Forty-two years later, and almost the same scene played out again this year, but with even more blood and brutality.
The struggle of the Palestinian people since the peasant revolution in 1936 underscores how valuable the land is to them.
It’s more than an economic importance; it is deeper, more emotional and existential.
According to Salam Abu Sharar, the land for which Palestinians continue to die and sacrifice is not comprised of only buildings, dust, trees and stones, but rather “a gift to the original mother, the land that carries all meaning of life in the conscience of its children.” “Non-violent struggle is the most powerful means available to those struggling for freedom,” says Gene Sharp, the founder of the Albert Einstein Institution, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the study of non-violent action, in his book The violence of the Palestinian national movement has long been criticized by many commentators in the West.
These tactics of mass non-violence are Israel’s worst nightmare, because they threaten to belie Israel’s claims of victimhood.
It’s also worth noting here that non-violent Palestinian resistance is nothing new.
The words of the famous Lebanese singer Julia Boutros will keep resonating in the minds and hearts of Palestinians yearning for a return to their Indigenous lands: At the Israeli separation barrier in Bethlehem, Palestinians watch a projection of Mahmoud Abbas speaking at the UN General Assembly before a November 2012 vote that paved the way for ICC membership.
The Palestinian Authority\'s Supreme Fatwa Council said Tuesday online dating is OK -- but only for the purpose of marriage.
University of Alberta provides funding as a founding partner of The Conversation CA.These are not “clashes,” as western media outlets like the BBC and the New York Times framed them. The only thing clashing are Israeli bullets into Palestinian bodies.Gideon Levy, an Israeli journalist with Haaretz, writes that “the killing of Palestinians is accepted in Israel more lightly than the killing of mosquitoes.\"The main purpose of the conversation should be marriage through legal ways, and it shouldn\'t have any other goals that could mark a violation of Sharia law.Any personal details, which could arouse lust, must not be addressed during the conversation,\" the council said.