Fights Back is the latest documentary from MintPress journalist and filmmaker Dan Cohen. It tells the story of Israel’s 11-day war on the Gaza Strip in May 2021.

Gaza

  Filmed during the attack and in the days following the ceasefire, the documentary tells the story of how Gaza’s armed resistance groups outwitted the vastly superior Israeli military and established their ability to intervene against Israeli ethnic cleansing of neighborhoods like Sheikh Jarrah and provocations at the al-Aqsa compound in

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Censoring Palestine: Swarms of Israeli Bots Are Crippling Pro-Palestinian Twitter Accounts

Digital-rights experts say acquiring huge amounts of fake followers trigger Twitter’s algorithm and can lead to the tech giant suspending your account, effectively censoring users by forcing them to make their accounts private. 

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OCCUPIED EAST JERUSALEM — On April 29, Inès Abdel Razek woke up to 80 new Twitter followers. “These accounts were following the exact same people that were tweeting about Palestine, but from France or Francophone accounts that work on Palestine,” Razek said of her new followers. The advocacy director of Rābet, the Palestine Institute for

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Will Shireen Abu Akleh’s Murder Mark a Turning Point in the Liberation of Palestine?

This particular targeted killing of a journalist – not the first and sadly, probably not the last – touched us all. And the response of the Zionist establishment in occupied Jerusalem, as well as in Washington, is cold and full of excuses.

Shireen Abu Akleh Feature

JERUSALEM – As I write these words, the world is trying to make sense of the brutal assassination of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was targeted by Israeli forces while covering yet another Israeli assault on Jenin. Furthermore, Israeli forces have now attacked the funeral procession leading Shireen to her final resting place. One

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Jerusalem: Al-Aqsa in the Sniper’s Scope, with Lowkey and Dr. Ramzy Baroud

Most Western corporate media have whitewashed the Al-Aqsa violence as mere “clashes,” rather than the systematic destruction of an ancient place of worship.

Jerusalem: Al-Aqsa in the Sniper's Scope, with Lowkey and Dr. Ramzy Baroud Feature

 Israel is once again attacking the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem. Israeli forces storming the ancient religious complex fired tear gas and rubber bullets, seriously injuring hundreds and killing at least one person. The latest series of attacks is the most consequential since those in May last year, events that led to the Israeli military

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As Ramadan Ends, Israeli Provocations Seem Aimed at a Religious War

“Israel uses this month [of Ramadan] to humiliate Palestinians, as much as they can. Especially at the doors of al-Aqsa Mosque, knowing how much this situation is sensitive for Palestinians.” – Younes Arar, PLO Colonization and Wall Resistance Commission

Yayha Adwan

OCCUPIED EAST JERUSALEM, PALESTINE — On the last Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, at least 42 Palestinians were injured when Israeli police raided al-Aqsa Mosque Compound in occupied East Jerusalem, the Palestine Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said. With nearly 300 Palestininians injured in the last two weeks at al-Aqsa compound, this

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Bennett Must Tread Carefully: The ‘Sword of Jerusalem’ Could Be Unleashed Again

This time around, Palestinians fear that Israel aims at more than just mere provocations. Instead, it plans to “impose a temporal and spatial division of Al-Aqsa Mosque.”

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Starting on April 15, the Israeli occupation army and police raided Al-Aqsa Mosque in Occupied East Jerusalem on a daily basis. Under the pretense of providing protection to provocative ‘visits’ by thousands of illegal Israeli Jewish settlers and right-wing fanatics, the Israeli army has wounded hundreds of Palestinians, including journalists, and

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