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The West Bank Village of Wadi Foquin: Trying to Survive

Zeina Azzam | Posted 03.04.2016 | World
Zeina Azzam

The bucolic Palestinian village of Wadi Foquin, nestled in a lush valley on the West Bank, is known for its fruits and vegetables, honey, olive trees, and natural springs. Situated near the green line with Israel, it lies five miles southwest of Bethlehem. Wadi Foquin is also a village fighting for its very existence.

Erecting a Giant Prison for All Israelis

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 02.11.2016 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

I wonder what the founders of Israel, who were dreaming of a just, moral, progressive, and compassionate Jewish state, would say had they been able to witness the moral decadence of a so-called leader who is shattering their noble dream and putting Israel's very existence at risk.

Budrus Shows 'White Intifada' Can Beat the Israeli Occupation

Robert Naiman | Posted 12.06.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

The village of Budrus effectively organized a campaign of nonviolent resistance against Israel's plans to route its "Separation Barrier" through their village lands. Budrus is a compelling account of this successful experiment.

A Melancholy Martin Luther King Day in Bil'in

Majida Abu Rahmah | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Majida Abu Rahmah

The United States has done very little to help my husband, Abdallah Abu Rahmah, or other Palestinian political prisoners.

Not Just a Friend: One Palestinian's View of Israeli Activist Jonathan Pollak

Ayed Morrar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ayed Morrar

Jonathan Pollak's upcoming imprisonment highlights the support of some Israeli activists for Palestinian-led unarmed protests, and the Israeli government's effort to crush our joint struggle.

The Wall: 20 Years After Berlin

Kevin Coval | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kevin Coval

"The night of Nov. 9... was the fulfillment of a dream." German Chancellor Angela Merkel today concrete stretches into sky, twenty-six feet high. ...