- Alternative Resources on the
listed on this page do not necessarily reflect the
views of IRTF,
SRRT, or ALA.
News, Analysis, and
Concerned with the
- Al-Ahram Weekly
"Al-Ahram has always been a forum for expressing the views and ideas of
leading Arab intellectuals and opinion-makers, through which they could
convey the concerns and aspirations of the great Arab nation."
from the shackles of censorship and government control Aljazeera has
offered its audiences in the Arab world much needed freedom of thought,
independence, and room for debate."
project of the Independent Media Institute, a nonprofit organization
to strengthening and supporting independent and alternative journalism."
- Alternative News Media
a large proportion of the world's news media owned by small interest
with specific political agendas, it seems essential to counter-balance
such a monopoly on information by bringing attention to important
that are often conveniently overlooked by large media corporations."
- Alternative Press Review
a wide variety of the best essays from radical zines, tabloids, books
and magazines -- essays that deserve a much wider readership than they
a weekly one-hour public affairs program offered free to all public
stations in the U.S., Canada, Europe, South Africa, Australia, and on
on Radio for Peace International. AR provides information, analyses and
views that are frequently ignored or distorted in other media."
- Artists for Peace,
Civil Liberties ". . . a fine
art gallery and anthology dedicated to peace and justice issues
leftist magazine focusing on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict within a
- Common Dreams News
. . a national non-profit citizens' organization working to bring
Americans together to promote progressive visions for America's future."
- Democracy Now
and TV news program on over 160 stations, pioneering the largest
media collaboration in the U.S."
- Edward Said Archive
to almost three hundred articles by Edward Said, the noted Palestinian
scholar and activist.
"EI publishes news, commentary, analysis, and reference materials about
the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from a Palestinian perspective."
- Fairness & Accuracy in
FAIR works "to invigorate the First Amendment by advocating for greater
diversity in the press and by scrutinizing media practices that
public interest, minority and dissenting viewpoints."
- Flashpoints Radio
Investigative Radio Magazine"
- Foreign Policy in Focus
make the U.S. a more responsible global leader and partner"
- Free Speech TV
and artists, Free Speech TV uses television to cultivate an informed
active citizenry in order to advance progressive social change."
- Independent Media
is a collective of independent and alternative media activists and
offering grassroots, non-corporate coverage of important social and
- Institute for Public
a nationwide consortium of policy researchers, the Institute for Public
Accuracy seeks to broaden public discourse by gaining media access for
those whose perspectives are commonly drowned out by corporate-backed
tanks and other influential institutions."
- Jerusalem Media and
"JMCC was established in 1988 by a group of Palestinian journalists and
researchers to provide information on events in the West Bank
East Jerusalem) and the Gaza Strip."
Views, and Analysis that Governments, Lobbies, and Associated Interest
Groups Don't Want You to Know"
- Middle East Research and
(MERIP) "MERIP provides news and perspectives about the Middle East
not available from mainstream news sources."
- Monthly Review
to workers and labor organizers no less than to academics, and against
class exploitation, no less than against racial and sexual oppression."
- New Politics "New
is committed to the advancement of the peace and anti-intervention
It stands in opposition to all forms of imperialism."
- Pacifica Radio ".
network in the United States to function unconstrained by corporate
and policy decisions."
. . an independent internet magazine, dedicated to addressing issues
offering perspectives rarely seen in mainstream western media."
Media Watch "PMWATCH was established in October of 2000 to promote
fair and accurate coverage of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict in the
". . . founded by a group of ordinary Palestinians who have dedicated
to preserving and documenting the collective experiences and heritage
the Palestinian refugees."
- Palestine Report
news digest, [PR] answers a need both inside and outside the West Bank
and Gaza for succinct, current news in English, as well as
- The Progressive
of The Progressive is to be a journalistic voice for peace and
justice at home and abroad."
- War Times "War
being produced to help broaden and deepen the fight against the Bush
[of "permanent war against terrorism at home and abroad"] by compiling
information and analysis, and putting them into the hands of large
Watch ". . . providing alternative news and analysis of the
conflict and related issues."
the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
- Al-Awda "The Palestine
Coalition (Al-Awda is Arabic for "THE RETURN") is a broad-based
global democratic association of thousands of grassroots activists and
organizational representatives concerned for the Palestinian Refugees
". . . a Palestinian-Israeli organization which disseminates
research and political analysis on Palestinian and Israeli societies as
well as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict . . . ."
- Brit Tzedek v'Shalom
organization of American Jews [who] believe the vast majority of
and Palestinians long for an enduring peace and that security for
can only be achieved through the establishment of an economically and
viable Palestinian state, necessitating an end to Israel's occupation
land acquired during the 1967 war."
- B'Tselem, the Israeli
for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories ". . . endeavors to
and educate the Israeli public and policymakers about human rights
in the Occupied Territories, combat the phenomenon of denial prevalent
among the Israeli public, and help create a human rights culture in
- Churches for Middle East
work of Churches for Middle East Peace focuses on Washington in the
that sound United States policy is crucial to achieving and maintaining
just and stable relationships throughout the Middle East. In addition,
CMEP seeks to help the members of our organizations advocate in a
timely and effective way their concerns about justice and peace for all
people and countries in the region."
Peace "We Jewish and Palestinian women, citizens of Israel,
of various women’s organizations and individuals have agreed to
and organize joint activities in order to work together for a just
. . . ."
- Faculty for
". . . a network of university faculty endeavoring to achieve peace in
the Middle East."
- Gush Shalom
aim of Gush Shalom is to influence Israeli public opinion and lead it
peace and conciliation with the Palestinian people."
". . . a Palestinian-led movement of Palestinian and International
working to raise awareness of the struggle for Palestinian freedom and
an end to Israeli occupation."
". . . an American grassroots organization dedicated to the cause of
. . . [it] focuses on the issue of the Human rights violations against
the Palestinian people under occupation."
- Israeli Committee
"ICAHD is a non-violent, direct-action group originally established to
oppose and resist Israeli demolition of Palestinian houses in the
- Jewish Friends of
. an open ended project that hopes to expand into various forms of
in the future."
- Jewish Unity for a Just
. an international gathering of grassroots Jewish activists who support
a just, viable and lasting peace based on the principles of
law, requiring a complete end to Israel's Occupation of the West Bank,
East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip."
- Jewish Voice
. . a diverse and democratic community of activists inspired by Jewish
tradition to work together for peace, social justice, and human rights."
- MIFTAH, the Palestinian
the Promotion of Global Dialogue and Democracy ". . . a
non-partisan Jerusalem-based institution dedicated to fostering
and good governance within the Palestinian Society in a manner that
Public Accountability and Transparency while maintaining the free flow
of information and ideas."
- Not In My Name ". . .
group that was formed in November 2000 to work for a just and lasting
between Israelis and Palestinians."
". . . the largest and most active campaigning organisation in the UK
the issue of Palestine."
- Palestinian Centre for
". . . an independent legal body based in Gaza City dedicated to
human rights, promoting the rule of law, and upholding democratic
in the Occupied Palestinian Territories."
"RHR was founded in 1988, in response to serious abuses of human rights
by the Israeli military authorities in the suppression of the Intifada.
The indifference of much of the country's religious leadership and
identified citizenry to the suffering of innocent people seen as the
was a cause of concern to RHR's organizers."
- SEARCH for
in Palestine/Israel ". . . a national non-profit human rights and
organization, founded in 1972, which seeks a just Israeli-Palestinian
based on the inalienable rights of both peoples."
- Stop the Wall Campaign
Wall Campaign is calling for: 1) the immediate cessation of the
of the Wall, 2) the dismantling of all parts of the Wall and its
zones already built, 3) the return of lands confiscated for the path of
the Wall, and 4) the compensation of damages and lost income due to the
destruction of land and property."
- SUSTAIN (Stop
Aid to Israel Now) ". . . committed to building a campaign against
U.S. military and economic aid to Israel so that U.S. tax-dollars do
not support the abuse of human rights."
- United Nations
Information System on the Question of Palestine "UNISPAL was
established and is being developed by the
Division for Palestinian Rights in response to successive General
Assembly mandates. The main collection contains the texts of current
and historical United Nations material concerning the question of
Palestine and other issues related to the Middle East situation and the
search for peace."
- U.S. Campaign to End
Occupation ". . . a diverse coalition working for freedom from
and equal rights for all by challenging US policy towards the
and Other Activities
Israeli Conscientious Objectors "Our children -- Adam, Hagai,
Matan, Noam and Shimri -- have been sentenced to repeated and
practically unlimited periods in military jails until they surrender.
Their 'crime' is that they refuse to serve the Israeli Army in order to
enforce the occupation."
on the Destruction of Palestinian Libraries, Archives, and Other
Resources Adopted by SRRT Action Council, June 15, 2002.
on the Destruction of Palestinian Libraries, Archives, and Other
Institutions Adopted by ALA Council, June 19, 2002.
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