RIGHT OF RETURN JEOPARDIZED BY TRUMP

SELECTED   NEWS   OF   THE   DAY. . . .

US  TO  ANNOUNCE  REJECTION  OF  PALESTINIAN  RIGHT  OF  RETURN      The United States Donald Trump administration will announce a suspension of funding to the United Nations Relief and Work Agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) and the rejection of the right of return for Palestinian refugees.   ___According to Hebrew-language news outlets, the US administration is expected to announce its new policy early September, which would effectively cancel the right of return for Palestinians through several steps.  More. . .   Related. . .   Related. . .
VIDEO:  GAZA  MOURNS  CULTURAL  CENTER  DESTROYED  BY  ISRAEL      More. . .
KHREISHA  CALLS  FOR  EXPANDING  GREAT  MARCH  OF  RETURN  PROTESTS        Deputy speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council Hasan Khreisha on Sunday called for expanding the Great March of Return protests to include the occupied West Bank.   ___In an interview with the PIC, Khreisha asked the Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas to lift the sanctions imposed on Gaza and treat the Palestinians living in the West Bank and Gaza Strip equally.   ___Khreisha called on the Palestinian Authority to boycott meetings with US officials and stop normalization and negotiations with the Israeli side as a protest step against the “Deal of the Century”.    ___The Great March of Return was launched in Gaza on 30th March with five major camps set up along Gaza’s border with the 1948 occupied Palestinian territories.    More. . .

COMMENTARY    AND    OPINION. . . . 

ISRAEL,  THE  OCCUPATION  IS  AT  THE  CORE  OF  WHO  YOU  ARE          Nadav Bigelman      If Jewish leaders and activists are going to speak up against Israel’s recent anti-democratic trends, they cannot remain silent on what has been corrupting its democracy for decades.    More. . .

NOTICES  FROM  ORGANIZATIONS. . . .

US Campaign for Palestinian Rights. “TOGETHER  WE  RISE.”  NATIONAL  CONFERENCE  in the Twin Cities, MN on September 28-30, 2018. Together We Rise will be a space for people to connect with and learn from others working in support of Palestinian rights.   More. . .
Bright Stars of Bethlehem.   ROOM  FOR  HOPE  TEXAS  FESTIVAL.  OCTOBER 5-13. It’s finally here! Bright Stars is coming to Texas for a multi-city festival of Palestinian culture. After postponing last year’s festival due to Hurricane Katrina, we are thrilled to be in Texas this fall.   More. . .

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