A claim about how persecuted Jews were freed from the Soviet Union decades ago relates to how Palestinians might be treated today.
A new documentary looks at the enduring conflict, examining its origins and the impact on people’s lives on both sides.
Recent decisions by Israel’s highest court establish a clear divide in the way it treats Israeli and 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.
Kashmir has been in conflict since 1947, despite repeated UN and US interventions. An expert in security studies explains why international law has failed to keep the peace.
Paulo Freire’s concept of “conscientization”, or critical consciousness, helps us better understand the lives of young Palestinians, particularly those living in Lebanese refugee camps.
China can play as a good mediator in this Israel-Palestine conflict
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.
Governed by a changeable body of ‘basic laws,’ Israel never settled basic questions like the rights of religious minorities. These destabilizing issues will continue to fester under a new government.
As Israel and Egypt enter into discussions about a truce with Hamas, Palestinian children’s thoughts and feelings on the conflict must be heard.
If Palestinians’ freedom of expression is taken away online, this risks further obscuring their ongoing struggle.
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.
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.
Improved rocket technology and tactics have made the ongoing Gaza-Israel conflict different from the one in 2014. Israel’s defences have been stressed.
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.
Benjamin Netanyahu, is the latest in a line of Israeli prime ministers who have not engaged with the idea of Palestinian self-determination.
Where it goes from here will depend how much violence Israel is willing to inflict on Hamas, and Hamas’s continued tolerance of Israeli air strikes and artillery fire.
Factional infighting within Palestinian politics has played a part in building tensions.
Human Rights Watch says Israeli action amounts apartheid in certain areas. But what does that really mean?