The memorial to Palestinian writer and activist Ghassan Kanafani in the Muslim cemetery in Acre prior to its removal this week

Memorial to Palestinian Writer in Acre Removed following Thinly-Veiled Threats by Interior Minister

Israel’s Interior Minister Arye Deri has successfully wielded pressure in Acre to rid the seaside city of a recently erected memorial to the Palestinian author and playwright Ghassan Kanafani. Dery’s intervention came only a week after he and the prime minister foiled the appointment of the Palestinian-Arab Communist activist Raja Zaatry as deputy mayor of…

Three people were arrested in Khan al-Ahmar on October 15, after occupation forces arrived at the village to escort bulldozers preparing the infrastructures for the upcoming demolition of the village.

Israel Postpones Demolition of Khan al-Ahmar; Police Detain Palestinian Governor of Jerusalem

The forced evacuation of the Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar in the occupied Palestinian West Bank will be delayed until further notice, Israel announced on Saturday night, October 20. Far-right Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman slammed the security cabinet’s decision and emphasized it was made “despite strong objections.” Security forces have said in recent days that they…

MK Oren Hazan, Likud, snaps a photograph with President Donald Trump, May 22, 2017.

“Regional Cooperation” Minister Warns Palestinians of New Nakba

On Saturday, July 22, Israel’s Minister of Regional Cooperation, Tzachi Hanegbi (Likud), threatened Palestinians with a “new Nakba,” referring to the expulsion of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians from their homes and country during the 1948 establishment of Israel. “You’ve already paid that crazy price twice for your leaders,” he wrote on Facebook, alluding to…

Part of the procession of the 18th annual “March of Return" to the site of the village of al-Haditha, near Tiberias, April 23, 2015.

Arab-Palestinians March in Israel to Mark the Nakba

Thousands of Arab-Palestinian citizens of Israel marched in protest on Thursday, April 23, the public holiday marking the 67th anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel. Israel’s statehood was declared on May 14, 1948, hours before the end of the British Mandate on Palestine. However, the anniversary of the state’s founding is celebrated…