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A 'Hidden History' in the Holy Land

by Ben White 08-01-2010

The Israeli group Zochrot seeks to introduce fellow Israelis to the people who lived on the land before them -- and to engage Jews and Palestinians in an open recounting of their painful common history.

Nonviolent Palestinian Activists Arrested as Israel Cracks Down on Wall Protests

by Ben White 09-24-2009

Earlier this year, I was shown around Jayyous by Mohammad Othman, Youth Coordinator of the Stop the Wall campaign, a nonviolent grassroots movement in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.

'We Are Defined as a Nation by How We Treat Those Who Have Chosen to Hurt Us'

by Ben White 09-11-2009
The decision by Scottish Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill to release on compassionate grounds the convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi has been ferociously and strongly condemned i

Listening to Iran

by Ben White 09-01-2009
What the protest movement is -- and isn't -- about.

Direct from Iran, an Unvarnished Assessment of Protests' Potential

by Ben White 06-22-2009
The protests rocking Iran are of great significance for the politics and society of a Middle East regional supe

Movement for Release of Philip Rizk Grows

by Ben White 02-09-2009
My dear friend Philip Rizk was kidnapped on Friday night by Egyptian secret police.