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Palestinian Shot Dead in Al-Eizariya as Clashes Erupt in Jerusalem, West Bank (VIDEO)

After a day of widespread violence in the occupied Palestinian territory left three Palestinian demonstrators killed by Israelis and three Israeli settlers killed by a Palestinian, limited clashes continued in certain areas in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank on Saturday, leaving one Palestinian shot dead by Israeli fire. Israeli forces shot at least two […]

Unrest Continues around Al-Aqsa as Protests Mount (VIDEO)

Palestinians in Jerusalem and across the occupied West Bank are continuing protests against new Israeli “security measures” put in place at Al-Aqsa Mosque this week including CCTV cameras. While Muslim worshippers are forced to undergo intrusive security checks to enter the Islamic holy site, settlers have been allowed to storm the mosque’s courtyards and perform […]

Israel Shuts down Al Aqsa Mosque after Shooting (VIDEOS)

Israeli police closed and cancelled Friday noon prayers in Al Aqsa mosque and briefly detained Jerusalem’s top Muslim cleric after three Palestinians and two Israeli police officers were killed in a shootout in Jerusalem’s Old City. Sheikh Mohammad Ahmed Hussein, who decried the mosque closure, was taken into custody from the Bab Al-Asbat area (Lion’s […]

Why Palestine is Still the Issue (VIDEO)

By John Pilger (This is an abridged version of John Pilger’s address to the Palestinian Expo in London on 8 July, 2017. John Pilger’s film, ‘Palestine Is Still the Issue’, can be viewed below.) When I first went to Palestine as a young reporter in the 1960s, I stayed on a kibbutz. The people I […]

Artist Steve Sabella on the Liberation of the Self (VIDEO)

Palestinian artist Steve Sabella on the liberation of the self and the meaning of The Parachute Paradox, the title of his latest memoir. (Video: Electronic Intifada)

‘This Is Palestine’ – A Documentary Film

‘This Is Palestine’ follows the journey of Riverdance founder John McColgan through the West Bank and Gaza as he explores the impact of ongoing conflict and military occupation on the people who live there. The documentary features powerful interviews with people who have lost their home, land and family members as a result of the […]

1967 ‘Censored Voices’ against National Evil (VIDEO)

By Vacy Vlazna  “What unites all types of evil, which are created in the different worlds of national and social interest groups, is that the “decent citizens” of all the worlds always require a semblance of self-evidence, normality, ideologies, ethos, the legitimization of a majority of some kind, laws of nature and man-made laws, and […]

Settlers, Soldiers Surround Palestinian School, Detain Student and Teachers

Israeli settlers escorted by military forces surrounded a Palestinian school in the southern occupied West Bank district of Bethlehem on Thursday morning, detaining a student and two teachers while leaving others trapped inside the school. Sharif al-Froukh, the deputy headmaster of the al-Minya middle and high school in the village of Tuqu, said an Israeli […]

Netanyahu Exploits Manchester Bombing (VIDEO)

As the world pays tribute to those killed in the horrific attack in Manchester, UK, Israel has been quick to exploit the terrorist attack and use it to advance its narrative. Speaking ahead of visiting US President Donald Trump’s address at the Israel Museum, Netanyahu said: “Standing next to you, President Abbas condemned the horrific […]

A Song about the Siege of Gaza (VIDEO)

Heeding Samuel Becket’s advice that “when you’re in the shit up to your neck, there’s nothing left to do but sing,” a group of Gaza-based human rights and BDS activists compiled the following, amateur video-clip titled: Gaza: The Horror! The Horror! It includes some of the most shocking facts and footage about the deadly, medieval […]

Israeli Police Show Primary School Children How to Kill Palestinians (VIDEO)

Israeli police officers have given a practical demonstration to primary school children on how to kill a Palestinian assailant and verify that he is dead, Israeli media reported on Tuesday. The outdoor event took place on Monday in Ramat HaSharon. During the programme, four Israeli policemen with M16 guns approached a person who was clearly […]

Settlers Spray Anti-Arab Graffiti around Jerusalem (VIDEO)

Jewish settlers vandalized 28 vehicles with anti-Arab graffiti and terms that insulted Prophet Muhammed in occupied East Jerusalem this morning, reports have shown. Twenty cars had their tyres slashed and were spray-painted with the words “administrative price tag” and “administrative revenge” in the Shuafat neighborhood of East Jerusalem. The graffiti included insults saying “Prophet Muhammad […]

Israeli Forces Demolish 3 Palestinian Buildings in Occupied East Jerusalem

Israeli authorities demolished three Palestinian buildings in two separate neighborhoods of occupied East Jerusalem on Thursday morning for lacking nearly impossible to obtain construction permits, locals told Ma’an. In the neighborhood of al-Tur, locals told Ma’an that Jerusalem municipality bulldozers escorted by large numbers of Israeli border police raided the area and demolished a two-story […]

Bella Ciao – In Solidarity with Palestinian Hunger Strikers

“Bella Ciao” – Goodbye Beautiful – a hymn of freedom and resistance – In solidarity with Palestinian hunger strikers in Israeli prisons. (Performed by Romana Rubeo). To learn more, visit: (

13 Palestinian Journalists Injured while Covering Jerusalem Sit-in

The Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate denounced the violent suppression of a peaceful sit-in in occupied East Jerusalem held Saturday afternoon, saying in a statement that the attack “will not prevent journalists from delivering Palestinians’ message to the world.” The group said in a statement Sunday morning that 13 Palestinian journalists were injured while attempting to cover […]

Women Protest in Front of Church of Nativity In Support of Hunger Strikers (VIDEO)

Dozens of Palestinian hunger-striking prisoners’ mothers staged a sit-in outside the Nativity Church in Bethlehem in solidarity with their sons in Israeli jails, Palestinian Information Center reported. According to the PIC reporter in Bethlehem, “the prisoner’s mothers and local activists gathered outside the Church while holding the striking prisoners’ photos and Palestinian flags.” 1,500 Palestinian […]

World Book Day Marked in Memory of Mahmoud Darwish (VIDEO)

Fifteen cities around the Middle East marked World Book Day yesterday in memory of late Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish. Sudan’s Education Without Borders Association in 11 cities around the country, similar events were also held in the capitals of Egypt and Oman and in Dubai, UAE and Jerusalem. Sudanese novelist Sara Al-Jake said in Khartoum: […]

Israeli Soldiers Use Stun Grenades, Tear Gas to Disperse Rally in Support of Palestinian Hunger Strikers (VIDEO)

Israeli forces used stun grenades and fired tear gas to disperse a rally in support of hunger striking Palestinian inmates in Israeli prisons, which was taking place in the city of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank on Friday. The march began at the al-Azza refugee camp where the Palestinians set up a solidarity tent […]

Thousands of Jewish Settlers Raid Historical Sites in the West Bank

Around 8,000 Israeli Jewish settlers, protected by Israeli forces, raided the village of Kifil Haris in the central West Bank city of Salfit and performed Talmudic rituals in an attempt to provoke the local Muslim population, Quds Press reported on Friday. Israeli television Channel 7 said that among these settlers there were 250 who have […]

Duchess of York Carries Message of Hope to Palestine (VIDEO)

Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson, as a part of her charity and human rights work, visited Bethlehem on Tuesday, where she met with Palestinian personalities and visited different sites. The visit included a tour of the Nativity Church and the Old City district of Bethlehem, in addition to the apartheid wall that divides the Cremisan […]

Israeli Settlers Raid Palestinian Town Near Hebron for Passover Celebrations

Dozens of Israeli settlers entered the northern part of the town of Dura in the southern occupied West Bank district of Hebron on Thursday in order to carry out Passover celebrations on the Palestinian town’s land. The southern Hebron directorate of agriculture told Ma’an that dozens of Israeli settlers, under the protection of armed Israeli […]

VIDEO: Keynote Speeches: Ashrawi, Pappe and Mearsheimer

On March 24, the fourth annual conference on the Israel Lobby was held at the National Press Club in Washington. It was co-sponsored by the Washington Report on Middle East Affairs and the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy. The following are keynote speeches delivered by Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, Professors Ilan Pappe and John Mearsheimer. Hanan Ashrawi […]

VIDEO: French Students Walk out on Israeli Ambassador, Chant ‘Freedom for Palesetine’

Students at Sciences Po Rennes, a public university in northwestern France carried out a mass action on Thursday (March 30, 2017) to support the struggle of the Palestinian people and repeat their refusal to host Aliza Bin Noun, ambassador of Israel and “representative of the government of the extreme right of Benjamin Netanayahu.” The video includes […]

Clashes Erupt Following Land Day Demonstrations (VIDEO)

Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) on Thursday noon fired teargas and sound grenades towards Palestinian protesters West Bank, who held the annual Land Day demonstration, PNN reported. Land Day was marked across Palestine with demonstrations and sit-ins. The Palestinian people, in this day, mark the confiscation of 21 thousand dunums of land in Al-Jalil, Al-Muthalth and […]

B’Tselem: Israeli Forces Arrest of Palestinian Child ‘Thuggish Behavior’ (VIDEO)

By Palestine Chronicle Staff B’Tselem, The Israeli Information Centre for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories, released a report on Wednesday, stating that Israeli forces had detained 13-year-old Palestinian child Baraa ‘Enayeh from his family house in the village of Azzun in the West Bank last month, and later released him. The organisation called the […]

Anti-apartheid Icon, Freedom Fighter, Ahmed Kathrada Dies

Anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, who spent 26 years in jail – many of them alongside Nelson Mandela  – for acts of sabotage against South Africa’s white minority government, died in Johannesburg on Tuesday morning at the age of 87. He had been admitted to hospital with blood clotting in his brain earlier this month. Kathrada was born […]

#ResistAIPAC: Protesters Took to Twitter, Streets to Condemn AIPAC Conference

By Diana Alghoul Thousands of Jews and many others took to the streets to protest outside this year’s AIPAC conference in condemnation of Israel’s increasingly hostile policies towards Palestinians, in the world’s largest Jewish-led anti-settlement protest. This is what 1000 Jews marching on @AIPAC looks like. #JewishResistance #ResistAIPAC @IfNotNowOrg — (((YonahLieberman))) (@YonahLieberman) March 26, […]

Archbishop of Canterbury to See First-hand Israel’s Persecution of Christians

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, will make his first official visit to Israel and Palestine this May. The 12 day tour will see the Archbishop meeting with political and religious leaders while focusing on religious freedoms and challenges facing Christians in the Middle East. The tour will be Welby’s first official visit to the […]

UN Approves Draft Resolution on Palestinian Women

The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women approved a draft resolution on Saturday regarding the status of Palestinian women, including strengthening economic and social policies to enhance the situation of women in the occupied territory, while strongly condemning Israel’s human rights violations in the Palestinian territory, Maan News Agency reported. The draft resolution, […]

Report Describes Jewish Settlers’ Attacks on Palestinians in Jerusalem

By Palestine Chronicle Staff The Jerusalem-based Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan published the testimonies of Palestinians from Jerusalem who were recently assaulted by Israeli forces, citing an increase in the number of violent assaults against Palestinians there. The testimonies belong to three Jerusalemites: Mousa Khaled Aweiwi, Fadi A’bed and child Malek Siam. The Center […]

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