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How Trump’s “Peace” Plan Will Redraw Israel’s Borders to Exclude to Non-Jews

    How Trump’s “Peace” Plan Will Redraw Israel’s Borders to Exclude to Non-Jews

Qalansawe, Palestine: one of ten towns slated by Donald’s Trump’s Middle East “Peace” Plan to be transferred from Israel to a future Palestinian state. To fully understand what this means, it is helpful to see Palestinians as though they exist within a totem pole that was created by Israel. There are different levels of existence…

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Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century’: Old Israeli Demands in a New Package

    Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century’: Old Israeli Demands in a New Package

After several postponements, US President, Donald Trump, has finally revealed the details of his Middle East plan, dubbed ‘Deal of the Century’, in a press conference in Washington on January 28.  Standing triumphantly beside Trump, Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, must have surely understood that the timing of the announcement, only a few weeks before…

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Dead on Arrival: Dissecting Trump’s Vision for the Future of Palestine

    Dead on Arrival: Dissecting Trump’s Vision for the Future of Palestine

Now that the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has revealed the details of the so-called Deal of the Century, the only appropriate response is a bold, well-defined plan which offers a real solution to the ongoing colonization of Palestine. To be viable, the alternative plan will need to include at least three vital elements:…

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Why Israel’s So-Called “Occupation” of “Palestinian Territories” is a Farce

    Why Israel’s So-Called “Occupation” of “Palestinian Territories” is a Farce

The occupation. A phrase commonly used when speaking about the injustices taking place in Palestine. It is a phrase that limits the discussion to a small part of Palestine and to only a portion of the Palestinian people. The occupation only exists in the two small areas that we are permitted to state that human…

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Reclaiming the Narrative: How to Combat Israel’s Misuse of “Antisemitism”

  Reclaiming the Narrative: How to Combat Israel’s Misuse of “Antisemitism”

At a talk I delivered in Northern England in March 2018, I proposed that the best response to falsified accusations of antisemitism, which are often lobbed against pro-Palestinian communities and intellectuals everywhere, is to draw even closer to the Palestinian narrative. In fact, my proposal was not meant to be a sentimental response in any…

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Justice at Last? Panic in Israel as the ICC Takes Momentous Step in the Right Direction

  Justice at Last? Panic in Israel as the ICC Takes Momentous Step in the Right Direction

At long last, Fatou Bensouda, the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has uttered the long-anticipated conclusion that “all the statutory criteria under the Rome statute for the opening of an investigation (into alleged war crimes in the Occupied Palestinian Territories) have been met”. Bensouda’s verdict has been in the making for a…

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Archbishop Atallah Hanna: The Palestinian Christian Leader Israel Loves to Hate

  Archbishop Atallah Hanna: The Palestinian Christian Leader Israel Loves to Hate

They will run and not grow weary, is a quote from the Bible (Isaiah, 40:41) that adorns the homepage of Kairos Palestine. This important document, which parallels a similar initiative emanating from South Africa during the anti-apartheid struggle years, has come to represent the unified voice of the Palestinian Christian community everywhere. One of the…

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Will the ICC’s Investigation into Israeli War Crimes Finally Bring Justice to Palestine?

  Will the ICC’s Investigation into Israeli War Crimes Finally Bring Justice to Palestine?

Fatou Bensouda, the International Criminal Court’s Chief Prosecutor, said in a statement regarding “alleged crimes” committed in the occupied Palestinian territories that “all the statutory criteria under the Rome Statute for the opening of an investigation have been met.” The territories in question include the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip. These territories constitute…

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The Freedom Flotilla Will Make its 35th Attempt to Sail to Gaza in 2020

  The Freedom Flotilla Will Make its 35th Attempt to Sail to Gaza in 2020

What is Gaza to us but an Israeli missile, a rudimentary rocket, a demolished home, an injured child being whisked away by his peers under a hail of bullets? On a daily basis, Gaza is conveyed to us as a bloody image or a dramatic video, none of which can truly capture the everyday reality…

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From the Old City to Tel Rumeida Hill: Israel’s Takeover of Hebron Forges Ahead

  From the Old City to Tel Rumeida Hill: Israel’s Takeover of Hebron Forges Ahead

Hebron, Alkhalil, Palestine –  Israel’s Defense Minister Naftali Bennett recently announced the approval of a new Jewish only neighborhood in the old section of the Palestinian city of Hebron. This new neighborhood, which lies in the heart of the Palestinian city, will include as many as seventy residential units. The move is not Israel’s first…

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