In Mike Pence’s eagerness to be the evangelicals’ messiah, he’s happy to boost the occupation, kill the idea of two states and bully the Palestinians, and frame it all as divinely ordained
Zaha Hassan is a human rights lawyer and Middle East Fellow at New America based in Washington, DC. Formerly, she was the coordinator and senior legal advisor to the Palestinian negotiating team.
Every little West Bank girl crossing a checkpoint to get to school is a Rosa Parks. Every prisoner on hunger strike is a Mandela, and every Gazan, surviving despite the dehumanizing conditions, is a Palestinian Gandhi
As Trumps visit looms, Netanyahu is sucked into a battle of symbols and gesturing over Jerusalem, but Palestinians want substantive action