Palestinian children as young as 12 can be sentenced and imprisoned–however, children much younger are often arrested, detained and interrogated by the Israeli Defense Forces.
The Prawer-Begin Plan may or may not pass—but it is already in motion.
Syria is in dire need of a humanitarian—not military—intervention.
Being banned from Israel isn’t the closing of the Palestine chapter—it is merely the beginning.
Each of these hunger strikes is rooted in US prison policy, foreign policy and national security.
In the week following the George Zimmerman verdict, a stream of articles were published comparing the targeting of young, Black men and the policing of Black communities to the targeting of young, Arab men in combat zones and Barack Obama’s drone war. In particular, these columnists compared Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old Black boy who was …
The images of a united Tahrir Square that once spurred the revolution are no more. Instead, the country braces for more violence.
Judging from Twitter, Egypt is in complete chaos. Online, protesters in the square tweeted pictures of a Tahrir Square that resembled the first, triumphant images of the Arab Spring and shared updates as the news broke. Initiatives such as Tahrir Bodyguard and Operation Anti Sexual Harassment, which formed in response to the rampant sexual assault …
For gay Palestinians, queer liberation is inextricably linked to the liberation of Palestine from Israeli occupation.
I am dreaming of the day that I can take this road trip.