CONTENTS

THE BIG STORY

PALESTINE

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R O G E R G A R F

15 From accord to Apartheid

As extremists run rampant in Israel’s halls of power, Zoe Holman traces the origins of apartheid and its effects for Palestinians pushing back on the ground.

24 THE FACTS

25 Harvesting oppression

Issam Adwan speaks to Palestinian farmers about how Israel is attacking their agriculture – while profiting from their lands.

29 Sanctions Mark II

Andrew Feinstein calls for international mobilization of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions strategy that helped end South African apartheid.

31 Gaza’s fragile ‘peace’

The Strip is under renewed assault by Israel. Aziz Hamdi Al-Masry writes from Gaza about the costs of siege and the prospects of intensified conflict.

35 Q&A: Equal citizens, one state?

Cherine Hussein talks the failures of Oslo, the mirage of the ‘two-state solution’ and why Palestinians are increasingly looking to a one state model for justice.

37 The art of resistance

As Israel seeks to airbrush Palestinian history from Jerusalem, Frances Leach reports on how culture is both a tool of and weapon against occupation.

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CURRENTS

Stories making the news 8 Boost for Right in Chile Plus: Borderlines 9 Introducing: Elly Schlein Plus: Seriously? 10 Attacks on trans rights in the US Journalist imprisoned in Vietnam Plus: Inequality Watch Plus: Sign of the Times 11 Embargoes limit earthquake aid in Syria 12 Children taken from their parents in Ukraine Plus: Open Window 13 Workers take on Meta in Kenya Plus: Reasons to be cheerful

REGULARS 6 Letters

Plus: Why I… 7 Letter from Nauta

Stephanie Boyd experiences new life and loss on a night voyage in the Peruvian Amazon.

40 Country Profile: Egypt

42 Cartoon History: Algeria Conquered

ILYA examines the events and legacy of its colonization by France in the nineteenth century.

52 The Interview

Leila Khaled speaks to Marta Vidal about the Palestinian struggle and why she hi-jacked a plane.

59 Southern Exposure

Brazilian photographer Lalo de Almeida shoots an Indigenous funeral in Mato Grosso, given an apocalyptic hue by the drifting smoke of forest fires.

60 Hall of Infamy – Itamar Ben-Gvir

Spouting hate is a lark when you’re in power – just ask Israel’s National Security Minister

63 Temperature Check

Should we believe the hype about electric cars? Danny Chivers assesses the state of play.

80 The Puzzler

81 Agony Uncle

Should I stay or should I go? NI’s new Agony Uncle advises a support worker who’s sick of their boss.

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