American citizen, translator and student—Mariam Barghouti arrested and detained in West Bank – By Allison Deger

American citizen, translator and student—Mariam Barghouti arrested and detained in West Bank – By Allison Deger

To a journalist working in the West Bank, Mariam Barghouti, a 20 year-old university student and translator who was arrested last Friday in Nabi Saleh, is a familiar name. In spite ...

Interview with Dalal Jaradat, wife of murdered detainee

Interview with Dalal Jaradat, wife of murdered detainee

Since 1967, 72 Palestinian political prisoners have died as a result of torture, the most recent being Arafat Jaradat, who was tortured to death on 23 February 2013 in a G4S secure ...

A Thousand stars….A Million Stars….Olympus…Imagination and One Inspiration

A Thousand stars….A Million Stars….Olympus…Imagination and One Inspiration

A thousands stars and a Moon to follow…a Sun that did not rise since a time that no one remembers…a black sky it is, with a light that is coming from a star that died long time ago ...

The Intruders Who Wanted Some of Our Coffee

The Intruders Who Wanted Some of Our Coffee

-- By "The Anecdotalist Doe," Ramallah, Palestine -- After one of the longest semesters I have ever had at Birzeit finished, my parents decided it was time to visit our family back ...

Al-Haq Announces Investigation Results regarding the Killing of Judge Zuaiter

Al-Haq Announces Investigation Results regarding the Killing of Judge Zuaiter

On Monday, March 10th 2014, Jordanian citizen and Judge Raed Zuaiter was shot dead by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) while crossing Allenby Bridge en route to the Occupied West B ...

Statehood and Decolonization

Statehood and Decolonization

By Tristan Laing -- Toronto, Canada   There are two different ways to think about the bid for Palestinian statehood, which correspond to two different ways to think about the ...

#Notabugsplat: Artists erect a giant portrait of drone victim for pilots

#Notabugsplat: Artists erect a giant portrait of drone victim for pilots

Stretching a little farther East than the Middle East Post usually tends to, here's some news from Pakistan.   (By Eric Stoner) A portrait of a drone victim in Pakistan as see ...

American citizen, translator and student—Mariam Barghouti arrested and detained in West Bank – By Allison Deger

To a journalist working in the West Bank, Mariam Barghouti, a 20 year-old university student and translator who was arrested last Friday in Nabi Saleh, is a familiar name. In spite of her age, Mariam is a polished resource. She’s known for her professionalism,  sweetness and infectious smile—she makes me smile and almost seems to have bounce in her step. But as I type this young woman is locked in an Israel ...

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A Thousand stars….A Million Stars….Olympus…Imagination and One Inspiration

A thousands stars and a Moon to follow…a Sun that did not rise since a time that no one remembers…a black sky it is, with a light that is coming from a star that died long time ago…hope vanishes with plague on all their houses…nothing is left to give hope and words are lost…Minds are silenced and no one knows anymore what imagination is…..No inspiration is left and everything seems to be doomed. ...

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The Intruders Who Wanted Some of Our Coffee

-- By "The Anecdotalist Doe," Ramallah, Palestine -- After one of the longest semesters I have ever had at Birzeit finished, my parents decided it was time to visit our family back in Tulkarm. So, this Friday was spent in my father’s parents’ house in the village Ateel. It started off like it always does. I wake up, go down stairs and help my aunt around the house, and we make breakfast, eat and clean. The ...

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Al-Haq Announces Investigation Results regarding the Killing of Judge Zuaiter

On Monday, March 10th 2014, Jordanian citizen and Judge Raed Zuaiter was shot dead by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) while crossing Allenby Bridge en route to the Occupied West Bank. Al-Haq, a Palestinian non-government organization based in Ramallah, Palestine, published the following report today. ---------   Al-Haq has compiled information and affidavits collected by its field research team regard ...

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Statehood and Decolonization

By Tristan Laing -- Toronto, Canada   There are two different ways to think about the bid for Palestinian statehood, which correspond to two different ways to think about the project of Palestinian national self-determination. One is the way the statehood project has historically been presented to Palestinians, and the other is the way that same project has been presented to Israel and to the rest of t ...

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#Notabugsplat: Artists erect a giant portrait of drone victim for pilots

Stretching a little farther East than the Middle East Post usually tends to, here's some news from Pakistan.   (By Eric Stoner) A portrait of a drone victim in Pakistan as seen from a drone. (notabugsplat.com) In a brilliant creative action, an art collective with the help of enthusiastic locals unfurled an enormous poster in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of a young girl who lost her parents a ...

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Documentation of Israeli Police attacking Palestinian civilians at East Jerusalem yesterday spreads through Social Media

A short video taken by one of the people where present at the place of the incident shows the Israeli Police attacking two Palestinians without any justifying reason. The Palestinians are beaten while shouting "Do not hurt me - you have no right to do so) while no demonstration or any other political activism was taking place. The Israeli Police replied through Reshset Ghemel (Israeli News Radio) that it wi ...

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إﻧﻬﺎء اﻻﻧﻘﺴﺎم وإﻧﻘﺎذ اﻟﻤﺸﺮوع اﻟﻮﻃﻨﻲ — منيب رشيد المصري

رغم الجولات المكثفة والحوارات المتواصلة والجهود الكبيرة، لم يتمكن السيد جون آيري، وزير الخارجية الأمريكي، لغاية الآن من "ردم الهوة" بين الفلسطينيين والإسرائيلي بسبب الرفض والصلف الإسرائيلي، ويبدو أن خرق إسرائيل للاتفاق المتعلق بالإفراج عن الدفعة الرابعة والأخيرة من الأسرى المعتقلين ما قبل أوسلو وتأجيل قرار أطلاق سراحهم لأآثر من تسع مرات، بالإضافة إلى الوضع الداخلي الفلسطيني، آلها أسباب دفعت بالقياد ...

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