Biden can’t say he’s putting human rights first and then welcome a prime minister who boasts about war crimes to the White House.
IPS honors World Refugee Day with a reception and book signing for our board member Noura Eraka and her newly published book on “Law and the Question of Palestine.”
Thousands of Arab Bedouins in Israel’s Negev desert are denied power, water, sewage, and roads by the state. And their villages are under constant threat of demolition.
Two of Palestine’s leading human rights defenders will discuss conditions on the ground, the status of human rights and their violations, and the future facing Palestinians, moderated by IPS’s Phyllis Bennis.
It should come as no surprise that Israel’s permanent military occupation has caused Palestinians to respond with individual acts of desperation.
While Israelis water their lawns and swim in Olympic-sized pools, Palestinians a few kilometers away are literally dying of thirst.
Our own progress against racism in the United States remains too recent, too fragile, and too incomplete to go on abetting apartheid in Israel.
Are zombies the key to peace between Israel and Palestine?
If Obama wants a say in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, he needs to be prepared to back up his words with actions.
Israel showed bad faith in rearresting a man exchanged for Gilad Shalit — and worse faith by holding him in administrative detention.
Although almost certain to win reelection, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has been overshadowed by a charismatic new far-right leader.
Israeli acts of aggression continue to enjoy broad bipartisan support in Congress, even from so-called “progressive heroes.”
Foreigners recently joined a weekly march for peace in the West Bank.
The bloodshed in Gaza was a testing ground for dangerous hypotheses about far greater global political issues.
A convergence of interests in the region provide a golden opportunity for the United States to reverse its policy and help bring peace to the Middle East.