A total US funding cut would mean a serious reduction in services and the complete halt of many of the education and health programmes for Palestinian refugees.
While 19 members of Congress cite abuse of Palestinian children to curb the flow of US aid to Israel, shocking photos of such abuse stream from the Palestinian territories.
Rarely has the action of an American president on the Middle East been so universally unpopular outside the bubbles of Israeli and American public opinion.
No one paying attention to the settler-colonization of the occupied West Bank had any illusions about Israel’s end game.
But that might not be a bad thing.
This latest diplomatic fiasco is another instance of the administration showing utter contempt for the views of the rest of the world.
Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital caused a firestorm online.
Congress has seen critics of Israel and defenders of Palestinian rights before, but none matched McCollum’s historic act.
Since Issa Amro’s arrest, many local and international rights groups called for his immediate release, launching the hashtag #StandWithIssa.
Michael Bennett’s refusal to become a tool of Israeli propaganda has arguably been the most explicitly political stance, to date, by a high profile athlete.
FIFA may somehow contrive to once again postpone a decision on Israeli human rights violations, but the issue isn’t going away and demands action.
Why a broad sporting boycott of Israel hasn’t emerged despite major successes for the movement in other arenas such as academia, entertainment, and business.
The Palestinian Table is a “bridge to better understand Palestinian culture, food, and a way of life.”
Why would 37,000 Palestinians take part in their own oppression, building illegal settlements and working their own land for the benefit of foreign settlers?
A story of deceit, mendacity, and imperial arrogance that has a contemporary resonance and significance.
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