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Israel’s military checkpoints are places made for its colonial violence

For Palestinians, Israel’s military checkpoints are made for its colonial violence and perpetual dehumanisation of the occupied population. In the latest grotesque spectacle of extrajudicial killing, Ahmed Erekat, a 27 year old Palestinian man and nephew of the Palestine Liberation Organisation’s Secretary General Saeb Erekat, was …

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The dismal record of the Riyadh-Abu Dhabi axis in the Arab world

Since the Arab Spring a decade ago, Saudi Arabia and the UAE have endorsed a counter-revolutionary posture almost everywhere and pursued adventurism – with poor results The Arab Spring of 2010-2011 led to political and geopolitical fractures. The political fractures concern the contesting of the various …

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‘We demand change’: US Palestinians issue list of principles for candidates

Statement signed by dozens of prominent US Palestinians calls for conditioning aid to Israel, returning US embassy to Tel Aviv and recognising right to boycott. A group of prominent Palestinian-Americans has issued a list of “principles” outlining its demands of candidates running in US elections. It …

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