The increasing calls for UNRWA’s dissolution, which conceal an attack on the Palestinian refugees as a community, is an assault on the principle of international responsibility sharing which lies at the core of the modern refugee regime.
The US administration has essentially repudiated international law as a relevant conceptual framework that should serve as a basis for resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Layla Alshaer is based between Egypt and the United States, both are homes away from her ancestral home, Palestine. Her photographs aim to capture the journey of exploring her identity.
Israel pours gasoline on fires in places that need de-escalation, not escalation. It is certain to provoke more attempts at retaliation.
With your support, IPS-USA will enter 2019 with even greater determination not only to continue our efforts, but also to expand our work in order to reach new audiences by introducing new programs and publications such as the IPS-USA Podcast and "Current Issues in Focus," a new series of multidisciplinary briefs offering an in-depth look at current developments in Palestine and Israel.