The United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, seems to be championing a single cause: Israel. When Haley speaks about Israel, her language is not merely emotive nor tailored to fit the need of a specific occasion. Rather, her words are resolute, consistent and are matched by a clear plan of action. Along […]
A People’s Historian: Ramzy Baroud on Journalism and History and Why ‘Palestinians Already Have a Voice’
Palestinian-American historian, journalist and author, Dr. Ramzy Baroud, speaks on his upcoming book, just-released digital media project – Palestine in Motion – and why Palestinian history has to be urgently retold.
By Sajad Ahmad Dar Beauty and conflict have been two most important things that come to one’s mind when a discussion on Kashmir comes up. Both of these things have contributed immensely in creating a strong urge among its people for a distinctive identity. However, in recent times, Kashmir has been in news not for […]
Gaza is the world’s largest open air prison. The West Bank is a prison, too, segmented into various wards, known as areas A, B and C. In fact, all Palestinians are subjected to varied degrees of military restrictions. At some level, they are all prisoners.East Jerusalem is cut off from the West Bank, and those […]
Israel has resorted to three main strategies to suppress Palestinian calls for justice and human rights, including the Right of Return for refugees.One is dedicated to rewriting history; another attempts to distract from present realities altogether and a third aims at reclaiming the Palestinian narrative as essentially an Israeli one. The rewriting of history happened […]
Narendra Modi is slated to visit Israel in June or July, 2017. The visit follows Israel’s gradual recognition by India and multi- level co-operation in different spheres. In a way the impending is inevitable given the ineluctable drift of relations over a period of time between India and Israel and the overall tenor of world […]
No, it was not just ‘another Middle East peace conference,’ as a columnist in Israeli ‘Jerusalem Post’ attempted to depict the Paris Peace Conference held on January 15, with top official representations from 70 countries attending. If it were, indeed, just ‘another peace conference’, representatives from the Israeli government and the Palestinian Authority (PA) would […]
Jammu: Kavinder Gupta, Speaker of the J&K Legislative Assembly, on Friday hailed the “courage of Indian soldiers” who fought for the British Army in 1918 to liberate the Palestinian port of Haifa (now in Israel) from the Turkish Ottoman army, a battle that came after Great Britain declared support for the creation of a Jewish […]
The genocide of the Native Americans, similar to the ongoing destruction of the Palestinian Nation, is one of the lowest points of human morality.
Division within Palestinian society has reached unprecedented levels, becoming a major hurdle on the path of any unified strategy to end Israel’s violent occupation or to rally Palestinians behind a single objective. Newly-appointed Israeli ultra-nationalist, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, understands this too well. His tactic since his ascension to office last May is centered on […]