A Palestinian Perspective

 

PCAP on Secretary Pompeo’s Announcement on Israeli Settlements

On November 18, 2019, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared settlements in the West Bank to be legal. This announcement disregards more than fifty years of international consensus that the building of Israeli settlements/colonies on occupied Palestinian land is illegal under international law. Article 49 of the Fourth Geneva ConventionRead More

Christmas with the people of Bethlehem.

On Dec. 21, 2019, share the heart of Christmas with the people of Bethlehem. Palestinian Christians, whose ancestors date back to the first followers of Christ, continue to bear witness to their faith in Bethlehem, Palestine, this Christmas. Join with congregations at Washington National Cathedral and Christmas Lutheran Church inRead More

Palestinian father forced to demolish home in Jerusalem

WATCH: Palestinian father forced to demolish home in Jerusalem From “If Americans Knew” Blog A Palestinian man was forced to demolish his home by Israel ‘because it was too near the U.S. embassy’… Read two reports about the incident below: A Palestinian resident of the Jabal al Mukabbir neighborhood, inRead More

Event: Palestine: A New Approach – Advocacy & Alliances

Event Info: https://jhjpi.com/event/palestine-a-new-approach-advocacy-alliances/

It looks like Israel wants Palestine’s Land, but not Its People

RAMALLAH, West Bank, NY Times Original post. Go to https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/17/opinion/israel-election.html for complete article By Raja Shehadeh (Mr. Shehadeh is a Palestinian lawyer and writer.) Sept. 17, 2019 Last week, ahead of the parliamentary elections in Israel this Tuesday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised that if re-elected, he would annex upRead More

Voices for Justice: Jerusalem from the Lens of a Native Son — Philip Farah

Voices for Justice: Jerusalem from the Lens of a Native Son — Ghettoization and Pauperization August 7, 2019 Philip Farah, a member of EPF PIN’s advisory council and a key member of the Palestinian Christian Alliance for Peace, traveled to Palestine in June.  He reflects on his time on the ground.Read More

Being The Hands and Feet of Christ in Gaza

A Letter from Doug Dicks, serving in Israel and Palestine July 2019 – original post: https://www.presbyterianmission.org/ministries/missionconnections/letter/the-hands-and-feet-of-christ-in-gaza/ Dear Family and friends, It’s watermelon season in Gaza. As our van makes its way through Gaza’s streets and alleyways, we see donkey carts laden with watermelons, cantaloupes, bananas, fruits, and vegetables traversing theRead More

How Zionists use racial myths to deny Palestinians the right to go home

Proponents of settler-colonialism argue that Palestinian natives of Palestine are foreigners in their own land by Joseph Massad, 5 August 2019 11:57 UTC Original Publishing: https://www.middleeasteye.net/opinion/how-zionists-use-racial-claims-deny-palestinians-right-their-homeland Like all settler-colonial ideologies, Zionism has always been obsessed with race. Having emerged at the height of European colonialism and race science, it soughtRead More

A Telesummit Interview with Dr. Ramazy Baroud

Dr. Ramzy Baroud is a US-Arab journalist, media consultant, an author, internationally-syndicated columnist, Editor of Palestine Chronicle (1999-present), former Managing Editor of London-based Middle East Eye (2014-15), former Editor-in-Chief of The Brunei Times, former Deputy Managing Editor of Al Jazeera online. He taught mass communication at Australia’s Curtin University ofRead More

The Destruction of Palestinian Universities

Destroying Palestinian Universities Foreign lecturers as well as Palestinian lecturers who studied or taught abroad are being expelled from West Bank academic institutes with a form of bureaucratic violence Daphna Golan, Jul 26, 2018, 3:21 AM As Israeli students are finishing their final exams, Palestinian students in the occupied territories don’tRead More