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Bay Area Stands with Reem’s Bakery in Face of Pro-Israel Attacks

By Carol Sanders on August 15, 2017

Photo: Luke Beard

It is a familiar scenario. Somewhere in a Bay Area community space, a Palestinian voice rises and is heard. (more…)

‘Palestine was on trial’: Rasmea Odeh Defiant in Final Court Appearance

By Ali Harb on August 17, 2017

Photo: Maya Arcilla

At the doorsteps of a US federal court in Detroit, Palestinian activist Rasmea Odeh vowed on Thursday to continue organizing for Palestine after a judge ordered her removal from the United States. (more…)

Saudi Arabia Should Pay for its War Crimes in Yemen

By Vijay Prashad on August 9, 2017

One year ago, on August 9, 2016, Saudi Arabia’s air force bombed the Sana’a International Airport in Yemen.This salvo came as part of a broad assault on Yemen’s capital, Sana’a, which the Saudis have been bombing since 2015. (more…)

Israeli forces Detain 880 Palestinians, Including 144 Children, in July

Aug. 9, 2017

Israeli forces detained 880 Palestinians from the occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem, and the besieged Gaza Strip in the month of July alone, (more…)

New Netanyahu “Peace” Plan is Straight Out of Apartheid South Africa

Ali Abunimah on July 28, 2017

Palestinian citizens of Israel march against home demolitions in Arara. Photo: Keren Manor

Benjamin Netanyahu is proposing that Palestinian citizens of Israel be stripped of their citizenship under a “peace” deal that would place them in a future Palestinian entity. (more…)

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