When Illness is a ‘Death Sentence’: The Victimization of Gaza Women

When Illness is a ‘Death Sentence’: The Victimization of Gaza Women

Hanan al-Khoudari resorted to Facebook in a cry for help when Israeli authorities rejected her request to accompany her three-year-old son, Louay, to his chemotherapy treatment in East Jerusalem. The boy is suffering from an ‘aggressive soft tissue sarcoma’. Israeli authorities then justified their decision based on a vague claim that one of Hannan’s relatives […]

Mahmoud Abbas: Stop Exploiting Ahed Tamimi for Personal Gain

Mahmoud Abbas: Stop Exploiting Ahed Tamimi for Personal Gain

The father of 11-year-old, Abdul Rahman Nofal contacted me, asking for help. His son was shot in the leg during Gaza’s ‘Great March of Return’ protests. The Strip’s dilapidated health care system could not save the little boy’s leg, as it was later amputated. His father, Yamen, himself a young man from the Buraij Refugee […]

‘Deal of the Century’ is Not New and the PA Leadership is Not a Victim

‘Deal of the Century’ is Not New and the PA Leadership is Not a Victim

Donald Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ will fail. Palestinians will not exchange their 70-year long struggle for freedom for Jared Kushner’s cash; nor will Israel accept even if there is a demilitarized Palestinian state in the West Bank. The order of that anticipated failure is likely to go something like this: the Palestinian Authority (PA) […]

Did Israel Inspire Trump’s Family Separation Policy?

Did Israel Inspire Trump’s Family Separation Policy?

This past May, the United States Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, announced the government’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy at US border crossings. It was a matter of weeks before the new policy began yielding tragic outcomes. Those attempting to unlawfully cross into the US were subject to federal criminal prosecution, while their children were taken away by […]

Observe Jumat-ul-Vida as Palestine and Kashmir day: JRL

Observe Jumat-ul-Vida as Palestine and Kashmir day: JRL

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has asked people to observe the last Friday of Ramadhan – Jumat-ul-Vida – as Palestine and Kashmir day, a statement issued here on Wednesday said.

Palestine’s Angel of Mercy

Palestine’s Angel of Mercy

Fida Hussain Sodagar “I am returning and not retreating. Hit me with your bullets. I am not afraid,” was the last Facebook post of Palestine’s Razan Al-Najar. Razan Al-Najar, was a 21-year-old volunteer paramedic, who took part in treating wounded protesters during the demonstrations in Gaza border. She has been volunteering to help the injured […]

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