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 […]

Under Pressure UK Universities Cancel Richard Falk Event

Two British universities have cancelled events planned for the launch of former UN Special Rapporteur for Palestine Richard Falk’s new book. The professor of international law was scheduled to speak today about his new book, “Palestine’s Horizon”, in Middlesex University. But the London based university followed a decision by the University of East London yesterday […]

Israeli Policeman Savagely Attack Palestinian As He Tries to Speak To Him (VIDEO)

By Palestine Chronicle Staff A video published today on social media websites showed an Israeli policeman savagely attacking a Palestinian man in Jerusalem as the later tried to speak to him. The policeman repeatedly attacked the man as well as other people who attempted to stop him. Israeli violations against Palestinians in Jerusalem in particular […]

RT: CrossTalking with Ramzy Baroud, Dan Arbell, and Martin Jay (VIDEO)

CrossTalk: Just when there was hope the Syrian international proxy war could be coming to an end, Israel inserted itself into the conflict in a big way. Airstrikes against Syrian targets have not only witnessed Damascus forcefully react, but also has Moscow demanding explanations. CrossTalking with Ramzy Baroud, Dan Arbell, and Martin Jay. (RT, Youtube)

VIDEO: Richard Falk Says Israel’s Control of Palestinians is ‘Apartheid’ Not Just ‘Occupation’

Former UN Special Rapporteur for Palestine, Professor Richard Falk launches his new book “Palestine’s Horizon Toward a Just Peace”.

Whether You Stumble, or Stand Up: A Song for Basil Al-Araj

A group of Gaza-based activists has produced an amateur video-clip dedicated to Basil Al-Araj, the 31-year-old Palestinian activist who was ambushed and assassinated by Israeli Occupation Forces two weeks ago. Al-Araj is remembered as a young intellectual involved in cultural activities and resistance against Israeli occupation and apartheid. Basil was known amongst Palestinian activists as an “engaged intellectual,” and […]

Thousands Attend Funeral in al-Walaja for Slain Palestinian Activist Basel al-Araj (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

Thousands of  mourners took part in a funeral procession for Basel al-Araj on Friday evening, after the 31-year-old Palestinian activist was killed by Israeli forces nearly two weeks ago. Israel has held al-Araj’s body since March 6 — when Israeli forces ambushed him in a home near Ramallah, in what was branded as an “execution” […]

Activists: Soldiers Tried to Plant a Knife on Palestinian Teen in Hebron (VIDEO)

Israeli soldiers tried to plant a knife on a 15-year-old Palestinian teen in occupied Hebron, footage released by local activists appears to show. The reports have been called “false manipulations and an attempt to distort the truth” by the Israeli army. The footage showed Israeli soldiers approaching the checkpoint with a knife in his hand, […]

VIDEO: A Palestinian Journalist Calls on Radiohead to Cancel Tel Aviv Concert

Journalist Ali Al-Arian has a message for one of his favorite artists, Thom Yorke. Don’t normalize apartheid. Cancel the show.

Knesset Erupts into Chaos as Contested ‘Muezzin Bill’ Passes Preliminary Reading (VIDEO)

Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, passed a preliminary reading of the contested “Muezzin bill” — which seeks to impose limits on the Muslim call to prayer in Israel and in occupied East Jerusalem — on Wednesday, with several Palestinian Knesset members being removed from the plenum, according to Israeli media. The bill passed the reading with […]

Israeli Forces Simulate Palestinian Home Demolitions, Clashes for Military Training (VIDEO)

Israel’s Channel 2 news released a video on its website showing new training practices of Israeli forces in which soldiers trained under the conditions of a simulated demolition of a Palestinian home and clashes that erupted as a result. According to Channel 2, Israeli forces have been conducting trainings and maneuvers for the last week […]

Israeli Military Court Postpones Elor Azarya’s Prison Sentence (VIDEO)

An Israeli military court on Thursday granted the request of Israeli soldier Elor Azarya — who was convicted last month of manslaughter for the filmed, execution-style shooting of 21-year-old Abd al-Fattah al-Sharif –to postpone the beginning of his 18-month sentence until a ruling is made on his appeal, according to Israeli news website Ynet. According […]

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