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12 years of BDS Movement, 12 Wins in 2017

PALESTINOW.COM -- July 9, 2017 marks 12 years since the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement was born. It’s been 12 years since an impressively large and diverse coalition across Palestinian civil society surmounted incredible odds...

Israeli occupation affects to the Palestinians’ mental health

PALESTINOW.COM -- Political and social conditions endured by Palestinians under Israeli military occupation have left a scar on the psychological well-being of civilians, with Palestine suffering the highest rate of mental health disorders in the...

Palestinian refugees’ wish: we want to return to our homeland

PALESTINOW.COM -- Fifty years ago, Sobhi Awwad left the ancient West Bank city of Jericho with his parents, running to dodge the crossfire from battling Jordanian and Israeli soldiers. Today, living in a refugee camp in...

Remembering Mavi Marmara, Gaza flotilla raid

PALESTINOW.COM -- The two countries relations, between "Israel" and Turkey, broke down after the killing by Israeli commandos of 10 Turkish peace activists on board a ship that was part of an aid flotilla attempting...

Muslims celebrate Ramadan in Gaza Strip

Palestinian Muslims celebrated the beginning of Ramadan Saturday in the Gaza Strip despite the difficulties imposed by Israel’s oppressive military assault. By Ahmad Hasaballah GAZA, PALESTINOW.COM -- Palestinian Muslims celebrated the beginning of Ramadan Saturday in the...

Ramadan in occupied Palestine

PALESTINOW.COM -- Ramadan in Palestine looks to be bleak for a population under the miserable conditions they are undergoing. At the beginning of Ramadan, purchases are restricted to mostly basic needs such as vegetables and meat...