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Mass Protests in West Bank City After Palestinian Detainee Dies News Roundup
Reuters and Agence France-Presse

Mass Protests in West Bank City After Palestinian Detainee Dies

NABLUS, WEST BANK // Nablus, the second largest city in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, was gripped by violent protests on Tuesday after the death of a Palestinian detainee. Ahmed Halawa, the alleged ringleader in the killing of two Palestinian policemen last week, died in custody...

17 hours ago
GOP Mega-Donor Funds Group Calling Pro-Palestine US Students ‘Jew Haters’ Op-Eds & Analysis
Sam Levin, The Guardian

GOP Mega-Donor Funds Group Calling Pro-Palestine US Students ‘Jew Haters’

Sheldon Adelson, the Nevada casino mogul and conservative mega-donor, is leading a campaign against pro-Palestine groups on US college campuses and has funded posters that accuse individual students of supporting terrorism and promoting “Jew Hatred”. The multimillion-dollar effort, which has launched at six campuses in California, is targeting the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement...

17 hours ago
‘Anti-Semitizing’ Pro-Palestinian Activism Comes at a Price Op-Eds & Analysis
Tom Pessah, +972 Mag.

‘Anti-Semitizing’ Pro-Palestinian Activism Comes at a Price

Things you can see from here, can’t be seen from there, says a famous Israeli song. This is what I feel about pro-Palestinian activism: having been closely involved in pro-Palestine activism as an Israeli student in an American university, I now understand why it is often portrayed in the media as anti-Jewish...

about 2 days ago
The Endangered White Cucumbers of Battir Op-Eds & Analysis
David Kattenburg, Mondoweiss

The Endangered White Cucumbers of Battir

Nothing challenges us humans more than nationalistic pride. Bigotry, imperialism, war, and all manner of human destruction inevitably sprout from its soil. This thought came to my mind as I read the latest public ruminations of a certain Israeli acquaintance of mine, a Chicago expatriate...

about 2 days ago
Video: Israelis Use Stun Grenade in Unprovoked Attack on Youths News Roundup
Ali Abunimah, The Electronic Intifada

Video: Israelis Use Stun Grenade in Unprovoked Attack on Youths

This video shows four Palestinian youths sitting and relaxing outside a home when an Israeli jeep drives up to them and stops briefly. As it drives off a few seconds later, the youths leap from their chairs and there is a huge explosion that sends smoke and debris into the air...

about 1 week ago
EU Logo No Shield From Israel’s Bulldozers Op-Eds & Analysis
Silvia Boarini, The Electronic Intifada

EU Logo No Shield From Israel’s Bulldozers

Bilal Hammadin looks beyond the tin shacks in the occupied West Bank village of Abu Nuwwar, home to approximately 600 Palestinians, to the red-roofed homes in Maaleh Adumim, an Israeli settlement where nearly 40,000 people live. “As I was growing up, I could see the settlement getting bigger. I guess you can say that we grew up together,” he says, laughing at the irony…

about 1 week ago
Killing Them Slowly: Diabetes in Palestine News Roundup
Paul Velo, Al-Jazeera

Killing Them Slowly: Diabetes in Palestine

Yatta, occupied West Bank - A mobile clinic with specialised doctors, nurses, nutritionists and podiatrists recently made a stop in Yatta, the main market town of the South Hebron Hills in the occupied West Bank. The clinic - a large truck stocked with free treatment options - is at the forefront of thebattle against diabetes, which has now become the leading indirect cause of death in Palestine…

about 1 week ago
How Israel Is Drying out Palestinians in the Jordan Valley Op-Eds & Analysis
Eitan Kalinski, +972 Mag.

How Israel Is Drying out Palestinians in the Jordan Valley

More than 90 percent of the West Bank’s Jordan Valley region are Palestinians. Less than 10 percent are Israeli settlers. Yet when it comes to water distribution, it turns out, we see a different distribution: settlers are entitled to between eight and nine times more water, while Palestinian communities are subject to a policy of water deprivation...

about 1 week ago
Palestinian Seeks Freedom in 3rd Month of Hunger Strike News Roundup
Mohammed Daraghmeh, Associated Press

Palestinian Seeks Freedom in 3rd Month of Hunger Strike

A Palestinian detainee who has been on a hunger strike for two months to press for his release is determined to continue despite deteriorating health, his family and an advocacy group said. Bilal Kayed, 34, began the fast June 14, after Israel ordered him held for six months without charges, immediately following completion of a 14-and-a-half-year prison term, his relatives said...

about 1 week ago