New Internationalist

Middle East

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West Bank persistence

The Beit Arabiya peace centre has been demolished by the Israeli army for a sixth time. Symon Hill visited the rubble.

Filed in: Human Rights Israel Palestine Violence

Omar Saad: saying no to the Israeli army

A small group of Palestinians are legally bound to join the Israeli military. Noreen Sadik tells the story of the young man refusing to obey.

Filed in: Human Rights Israel Military Palestine

Palestine: we need to be fearless

Frank Barat is invigorated on finishing 4th Session of the Russell Tribunal, inspired by the empowerment of its attendees. 

Filed in: Palestine Politics

Palestine is no longer a dirty word

As hundreds gather in New York for the 4th Session of the Russell Tribunal on Palestine, organizer Frank Barat is full of hope and expectation.

Filed in: Palestine

Palestine: shaking up the occupiers

Linah Alsaafin voices youth frustration with the double bind of Israeli occupation and defunct Palestinian leadership.

Filed in: Palestine Youth

Nine years since Rachel Corrie’s death – and little has changed in Gaza

There is still no accountability, says Noreen Sadik, for the killing of a peace activist, nor is there any reprieve for Palestinians living under occupation.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Israel Palestine

Censorship and the arts: should forbidding be forbidden?

In direct response to increasing censorship, creative acts of resistance are springing up in Lebanon, says Giedre Steikunaite.

Filed in: Culture Lebanon

The rise of Jihadism in Syria

Paul Rogers says the growing influence of home-grown and foreign fundamentalists makes a negotiated settlement even more urgent.

Filed in: Conflict Syria

Playing fair

The world’s conflicts require journalists to be unbiased and incorruptible. Time to rise to the challenge, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Israel Media Palestine

‘We are lucky to have a grave. Other families have nothing’

On the International Day for the Disappeared, Tim Baster and Isabelle Merminod meet Turkish families still seeking justice for their missing loved ones.

Filed in: Human Rights Turkey

Olympic kidnap, cover up, and one woman’s lone battle

Felicity Arbuthnot tells the intriguing story of the disappearance of 24 members of Iraq’s Olympic Committee.

Filed in: Crime Iraq

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