September 12, 2018 |
US’s Defunding UNRWA & Starving the Palestinians into Surrender!
The decision taken by the Trump administration to de-fund or freeze $200 millions of US contribution to UNRWA, a sum that accounts for 1/3 of the financial needs for the Palestinian refugees, is an attempt to liquidate the root cause of the ongoing conflict, the 1948 Israeli ethnic cleansing of 78% of Palestine and the…Colonialism Palestine Politics
June 13, 2018 | Daily Sabah
Israel’s compounded denials
The 1967 Six-Day War anniversary is upon us once more and there is no end in sight to Israel’s unrelenting crimes against Palestinians. On June 5, 1967, Israel launched preemptive attacks that swiftly destroyed the Egyptian air force and moved into Gaza and the Sinai Desert. This was followed by a campaign in the West…Colonialism Palestine Politics
May 23, 2018 |
The West foisting Zionism on the Palestinians!
T he Israeli army massacre, the Bloody Monday Massacre, in Gaza on May 14th, 2018, which deliberately killed 62 Palestinians with pre-positioned snipers and injured some 2100 in one day, follows a series of never-ending campaigns of torment and maiming intended at erasing Palestine and its population from the map. Palestine was/is part of a…Colonialism Muslim History Palestine Politics Race/Racism
May 14, 2018 |
“The Deal of the Century”: Dead on arrival!
Trump’s impending “deal of the century” that is intended to resolve the Palestinian issue once and for all and with it bring “peace” to the region will be dead on arrival. The leaked details of the deal provide recognition of Israel’s sovereignty over Jerusalem, sets-up a “Palestinian state” while possibly annexing the settlements with 20%…Islamophobia Muslims in America Palestine
March 22, 2018 |
Palestine and the First Amendment in the US: A Victory for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions in Arizona
On Friday, March 17, I reached an agreement with the Arizona State University (ASU), the Arizona Board of Regents, and Arizona Attorney General that will allow a speaking event focusing on BDS to take place on April 3, 2018 on campus. The agreement is a victory for “the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement since…Colonialism Islamophobia Muslims in America Palestine Politics
March 15, 2018 |
Jerusalem: “Gradually, then Suddenly,” Zionism Ceases!
For Zionism, May 14th, 2018 is set to be a major celebration and an arrival to the top of the mountain, Jerusalem, and a US affirmation of the “rightfulness” of settler colonialism. Who can argue with this momentous arrival and on the anniversary of Israel’s independence, the Palestinian Nakba! From the Zionist vintage point of…Colonialism Palestine Politics
February 20, 2018 |
Israel: Brokering to shatter a broken region!
A recent visit to Qatar by attorney Alan Dershowitz, Zionist Organization of America President Mort Klein and Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee is part of a campaign by American Zionist leaders and their supporters to fortify Israel’s standing in the region in the most difficult period faced by the Arab and Muslim world. We can’t…Colonialism Islamophobia Muslims in America Palestine
February 13, 2018 |
Oslo Agreement and PLO Recognition of Israel?
On January 15th, the Palestine Liberation Organization Central Council meeting in Ramallah concluded with a vote “to suspend recognition of Israel until it reciprocates by recognizing a Palestinian state and to cease security cooperation.” The meeting was called after Trump’s decision on Jerusalem, which was followed by the showdown in the U.N. Security Council and…Colonialism Palestine
January 21, 2018 |
Turkey’s and OIC’s Strategy for Jerusalem Must Include Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS)!
The position of the Turkish government on Jerusalem is very critical and has made an impact on the world stage with the U.N. vote. Certainly, the Turkish effort can be further strengthened by adopting a robust domestic and international Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) strategy in affirmation of Palestinian civil society’s call for this specific…Islamic Politics Muslim History Palestine
December 19, 2017 |
The U.S. Veto and Jerusalem’s Legal Status, the Occupied Capital of Palestine!
The U.S. vetoed yet another U.N. Security Council to shield Israel from any consequences for the continued occupation and annexation of Jerusalem and wholesale violations of international law. Trump’s recent recognition and decision to transfer the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem is undertaken to force an acceptance of Israel’s vision of itself and the city, a…Colonialism Palestine Politics Race/Racism