Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda is seen in the courtroom of the International Criminal Court in 2018.
International law has deep connections to structures of power and inequality. Thankfully, committed jurists like Fatou Bensouda are fighting oppression through their unapologetic acts of resistance.
‘1,364 terrorists killed’. Screen shot of Benny Gantz’s campaign video.
The former Israel Defence Forces chief of staff is taking 'tough guy' politics to a new level.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
If Israel's longtime leader Benjamin Netanyahu loses in the upcoming elections, some hope that his removal will pave the way for peace. But there are several reasons why that's not likely.
Israeli soldiers in a tank.
Last week’s Gazan rocket fire and Israeli airstrikes were logical consequences of both sides’ brinkmanship negotiating strategies.
Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn – accused of antisemitism – addresses the crowd in Trafalgar Square during protests against the UK visit of US President Donald Trump, July 13, 2018.
Niklas HALLEN / AFP
Charging the leader of the UK Labour Party with antisemitism is a narrative that went mainstream – but it’s one that omits pertinent information and opposing views.
Demonstrators protest ongoing Israeli attacks on Gaza as they march through the streets of Ottawa in November 2012.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Canadian aid to Palestine will continue to do little good if the Canadian government continues to ignore Israel's role in destroying the Palestinian economy and violating basic human rights.
In this June 2018 photo, an Israeli tractor works to extinguish a fire started by a kite with an incendiary device launched from Gaza in a wheat field near the Israel/Gaza border.
(AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)
Incendiary kites and balloons have joined artillery rockets in Gaza’s arsenal. They bleed Israel’s finances more than its people.
Palestinian protesters run for cover from Israeli teargas in May.
The UN's Responsibility to Protect framework for safeguarding civilians against atrocities could help resolve the Gaza crisis.
Palestinian nonviolent protests and mass movement of resistance is one of Israel's biggest fears.
A new bill proposes to ban reporters and civilians alike from photographing or videoing Israeli troops.
Graphics: Emil Jeyaratnam/The Conversation; Photos: Mohammed Saber/EPA
When reporting violence, grammar matters: the use of voice is key to apportioning blame and, importantly, an accurate depiction of what has taken place.
Apartheid has been removed from the statute books for almost three decades. But a de facto apartheid endures both economically and socially.
Israeli forces fire tear gas at protesters from Gaza.
Thanks to a violent fringe of protesters backed by Hamas, a far larger non-violent movement is struggling to control the narrative of what's happening in Gaza.
Israeli fire on Palestinian protesters at the Gaza border on Monday resulted in at least 58 deaths.
With its opening of a new embassy in Jerusalem and defence of Israeli actions in Gaza, the Trump administration has signalled its lack of interest in bringing lasting peace to the region.
The Israeli army launches tear gas at protesters on the border with Gaza.
International NGOs are promoting a 'resilience agenda' that masks their own failings in Palestine.
A Palestinian boy burns tires during Land Day protests in the West Bank city of Ramallah on March 30, 2018.
(AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)
Like the colonization of Indigenous lands in North America and the squeezing of Indigenous peoples into "reserves," the colonization and appropriation of Palestinian land is unrelenting.
Mohammed Saber / EPA
Undrinkable drinking water is just one example of how blockades and war have permeated an entire ecosystem.
DJ Black Coffee.
Boycotting academic, cultural and sports activities in Israel is an essential part, but total avoidance may not be the most useful political strategy.
An Israeli soldier walks next to an Iron Dome rocket defense battery near the southern city of Sderot, Israel, in 2015.
(AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)
Iron Dome rocket interceptors achieved international fame during Israel’s 2012 and 2014 Gaza conflicts. Research suggests the systems provided substantial protection in 2014, but not two years earlier.
Protesters pray in front of their tents during a demonstration along the Gaza Strip border with Israel, March 30, 2018.
The violence that led to the deaths of 18 Palestinians last week in Gaza dominated the headlines. But that's not the real story from that day: The nonviolence of thousands of other demonstrators is.