News & Analysis

Donald Trump on Israel and Palestine

September 27, 2016 Palestine Square

Although hawkish Israelis and their like-minded allies cheer Trump, and many Palestinians and their supporters fear the prospect of Trump as US president, could a Trump presidency be a poisoned chalice for Israel and a hidden blessing for the Palestinians?

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#FBCensorsPalestine

September 26, 2016 Dorgham Abusalim

Facebook’s decision to disable the accounts of Palestinian newspaper editors was met with alarm by civil rights and journalism groups, who mobilized an online campaign using the hashtag #FBCensorsPalestine. “Administrators for the Facebook pages of Quds, which has more than five million “likes,” and Shehab News Agency, which has more than six million,

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Paul Hadweh’s Journey to Academic Freedom at UC Berkeley

September 23, 2016 Dorgham Abusalim

The growth of Palestine solidarity movements on American campuses has triggered heated debates on academic freedom and protests against the suppression of fair and honest academic inquiry into Palestine – particularly in light of spreading awareness about Israeli violations of Palestinian human rights. The clandestine suspension and subsequent reinstatement of a course titled

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Reebok’s Israel 68

September 12, 2016 Palestine Square

On 9 May, Reebok Israel announced a limited-edition sneaker commemorating what Israel calls Independence Day. The sneaker displays Israel’s national colors and features the words “Israel 68” on the heel to mark the country’s sixty-eight years of existence. The shoe, first announced on the company’s Facebook page, was promoted in the Jerusalem Post by Reebok Israel CEO

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#AskNetanyahu

September 12, 2016 Palestine Square

To mark the May 15 national holiday which Israel considers to be its Independence Day, the Israeli government launched #AskNetanyahu, a Twitter campaign offering a live Q&A with the country’s prime minister. The hashtag immediately took off, and for the two days preceding the 12 May event, an avalanche of tweets made it the most trending topic on

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McGraw-Hill Destroys Map of Palestinian Land Loss

September 12, 2016 Palestine Square

In March, McGraw-Hill Education, one of the world’s largest textbook publishers, caved to Zionist pressure and began destroying all copies of a college political science textbook featuring what were described as “anti-Israel” maps. Published in 2012, Global Politics: Engaging a Complex World contains an image of four maps depicting Palestinian land loss from