Video Asia’s Story: A Life Delayed on the Qalandiya Commute

What’s it like to live behind a military checkpoint  in your own city?

Blog Post For Jerusalemites, Family Celebrations Are Often Marred or Canceled by Israeli Military Checkpoints

Family events and celebrations are rarely stress free, thanks to ever-lurking checkpoints and soldiers’ whims.

Blog Post A City in Distress: East Jerusalem Noir

Palestinian authors describe Jerusalemites and their struggles to navigate their daily lives despite crushing Israeli colonial practices. A book review.

Blog Post As War Drags On, Palestinians Face Difficulties Reaching Jerusalem’s Center

Israel’s clampdown on mobility since the war is being challenged by residents, whose lives are upended by the limited access to the city.

Blog Post One Man’s Tragedy, Dissected, Exposes the Brutalities of Israel’s Rule over Palestinians

The story behind a tragic accident offers a window into a brutal settler-colonial landscape. A book review.

Blog Post For Palestinian Jerusalemites Living beyond the Wall, Driving Anywhere Is an Obstacle Course These Days

For Palestinian Jerusalemites who live outside the Separation Wall and want to go to downtown Jerusalem or Bethlehem, a labyrinthine maze awaits.

Blog Post Palestinian Women Share Little-Noted Hazards of Prolonged Closures: “The Checkpoints Strained My Bladder”

The right to medical treatment and even to relieve oneself are compromised by Israeli checkpoints, especially when extended closures are enforced.