Regions / Palestinian Territories
It's about propping up "besieged majorities" in multiethnic countries.
A famously anti-Semitic movement has come to admire modern Israel's "ethnonationalism." That speaks volumes about the ascent of the far right in the country.
For Arabs and Muslims worldwide, Jerusalem has become a powerful symbol representing a century of betrayal by the West.
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.