Weekly Report Palestine: Special issue on Gaza’s flotilla attack by Israeli occupation forces, around 19 activists killed and 60 injured

1st of June, Gaza:  Israeli soldiers attacked the “Mavi Marmara” in the night of the 30 to 31 of May, carrying 10,000 tons of humanitarian aid and was flying a white flag : a universal symbol of non-violence. It was also flying the Turkish flag, in international waters, giving it status as a sovereign extension of Turkey. … Continue reading

Making our own path: Changing the Present, Envisioning the Future

They’re called Dina, Hoda, Basma or Nagham. They’re bright, articulate, inspiring, and most of all, are determined to keep their region alive and thtriving. « You are the present and the future of this movement », declared Ms Reem Najjar, World Board Member and President of the YWCA of Jordan, just before the Young Women’s Leadership Dialogue … Continue reading

Popular movements in the West Bank, Palestine: “Existence is Resistance”.

The struggle for the liberation of Palestine is very often presented as being a solely armed struggle by Palestinian political groups whether Hamas or many others. Newspapers and Medias in the West very rarely diffuse information about the daily popular non violent resistance of the Palestinians in the occupied territories. On the opposite, when a … Continue reading

Weekly Report from Palestinian Popular Resistant Movement. 15/05/2010

NakbaThe Nakba Day, 14 May 1948, the date the state of Israel was declared. However, it was not the beginning of the Nakba (catastrophe) nor its end for the Palestinians. Over 200 villages were ethnically cleansed in the six months before 14 May 1948. After that date, the wave of ethnic cleansing was being done … Continue reading

Palestine Popular Movements Reports

Reports on Popular Demonstration of Friday 7th of May in Bi’lin, Ni’lin, Al Ma’sara, Nabi saleh and others. In Nabi Saleh: A child and 8 more were arrested, some of them beaten by undercover Israeli soldiers during the demonstration; At around 18:00 when the demonstration in Nabi Saleh were in its last clashes with Israeli … Continue reading

Solidarity with the popular movements in Palestine

Cafe Thawra has decided in solidarity with the Palestinian people and popular movements to follow and publish as often as possible information and video’s about popular demonstration going on in the occupied territories. If you want to send us any other information or contribute please do it on our email.Our first post on direct information … Continue reading

The role of women’s organizations and other NGOs in highlighting citizenship’s and women’s rights in Palestine

Women’s organization in relation to Palestinian history have played two very important roles, on one side struggling for the rights of the Palestinian people on the national scene and one the other side advocating for women’s rights on the social arena, especially since the establishment of the Palestinian Authority with the Oslo agreement. Both struggles … Continue reading