With Palestinians raging against Israel’s encroachments on their rights, faith and lands, many have seen the premise of a third Intifada. And yet this Palestinian resistance bears the features of a grander, broader movement - one which stands against fascism.
The Israeli occupation of Palestinian territory began in 1967, and since then the people of the West Bank, especially the young haven’t had the hope of a bright future and decent life, American political scientist Norman Finkelstein told RT.
Violence by both Israelis and Palestinians cannot be stopped by involving more police and army; it can only be done through peaceful negotiations, Ofer Cassif, from the Department of Political Sciences at the Hebrew University told RT.
Anybody still laboring under the misconception that we live in a world underpinned by international law, democracy, and human rights has some explaining to do when it comes to the plight of the Palestinians.
A petition calling on the UK government to arrest Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu for war crimes in Gaza when he arrives in London has garnered more than 80,000 signatures. But David Cameron’s government says no way: Netanyahu has diplomatic immunity.
At least five people have been wounded after Israel carried out retaliatory airstrikes against Hamas’ “terrorist infrastructure” in the Gaza strip, holding the group in charge of the enclave responsible for an attack on Israel.