U.S. attempts to find legal justification for assault on Palestinian refugees and UNRWA brush aside history and sidestep the purpose of international law altogether.
This paper aims to clarify some fundamental legal and historical issues regarding Palestine refugees and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) )—in the wake of the current U.S. administration’s decision to halt its longstanding partnership with UNRWA and completely defund the Agency.
Images of Central American migrant children and their families running through clouds of CS gas went viral on social media. Palestine solidarity activists speculated that Border Patrol used the same U.S.-manufactured teargas as is used by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) against Palestinians.
IPS Senior Fellow Mouin Rabbani spoke with Gateway - A Podcast from the Middle East about the uncertain future Palestinians are facing amidst the rift betwen Hamas and the Palestinian Authority.
The Institute for Palestine Studies (IPS) is honored to announce that Salim Tamari and Reja-e Busailah have been recognized by the Middle East Monitor 2018 Palestine Book Awards.
Despite its expiration nineteen years ago, the Paris Protocol has locked the Palestinian economy in a crippling structural dependency on Israel.
As we mark twenty-five years since the signing of the Oslo Accords, and in light of recent developments affecting all facets of Palestinian life at home and in the diaspora, we share Edward Said's The Morning After, which first appeared in the London Review of Books on October 21, 1993.
Twenty-five years after Oslo, as a new deal by the Trump administration seems imminent, Palestinians have hopefully learned never to participate in a deal that fails to recognize them as equals to Israelis.
IPS Senior Fellow Mouin Rabbani discusses the closure of the PLO Delegation office in Washington and American threats against the ICC: This is part of a broader American assault designed to inflict suffering on Palestinians in order to put pressure on the Palestinian leadership.
I wish to convey - with confidence and steadfast determination - to Palestine refugees in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, in Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria, that our operations will continue and our Agency prevail.
The sad truth is that whatever grand illusion is harbored by Washington and Tel Aviv at the moment is almost entirely based on exploiting Palestinian divisions, for which the Palestinian leaderships are to be wholly blamed.