Opinion

Decision to grant Israel observer status at the African Union sets a dangerous legal precedent

On 22 July 2021, the chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, decided to unilaterally accredit Israel to…

South Africans in Israel: A home from home for white colonialists

More than 20,000 South African Jews have moved to Palestine since the 1920s and Israel since 1948. The most famous…

UAE: Israel’s high-tech pitch at Dubai Expo hides brutality of occupation

Israel is participating in Dubai’s Expo 2020, which opened on 1 October – almost a full year later than planned…

Effects of the Israeli blockade on the economic and humanitarian conditions in the Gaza Strip

Fifteen years ago, the Israeli authorities imposed a severe blockade on the Gaza Strip’s population of more than 2, 200,000…

Palestine: An open-air museum of colonialism

On a recent visit to Palestine (I belong to a category of Jordanian Palestinians who can visit Palestine using an…

Nizar Banat’s death highlights brutality of Palestinian Authority

Nizar Banat knew he was going to die. As he grew bolder calling out corrupt members of Fatah, the party…

We Can’t Fight the Climate Crisis Without Fighting the Military-Industrial Complex

A United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report released this week confirmed the dire situation we have long…

America Needs to Start Telling the Truth About Israel’s Nukes

American politicians often warn that if Iran obtains a nuclear weapon, it will spark a nuclear stampede across the Middle…

Here in Jerusalem, we Palestinians are still fighting for our homes

A few months ago, the world’s attention was on Sheikh Jarrah, my neighbourhood in occupied Jerusalem. For decades, Israeli settlers,…

Israel’s war on (‘anti-Semitic’) ice cream

Israel is going through a surrealistic summer meltdown over yummy ice cream. Its leaders have launched a chilling assault on…

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