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  • 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 […]

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  • The Water Sector in the Gaza Strip – An (Un)solvable Problem? What Gaza and Munich have in Common

      Original text in German by Clemens Messerschmid English translation by Katharina Konarek The water shortage in the Gaza Strip is almost proverbial. Every child knows that the narrow coastline has too many people and too little water. At least that is the apparent certainty of almost all reports. In 2012, A UN report predicted […]

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  • Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung (RLS) holds a Panel titled “Agricultural Cooperatives Towards a Bright Future”

      Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung (RLS) held a panel on Wednesday, 13 May 2020, titled “Agricultural Cooperatives Towards a Bright Future”. The panel was held via the ZOOM app and was simultaneously broadcasted on the foundation’s Facebook page. It discussed the legal status and policies related to cooperative work, as well as the current situation and […]

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  • Position Paper: What Kind of Palestinian Economy is Needed in light of the COVID-19 Crisis?

      Issued by our partners “Social and Economic Policies Monitor (Al-Marsad)” The outbreak of the Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19) showed the vulnerability of social welfare and healthcare systems in many developed countries and highlighted the risks of continuing with the current global economic approach. This approach was heavily criticized by several think tanks, research organizations, […]

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  • 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’ […]

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  • A discussion about the new Palestinian feminist initiative, Tal’at – Part of the Revolutionary Feminist Tradition

      In September 2019 thousands of Palestinian women protested on the streets of Jerusalem, Haifa, Rafah-Gaza, Ramallah, Berlin, and other cities against the rising femicide rate and the oppression of women more generally. These demonstrations marked the birth of a new Palestinian feminist movement, Tal’at, which means “women stepping out” in Arabic. Sari Harb, a […]

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  • Rosa Luxemburg hosts a panel on Arab developments

      Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung (RLS) held a panel on Wednesday, 26 February 2020, titled “How to Read the Developments in the Arab World” at its headquarters in Ramallah. The panel discussed the different developments in the Arab World in 2019 and the beginning of 2020 and their ramifications and impact on the Palestinian cause. The […]

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  • Call for Offers: An expert in SWOT analysis of NGOs (outsourcing contract)

    The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Regional Office Palestine & Jordan (RLS) is a German organization affiliated with the German Left Party. It is one of the largest educational institutions in Germany. Regarding its international work, RLS is active in about 60 countries with development and education projects funded by the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and […]

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  • Rosa Luxemburg hosts a panel on media misinformation in Palestine

      Rosa Luxemburg-Stiftung held a panel on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, titled “Misinformation in Palestine” at its headquarters in Ramallah. The panel examined the concept of misinformation in theory and in practice, while exploring how misinformation and media distortion manifests in social media. The panel also dealt with the issue of how Palestinian content is […]

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  • Call for Offers: RLS Website Maintenance (outsourcing contract)

        The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Regional Office Palestine & Jordan (RLS) is a German organization affiliated with the German Left Party. It is one of the largest educational institutions in Germany. Regarding its international work, RLS is active in about 60 countries with development and education projects funded by the German Ministry for Economic […]

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