The West isn’t exactly diligent about following international rules of law. It conveniently ignores or sidesteps global rules-based order when it’s convenient.
In trying to present violent events in ‘neutral’ language, media reports may be ignoring power imbalances when it comes to Israeli police or military violence against Palestinian civilians.
The power of the hunger strike lies in its utter simplicity. Anyone can choose to forego eating, even when living under extremely restricted conditions.
How the Israeli authorities are using planning laws to expropriate Palestinian land in East Jerusalem.
Interfaith, peacebuilding and what can happen when people of different faiths work together.
Plus, why sarcasm is so difficult for children to understand – and how to help them. Listen to episode 23 of The Conversation Weekly podcast.
This history of Israel and Palestine is complicated. One land, two names. Those on each side claim the land as theirs, under their chosen name.
Violence in Gaza has once again brought the Labor Party’s conflicted position on Israel and Palestine to the fore.
The plight of residents in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of east Jerusalem highlights a history of Palestinians’ claims to land being ignored, argues a scholar of the Ottoman Empire.
Israeli politics are entering a new chapter. Here’s what to expect from the coalition government forming to oust longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Injustices towards the Palestinians’ struggle don’t stop at the borders of Gaza or the boundaries of East Jerusalem. Across Canada, the atmosphere is menacing for those who speak up for justice.
Hate-inspired violence is the cause of conflict around the world. It’s time to consider hatred as a serious public health issue and even a disease so it can be treated — and possibly prevented.
From discriminatory land-use policies to evictions and demolitions, urban planning has long been weaponised against the Palestinian people
Neither Israel nor Hamas will listen to New Zealand directly, but there is still more parliament can do to promote international peace efforts.
Sometimes propaganda becomes a strategy in itself.
Both sides in the Israel-Hamas conflict may be violating the international laws that govern armed conflict. A legal scholar explains these rules – and whether anyone enforces them.
Journalistic ethics demand ‘objectivity’ in reporting – but language forces us to take a position.
There are two splits in public opinion about the current Israel-Palestine violence, though everyone has the same set of facts. A cognitive psychologist explains how this can happen.
The conflict with Palestinians that has exploded again is a constant threat that even the most advanced weaponry can’t assuage.
The Abraham Accords peace deal was supposed to herald a new era for the Middle East. Yet the fault-lines remain as deep as ever.