News & Information


Documentary & Video

“Facts do not at all speak for themselves, but require a socially acceptable narrative to absorb, sustain, and circulate them.”

Permission to Narrate (1984) by Edward Said,
Palestinian-American professor at Columbia University, 1935-2003

Thanks to the Internet it is a new world of access to information and perspectives on Israel-Palestine which has traditionally been captive to the mainstream narrative and the voice of power.   Below is a number of recommended independent sites but no list can give the breadth and depth across many thousands of websites, channels and formats.  There is nothing more “in the moment” than to enter “key words” e.g. Palestine, Israel, Occupation, Zionism, Nakba, BDS, into a search engine and see what it finds – guaranteed to educate and shock.

News and Information

These sites offer reliable, contextual and diverse information not available in mainstream or corporate media.

Analysis and Perspective

These sites offer insight, perspective and analysis to contribute to true understanding.  PALESTINE SQUARE is the blog of the venerable and excellent Institute for Palestine Studies (IPS), an independent research and publishing nonprofit organization, dedicated exclusively to the study of Palestine, the Arab-Israeli conflict, and regional and international developments affecting Palestine.  The Institute for Palestine Studies (IPS) is the oldest institute in the world devoted exclusively to documentation, research, analysis, and publication on Palestinian affairs and the Arab-Israeli conflict. It was established in Beirut in 1963 and incorporated as a private, independent, non-profit unaffiliated with any political organization or government   Al-Shabaka, The Palestinian Policy Network, is an independent, non-partisan, and non-profit organization whose mission is to educate and foster public debate on Palestinian human rights and self-determination within the framework of international law. Al-Shabaka, which means “The Network.”