Regions / Palestinian Territories
Thousands of Arab Bedouins in Israel's Negev desert are denied power, water, sewage, and roads by the state. And their villages are under constant threat of demolition.
Imagine telling the family of a fallen soldier they died to ensure Saudi hegemony in the Gulf, an eternal Guantanamo, or the spread of terror groups and refugees.
The goal is to frighten people from engaging in the completely legal act of living out their values.
A new Israeli law bans travel by anyone who supports a nonviolent boycott for Palestinian rights — including Jews who break with the government's right-wing line.
Progressive Jewish groups are rising to criticize the Israeli occupation and fight fundamentalism in both Israel and the West.
As a Palestinian, I can't set aside my identity for two hours and root for an actor who spoke up for violence against people like me.
Father Miguel D'Escoto Brockmann was a man who spoke truth to power and expected others to do the same.
Five decades of occupation have turned military violence into the norm for Palestinian children.
A winning (losing) formula would look something like: Rush headlong into new conflicts. Create failed states. Prop up dictatorships. Alienate the public. Sound familiar?
With the U.S. now firmly in the pro-settler camp, nonviolent campaigns to impose a cost on Israel's occupation matter more than ever.