Ben White

  • Last week, Israel’s High Court of Justice ruled against a petition brought by female students from the Gaza Strip, upholding the state’s refusal to allow them to study in the West Bank.The women, four of whom were registered for a Master’s in gender studies and one aiming to ...

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  • A one-state solution in Palestine/Israel is a subject being increasingly discussed and debated. One way in which the conversation has emerged is through an analysis of the current situation as a de facto one state, a regime which privileges Jews above Palestinians (the latter being granted or ...

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  • Part of the Israeli governments response to critics of its Gaza policy is to deny that there is a humanitarian crisis in the coastal territory. The implication being that participants in initiatives such as the flotilla are not concerned with aid but seek to cause a political provocation. In a ...

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  • Myths perpetuated by Israel as to why the right of return is impossible are easily debunked when looked at logically. After years of marginalisation in the peace process, the Palestinian refugees are back on centre stage. On May 15, Nakba day, the refugees forced their way on to the news agenda; ...

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