• Organization/Author: Samia Botmeh
    Impact of COVID-19 on the Palestinian Economy

    The Palestinian economy functions under severe constraints arising mainly from structural distortions caused by the Israeli occupation’s restrictions. Despite the peace process signed over 25 years ago, Palestinians still lack control over vital domains as natural resources, labor and goods mobility, borders, land zoning, and economic tools such as monetary policy. This has resulted in […]

  • April 2, 2020 Organization/Author: Zeina Amro Rosa paper
    A Glimpse into the COVID-19 Crisis in the Context of Palestine

      By Zeina Amro It might seem obvious that COVID-19 hits all countries the same way. After all, a virus does not discriminate. Yet in the case of the Occupied Palestinian Territories, the political reality affects how the consequences of the virus are distributed among the population. Clearly, the pre-existing political determinants of Palestinians’ health […]

  • May 21, 2020 Organization/Author: Osama Tanous Rosa paper
    When Pandemics Hit Militarized Urban Spaces

      When Pandemics Hit Militarized Urban Spaces By Osama Tanous The dream for there to be a Jewish majority in the ‘eternal, undivided capital’ of the Jewish state has made East Jerusalem and its Palestinian population a special target to Israeli state violence in a more complex way than in different parts of the Occupied […]

  • August 16, 2020 Organization/Author: Abd Alkarim Al-Reefi Rosa paper
    Flowers Under Siege: Gaza’s Withering Floral Industry

      Flower cultivation in the Gaza Strip began in the 1980s and flourished in the mid 1990s. Once known for growing citrus and fruit, the farmers of Gaza had been forced to change their produce due to the Israeli occupation policies amid the 1967 War, which resulted in evicting the people, and confiscating the land […]

  • July 23, 2020 Organization/Author: Mariam Bargouthi Rosa Paper
    Annexation Beyond the Discourse of One State and Two-States

    Annexation Beyond the Discourse of One State and Two-States By Mariam Barghouti In a new Rosa Paper, Mariam Bargouthi address the topic of Annexation and seeks to move beyond the prevailing discourse on the One State and Two-State solutions.

  • December 23, 2019 Organization/Author: Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Rosa paper
    Democracy in the West bank and Gaza; Much more than elections

    Democracy in the West bank and Gaza. Not just elections On the 26th September, the Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas renewed his pledge to hold parliamentary elections in a speech at the UN general assembly and called for an international presence to monitor the process.[1] Abbas has been sporadically talking about elections since the […]

  • August 5, 2019 Organization/Author: Fayrouz Sharqawi Rosa Paper
    Independent Palestinian grassroots organizing: Breaking the shackles of international aid

    To read the article as PDF please click here By: Fayrouz Sharqawi International aid given to Palestine has been shaping the Palestinian political struggle for liberation in the last few decades. While aid is supposed to support Palestinian liberation from occupation, it has in effect depoliticized the Palestinian society. Moreover, the existing aid system, for […]

  • May 23, 2018 Organization/Author: RLS RLS Paper
    The Great March of Return and the Palestinian Nakba
  • December 19, 2017 Organization/Author: Omar Shaban Pal Paper
    Latest Developments in Saudi Arabia and their Internal and Regional Consequences on the Palestinian Cause.

    The region is living in a state of suspension and anticipation due to the steady, political changes and developments Saudi Arabia has undergone since King Salman assumed the throne. There is an attempt to rebuild the political system in the kingdom to ensure the establishment of the Emir and the rising crown Prince, Mohammed bin […]

  • September 25, 2017 Organization/Author: Ahmad Awad Pal Paper
    Jordan’s Paradoxical Approach to Trade Unions

    A country’s ability to safeguard the rights of its workers and ensure that no needs or interests are overlooked in development processes, that is, to ensure inclusive development – is largely a function of the extent to which plurality and diversity are regarded as strengths, as opposed to obstacles. Dialogue in all its forms presupposes […]

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