This page contains a list or resources you can use to learn more about Handala, Naji Al-Ali, and the Palestinaian cause.
Stop the Wall (www.stopthewall.org)
US Campaign to End the Occupation (www.endtheoccupation.org)
Breaking The Silence (www.shovrimshtika.org)
International Jewish Solidarity Network (www.ijsn.net)
Institute for Mid east Understanding (www.imeu.net)
Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace and Justice (www.rachelcorriefoundation.org)
Palestine Popular Conference (www.palestineconference.org)
Badil Resource Center (www.badil.org/Refugees/refugees.htm)
BADIL Resource Center for Palestinian Residency & Refugee Rights takes a rights-based approach to the Palestinian refugee issue through research, advocacy and support of community participation. BADIL's campaign unit facilitates partnership-based initiatives with local Palestinian and international organizations in order to strengthen refugee identity, promote refugee unity, and empower initiatives of refugee self-organization for Palestinian refugee rights.
Break the Silence Mural Project (www.breakthesilencearts.typepad.com)
Break the Silence is an arts/activist group committed to using creative projects to facilitate social change and greater awareness of the complexities in Occupied Palestine. They have partnered with many amazing people over the years to produce art events aimed at raising awareness about the Palestinian struggle while making local connections with other indigenous populations and communities fighting for justice.
Hanthala Palestine (hanthala.virtualave.net)
Hanthala Palestine is a global Palestinian network dedicated to
international law and the respect for human rights. The network
was established in 1998 by a group of Palestinians who felt the
need to reorganize the grassroots in Palestine and in the Diaspora.
Its main criterion is drawn from a human rights perspective.
Electronic Intifada (www.electronicintifada.net)
The Electronic Intifada was founded to equip activists to challenge
myth, distortion and spin in the Western media in an informed way,
enabling people to effect positive changes in media coverage of
the Palestinians and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.
Middle East Children's Alliance (www.mecaforpeace.org)
The Middle East Children's Alliance, one of this web site's sponsors,
is a non-governmental organization working for peace and justice
in the Middle East. It focuses on Palestine, Israel, Lebanon and
Iraq. MECA's programs emphasize the need to educate North Americans
about the Middle East and U.S. foreign policy, and to support projects
that aid and empower communities.
Amrican Arab Anti-Descrimination League (www.adcsf.org)
This site provides resources for the Muslim and Arab communities
living in the San Francisco Bay Area, including a community protection
program and guidelines for helping children cope in the aftermath
of September 11. The American Arab Anti-Discrimination League of
San Francisco is one of the funders of the Handala Project.
Middle East Research and Information Project (www.merip.org)
The Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP) was established
31 years ago to provide information and analysis on the Middle East
that would be picked up by the existing media. French journalist
Eric Rouleau has written, "No person, specializing or not in
Middle Eastern affairs, can afford ignoring Middle East Report."
Al-Haq's core program includes the monitoring, documentation and
investigation of human rights violations; research pertaining to
the rule of law in occupied territories; studies on various aspects
of the legal and human rights situation in the Israeli-occupied
West Bank and Gaza Strip; and an ongoing effort to bring specific
abuses to an end.
B'TSELEM, The Israeli Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories,
was established in 1989 by a group of prominent academics, attorneys,
journalists, and Knesset members to document and educate the Israeli
public and policy makers about human rights violations in the Occupied
Territories, combat the phenomenon of denial prevalent among the
Israeli public and help to create a human rights culture in Israel.
The Freedom Archives (www.freedomarchives.org)
The Freedom Archives contain over 5000 hours of audiotapes dating
from the late 60s to the mid-90s and chronicling the progressive
history of the Bay Area, the United States, and international solidarity
movements. The collection includes weekly news broadcasts, poetry,
music programs, indepth interviews, reports on social and cultural
issues and diverse activist voices.
Palestine Home of History (www.palestinehistory.com)
Palestine Home of History provides an extensive resource on the
history of Palestine, from ancient to modern times. The site includes
information on Palestinian refugees, a historical timeline, and
photo tours, including one of Jerusalem.
Flash Points (www.flashpoints.net)
This progressive daily news journal regularly covers the Middle
Fantagraphics: Joe Sacco (www.fantagraphics.com/artist/sacco/sacco.html)
In 1996, Joe Sacco won the American Book Award for his ground breaking
work Palestine, a first-person journalistic account of the situation
in the occupied territories, told in comic book form. Naseer H.
Aruri, Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts,
Dartmouth, wrote, "Sacco brilliantly and poignantly captures
the essence of life under a repressive and prolonged occupation...
His material is presented with a great deal of skill, insight, and
Indict Sharon (www.indictsharon.net)
Information on the movement to indict General Sharon for crimes
against humanity; includes information about the Sabra and Shatilla
massacres during which resulted in an estimated 18,000 deaths and
30,000 injuries, mostly among civilians.