Gazans See Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement As Last Hope for International Justice

“The Palestinian people of Gaza know very well that they cannot get their inalienable rights by using the military equation since Israel has the fourth strongest army in the world. They cannot get them through negotiations, as those have also failed us. The power of the people, however, is on our side.”

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Painting “The Return” — Hopes and History on the Gaza Border

“Everyone resists in their own way — the revolutionary youth with slingshots and stones, the photographer with the camera, and the artists with their pencils. All of us are delivering the same message to the world: we have the right to get our homeland back.” – Artist Amna Alsalmi

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From Targeted Assassinations to Sniper Fire, Israel Seeks to Eliminate Palestinian Resistance

Its view is that, for Israel to survive, Palestine’s possibilities must be wiped out, whether the means used are targeted assassinations, sniper fire, or precision targeting of a civilian population.

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The Artwork of Palestinian Cartoonist Mohammad Sabaaneh

“Most artists describe the Palestinian as a hero, even if imprisoned or killed by Israelis. I prefer to convey the message that Palestinians are human beings, so I portray suffering. The hero does not need anyone to stand with him — the hero is strong — but human beings need and demand someone to show solidarity with them.”

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Guatemala’s Israeli Ties Drive Decision to Move Embassy to Jerusalem

In recent years, Israel has been increasingly turning its attention to Latin America. The shift toward right-wing governments in the region, the latest example being Chile, may facilitate such diplomacy.

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Despite State Policy, Chile is Well Placed to Further the Palestinian Struggle

Experiences of torture, murder and disappearances, which form part of Chilean collective memory, have contributed to a strong activism that shifts away from government policy to create bonds of solidarity with fellow victims of oppression and colonization like the Palestinians.

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