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My Journey From Palestine to Hollywood

Emad Burnat | Posted 04.24.2013 | World
Emad Burnat

My film, 5 Broken Cameras -- which chronicles my village Bil'in's nonviolent struggle to resist Israeli occupation -- is about precisely the kind of humiliation my family and I experienced at Los Angeles International Airport.

10 Unsung Nonviolence Visionaries of 2010

Ronit Avni | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ronit Avni

For the sake of peace and an end to occupation, these visionaries must find their place in the spotlight now and provide a desperately needed alternative to polarization in the Middle East.

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.

Eyewitnesses Counter Israeli Army's Description of a Palestinian Death

Democracy Now! | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Democracy Now!

Israeli and Palestinian eyewitnesses say that Jawaher Abu Rahma, a Palestinian woman, died after inhaling tear gas fired by the Israeli military at a demonstration. We interviewed two people in attendance.

Israel's Deadly Tear Gas Made in USA

Ira Chernus | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ira Chernus

When activists find things marked "Made in USA" lying on the ground they deliver them directly to the US ambassador to Israel.

A Message from Israeli Military Prison on International Human Rights Day

Majida Abu Rahmah | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Majida Abu Rahmah

A year ago tonight, on International Human Rights Day, our apartment in Ramallah was broken into by the Israeli military in the middle of the night.

Criminalizing Peaceful Protest: Israel Jails Another Palestinian Gandhi

Joseph Dana | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joseph Dana

On Tuesday, nonviolent grassroots Palestinian leader Abdallah Abu Rahmah was found guilty by an Israeli military court of "incitement, and organizing and participating in illegal demonstrations."

Another Palestinian Gandhi Crushed by Israel

Joseph Dana | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joseph Dana

Commentators of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict often complain that there has not yet been a legitimate Palestinian Gandhi or MLK to emerge from within Palestinian civil society. But the reality is that there are many.

Deporting Gandhi from Palestine

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

Now that Israel has almost completed its "Separation Wall", it wants to build a "Wall of Silence" and control the flow of information and limit the presence of foreign-born eyewitnesses.

Israel Reroutes Its Barrier, But Many Question if This is a Real Victory for Palestinians

Christopher Alessi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Alessi

Since 2002, Israel has been building a massive concrete partition in the Palestinian-controlled West Bank. Israelis call it the "security barrier." For Palestinians, it is the "apartheid wall."

Two Months Since My Husbands Arrest

Majida Abu Rahmah | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Majida Abu Rahmah

It has been two months since my husband, Abdullah Abu Rahmah was arrested. We miss him more every day. This letter from was conveyed from his prison cell by his lawyers.

Israel Cracks Down On Wall Protesters With Tear Gas, Night Raids

The New York Times | ISABEL KERSHNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NILIN, West Bank -- For more than a year, this village has been a focus of weekly protests against the Israeli security barrier, which cuts through it...