Palestine


Israeli-Palestine Conflict: Trump Meets Palestinian Leader At White House

President Trump is due to meet Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian Authority President this week at the White House. This is the first time the pair have met and follows Trump’s meeting with the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in February. Trump has ambitious plans for resolving the Israeli-Palestine conflict and […]


Protests Break Out In Solidarity With Over 1,500 Prisoners Held In Israeli Prisons

In Ramallah, West Bank at least 50 Palestinian protesters were injured in clashes with Israeli forces on a “day of rage” held across the occupied Palestinian territories to show solidarity with more than 1,500 prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli prisons. The “day of rage” was agitated and called for […]


Israelis Hold Barbecue To Taunt Palestinian Hunger Strikers

Since April 17th, 1,500 Palestinian prisoners in Israel have held a hunger strike calling for improvements to the inhumane living conditions of nearly 6,500 Palestinians at large. Their demands include regular family visits, better health care, installation of public telephones for monitored calls to their families, and an end to […]


Thousands Of Palestinian Prisoners Start Hunger Strike As Israeli Jail Conditions Hit New Low

This past Monday more than a thousand Palestinian political detainees launched a hunger strike across several Israeli prisons. At the heart of the strike, is their collective demand calling for improvements to living conditions for up to 6,500 Palestinian prisoners who are currently being held under detention for a wide […]


Netanyahu Announces Construction Of New West Bank Settlement Amid International Backlash

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently announced the creation of a new settlement community located in the West Bank. Netanyahu also approved the construction of an additional 2,000 new homes in existing settlements. According to the Washington Post, 125 settlements and 100 outposts located in the West Bank hold a […]


The Two-State Solution And Its Alternatives In 2017

What is the significance of the two-state solution in 2017? UN Resolutions dating back to 1974 have called for the ‘Peaceful settlement of the question of Palestine’ through the establishment of the two-state solution. The two-state solution proposes that in order to solve the Israel-Palestinian conflict ‘two states for two […]


Socio-psychological Barriers To The Peace Process: Collective Victimhood And Identity In The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is at the center of discussions concerning protracted struggles. The failure to arrive at a peaceful resolution and the collapse of direct negotiations has meant the conflict has been trapped in an ongoing cycle of hostility and retribution. Literature that surrounds the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has predominantly focused […]


Rima Khalaf Resigns Over UN Report Comparing Israel To An “Apartheid Regime”

Rima Khalaf, now former-Executive Secretary of the United Nation’s Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), resigned today in protest over pressure to withdraw a report that described Israeli actions against Palestinians as an “apartheid regime”. This pressure allegedly came directly from UN Secretary-General António Guterres. “The Secretary-General issued […]