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Electronic Intifada
Palestinian portal for information about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and its depiction in the media. News, commentary, analysis and reference materials about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from a Palestinian perspective.
Organization of the Islamic Conference
The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) is the second largest inter-governmental organization after the United Nations which has membership of 57 states spread over four continents. The Organization is the collective voic...
Palestinian Centre for Human Rights
The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) is a non-government organization (NGO) based in Gaza City. The Centre is a non-profit company, dedicated to protecting human rights, promoting the rule of law and upholding democratic...
Michael Riordon
Canadian writer and documentary-maker Michael Riordon writes/directs/produces books and articles, audio, video and film documentaries, plays for radio and stage. A primary goal of his work is to recover voices and stories of ...
Zatoun
Zatoun is an NGO which brings fair trade olive oil from occupied Palestine. It highlights the plight of Palestinian farmers and the destruction of their livelihood. Olive oil is a basic food which reminds us of our common humanity...

News Releases

Break the Silence Against the Siege of Gaza
2008-11-19
Health Professionals Against the Siege of Gaza
Unstable medical supplies and lack of fuel have disrupted medical equipment such as incubators, dialysis equipment and heart monitors in Gaza. There is a shortage of many critical medications and esse...
B'Tselem demands a halt to baseless assault by Rights and Democracy chair
2010-02-07
B'Tselem
B#Tselem has written to demand that Board members of the Canadian organization Rights and Democracy stop maligning B'Tselem's name.
Continuous protest at Israeli consulate in Toronto starts July 24
2014-07-24
On July 24 people of conscience including Muslims, Jews, and Christians, are coming together at the Israeli consulate in Toronto for a three day continuous vigil to call attention to the frightening s...
Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish in conversation with Rick Salutin at Beit Zatoun in Toronto - June 4, 2010
2010-05-25
Zatoun
Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish in conversation with Rick Salutin at Beit Zatoun in Toronto - June 4, 2010 Dr. Abuelaish, known as "the Gaza Doctor," is the author of the bestselling book, "I Shall Not Hate."
IFJ Backs PJS Demand for Respect of Palestinian Journalists' Dignity after Security Check Incident in Jerusalem
2012-07-20
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today called on the Israeli authorities to respect the right to dignity of Palestinian journalists who work in the country.
Inaugural Event: A dramatic reading of a personal account of bombing of Gaza
2010-01-25
Beit Zatoun House
New Toronto Art and Culture Venue - Beit Zatoun. Inaugural Event: A dramatic reading of SEVEN DAYS FROM A GAZA DIARY, on 1st anniversary of Israeli assault on Gaza. In Toronto; Saturday January 30 a...
Israeli army raids on Bil'in village
2009-07-09
Tadamon
Israeli army forces are launching night-time military raids on Bil'in village in Palestine. Military raids launched by Israeli forces in Palestine in parallel to court case in Canada.
Jenny Peto speaks at UBC, downtown Vancouver on Palestinian rights, threats to academic freedom
2011-02-11
Seriously Free Speech Committee
Jenny Peto, whose Master's thesis was attacked in the Ontario legislature for being anti-semitic, is speaking in Vancouver on Fri. at UBC and Sat. at SFU Harbour Centre on the growing threats to acade...
Jewish Canadians Concerned About Suppression of Criticism of Israel
2009-03-10
We are Jewish Canadians concerned about all expressions of racism, anti-Semitism, and social injustice. We believe that the Holocaust legacy "Never again" means never again for all peoples. It is a tr...
Letter regarding Israel's attack on Gaza and international law
2009-01-19
Israel's attack on Gaza constitutes a war crime in that it is disproportionate to the threat posed and violates international humanitarian law on at least grounds: Collective punishment, Targeting Civ...
Letter to Palestinian and Lebanese filmmakers from Israeli filmmakers
2006-07-22
Connexions Information Sharing Services
We unequivocally oppose the brutality and cruelty of Israeli policy.
Mohammed Khatib, coordinator of West Bank Coordination Committee arrested
2010-01-28
International Solidarity Movement
Mohammed Khatib#s arrest today is the most severe escalation in a recent wave of repression again the Palestinian popular struggle and its leadership. Khatib is the 35th resident of Bil#in to be arres...
Palestinian Freedom Riders to Board Settler Buses to Jerusalem
2011-11-15
Palestinian activists will attempt to peacefully board segregated Israeli public transportation in the occupied West Bank to travel to East Jerusalem in action reminiscent of the Civil Rights Movement...
Palestinian students In Gaza prevented from pursuing studies
2008-10-21
Friends of Humanity International
Friends of Humanity International calls on the Egyptian authorities to resolve the dilemma of the Palestinians students who are studying abroad and all those besieged in the Gaza Strip.
Public Health students examine the disease of Occupation, joined by founder of Physicians for Human Rights - Israel
2011-03-17
Public Health Social Justice Collective
Graduate students from the Dalla Lana School of Public Health are calling for discussion on the ongoing occupation of Palestinian territories. The Public Health Social Justice Collective challenges me...
Sources welcomes Michael Riordon
2010-04-14
Michael Riordon
Sources welcomes a new member: Michael Riordon. Canadian writer and documentary-maker Michael Riordon writes/directs/produces books and articles, audio, video and film documentaries, plays for radio a...
The story Israel doesn't want you to know: Israeli Resistance to Israeli Apartheid
2009-02-17
Anarchists Against the Wall
Shachaf Polakow, a member of the Israeli group, Anarchists Against the Wall will be speaking about the work of the group who act jointly with the popular Palestinian struggles against the Wall in the ...
Urgent Statement by Anti-Zionist Orthodox Jews Worldwide
2008-12-09
NetureiI Karta of The Orthodox Jewry of Palestine
It is time for leaders with a sense of morality and courage to stand up and finally declare ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!!
Winners of Courage in Journalism Awards Announced
2009-10-23
International Womenâ##s Media Foundation
Iryna Khalip of Belarus, Agnes Taile of Cameroon and Jila Baniyaghoob of Iran win Courage in Journalism Awards from the International Womenâ##s Media Foundation. Amira Hass of Israel is Lifetime Achie...

Sources Select Resources

Arab Jews vs. Palestinians: Israel's Refugee Pawns
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2012
Countercurrents
Israel's attempt to compare Arab Jews to Palestinian refugees.
Christian Evangelicals Increasingly Support Palestinian Human Rights
David Brog, the Attorney Behind CUFI
Weir, Alison
Article
2014
Counterpunch
Support for Israel is eroding among American evangelical Christians, with only 30 percent in a recent survey stating support for Israel above Palestinians.
Connexions Other Voices - May 28, 2017
Resisting Injustice
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
Connexions
In this issue, we look at the relentless persistence of people challenging injustice and entrenched power in places around the world, including Palestine, Korea, China, Canada, and the United States. ...
Continuous protest at Israeli consulate in Toronto starts July 24
Sources News Release
Article
2014
On July 24 people of conscience including Muslims, Jews, and Christians, are coming together at the Israeli consulate in Toronto for a three day continuous vigil to call attention to the frightening s...
Covering Israel-Palestine: The BBC's Double Standards
An Exchange With The BBC's Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen
Article
2008
Medialens
The priorities of the news media mean that the more Palestinians are killed, the less importance their deaths have to news organisations. Conversely, the fewer Israelis killed the more seriousness the...
Fuck Hamas! Fuck Israel! Gaza youth offers up a cry of despair
Rapid global reaction to cyber-manifesto surprises its drafters
Carbajosa, Ana
Article
2011
The Guardian
A group of Palestinian youth put out a manifesto that calls for an end to divisive party politics in Gaza and the West Bank. The youth want peace and freedom.
Fury at Azaria Verdict is Israel's Trump Moment
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2017
Counterpunch
Examining the popular reaction to the conviction in military court of Elor Azaria for manslaughter as demonstrating a deep social divide in the vein of Trump's election in the US and the Brexit vote i...
Gaza: Health System in Collapse
Garfinkle, Miriam; Deutsch, Judith; Abdul-Qadir, Reem; Santa Barbara, Joanna
Article
2008
The extremity of suffering in Gaza is little known in the West. Underlying the health emergency is the Israeli military's destruction of Gaza's basic infrastructure and Israel's closure of all Gaza's ...
Ghada Karmi
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Ghada Karmi is a Palestinian doctor of medicine, author and academic.
Humanize Palestine
Website
2014
Humanize Palestine attempts to restore the humanity that is often stripped away when Palestinians are reduced to calculative deaths, forgettable names, and burned and mutilated bodies, rather than peo...
In an endless war on terror, we are all doomed to become Palestinians
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2015
Middle East Eye
Jeff Halper's new book sheds light on the arms industry, arguing that Israel is now the go-to nation for armies and police forces around the world.
Israel/Palestine: Resources for peace, justice, and human rights
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Website
2006
Connexions Information Sharing Services
A selection of resources for those looking for a solution to the situation in Isreal/Palestine based on peace, justice, and human rights.
Israeli Deaths Matter More
Article
2008
Medialens
The reality is that by devoting disproportionate coverage to Israeli deaths over Palestinian deaths, the BBC's claims to 'impartial' reporting are simply demolished. With great consistency, lives in t...
Israel's Gaza backlash targets Arab minority
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2014
Israel's large Palestinian minority is facing an unprecedented backlash of incitement and violent reprisals as Israeli Jews rally behind the current military operations in Gaza, human rights groups an...
Jewish Canadians Concerned About Suppression of Criticism of Israel
Article
2009
We are Jewish Canadians concerned about all expressions of racism, anti-Semitism, and social injustice. We believe that the Holocaust legacy "Never again" means never again for all peoples. It is a tr...
Keys, comb and a plant: Palestinians tell of their past through cherished belongings
Lynfield, Ben
Article
2015
The National
The first national museum for the geographically dispersed and exiled Palestinian people is taking shape, not only physically but conceptually. The goal is "to connect the Palestinians and present dif...
The man reconstructing Palestine's lost villages
Article
2016
Al Jazeera
Abu Sitta has diligently reconstructed and mapped the future for all Palestinians laying the groundwork for their homecoming. "Our plan is to reconstruct the destroyed Palestinian villages. The plan...
Marching to Jerusalem
Searching for Dignity in Occupied East Jerusalem
MARUSEK, Sarah
Article
2013
counterpunch
46 years ago, Israel seized East Jerusalem. Since then, Israel has undertaken measures to restrict Palestinian movement.
The Massacre
Rothbard, Murray N.
Article
1982
Lewis Rockwell.com
All other news, all other concerns, fade into insignificance beside the enormous horror of the massacre in Beirut. All humanity is outraged at the wanton slaughter of hundreds of men (mainly elderly),...
New report details 'brutal' Israeli policies
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2014
The first bullet struck 16-year-old Samir Awad in his left leg. He staggered away as fast as he could, but was too slow. A second round slammed into his left shoulder, exiting from the right side of h...
Occupation captured
Christian Peacemaker Teams
Article
2017
Alternative News
Photos of Palestinian life and Israeli occupation in the West Bank city of Hebron.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - January 30, 2016
Conflict of interest
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
This issue of Other Voices shines a light on the murky world of conflict of interest, the hidden reality that often underlies appearances of neutrality, objectivity, and due process. Conflicts of inte...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - June 18, 2016
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
This issue of Other Voices features a wide range of issues. The topic of the week is homophobia, the hate that led to 49 deaths in Orlando last week, but which is present in greater or lesser form in ...
The Palestine Review: E-Books
Website
The Palestine Review
Free books on Palestine and the Mideast. Hundreds of free books: the largest online library of free ebooks on Palestine, the Palestinians, and Palestinian history available anywhere.
Photographing Tragedy
What Victims Actually Want
Baroud, Ramzy
Article
2013
CounterPunch
What is the use of a photo when the human conscience has grown numb, and barely appreciates the artistic expression of the photo, not the moral and political crisis it represents?
Questions about Israel's attack on Gaza
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2014
Connexions
Why do these terrible outbreaks of violence keep happening? Written during the Israeli attack on Gaza in July 2014.
Shatila: Remembering the Massacre
Hardigan, Richard
Article
2015
CounterPunch
Shatila is probably the most well-known of all the Palestinian refugee camps. In September of 1982, a local Christian militia, known as the Phalange, aided by its Israeli allies, entered Shatila and b...
Shooting Back
Young Palestinians With Cameras
Duncan, Don
Article
2010
CounterPunch
For the past three years, Btselem, the Israeli human rights NGO, has provided cameras and training to young Palestinians as part of its camera distribution project, to collect video evidence of abuses...
Torturing and Jailing Palestinian Children
Nightmare in the Occupied Territories
Abbas, Ziad
Article
2013
CounterPunch
About 500-700 children are arrested by the Israeli occupation every year, according to Defense for Children International-Palestine. These children face a policy designed to kill their spirit and shut...
Two-state solution
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Violent, Genocidal Anti-Palestinian Rhetoric Moving to US?
Sheen, David
Article
2014
Religion Dispatches
Earlier this week the Times of Israel published a post, written by American Yochanan Gordon, titled "When Genocide is Permissible," which concludes with the following question: "If political leaders ...
The Wanted 18
Article
2016
Al Jazeera
A claymation comic that showcases the BDS movement through the establishment of a Palestinian dairy co-operative in Beit Sahour.
What Comes Next: Towards a bi-national end-game in Palestine/Israel
Halper, Jeff
Article
2013
Mondoweiss
Jeff Halper suggests that the best political system to express both the desires of the two national communities of Palestine/Israel for self-determination and of its individual citizens for democracy ...
Winners of Courage in Journalism Awards Announced
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Womenâ##s Media Foundation
Iryna Khalip of Belarus, Agnes Taile of Cameroon and Jila Baniyaghoob of Iran win Courage in Journalism Awards from the International Womenâ##s Media Foundation. Amira Hass of Israel is Lifetime Achie...

Sources Bookshelf

Our Way to Fight
Peace-work under siege in Israel-Palestine
Riordon, Michael
Book
2011
Documents the lives and work of grassroots peace activists, Israelis and Palestinians fighting for justice and human rights on both sides of the wall. The book also explore events that stirred people ...


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