Double Standards of the Dishonest Brokers

Palestine Center Brief No. 340 (May 29, 2020) By Mohamed Mohamed On May 28, China’s parliament passed a national security law for Hong Kong that China claims will confront “secession, subversion, terrorism, and foreign interference.” As someone who is not a China or Hong Kong observer, I cannot comment on the merits, or lack thereof, of this […]

Palestine’s Nakba: 72 Years of Displacement, Exile, and Oppression with Dr. Osamah Khalil and Said Arikat

In this virtual talk, Said Arikat and Dr. Osamah Khalil will discuss the history of the Nakba, which created the largest and longest-running refugee problem in the world. They will also discuss the present and future status of Palestine, especially in light of ongoing attempts by Israel and the US to suppress the Palestinian struggle for freedom and justice, including through Israel’s imminent annexation of the West Bank, which would be illegal under international law.

Commemorating Land Day amid lockdown in Palestine

“Forty-four years ago today, the Israeli police shot six Palestinian citizens of Israel dead as they were protesting against the Israeli government’s expropriation of thousands of acres of Palestinian land in the Galilee. Since then, March 30 has been known as Land Day and is an important date in the Palestinian political calendar.”

Coronavirus: Advice from Palestinians on life under lockdown

“I phoned my mother to ask: ‘What were we doing during curfew times in the Intifada?’ My mother laughed, and replied: ‘We baked. A lot.’ Indeed, I remember our house in Ramallah being full of the aromas of all the different cakes.”