Archive for the ‘activism’ Category

As Israel escalates its military campaign against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, an already besieged population is rapidly running out of resources. There are shortages of electricity, drinking water and medicine. Furthermore, for the thousands of Palestinian children whose homes were destroyed by Israeli airstrikes, they no longer have any clothing, books and toys. Several international convoys are working to […]


Since the US-sponsored peace negotiations between the Palestinians and Israel recommenced last summer, Israeli forces have:authorised the approval of several thousand illegal settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories; launched the construction of twice as many illegal housing units as in the previous year;forcibly dispersed a peaceful protest camp in the Jordan Valley; violently suppressed the nonviolent demonstrations that happen weekly throughout […]


MEMO published an article recently by Egyptian scholar and diplomat Abdullah Al-Ashaal about what he calls the disastrous “bartering policy” framework of the ongoing negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians. In theory, the way this framework is supposed to work is that both parties have their sets of demands and both are expected to make certain […]


Although Palestinians have lived under Israeli occupation and apartheid for over six decades, Western narratives usually paint them as hateful and violent, as if they were born with hatred rather than shaped by a life of displacement, discrimination, military rule, poverty and oppression.


It has now been five years since the sentencing of the Holy Land Five: Muslim-American humanitarians who were falsely convicted of providing “material support for terrorism” because of their charitable work in Palestine. To mark the occasion, the daughters of the Holy Land Five have produced a powerful video message featuring the families of those imprisoned, […]