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05 Oct
6:22

Empire Files Rewind: Israelis Speak Candidly to Abby Martin About Palestinians

Published on Oct 1, 2017 On the streets of Jerusalem, Abby Martin interviews Jewish Israeli citizens from all walks of life. In several candid interviews, disturbing comments reveal commonly-held views about Palestinians and their future in the region. Israeli-born human rights activist Ronnie Barkan explains why these attitudes dominate Israeli […]

09 Jul
5:43

Empire Files Rewind: The Untold History of Palestine & Israel

Published on Oct 13, 2016 Previewing Abby Martinā€™s on-the-ground investigation in Palestine, The Empire Files looks at the long history of Zionist colonization, expansion and expulsion of Palestineā€™s indigenous inhabitants. Giving critical historical context the occupation today, this timeline explores the creation of the state of Israel and how it […]

02 Jul
9:43

Empire Files Rewind: Max Blumenthal on Palestine’s Rebellion, Israel’s Fascism

Published on Nov 13, 2015 Abby Martin interviews journalist and author Max Blumenthal on the current situation in Palestine and the Israeli occupation. This episode covers what is behind today’s rebellion, the rising dominance of far-right, ultra-racist ideology in Israel, eye-witness accounts of the aftermath of the Gaza war, and […]

28 Jun
4:07

Empire Files Rewind — Israeli Soldier’s Explosive Tell-All: “Palestinians are Right to Resist”

Published on Mar 20, 2017 In a rare, candid conversation, Abby Martin interviews a former Israeli army combat soldier who served as an occupier in Palestineā€™s Hebron City. Eran Efrati spent years as a sergeant and combat soldier in the Israeli military, but has since become an outspoken critic of […]

16 Jun
5:14

Empire Files Rewind: Anti-Black Racism Reveals Israelā€™s White Supremacy

Published on Mar 31, 2017 While the Israeli state espouses multiculturalism and diversity, it oppresses not just the Palestinian population, but also any black person within its borders. From warehousing African asylum seekers in giant prison camps, to criminalizing and carrying out eugenics programs against its Ethiopian Jewish citizens, Israelā€™s […]

06 Jun
5:50

Empire Files Rewind: Inside the Hotbeds of Israeli Settler Terror

Published on Jan 10, 2017 Abby Martin goes on-the-ground to the epicenters of state-backed settler terrorism in Palestineā€™s occupied West Bank. This installment visits both the rural countryside of Doumaā€”interviewing the surviving members of the Dawabsha family, victims of a horrific arson attack that left three deadā€”and the urban center […]

25 May
5:10

Empire Files Rewind: Home Demolitions for Illegal Settlements Surging

Published by Telesur on Oct 31, 2016 The demolition of Palestinian homes for Israeli settlements reached a ten-year high in 2016. While this activity, led by the fanatical settler movement, is illegal under international law, it is completely aided and abetted by the Israeli government. With hundreds on notice to […]

20 May
6:35

Empire Files Rewind: Israeli Military Rule Jails All Activism in Palestine

Published by Telesur on May 11, 2017. Israelā€™s occupation of the West Bank is an internationally-recognized human rights crimeā€”but those being impacted are harshly punished for not only acts of resistance, but even mere advocacy for their rights. Getting detailed facts about Israelā€™s imposition of Military Law in the West […]

10 May
6:27

Empire Files Rewind: Silencing Palestine – Prison & Repression

Published by Telsur on Apr 11, 2017 Israelā€™s occupation of the West Bank is an internationally-recognized human rights crime — but those being impacted are harshly punished for not only acts of resistance, but even mere advocacy for their rights. Getting detailed facts about Israelā€™s imposition of Military Law in […]

08 Apr
7:50

Empire Files Rewind: Inside Palestine’s Refugee Camps

Published by Telesur on October 6, 2016. In her first on-the-ground report from Palestine, Abby Martin gives a first-hand look into two of the most attacked refugee camps in the West Bank, the Balata and Aida camps. With millions of displaced Palestinians around the world, hundreds of thousands are refugees […]

31 Mar
5:29

Empire Files Rewind: How Palestine Became Colonized

First published on September 28, 2016. Previewing Abby Martinā€™s on-the-ground investigation in Palestine, The Empire Files looks at the long history of Zionist colonization, expansion and expulsion of Palestineā€™s indigenous inhabitants. Giving critical historical context to the occupation today, this timeline explores the creation of the state of Israel and […]

25 Mar
1:44

Empire Files Rewind: The Distortion & Death Behind Israel/Palestine Coverage

First published on November 6, 2015. A crisis in Palestine is again all over the headlines. From stabbings and molotov cocktails, to the killing of protesters and anti-Arab lynch mobs–how much of the mass media coverage can we really trust? Abby Martin takes a look at how the so-called “Israeli-Palestine […]

01 Jul
7:26

Israel-Palestine: Does Jared Kushner have the Chops to Negotiate Peace in a 50 Year Conflict?

Daoud Kuttab, award winning Palestinian journalist discusses the tensions Kushner faces as Trump’s peace negotiator in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Daoud KuttabĀ is a Palestinian journalist and media activists. He is the former Ferris Professor of Journalism at PrincetonUniversity. Daoud Kuttab is currently the director general of Community Media Network (CMN) a […]

24 May
11:46

The Palestinian Authority Security Forces: Whose Security?

by Alaa Tartir, for Al Shakaba Palestinian Policy Network. “To speak of Israeli-Palestinian ā€œcooperationā€ā€¦is to use no less than a misnomer. This is not, however, simply because ā€œthe outcome of cooperation between an elephant and a fly is not hard to predict,ā€ as Chomsky so pithily writesā€¦but because under Oslo, […]

10 May
6:21

Researching Palestinian Refugees: Who Sets the Agenda?

Overview Only a handful of research articles on Palestinian refugees in Syria could be found until a few years ago. After the uprooting of a significant part of the community following the bombardment and siege of Yarmouk Camp at the end of 2012, research and publications proliferated. Completed and in-process […]

08 Apr
8:05

ISM Report: Israeli Forces Threaten Palestinian Activists’ Families With House Demolitions

04/07/17 | International Solidarity Movement | Ramallah Team On 5th April, 2017, Israeli forces told Abbas Qarā€™an and his family that their home in al-Bireh was going to be demolished. The homes of two other anti-occupation activists in the area received similar threats. ISM activists met with Abbas, the son […]

23 Oct
5:27

Modern Moles

In the beginning it was simple espionage. One group wanted to know what the other one was planning. Countries, corporations, tribes and gangs, all of them used it. Every one of them knew the other was doing the same and in the attempt to block the other group from having […]