It is appalling that Africans who fled civil war, forced conscription and genocide have had to abscond from a detention facility and march to Jerusalem just to assert their rights to seek political refuge, says Matt Surrusco.
After introducing a U.S. security plan, John Kerry’s failure to give equal weight to Israeli and Palestinian security shows, yet again, that the U.S. is far from an honest peace broker, says Matt Surrusco.
The Palestinians achieved a small victory at the U.N. last week, but without the U.S. supporting their bid for statehood, Palestine will never be on equal diplomatic footing with Israel, says Matt Surrusco.
Through character portraits and a focus on water access, director Irit Gal shines light on the struggles of Palestinian farmers trying to make a living while living under occupation, says Matt Surrusco.
Israeli settler attacks on Palestinian students are hurting the children’s present and the chances for a Palestinian state’s future, says Matt Surrusco.
Most Palestinians displaced from Syria have gone to Lebanon, where Syrians, Lebanese and Palestinians living there before the Syria conflict are competing for scarce jobs and affordable housing, Matt Surrusco reports.
Will releasing Palestinians convicted of murder bring peace? Matt Surrusco says no, and asks, when they are released, are they really free?
The Gazan tunnel building enterprise has more to do with Gaza’s economic struggles and food insecurity than smuggling arms to threaten Israel’s national security, says Matt Surrusco.
With few places to flee, Palestinian refugees in Syria are stuck inside a civil war and the reality that they have no state to call their own, Matt Surrusco reports.