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When Israeli Settlers Attack: A History of Impunity and Incitement Fact Sheets

When Israeli Settlers Attack: A History of Impunity and Incitement

Today's arson attack by Israeli settlers resulted in the death of 18-month-old toddler Ali Saad Dawabsha and critical injury of his parents and four-year-old brother in Duma, a village in the occupied West Bank. The IMEU offers this fact sheet about settler violence and incitement by Israeli leaders and officials.

15 hours ago
Palestinian Infant Burned to Death in West Bank Arson Attack; IDF Blames Jewish Terror’ News Roundup
Haaretz

Palestinian Infant Burned to Death in West Bank Arson Attack; IDF Blames Jewish Terror’

A one-and-a-half year-old Palestinian infant was burned to death and three of his family members were seriously wounded late Thursday night after a house was set on fire in the village of Douma, near Nablus. According to reports, settlers were those who set the house on fire after targeting it with firebombs and graffiti.

21 hours ago
Palestinian Children Denied Entry to Aqsa Due to Israeli Group Visit News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Palestinian Children Denied Entry to Aqsa Due to Israeli Group Visit

Israeli forces prevented Palestinian children from entering the Al-Aqsa Mosque on Thursday morning while right-wing Israelis were visiting the site, witnesses said. Israeli forces allegedly blocked entry to the group of children with metal police barricades near the Lions Gate in the Old City of Jerusalem.

about 2 days ago
Israel Passes Law Allowing Force Feeding of Prisoners News Roundup
AFP/Ma'an News Agency

Israel Passes Law Allowing Force Feeding of Prisoners

The Israeli parliament approved Thursday a law allowing prisoners on hunger strike facing death to be force fed, a spokesman said, sparking criticism from rights groups and medical experts. The law, which seeks to prevent imprisoned Palestinian prisoners from pressuring Israel by refusing food, was initially approved in June 2014 at the height of a mass hunger strike of Palestinian detainees...

about 2 days ago
Israeli Forces Detain Teens In East Jerusalem, Obstruct Wedding News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli Forces Detain Teens In East Jerusalem, Obstruct Wedding

Undercover Israeli forces detained a group of Palestinian teenagers from the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Issawiya on Wednesday night, local sources said. Fierce clashes broke out in the neighborhood between young locals and Israeli forces after forces disguised as Arab citizens detained and beat an unknown number of teens, a local committee member in Issawiya, Muhammad Abu al-Hummus, told Ma’an.

about 2 days ago
Israel Must Stop Draconian Detentions Without Trial News Roundup
Haaretz

Israel Must Stop Draconian Detentions Without Trial

Doubling the number of prisoners held without trial in Israel over the past year, following the war in the Gaza Strip and the events preceding it, is troubling. It reflects excessive, illicit use of a means intended only for rare, aberrant cases. Detention without trial must only be practiced as a last resort, when a person presents a security risk at a high level of certainty, and there’s no other way to minimize that risk.

about 2 days ago
Israel PM Approves 300 Settler Homes in Occupied West Bank News Roundup
AFP/Yahoo News

Israel PM Approves 300 Settler Homes in Occupied West Bank

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu approved Wednesday the "immediate" construction of 300 settler homes in the occupied West Bank as his government came under pressure from right-wing Jewish groups. A senior Palestine Liberation Organisation official denounced the plans to build new homes as "war crimes" and accused Israel of sabotaging peace efforts.

about 3 days ago
Expert Q&A: The Iran Nuclear Deal & Palestine/Israel Q&As
IMEU

Expert Q&A: The Iran Nuclear Deal & Palestine/Israel

Following the recently announced agreement concerning Iran’s nuclear program and the ongoing Congressional debate surrounding it, our latest expert Q&A examines the deal’s possible implications for Palestine/Israel and the region as a whole, with analysts Diana Buttu, Mouin Rabbani, and Rami Khouri.

about 3 days ago
‘Strong Evidence’ of Israel War Crimes on ‘Black Friday’: Amnesty News Roundup
AFP/Yahoo News

‘Strong Evidence’ of Israel War Crimes on ‘Black Friday’: Amnesty

An analysis of an Israeli assault in the Gaza Strip following the capture of one of its soldiers during last year's war in the Palestinian territory shows "strong evidence" of war crimes, Amnesty International said Wednesday. The London-based rights group called for those responsible for the alleged offences to be prosecuted as it published a detailed analysis...

about 3 days ago