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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 >>

Why Israel Feels Threatened by Popular Resistance

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 1:50 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Why Israel Feels Threatened by Popular Resistance in Palestine By Ramzy Baroud Why did Israel kill many unarmed Gaza protesters and wound over 2,000 on Friday, March 30 and on the following days, when they clearly posed no threat to Israeli soldiers? ... More >>

Rim Banna and the Cultural War that Palestinians Must Win

Tuesday, 3 April 2018, 12:37 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Rim Banna and the Cultural War that Palestinians Must Win By Ramzy Baroud Rim Banna passed away at the age of 51. Her death on March 24, after a decade-long battle with cancer, brought grief to Palestinians everywhere. Rim, a Palestinian Christian from ... More >>

The Last ‘Peace Process’ Warrior: Abbas Hanging by a Thread

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 9:29 am | Ramzy Baroud

The 'deal of the century' is a farce. We suspected that, of course, but, upon his return from Washington, Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu revealed in more detail why the long-anticipated plan of the administration of US President Donald ... More >>

Who Wants to Kill Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah?

Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 10:23 am | Ramzy Baroud

On March 13, while on his way to the besieged Gaza Strip, two 33-pounds bombs targeted the convoy of Palestinian Authority Prime Minister, Rami Hamdallah. Hamdallah was visiting Gaza, through the Israeli border checkpoint, Erez, to open a large sewage ... More >>

Will Israeli Policies change If Netanyahu Leaves Office?

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 2:33 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Will Israeli Policies change If Netanyahu Leaves Office? By Ramzy Baroud If scandal-plagued Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, exits his country’s political scene today, who is likely to replace him? And what does this mean as far as Israel's Occupation ... More >>

Youth in Palestine Must Break Free from Dual Oppression

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 10:24 am | Ramzy Baroud

As global voices continue to demand the freedom of 17-year-old teenage Palestinian girl, Ahed Tamimi, Israeli authorities have arrested nine additional members of her family. More >>

Israeli Journalists Project Israel’s Crimes on Palestinians

Thursday, 1 March 2018, 11:12 am | Ramzy Baroud

In an article published in Al-Monitor without a single verifiable citation, Israeli journalist, Shlomi Eldar, went to unprecedented lengths to divert attention from the corruption in his country. More >>

More Than a Fight over Couscous: the Palestinian Narrative

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 11:10 am | Ramzy Baroud

As soon as Virgin Atlantic Airlines introduced a couscous-style salad "inspired by the flavours of Palestine", a controversy ensued. Israel's supporters ignited a social media storm and sent many complaints to the company, obliging the airline ... More >>

 

 

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