‘Bibistan’: Israelis protest against the Netanyahu government’s plans to reform the judiciary.
The controversial new government of Benjamin Netanyahu is under pressure from massive protests by both Israelis and Palestinians.
Palestinians look out from a damaged building next to scorched cars in the town of Hawara, near the West Bank city of Nablus, on Feb. 27, 2023.
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A scholar of Jewish history explains how the term ‘pogrom’ lives in Jewish collective memory and why its use can be highly contentious.
From left: Kateryna Babkina, Maria Tumarkin and Olesya Khromeychuk.
Three Ukranian authors, including Maria Tumarkin – who’s made a powerful statement – have withdrawn from Adelaide Writers Week after harsh criticism of the Ukranian president by a participating author.
An artist’s impression of Gan Siyobonga memorial park in Israel.
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Gan Siyabonga is unique in Israel. It highlights a group that was both anti-apartheid and pro-Zionist.
Pictured, left to right: Mohammed El-Kurd, Louise Adler and Susan Abulhawa.
Calls have erupted to cancel two writers from Adelaide Writers’ Week – including from South Australia’s Opposition leader. Why? And are they justified? Denis Muller weighs the evidence.
People in Montréal attend a demonstration on May 15, 2021, to denounce Israel’s military actions in the Palestinian territories.
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When universities are seen as favouring one position on the Palestine/Israel issue, their ability to uphold academic freedom as a fundamental tenet of democracy is jeopardized.
Right-wing Israeli politician Itamar Ben-Gvir has a long history of anti-Palestinian efforts.
AP Photo/Oded Balilty
A claim about how persecuted Jews were freed from the Soviet Union decades ago relates to how Palestinians might be treated today.
Netanyahu looks to be back in power, but his new far-right coalition partners are likely to make his life difficult.
Companies like Puma continue to sponsor the Israeli Football Association despite some of its teams operating on illegally occupied Palestinian territory.
Puma’s support for Israeli football teams in the occupied Palestinian territories goes against FIFA’s rules.
A Palestinian woman inspects her destroyed watermelon farm in southern Gaza after it was targeted by an Israeli airstrike in November 2019.
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A specialist in conflict-affected food and farming visits the Gaza Strip.
Hajja Nuzha Al-Najjar in her cave-home in Masafer Yatta. In an oral history interview, she describes being shot in the leg by an Israeli settler in 2005.
The caves now serve as important safe spaces in an area designated ‘Firing Zone 918’ by Israel, as residents describe a growing wave of forced evictions and building demolitions.
Deportation of Tantura’s women and children, from Fureidis to Tulkarm, three weeks after the Israeli takeover. The documentary, Tantura, aims to shed light on the destruction of the Palestinian village in 1948.
(Israel State Archive, Benno Rothenberg collection)
The documentary, Tantura, has raised difficult questions about the foundation of Israel and the Palestinian Nakba.
People attend an exhibition of Russian equipment destroyed by the armed forces of Ukraine, in Lviv, Ukraine, Aug. 11, 2022.
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Democratic nation-states were supposed to be the legitimate successors of empires. It hasn’t quite worked out that way in the past century, and Russia’s war on Ukraine is a reflection of that.
South African foreign minister Naledi Pandor hosts US secretary of state Antony Blinken for a strategic dialogue.
It’s unclear what practical purpose the drafters of South Africa’s foreign policy document envisaged it serving, and who its intended audience is.
The latest outbreak of violence between Israel and Palestinian militants has already come at a huge cost for the people of Gaza – and reveals the extent of their ongoing suffering.
Mahdi Shaban, a Palestinian living in Gaza, paid for his master’s degree with earnings from digging graves.
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Political and economic forces across the Middle East and North Africa combine to mean well-educated young people spend years looking for work, which delays their independence and adulthood.
Jerusalem, the city that is sacred to Jews, Christians and Muslims.
A new documentary looks at the enduring conflict, examining its origins and the impact on people’s lives on both sides.
Victims of violence: who is liable for deaths and damage during conflict between Israelis and Palestinians?
Recent decisions by Israel’s highest court establish a clear divide in the way it treats Israeli and Palestinian civilians.
A woman and son arrive at the border crossing between Ukraine and Poland.
(AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)
Children live through the same wars as adults. The effects of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on children will have long-lasting effects, and underscores the urgency of a peaceful resolution now.
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The Sydney Festival boycott was a vibrant example of engaged citizens taking foreign policy into their own hands.