Día de los prisioneros palestinos: recordando a los intelectuales orgánicos de Palestina

Para conmemorar el Día de los Prisioneros Palestinos, MintPress le presenta la introducción del Dr. Ramzy Baroud "Estas cadenas se romperán: historias palestinas de lucha y desafío en las cárceles israelíes".

Palestinians Prisoners Feature photo

April 17 officially marks Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, a day when the Palestinian people collectively remember the more than five thousand prisoners currently incarcerated in Israeli jails, many of them minors and many held without charge or trial. Few have been as tireless in advocating for these forgotten souls as Palestinian intellectual

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The War on Innocence: Palestinian Children in Israeli Military Court

Since the start of the Second Intifada, the popular uprising of 2000, some 12,000 Palestinian children have been detained and interrogated by the Israeli army. 

Palestin Children feature photo

On July 29, 4-year-old Muhammad Rabi’ Elayyan was reportedly summoned for interrogation by the Israeli police in occupied Jerusalem.  The news, originally reported by the Palestinian News Agency (WAFA), was later denied by the Israeli police, likely to lessen the impact of the PR disaster that followed.  The Israelis are not denying the story

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El libro de Palestina: Liberación nacional vs negociaciones sin fin

¿Qué se necesitará para que el gobierno palestino abandone la opción estadounidense y, en su lugar, desarrolle una estrategia integral basada en la unidad nacional, la representación democrática y la solidaridad internacional? pregunta Ramzy Baroud.

Palestine Israel

Those who are still hoping that the new American agenda on Palestine and Israel is temporary, or reversible, should abandon this false hope. Washington’s complete adoption of Israel’s messianic, extremist policies regarding Occupied Palestine has been a long time in the making. And it is here to stay.  Despite the unmistakable clarity in the

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África y Palestina: un legado noble que nunca debe ser traicionado

Las conquistas diplomáticas de Netanyahu en África han sido celebradas por los medios de comunicación israelíes como "históricas", mientras que el liderazgo palestino permanece ajeno al panorama político que cambia rápidamente.

Europe’s “Scramble for Africa” began in earnest in 1881, but never ended. The attempt at dominating the continent using old and new strategies continues to define the western relationship with this rich continent.  This reality was further validated when I arrived in Nairobi, Kenya on June 23. Although my objective was to address various Kenyan

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En el Día Mundial de los Refugiados de la ONU, los palestinos mantienen vivo su derecho al retorno a través de la esperanza y la resistencia

Para los palestinos, la sombría realidad de ser un refugiado se ve agravada por la ausencia de un horizonte político, suficiente para transmitir un sentimiento de esperanza que, 70 años después de la génesis de la crisis de refugiados palestinos, hay un remedio a la mano.

Palestinian right of return

The United Nations’ World Refugee Day, observed annually on June 20, should not merely represent a reminder of “the courage, strength and determination of women, men and children who are forced to flee their homeland under threat of persecution, conflict and violence.” It should also be an opportunity for the international community to truly

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El mito de una Palestina desunida y disfuncional es una invención israelí

El mito de los palestinos desunidos y disfuncionales es en gran medida un invento israelí que precede a la creación de Hamas, e incluso de Fatah. Esta noción sionista, que ha sido aceptada por el actual primer ministro israelí, Benjamin Netanyahu, sostiene que "Israel no tiene un socio de paz".

Lebanon Palestine Israel

The International Conference on Palestine held in Istanbul between April 27-29 brought together many speakers and hundreds of academics, journalists, activists and students from Turkey and all over the world. The conference was a rare opportunity aimed at articulating a discourse of international solidarity that is both inclusive and forward

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