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Recent Media Items

Jordan urges Israel to stop undermining peace opportunities with Palestine (Arab News, 4 December 2020)

Normalisation with Israel requires Palestinian state: Saudi FM (Al Jazeera, 4 December 2020)

It is time to make it official and brand Israel as an apartheid state (Middle East Monitor, 4 December 2020)

Behind Bahrain's gamble on normalisation with Israel (Al Araby, 1 December 2020)

Israeli forces fatally shoot Palestinian child during village protest (Middle East Eye, 4 December 2020)

Foreign Ministry to sue Israel at ICC for murder of Palestinian child (WAFA News, 4 December 2020)

Reparations for Jews but Not Palestinians (Haaretz, 2 December 2020)

Settler tries to burn Gethsemane Church in Jerusalem (WAFA News, 4 December 2020)

Palestinian teen killed by Israeli forces at protest: Officials (Al Jazeera, 4 December 2020)

Dr. Ashrawi: States Must Match Support for UN Resolutions on Palestinian Rights with Accountability for Israel (PLO, 3 December 2020)

The UAE and Israel's whirlwind honeymoon has gone beyond normalization (CNN, 3 December 2020)

Americans for Peace Now Refuses to Adopt ‘Weaponized’ Definition of Antisemitism (Haaretz, 5 December 2020)

Seven Key Human Rights and Justice Issues Affecting Palestinians Today (Annahar, 4 December 2020)

This Bedouin Family Lived in Peace and Quiet. Then They Tried to Enroll Their Kids in School (Haaretz, 4 December 2020)

Israel’s isolation of Palestinian child prisoners amounts to torture (DCI Palestiner, 2 December 2020)

Palestinians thwart arson attack on Jerusalem church (Arab News, 4 December 2020)

Jerusalem Man Arrested for Arson at One of Christianity's Holiest Sites (Haaretz, 5 December 2020)

Beitar Jerusalem: UAE royal set to buy Israeli football club known for racist fans (Middle East Eye, 3 December 2020)

Irish senate announces reform of Cross Party Oireachtas Friends of Palestine Group (WAFA News, 2 December 2020)

Israel High Court authorises takeover of Palestinian land near Jerusalem (Middle East Eye, 1 December 2020)

Jordan's king: 'We will confront any attempt to impose new reality in Jerusalem' (Middle East Monitor, 2 December 2020)

Why are Palestinians being forced to prove their humanity? (+972mag, 3 December 2020)

BDS and the Morality of Boycott (Palestine Studies, 2 December 2020)

Hundreds of Palestinian Minors Are Imprisoned in Israel. This Is What Arrests Look Like (Haaretz, 3 December 2020)

The Palestinian children of Karmiel know what Israeli apartheid is (Middle East Eye, 3 December 2020)

Jerusalem municipality sparks controversy by renaming Damascus Gate steps (Middle East Eye, 3 December 2020)

No Way to Gaza: A Chronicle of Adventure and Fraud Under the Egyptian Blockade (Middle East Monitor, 4 December 2020)

Israel alternate PM welcomes arrival of hundreds of Ethiopia Jews to Israel (Middle East Monitor, 4 December 2020)

US to set up an 'outreach building' in East Jerusalem (Middle East Monitor, 3 December 2020)

Normalisation has included the deliberate humiliation of the UAE (Middle East Monitor, 2 December 2020)

Palestinian Teen Beaten by Israeli Forces during Detention Undergoes Surgery (Palestine Chronicle, 3 December 2020)

Israeli Bus Driver Kills Two Palestinian Workers at Military Checkpoint (VIDEO) (Palestine Chronicle, 2 December 2020)

Israeli court rules that Nation State law calls for discrimination against Palestinian citizens (Mondoweiss, 3 December 2020)

Abulhawa on her Palestinian epic: ‘My exile has defined my life and I don’t need to account for the sensitivities of the people who did that to me’ (Mondoweiss, 3 December 2020)

Thousands pledge to boycott AXA over complicity in Israel’s illegal occupation (BDS Movement, 30 November 2020)

Bahrain Open to Imports From Israeli Settlements, Palestinians Fume (USNews, 3 December 2020)

Israel releases over $1bn of withheld tax funds to Palestinians (Al Jazeera, 2 December 2020)

App makes killing Palestinians as easy as ordering pizzas (Electronic Intifada, 2 December 2020)

‘I can’t fall asleep’: The trauma of Israeli raids on Palestinian homes (+972mag, 2 December 2020)

UN chief Guterres warns Palestinian Territories facing 'grim realities' (Al Araby, 2 December 2020)

Palestinians radio silent on Netanyahu’s visit to Saudi Arabia (Al Monitor, 1 December 2020)

Jordan's king: 'We will confront any attempt to impose new reality in Jerusalem' (Middle East Monitor, 2 December 2020)

Why Australia Supports Israel’s Oppression of the Palestinians (Jacobin, 12 February 2020)

Israeli Authorities Demolish Historic Stairway Leading to Al-Aqsa Mosque (Palestine Chronicle, 30 November 2020)

UN calls for probe into Israeli injuring of 4 Palestinian children in past 2 weeks (Middle East Monitor, 3 December 2020)

Israeli Senior Official: The World Should Thank Us for Killing Iranian Scientist (Palestine Chronicle, 30 November 2020)

Life in Gaza ‘extraordinarily difficult’ for disabled: HRW (Arab News, 3 December 2020)

· Lobby Day!! Write to your MP (Palestine Solidarity Campaign UK, Facebook, 2 December 2020)

Cash-strapped PA accepts $1 billion in tax revenues from Israel (Mondoweiss, 2 December 2020)

Not rhetoric on annual Palestine Solidarity Day. Peace will come through decolonisation (PalInfo, 29 November 2020)

Gaza's Hamas Leader Gets Coronavirus As Palestinian Territories' Cases Surge (NPR, 1 December 2020)

Palestinian Forced to Demolish His Own House in Jerusalem (Palestine Chronicle, 1 December 2020)

Palestinian student released from Israeli jail after 15 months (Al Jazeera, 1 December 2020)

Germany will include Israel in EU vaccine programme, but not Palestinians (TRT World, 1 December 2020)

Ramallah ‘Mayor’ Musa Hadid lifts up his city amid ongoing Israel-Palestinian conflict (Los Angeles Times, 1 December 2020)

Israel invokes nation-state law in denying transport to Palestinian schoolchildren in Galilee (Middle East Eye, 1 December 2020)

Israel High Court authorises takeover of Palestinian land near Jerusalem (Middle East Eye, 1 December 2020)

Journalist arrested after exposing the plight of Palestinians in Israeli prisons (Middle East Monitor, 1 December 2020)

Beyond liberal illusions of progress: Palestine and the Left (Mondoweiss, 1 December 2020)

Starmer's silence on Palestinian solidarity day speaks volumes (Ghada Karmi, Middle East Eye, 1 December 2020)

‘You are the Zionist pioneers’ – centrist Israeli minister hails messianic settlers (Mondoweiss, 1 December 2020)

Home raids against Palestinians are dehumanising, aim to break their spirit, Israel rights groups say (Middle East Monitor, 1 December 2020)

The painful price Gazans must pay for a Cambridge education (+972mag, 27 November 2020)

Barefoot in thorns: Gaza through the eyes of a Palestinian photographer (Guardian, 30 November 2020)

Israeli Court Rules to Evict Three Palestinian Families in Jerusalem (IMEMC News, 1 December 2020)

PCHR: Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory November 19 – 25, 2020 (IMEMC News, 27 November 2020)

EU provides $11m to support East Jerusalem hospitals (Middle East Monitor, 30 November 2020)

Pandemic brings dark times to Jerusalem's Old City (Swissinfo, 1 December 2020)

UAE and Palestine at odds over future of Israel normalisation accords (Middle East Eye, 30 November 2020)

Palestinian leader accuses Israel of imposing 'fait accompli' (Prensa Latina, 30 November 2020)

How the Palestinians Should Understand UAE-Bahrain-Israel Normalization (Jadaliyya, 24 November 2020)

When 'Aliens' Show Up at a West Bank Construction Site (Haaretz, 30 November 2020)

Intellectuals Respond to IHRA Definition of Antisemitism (IPS, 30 November 2020)

Israel commits a crime and paints Palestinians as lawbreakers (B'Tselem, 30 November 2020)

Global Justice in the 21st Century (Richard Falk, November 2020)

Establishment journalists are piling on to smear Robert Fisk now he cannot answer back (Jonathan Cook, 30 November 2020)

Biden warned of Israeli annexation 50 years ago. Will he finally stop it? (+972mag, 30 November 2020)

Sanctions not normalisation are needed to stop Israel’s human rights abuses (Open Democracy, 30 November 2020)

EU covers up for Israel after Iran scientist’s slaying (Electronic Intifada, 30 November 2020)

UN Diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi calls on the UN to investigate Israeli apartheid (BDS Movement, Facebook, 29 November 2020)

Palestinian rights and the IHRA definition of antisemitism (Guardian, 29 November 2020)

Eviction of Palestinians in Sheikh Jarrah part of Israeli policy (Al Jazeera, 29 November 2020)

Since 2016, Israel Amassed 68 Palestinian Bodies as Bargaining Chips (Haaretz, 30 November 2020)

Remembering the Detroit Arab Workers Strike for Palestine (Al Araby, 29 November 2020)

The personal is political: A journey through Palestinian exile (Al Jazeera, 29 November 2020)

What is to be done: reflections on International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (Mondoweiss, 29 November 2020)

Jordanian and Palestinian leaders pin hopes on Biden reviving two-state solution (Middle East Eye, 29 November 2020)

Israeli forces filmed 'laughing' while shooting Palestinian protesters (Al Araby, 28 November 2020)

Beyond Symbolic Victories: The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (Palestine Chronicle, 29 November 2020)

The Pride of Israel: Assassinations (Haaretz, 29 November 2020)

Gaza Strip Rapidly Becoming 'Unliveable' (InDepthNews, 29 November 2020)

Gaza Gets Medical Aid From Kuwait as Hospitals Buckle Under COVID Caseload (Haaretz, 29 November 2020)

Citizenship in East Jerusalem Now (Haaretz, 26 November 2020)

Palestinian Officials Protest Malawi's Plan to Open Embassy in Jerusalem (Voice of America, 6 November 2020)

Pledge to Boycott AXA: the insurance company of Israeli apartheid (IPSC, 21 September 2020)

Palestinian Teen Seriously Wounded in Clashes With Israeli Army in West Bank (Haaretz, 29 November 2020)

Once upon a land ... (The Palestine Project, Facebook, 6 December 2015)

Renew commitment to Palestinian people, UN chief urges, marking International Day (UN News, 29 November 2020)

US Congress ties bows on gifts to Israel (Electronic Intifada, 27 November 2020)

‘To say goodbye is to die a little’: Palestinian farmers struggle for survival (Sustainable Food Trust, 27 November 2020)

Boycott AXA: the insurance company of Israeli apartheid (BDS Movement, 20 September 2020)

Online Rally: International Solidarity with Palestinians (Facebook, 29 November 2020)

Statement from 400+ Current UK Students on IHRA Definition of Antisemitism (Palestine Campaign, 23 November 2020)

Custos of the Holy Land Arrives in Bethlehem Ushering in Christmas Celebrations amid COVID-19 Restrictions (Palestine Chronicle, 28 November 2020)

Israel’s siege means death for Gaza’s COVID-19 patients (WSWS, 28 November 2020)

Israel's growing strategic threat to our freedom of speech (Middle East Monitor, 27 November 2020)

Haaretz: 50% increase in exemptions from army for mental health (Middle East Monitor, 28 November 2020)

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (WAFA News, 28 November 2020)

Coronavirus infections skyrocket in Gaza Strip (Deutsche Welle, 28 November 2020)

PLO leader calls for measures against Israel for racist policies (Prensa Latina, 28 November 2020)

Thousands to take part in week of action for Palestine (Middle East Monitor, 25 November 2020)

Is there no one to speak up for Palestine? (Daily Star, 29 November 2020)

United Nations Panel Calls for End of Israeli Occupation of Palestinian Territory (In Depth News, 27 November 2020)

Germany to donate €55.5 million for Palestine projects next year (Middle East Monitor, 27 November 2020)

Israeli Soldiers Detonated a Palestinian Family's Front Door, Injuring Brothers, for No Apparent Reason (Haaretz, 27 November 2020)

Fighting Labour antisemitism must not come at the cost of Palestinian rights (+972mag, 26 November 2020)

Horrific accounts for Palestinian boys detained by Israeli occupation forces (Palestine Post 24, 26 November 2020)

Occupation Corrupts (Breaking the Silence, Facebook, 26 November 2020)

Russia denounces Pompeo’s visit to Golan Heights (Quds News, 27 November 2020)

‘Refusing to serve in the army is my small act of making change’ (+972mag, 27 November 2020)

Israel's growing strategic threat to our freedom of speech (Middle East Monitor, 27 November 2020)

Israel woman who refused to take part in the country's 'killing, violence and destruction' released (Middle East Monitor, 24 November 2020)

Racism in Israel isn't going away, it's getting worse (Middle East Monitor, 26 November 2020)

Childhood home of Jesus may have been found in Nazareth, says British scholar (Middle East Monitor, 27 November 2020)

Israel frees Palestinian who waged 103-day hunger strike (RTE News, 26 November 2020)

On Wikipedia, Israel Is Losing the Battle Against the Word 'Apartheid' (Haaretz, 27 November 2020)

"The Lobby – USA": Lessons for the Palestine Solidarity Movement(Al Shabaka, 9 December 2018)

Guardian censors Jeremy Corbyn cartoon (Electronic Intifada, 26 November 2020)

Israel’s self-investigation shields its soldiers (Electronic Intifada, 26 November 2020)

UN agency: Israel’s Gaza blockade has devastated economy (AP News, 25 November 2020)

Gaza’s Great Return March: 234 killed, 17 investigations, one indictment (+972mag, 25 November 2020)

The 'banal' trauma of Israel's nightly raids on Palestinian children(Middle East Eye, 26 November 2020)

UN agency for Palestinians runs out of money for first time (Al Jazeera, 26 November 2020)

Biden's Middle East policy will face an unholy right-wing alliance (Middle East Eye, 26 November 2020)

The EU reaction to settlements and security coordination reflects the PA betrayal of Palestine (Middle East Monitor, 26 November 2020)

Pompeo in Israel : US secretary of state makes unprecedented visit to the West Bank (France24, 26 November 2020)

Amid Controversy, Biden Team Stands by Appointment of Palestinian-American Senior Aide (Haaretz, 27 November 2020)

EU red-flags Israel's Givat Hamatos settlement (EU Observer, 25 November 2020)

Israel commits a crime and paints Palestinians as lawbreakers: The homes of 44 Palestinians, including 22 children, were demolished yesterday in the West Bank (B'Tselem, 26 November 2020)

Caught between military occupation and unemployment, Palestinians continue to work in the Israeli economy without full labour rights(Equal Times, 27 November 2020)

Israeli court orders eviction of 87 Palestinians from East Jerusalem neighbourhood (Middle East Eye, 26 November 2020)

Palestinian Hunger Striker Maher al-Akhras Wins His Freedom (VIDEOS) (Palestine Chronicle, 26 November 2020)

Strabane-born artist will be remembered for his `creativity, talent and huge heart' (Irish News, 26 November 2020)

District Court Rejects the Appeal of 8 families from Batan Al-Hawa Ordering their Eviction (Peace Now, 24 November 2020)

Biden’s Pick for Secretary of State Has a Record of Militarism (Truth Out, 24 November 2020)

Biden appoints Palestinian-American woman to senior White House role (Al Araby, 24 November 2020)

Donald Trump in the Middle East: A story of big winners and bigger losers (Middle East Eye, 7 November 2020)

Israel Calls Them 'Illegals' in Their Own Land (Haaretz, 25 November 2020)

Biden and the Middle East: Misplaced optimism (Middle East Eye, 25 November 2020)

Pompeo spells out the new normal: All criticism of Israel is 'antisemitic' (Middle East Eye, 24 November 2020)

Over 1m Palestinians under poverty line in besieged Gaza: UN (Al Jazeera, 254 November 2020)

Obama and the Israel Lobby (Jewish Currents, 25 November 2020)

Israel Eases Path to Citizenship for 20,000 East Jerusalem Palestinians (Haaretz, 25 November 2020)

How Postwar West Germany Used Support for Israel to Whitewash Its Image (Jacobin, 24 November 2020)

Netanyahu's visit to Saudi Arabia has serious implications for the region (Middle East Monitor, 25 November 2020)

Students urge UK universities not to adopt controversial definition of ant-Semitism (Middle East Monitor, 24 November 2020)

The latest evil details of the ‘master plan’ for ‘Jewish construction’ in West Bank. And what will Biden do? (Mondoweiss, 25 November 2020)

#BDS: Boycott Divestment Sanctions (The Palestine Project, Facebook, 25 November 2020)

Occupation of Gaza cost $16.7B over 11 years: UN (Anadolu Agency, 26 November 2020)

Dogs, Shooting, Explosions at 4 A.M.: Just Another Routine Night of Israeli Raids(Haaretz, 24 November 2020)

What a Biden presidency means for US ties with Israel (Al Araby, 24 November 2020)

Will Biden Undo Trump’s Disastrous Legacy on Israel/Palestine? (Jewish Currents, 24 November 2020)

Netanyahu touts his nomination for Nobel Peace Prize by N. Ireland laureate (Times Of Israel, 24 November 2020)

Pompeo's 'BDS is anti-Semitic' diktat is a disgrace (Middle East Monitor, 24 November 2020)

What did the PA gain for resuming security coordination with Israel? (Middle East Eye, 24 November 2020)

50% Increase in Two Years: One Out of Eight Israeli Men Exempt From Army for Mental Health Issues (Haaretz, 24 November 2020)

World Bank: Palestinian economy to contract 8% in 2020 (AP News, 24 November 2020)

Egypt opens Rafah crossing with Gaza for 3 days (Anadolu Agency, 24 November 2020)

Unemployment rate reaches 82% in Gaza Strip (Middle East Monitor, 24 November 2020)

Who is Tony Blinken, Biden's incoming secretary of state? (Middle East Eye, 24 November 2020)

Heavily armed Zionist occupation soldiers storming a Palestinian ambulance (Younes Arar, Facebook, 24 November 2020)

Calling on International Civil Society to Join Them: Palestinians, Israelis Call for a Single Democratic State (Palestine Chronicle, 24 November 2020)

Israeli Army Expels 10 Palestinian Families for Military Drills in Jordan Valley (Palestine Chronicle, 24 November 2020)

Blinken: Israel is ‘anchor and foundation for democracy in the region’ (Mondoweiss, 24 November 2020)

Israeli forces quell anti-annexation protest in northern Jordan Valley, dozens injured (WAFA News, 24 November 2020)

US President-elect Biden appoints Palestinian-American to legislative affairs team (WAFA News, 24 November 2020)

An Irish idea for Nobel peace in the Middle East (Telegraph, 24 November 2020)

What Biden Can Do About the Israeli-Palestinian Mess He’ll Inherit (The Nation, 23 November 2020)

Arab normalisation with Israel in 500 words (Al Jazeera, 23 November 2020)

The IHRA definition will not help fight anti-Semitism (Al Jazeera, 23 November 2020)

Jewish Settlers Attack Palestinian Vehicles in Northern West Bank (Palestine Chronicle, 23 November 2020)

Biden will fail to bring back ‘normal’ politics. What’s needed now is a populism of the left (Jonathan Cook, 12 November 2020)

Gaza declares COVID-19 disaster with health system near collapse (Al Jazeera, 23 November 2020)

Unlike Stolen Land, the Palestinians' Stolen Time Cannot Be Returned (Haaretz, 23 November 2020)

Austrian crackdown on Palestinian NGOs signals slide into tyranny (Middle East Eye, 23 November 2020)

Demanding a Place for Palestinians in American Cultural Life (In These Times, 23 November 2020)

Zionists had European, US backing, Palestinians didn't have that advantage (Middle East Monitor, 23 November 2020)

A Palestinian guide to Jewish American allyship (+972mag, 23 November 2020)

‘We have the uniting power of the Palestinian cause’: Zeina Ashrawi Hutchison on fighting Israeli apartheid under Biden (Mondoweiss, 23 November 2020)

Locals of Arab Al Atrash stand up to Israeli land-grab operation (Quds News, 23 November 2020)

Israeli army launches air raids on besieged Gaza Strip (Al Jazeera, 22 November 2020)

What Biden owes the Palestinians (Al Araby, 22 November 2020)

Criticizing Israel is not antisemitic — it’s academic freedom (The Conversation, 15 November 2020)

Pompeo thinks Israel is great domestic politics for 2024 (Mondoweiss, 20 November 2020)

PA’s gift to Biden is return to failed strategy (Electronic Intifada, 20 November 2020)

Israeli army bombs western, southern Gaza (Middle East Monitor, 22 November 2020)

Jewish Settlers Raid Village in West Bank, Attack Palestinian Homes (Palestine Chronicle, 21 November 2020)

Biden Will Fail to Bring back ‘Normal’ Politics. What’s Needed Now is a Populism of the Left (Palestine Chronicle, 13 November 2020)

Palestinian prisoner Nael Al-Barghouti, 41 years in Israeli jails (Palestine Post 24, 19 November 2020)

Palestinians trying to dig themselves out of isolation (Al Monitor, 22 November 2020)

Pompeo’s Grotesque Farewell Party in Israel Shows That the Trump Team Knows It's Over (Haaretz, 22 November 2020)

Trump-Heights settlement in Golan here to stay (Al Monitor, 20 November 2020)

Eight climate activists arrested in protest against new West Bank industrial zone (+972mag, 22 November 2020)

Gaza warns hospitals reaching Covid-19 breaking point (Middle East Eye, 22 November 2020)

Boycott Puma Global Day of Action: Don’t Put Israeli Apartheid Under the Christmas Tree – Dec 12 (BDS Movement, 20 November 2020)

Israel: Anger over controversial Mike Pompeo tour of settlement in occupied West Bank (Sky News, 19 November 2020)

Israeli settlers raid village in south of West Bank, attempt to attack homes of Palestinian residents (WAFA, 21 November 2020)

Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza (Guardian, 22 November 2020)

The Palestinian leadership chooses captivity (+972mag, 21 November 2020)

Trump's parting shots for Israel (Middle East Monitor, 21 November 2020)

Ending the ‘racial contract’ in Israel/Palestine (Mondoweiss, 20 November 2020)

Dr. Hanan Ashrawi: Labeling Settlement Products as 'Made in Israel' is endorsement of Land Theft and Plunder (PLO, 19 November 2020)

Israel to Evict 400 Palestinians from Jerusalem’s Neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah (Palestine Cronicle, 20 November 2020)

West Bank, Gaza record highest ever daily virus toll (Al Monitor, 20 November 2020)

Ilhan Omar urges Biden to reverse Trump's Middle East deals (Middle East Eye, 21 November 2020)

Palestine Legal Launches Comprehensive, Interactive Site Tracking Legislation Targeting Palestine Advocacy (Palestine Legal, 18 November 2020)

There's no childhood in occupied Palestine (Middle East Monitor, 20 November 2020)

UK amends status of Israel and Jerusalem following pressure from pro-Israel lobby (Middle East Monitor, 21 November 2020)

Israel has detained 400 Palestinian children this year (Al Araby, 20 November 2020)

Tomorrow My Family and Neighbors May Be Forced From Our Homes by Israeli Settlers (The Nation, 20 November 2020)

This Pastoral Palestinian Community Built a School of Its Own. Now Israel Wants to Demolish It (Haaretz, 20 November 2020)

The Dispossessed: Palestine’s forgotten lesson from post-apartheid South Africa (+972mag, 20 November 2020)

UN panel votes 163-5 in support of Palestinian statehood, end of occupation (Times Of Israel, 20 November 2020)

United Nations Just Voted In Favor Of Palestinian Statehood And Ending Occupation (The 961, 20 November 2020)

Palestinian medic arrested while treating protesters in West Bank (Middle East Monitor, 20 November 2020)

Interview: The man behind the BDS movement (+972mag, 14 June 2015) Pompeo makes first ever visit by US secretary of state to West Bank settlement (Middle East Monitor, 19 November 2020)

TCD and the BDS movement (Irish Times, 20 November 2020)

Biden Can’t Free Palestine (Foreign Policy, 20 November 2020)

US curbs on Israel boycotts ‘an attack’ on dissent, advocates say (Al Jazeera, 20 November 2020)

Peace in Palestine cannot be achieved amid unlawful demolitions (Al Jazeera, 20 November 2020)

For the Jewish state, the Holocaust is a tool to be manipulated (+972mag,20 November 2020)

UN Votes Overwhelmingly in Support of Palestinian Self-determination (Haaretz, 20 November 2020)

Will Trump's major foreign policy legacy be Israel and Palestine? (Guardian, 19 November 2020)

Outgoing US administration labels BDS 'anti-Semitic' (Electronic Intifada, 19 November 2020)

The Irishman pushing a fake peace (Electronic Intifada, 18 November 2020)

400 Palestinian children detained by Israel since start of 2020 (Middle East Monitor, 19 November 2020)

BDS condemns Washington's anti-Semitism accusations (Middle East Monitor, 20 November 2020)

Israel boycott: What is the BDS movement? (Middle East Eye,19 November 2020)

Pompeo’s parting gifts for Israel (Mondoweiss, 19 November 2020)

State Department’s attack on the BDS movement violates freedom of expression and endangers human rights protection (Amnesty USA, 19 November 2020)

Bahraini Foreign Minister Lands in Israel, Promises Full Normalization (Palestine Chronicle, 18 November 2020)

Restoration of ties with Israel sparks anger in Palestine (Al Araby, 18 November 2020)

Pompeo expected to hand Israeli settlers goodbye gift with trip to winery (Guardian, 18 November 2020)

State-backed Settler Violence (B'Tselem, 18 November 2020)

Dozens of House Dems Call on Mike Pompeo to Condemn Israeli Razing of Bedouin Community (Democracy Now, 18 November 2020)

Chateau Occupation: How Settlers’ Red Wines Are Blurring the Green Line (Haaretz, 18 November 2020)

The Palestinian Authority Security Forces: Whose Security? (Al Shabaka, 16 May 2017)

Sour grapes: Pompeo’s vineyard visit met with Palestinian protests (Middle East Eye, 18 November 2020)

Twice refugees: Palestinians in Jerusalem at imminent risk of losing their homes to Israeli settlers (Middle East Eye, 18 November 2020)

What Biden Owes the Palestinians (Project Syndicate, 18 November 2020)

Condemnation for Israel Tendering Contracts to Expand Illegal Settlements in East Jerusalem (Diplomat, 17 November 2020)

Complaint upheld over Classic Hits prize conveying Jerusalem's Old City as Israeli (The Journal, 17November 2020)

Ireland tells Israel it’s 'seriously concerned' by Givat Hamatos project (Jerusalem Post, 18 November 2020)

Palestinian Authority to resume coordination with Israel (Al Jazeera, 17 November 2020)

Holy Land Eyewitness: Room with a view (Independent Catholic News, 17 November 2020)

Obama follows in Jimmy Carter's footsteps and speaks out against Israel and AIPAC (Middle East Monitor, 16 November 2020)

For Trump's Middle East allies, Joe Biden is a new nightmare (Middle East Eye, 17 November 2020)

German FM warns unilateral action could hurt Mideast talks (AP, 17 November 2020)

Democrats ask Pompeo if Israel used US equipment to destroy Palestinian village (Middle East Eye, 17 November 2020)

Scores of Israelis evicted from former settlement in West Bank (Middle East Eye, 17 November 2020)

Israelis try resettling West Bank settlement evacuated in 2005 (Al Monitor, 17 November 2020)

Netanyahu goes for broke in Trump's last two months (Al Monitor, 17 November 2020)

With Trump on way out, Netanyahu nails together settlement legacy (Al Monitor, 17 November 2020)

Is the UAE about to invest in Israeli settlements? (Electronic Intifada, 17 November 2020)

France defies European court ruling upholding right to boycott Israel (Electronic Intifada, 17 November 2020)

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Occupied Territories Bill

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The Occupied Territories Bill, developed by Sadaka and tabled by Senator Frances Black, will prohibit the import of goods and services which are produced in illegal Israeli settlements. Settlements are a war crime under international law.

Visiting Speakers

Sadaka Visiting Speaker Programme

Sadaka organises high level speaking tours with invited guests, primarily from Palestine. They typically involve meetings with the Minister, political party leaders, leading NGOs, trade unions and presentations to Joint Oireachtas Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Political Meetings

Sadaka Political Meetings

Political meetings are core business for Sadaka as we attempt to shift Irish foreign policy towards the achievement of political self –determination and human rights for the Palestinian people.

Other Campaigns

Sadaka Campaigns

Sadaka runs targeted campaigns on an annual basis, each one aimed at achieving a particular goal such as Irish Government Recognition of Palestine, pre General Election commitments on Palestine and similar goals.


Conferences & Public Meetings

High Level Fora and meetings are used to get particular messages to selected audiences. We focus on high profile speakers to attract key decision makers and people of influence.


Sadaka Publications

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Education Resources

Sadaka Education Resources

In partnership with the Curriculum Development Unit, Sadaka produced an education resource on Palestine available on the Irish secondary school curriculum. More resources also available.

Palestinian Churches

Sadaka, the Churches and Palestine

Sadaka has hosted lengthy speaking tours with leading Christian church leaders from Palestine to encourage the Irish churches to develop pro-active positions on the plight of their brothers and sisters in the Holy Land.

Trade Unions

Sadaka and Irish Trades Unions

Sadaka has worked closely with trade unions since our formation building on their strong pro-active positions on Palestine.

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