I still believe that the Right of Return is the founding stone for the resolution of the conflict over Palestine especially if it combines with a new post-nationalist vision of creating a secular and democratic one state in mandatory Palestine. A state for all its inhabitants, Palestinians (residents and refugees) and Israeli Jews without any distinction based on sex, gender, race, color, religion, language, nationality. A state of full citizenship, of rule of law for all.
Naji El Khatib
As an Israeli citizen, I regard my government’s policies towards the Palestinian people as nothing less than occupation, apartheid and colonialism. While Palestinians are the victims of all this, Israeli leaders and the Israeli public at large must realize that Israelis have no future here without treating the Palestinians as equal human beings. A one state solution addresses this fundamental issue by striving for equality, democracy and peace, rather than fear, separation and violence.
March 1 – One State Foundation featured on Mondoweiss"We are still in times where speaking about a single democratic and secular state in Israel-Palestine is considered contentious. Just look how former Knesset Speaker Avraham Burg was received at a liberal synagogue (...)" Read more here.
March 9 – One State Foundation featured on Al Ahram Online'On 1 March, the One State Foundation was launched. A Palestinian-Israeli initiative “with an agenda to broaden debate and ultimately support for a one state solution”, the foundation voices an idea and a movement whose ideas I have frequently advanced in this column.' Read more here.
March 12 – One State Foundation featured in Le Point
Un nombre croissant de Palestiniens milite en faveur d'un État binational, la colonisation israélienne rendant impossible la création d'un État palestinien. Read more here (French).