Articles from Mondoweiss: The War of Ideas in the Middle East

‘Incitement’ trial illustrates systemic discrimination against Palestinians citizens of Israel

The remand hearing in the trial of Raja Eghbarieh, former secretary-general of Abnaa al-Balad movement, who is accused of “incitement to terrorism” following publications on Facebook, has become a fascinating legal battle that raises fundamental questions about the policy of the Israeli police and prosecution regarding the freedom of expression of Palestinian citizens of Israel.

Video: As the olive harvest begins, so do the settler attacks

The time had finally come: the residents of Turmusayya, a lush Palestinian village nestled in a valley between Ramallah and Nablus in the central occupied West Bank, had gotten permission from Israeli authorities to go harvest their olive trees.

This chance only came twice a year: two days in the spring to cultivate their land, and two days in the fall to harvest the olives.

Will President Wong do the right thing before he leaves SFSU?

Will President Wong do the Right Thing? Will SFSU reclaim its social justice mission on the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Strike? Professor Abdulhadi responds to the departing SFSU President and explains what he should do and why?