SELF-DETERMINATION

NOVANEWS by Philip Weiss The principle of a people’s right to self-determination has been with us in the US for a century, since Woodrow Wilson first set it forth as a goal of our foreign […]

I WILL MOURN ON NAKBA DAY

NOVANEWS Nurit Peled-Elhanan The “Nakba law” passed in a first reading last Tuesday . The law forbids mourning the Nakba on Zionist’s Independence Day. Breaking the law will result in high fines and withdrawal of […]

GAGGING PALESTINE PROTESTS

NOVANEWS   Here’s Mike Marqusee on the charges facing the Edinburgh 5 over their protesting the visit of “ambassadors for Israel”, the Jerusalem Quartet, about 18 months ago: March 29th will see the resumption in […]

AB-ASS & IRAN

NOVANEWS Written by Rachelle Kliger         Palestinian Authority leader says Iran is impeding efforts to reach a deal between Fatah and Hamas. Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud ‘Abbas has blamed Iran for impeding […]