On Palestine

We have built the history and current situation of Occupied Finland to mirror those in real world Palestine, at least to some extent. In case you are interested in finding out similarities and differences, here is a list of websites, books, graphic novels and films on Palestine.


Web resources


In Finnish

Israel/ Palestiina –konfliktin taustoista: http://icahd.fi/?page_id=3340

ICAHD (Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions) Finland: http://icahd.fi/

Kirkon ulkomaanavun ihmisoikeustarkkailuohjelma EAPPI (Ekumeeninen kumppanuusohjelma palestiinalaisalueilla ja Israelissa): http://www.eappi.fi/


In English

Activestills: documentary photography on Palestine and Israel: www.activestills.org/

The Electronic Intifada: news, commentary, analysis, and reference materials about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: http://electronicintifada.net/

The BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) National Committee (BNC), a coalition of the largest Palestinian organizations, trade unions, networks and NGOs: http://www.bdsmovement.net/

UN overview map & key facts on the Occupied Palestinian Territories: http://www.ochaopt.org/documents/ochaopt_atlas_opt_general_december2011.pdf

See UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) occupied Palestinian territory for more maps and other information: http://www.ochaopt.org/

International Solidarity Movement (ISM): http://palsolidarity.org/

The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD): http://www.icahd.org/




In Finnish

Hannu Juusola: Israelin historia. (Gaudeamus Kirja. 2005)

Susan Nathan: Toinen Israel (Otava 2005)

Hannu Reime: Israel /Palestiina. Kahden kansan luvattu maa. (Like /Suomen rauhanpuolustajat. 2003)


On the current situation in Palestine:

Jonathan Cook: Disappearing Palestine: Israel’s Experiments in Human Despair (Zed Books, 2008)

Jeff Halper: Obstacles to Peace: A Reframing of the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict (ICAHD, 2009)

Ben White: Israeli Apartheid. A Beginner’s Guide (Pluto Books, 2009)


On Zionism

Nur Masalha: Expulsion of the Palestinians: The Concept of “Transfer” in Zionist Political Thought, 1882-1948 (Institute for Palestine Studies, 1992)

Shlomo Sand: The Invention of the Jewish People (Verso, 2010)


On ethnic cleansing in Palestine

Rosemary Esber: Under the Cover of War: The Zionist Expulsion of the Palestinians (Arabicus Books & Media, 2009)

Benny Morris: The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited (Cambridge University Press, 2004)

Ilan Pappe: The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine (Oneworld Publications, 2007)


On Palestinian citizens of Israel

Susan Nathan: The Other Side of Israel (Harper Collins 2005)

Ilan Pappe: The Forgotten Palestinians: A History of the Palestinians in Israel (Yale University Press, 2011)


On the Oslo Accords period

Amira Hass: Drinking the Sea at Gaza (Owl Books, 2000)

Edward Said: The End of the Peace Process (Granta Books, 2002)


Graphic novels

Guy Delisle: Jerusalem. Chronicles From the Holy City. (2012) (saatavilla myös suomeksi)

Joe Sacco: Palestine (Jonathan Cape)

Joe Sacco: Footnotes in Gaza (Metropolitan Books 2009)




5 Broken Cameras (2011)

John Pilger: Palestine is Still the Issue (2002)

Roadmap to Apartheid (2012)

City of Borders (2009)

Speed Sisters (2016)



Paradise Now (2005)

Divine Intervention (2002)

The Time That Remains (2009)

Omar (2013)