Palestine


The “Return” Of Antisemitism In Europe: Did It Ever Truly Leave?

Allegations of anti-Semitic hate crimes within the British Labour Party have prompted a criminal investigation. There are 45 incidents involving high-level party members and hate speech targeting Britain’s Jewish community and insinuating the need for ethnic cleansing or genocide. The accusations are not without pretext, as Labour Party leader Jeremy […]


The Central American Caravan Shows Failures In Solutions To Refugee Crisis

The Central American Caravan passing through Guatemala and Mexico has exposed an increasing global problem: how the international community is reacting to increasing numbers of displaced persons. Similar situations have occurred globally, from Syria and Myanmar to Australia. There is a real problem when nations take a path of prevention […]


Israeli Settlers Implicated In The Stoning Of A Palestinian Woman

The number of violent attacks in the West Bank grew last week after a Palestinian woman died from head injuries sustained from thrown bricks. Aisha Al-Rawbi was traveling past an illegal Israeli settlement when rocks bombarded her car, resulting in the fatal strike to her head. Her husband, Yacoub was […]


Australian PM Considers Moving Embassy To Jerusalem

Last week, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the possibility of transferring the Australian embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. This breaks a long-standing convention that Jerusalem should only be discussed in the final stages of a peace deal between Israel and Palestine. The proposal, […]


Is There An End To The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?

Recently, in September 2018, President Trump attempted to start a peaceful conversation on a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This began with Israel and Palestine, with others such as the UN Middle East Envoy and European countries speaking in support of the solution. CBC News reports that Israeli and […]


The New Liquid Gold – Water Insecurity In The Middle East

The Middle East is a region characterized by contrasts. Oil-rich Qatar maintains a GDP-per-capita of more than 100 times destitute Yemen. Beirut’s celebrated cosmopolitanism lies less than 300 miles from Raqqa, the capital of the now defunct caliphate of the Islamic State. Meanwhile, the Kingdom of Jordan acts a beacon […]


Trump Administration Silences War Crime Allegations And Threatens The ICC

Keeping in line with an administration actively avoiding prosecution and the discovery of truth entitled to all citizens, U.S. national security advisor John Bolton made threats to the International Criminal Court (ICC) that may gravely affect global relations. After the ICC declared that it would continue to investigate claims of […]


Europe Warns Of “Serious Consequence” For Potential Israeli War Crime Against Khan al-Ahmar Village

An Israeli Supreme Court decision to approve the demolition of the Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar has drawn criticism from the EU, European states and international organisations. The village, housing 90 adults and 90 children, was deemed to be illegally constructed in the West Bank. As a result, the inhabitants […]


Palestinian Village Khan al-Ahmar Destroyed for Illegal Israeli Settlement

The Israeli High Court has permitted the destruction of the Palestinian village Khan al-Ahmar. Palestinians and rights group have condemned this decision that will bulldoze the homes of 180 people, including a school that educates many children in the surrounding area of the occupied West Bank. Settlers have slowly been […]