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By staff

Washington, D.C. – On November 19 AXIOS reported that after years of controversy, Airbnb will remove all home-sharing lists – roughly 200 – in illegal Israeli settlements built on occupied Palestinian land in the West Bank. According to a blog post, Airbnb said they have developed a five-part checklist to evaluate how it handles listing in occupied territories and based off that checklist, they “concluded that we should remove listings in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank that are at the core of the dispute between Israelis and Palestinians.”


By Hatem Abudayyeh

Editors note: The following article was prepared before Israel's all-out assault on West Bank Palestinians. Since the invasion began, the Palestinian resistance has waged a heroic struggle to beat back the army of occupation. Massive demonstrations have taken place in many Arab countries, in Europe, and the in the U.S. On April 4, nearly 10,000 rallied in New York City.


By Al Awda, Palestinian Right to Return Coalition

Fight Back! News Service is circulating the following statement from Al-Awda, the Palestine Right to Return Coalition, which condemns the Israeli offensive in Palestine. The Bush administration is encouraging the Israelis to attack the progressive and patriotic organizations of Palestine that are fighting for liberation. In carrying out this assault, the Israeli authorities are striking at the Palestinians as a whole.