PA’s dependency on external actors, neo liberal policies and corruption (part II)

As we have seen in the first article (The Oslo predicament and the PA’s failure, collaboration and repression… the Oslo Agreement and Paris Protocol were designed in order to maintain the Palestinian economy just as before fully incorporated into and dependent upon the Israeli economy. In 2002 nearly a decade after the conclusion of the … Continue reading

The Oslo predicament and the PA’s failure, collaboration and repression… (Part I)

At the end of June, the EU and US-trained Palestinian Authority (PA) police, the mukhabarat and un-uniformed thugs attack on two consecutive days Palestinians protesting against the invitation of Israeli war criminal Shaul Mofaz to Ramallah. Mofaz was Chief-of-Staff of the IOF from 1998 until 2003, and then Israeli Defence Minister from 2003 until 2006, making … Continue reading

غزة تحت الحصار

:نشر في الثورة الدائمة، العدد ٢ – ربيع٢٠١٢‫ هذا المقال، أدناه، المبني على المشاهدة العينية، كتبه الرفيق جوزيف ضاهر لمجلة «الثورة الدائمة»، بعد زيارة للقطاع دامت أكثر من شهر بقليل، في وقت سابق من هذا العام، في معرض إعداد دراسة أكاديمية عن الحركات الإسلامية، في لبنان وفلسطين. أدى العدوان الإسرائيلي في آذار الماضي إلى … Continue reading

What about the Palestinian Statehood bill?

On Friday 23rdof September, the president of the Palestinian Authority (PA), Mahmoud Abbas (whose mandate finished in January 2009) handed over a request to UN chief Ban Ki-moon, asking the United Nations to admit the state of Palestine as a full member, without have left open the option of a lesser alternative – a non-member … Continue reading

Les refugies palestiniens – Presentation Given During the 11th of November Conference in Geneva

Introduction Au jour ou nous parlons aujourd’hui, sur une population totale de 10.6 millions de palestiniens, 7,1 millions, soient environ 67% de la population palestinienne, sont des refugies. Les palestiniens constituent la plus grande population de déplacés dans le monde actuellement, représentant les un tiers a la moitié des réfugiés au niveau mondial. Les palestiniens … Continue reading

Selective Summary of Key Challenges to Palestinian Socio-Economic and Civil Rights in Lebanon

By Wissam Saliby,  This presentation was given during the conference on Palestinian refugees in Lebanon and in the OPTs in Geneva on November the 11th  According to its national report submitted as part of the UPR process, and as mentioned in its ministerial statement, the Lebanese Government undertook to continue to work to provide Palestinians … Continue reading