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Mission Accomplished

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 12:51 pm | Ramzy Baroud

When Mike Treen, the National Director of the ‘Unite Union’ in New Zealand arrived at the airport in the capital, Auckland, on August 1, a group of people were anxiously waiting for him at the terminal with Palestinian flags and flowers. They hugged him, ... More >>

Mahmoud Abbas: Stop Exploiting Ahed Tamimi for Personal Gain

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 2:31 pm | Ramzy Baroud

The father of 11-year-old, Abdul Rahman Nofal contacted me, asking for help. His son was shot in the leg during Gaza's ‘Great March of Return’ protests. The Strip's dilapidated health care system could not save the little boy's leg, as it was later ... More >>

Common Enemy: Why Israel is Embracing Fascism in Europe

Friday, 3 August 2018, 9:14 am | Ramzy Baroud

Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orban, visited Israel on July 19, where he met Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and other officials. Orban’s visit would have not required much pause except that the Hungarian leader has been repeatedly branded ... More >>

Jewish Nation-state Law: Why Israel Was Never a Democracy

Wednesday, 25 July 2018, 2:39 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Jewish Nation-state Law: Why Israel Was Never a Democracy By Ramzy Baroud The head of the Arab Joint List Alliance at the Israeli Knesset (Parliament), Aymen Odeh, described the passing of the racist Jewish Nation-state Law as "the death of ... More >>

The Massacre of Inn Din: How Rohingya Are Lynched

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 11:00 am | Ramzy Baroud

The Massacre of Inn Din: How Rohingya Are Lynched and Held Responsible By Ramzy Baroud “In my four years as High Commissioner, I have heard many preposterous claims. That claim is almost in its own category of absurdity. Have you no shame, sir, have ... More >>

Europe’s Iron Curtain: The Refugee Crisis is about to Worsen

Wednesday, 11 July 2018, 12:52 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Europe’s Iron Curtain: The Refugee Crisis is about to Worsen By Ramzy Baroud A recent European Council summit in Brussels was meant to articulate a united policy on the burgeoning refugees and migrant crisis. Instead, it served to highlight the ... More >>

‘Deal of the Century’ is Not New

Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 12:13 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Donald Trump's 'deal of the century' will fail. Palestinians will not exchange their 70-year long struggle for freedom for Jared Kushner's cash; nor will Israel accept even if there is a demilitarized Palestinian state in the West Bank. More >>

Did Israel Inspire Trump's Family Separation Policy?

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 2:38 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Did Israel Inspire Trump's Family Separation Policy? By Ramzy Baroud This past May, the United States Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, announced the government's 'zero tolerance' policy at US border crossings. It was a matter of weeks before the new ... More >>

End the Wars to Halt the Refugee Crisis

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 12:22 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Europe is facing the most significant refugee crisis since World War II. All attempts at resolving the issue have failed, mostly because they have ignored the root causes of the problem. More >>

Palestinians Need Urgent Protection from Israel

Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 12:53 pm | Ramzy Baroud

What is taking place in Palestine is not a 'conflict'. We readily utilize the term but, in fact, the word 'conflict' is misleading. It equates between oppressed Palestinians and Israel, a military power that stands in violation of numerous United Nations ... More >>

Ramzy Baroud: Rethinking the Term ‘Israeli Occupation’

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 10:54 am | Ramzy Baroud

June 5, 2018 marks the 51st anniversary of the Israeli Occupation of East Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza. More >>

8 lessons I learned on Palestine from 8 Western Nations

Thursday, 31 May 2018, 11:41 am | Ramzy Baroud

On February 20, 2018, I embarked on a global book tour that has, thus far, taken me to eight nations. The main theme of all my talks in various cultural, academic and media platforms was the pressing need to refocus the discussion on Palestine ... More >>

Gazans Have Crossed the Fear Barrier

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 4:52 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Israel’s Premature Celebration: Gazans Have Crossed the Fear Barrier By Ramzy Baroud 60 Palestinians were killed in Gaza on May 15, simply for protesting and demanding their Right of Return as guaranteed by international law. 50 more were killed since ... More >>

An Affront to History: Giro d’Italia’s ‘Sport-Washing’

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 1:11 pm | Ramzy Baroud

An Affront to History: Giro d’Italia’s ‘Sport-Washing’ of Israeli Apartheid By Ramzy Baroud For the first time since its inception in 1909, the legendary Italian cycling race, Giro d’Italia kicked off outside Europe and, strangely enough, from ... More >>

My Home is Beit Daras: Our Lingering Nakba

Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 9:43 am | Ramzy Baroud

When Google Earth was initially released in 2001, I immediately rushed to locate a village that no longer exists on a map, which now delineates a whole different reality. More >>

Eclipsing Factionalism: The Missing Story from Gaza

Thursday, 10 May 2018, 5:10 pm | Ramzy Baroud

The Gaza border protests must be understood in the context of the Israeli Occupation, the siege and the long-delayed ‘Right of Return’ for Palestinian refugees. However, they should also be appreciated in a parallel context: Palestine’s own factionalism ... More >>

Ramzy Baroud’s NZ speaking tour itinerary

Thursday, 10 May 2018, 10:39 am | Ramzy Baroud

Dr Ramzy Baroud’s NZ speaking tour itinerary – 18 to 24 May 2018. Hosted by the NZ Palestine Solidarity Network Please note that signed copies of Ramzy’s new book ‘The Last Earth: a Palestinan story’ will be on sale at each venue. Other ... More >>

Gazan Gandhis: Gaza Bleeds Alone

Wednesday, 2 May 2018, 1:03 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Three more Palestinians were killed and 611 wounded last Friday, when tens of thousands of Gazans continued their largely non-violent protests at the Gaza-Israel border. More >>

The Ghost of Herut: Einstein on Israel, 70 Years Ago

Wednesday, 25 April 2018, 11:09 am | Ramzy Baroud

The Ghost of Herut: Einstein on Israel, 70 Years Ago By Ramzy Baroud Albert Einstein, along with other Jewish luminaries, including Hannah Arendt, published a letter in the New York Times on December 4, 1948. That was only a few months after Israel had ... More >>

Gaza and the Media Cover-up

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 10:40 am | Ramzy Baroud

The term 'media bias’ does not do justice to the western corporate media's relationship with Israel and Palestine. The relationship is, indeed, far more profound than mere partiality. It is not ignorance, either. It is a calculated and long-term campaign, ... More >>

 

 

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