Palestine


EU’s 2018 Migration Summit: An Influx of Migrants Or An Influx Of Populist Power?

There has been a dramatic change in the political landscape for migrants in Europe over the weekend as a new EU wide summit was reached regarding how the Union would deal with migration issues in the future. They key aspects of the summit include:  domestic control centres within the EU, […]


United States Withdraws From United Nations Human Rights Council

On Tuesday, 19 June, the United States officially announced that it would withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council in protest of the body’s recent criticism of Israel’s treatment of Palestinians. The move represents the latest and perhaps most blatant manifestation of President Trump’s desire to pull away from […]


  Israel Launches Counterattack In Gaza Amid Soaring Tensions

“This is Razan’s weapon”, Razan’s father said, emptying out his vest pockets. Holding the gauze and bandages as if it were made of glass, he repeats. “This is her weapon.” According to Al Jazeera, Razan al-Najjar was a 21-year old Palestinian medic. She volunteered at the increasingly violent protests and […]


Following The U.S. And Guatemala, Paraguay Moves Embassy

Paraguayan President, Horacio Cartes, has made the decision to relocate the Paraguayan embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv. Jerusalem is a city filled with political tensions, for both Palestinian and Israeli citizens see it as their rightful capital. Palestine and Israel both claim the city as their territory, and each […]


Israeli Goverment Approves New Settlements Despite Recent Violence

On Thursday, the Israeli government approved the construction of an additional 2,070 settlement units in the occupied region of the West Bank. According to Israel’s Civil Administration, at least 696 of the units were immediately approved for construction, while an additional 1,262 were advanced through an early planning stage. Under […]


Israeli Supreme Court Defends Use Of Force Against Palestinian Protesters

On Thursday, Israel’s Supreme Court unanimously rejected two bids brought forward by human rights groups, which demanded that the Israeli army cease using snipers and live ammunition against Palestinian protesters in the Gaza Strip. The Supreme Court,  made up of three justices, sided with the Israeli military’s argument that Palestinian […]


Palestinians Ask ICC For Probe Into Israeli Crimes

The Palestinian National Authority (PNA) has formally submitted a referral to the International Criminal Court (ICC) calling for an investigation of alleged Israeli crimes in the Palestinian territories. The referral comes on the heels of violence in Gaza, in which Israeli forces killed 62 Palestinians attempting to cross the border […]