Author Archives: Alcanaanite

About Alcanaanite

Monzer Zimmo, a Palestinian-Canadian living and working in Ottawa, Canada. Monzer is an advocate of resolving the Palestinian-Israeli conflict through the peaceful creation of a bi-national-democratic state on all the territory of historic Palestine, where Christians, Jews, Muslims, and others live together as equal citizens; be and feel safe, secure, and at home.

Is Abu-Mazen Losing his Magic Touch?

The Palestinian president, Mr. Mahmoud Abbas (Abu-Mazen) seems to be losing his magic touch.  For many years since he took the helm of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) leadership – almost fifteen years now – he managed to win the … Continue reading

Posted in America, Arab Peace Initiative, Egypt, Palestine Liberation Organization, Palestinian Reconciliation, Palestinian State, Two-state solution, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Jewish and Democratic; not anymore!

When the one-state on all the territory of historic Palestine is created, and some of the then Muslim majority demand that the state be declared a “Muslim and Democratic”, I will be among those who stand in opposition to such … Continue reading

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مهلاً، سيّدي الرئيس

شاهدنا السيّد الرئيس الفلسطيني محمود عباس (أبو مازن) وهو يلقي كلمته متّهمًا حركة المقاومة الإسلاميّة حماس بالتخطيط لحادثة محاولة اغتيال السيّد رئيس الوزراء الفلسطيني  رامي الحمد الله والسيّد رئيس المخابرات العامّة الفلسطيني ماجد فرج.  سمعنا، بمزيد من القلق، أبو مازن … Continue reading

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Time is Running out on the Zionist Experiment in Palestine

Over the past decades, many changes have taken place in the Middle East.  Powers diminished and new ones emerged.  Alliances ended and new ones established.  Once dominant ideologies dissipated and new ones took hold of entire societies.  One constant reality … Continue reading

Posted in An-Nakba, Apartheid State, Bi-national-Democratic State, Exclusive State, Israeli Self-Destruction, Jews for Justice and Peace, Non-violent Resistance, Palestinian State, Palestinian-Israelis, Respectful Strategy, Right of return, Two-state solution | 2 Comments

اسبقوا الأيّام

اسبقوا الأيّام تملّي    وانهضوا بمصر الأصيلة واكتبوا في المجد غنوة    واحضنوا الدنيا الجميلة اسبقوا الأيّام…. اسبقوا الأيّام…. اسبقوا الأيّام تملّي اسبقوا الأيّام وعَدّوا    فوق جسور المستحيل ابنوا أمجادكم بإيدكم    يفتكركم كلّ جيل وافتحوا صفحات تاريخكم    وانتو حتلاقوا الدليل اسبقوا الأيّام…. … Continue reading

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“ولاية سيناء “المؤقّتة

لم تتوقّف أطماع الحركة الصهيونيّة في توسيع رقعة دولة إسرائيل الجغرافيّة منذ نشأتها سنة 1948.  منذ البداية كانت أعين الصهاينة على سيناء، لجغرافيّتها الواسعة وخيراتها الطبيعيّة وقلّة عدد سكانها العرب.  إذا نجحت الحركة الصهيونيّة في بسط سيطرتها على سيناء فإنّها … Continue reading

Posted in Apartheid State, Arab Awakening, Egypt, Egypt's Revolution, Israeli Self-Destruction, Rafah Border Crossin | 2 Comments

“Is Ahed Tamimi really Palestinian?” … Interesting!

Under this provocative title “Is Ahed Tamimi really Palestinian?” Peter Larson of Canada Talks Israel/Palestine wrote:  “Sixteen year old Ahed Tamimi became a poster girl for the new Palestinian resistance after she was videoed defending her brother and family by … Continue reading

Posted in Apartheid State, Bi-national-Democratic State, Canada, Exclusive State, Israeli Self-Destruction, Non-violent Resistance, Palestinian Detainees | 1 Comment