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Number of Palestinians Detained by Israel Without Trial Triples Since 2013 Op-Eds & Analysis
Amira Hass, Haaretz

Number of Palestinians Detained by Israel Without Trial Triples Since 2013

Bilal Kayed, an administrative detainee who has been on a hunger strike for 41 days, is one of the 651 Palestinians who have been jailed by Israel without charge or trial, and only by order of a military commander and under the directives of the Shin Bet security service. The number of administrative detainees...

22 hours ago
Brave Pols Take the Right Stand: 20 Lawmakers Demand Human Rights and Justice for Palestinian… Op-Eds & Analysis
Brad Parker, Salon

Brave Pols Take the Right Stand: 20 Lawmakers Demand Human Rights and Justice for Palestinian…

Recently, 20 members of Congress sent a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to appoint a Special Envoy for Palestinian Youth to collect information necessary to actively promote Palestinian children’s human rights. By standing up for Palestinian children’s rights, these lawmakers are directly challenging the decades-long U.S.-led “peace process”...

22 hours ago
Palestinian Dabke in the Chicago CTA Tunnels Op-Eds & Analysis
Luz Chavez, Gozamos

Palestinian Dabke in the Chicago CTA Tunnels

A stunning video of a talented duo playing and dancing to Palestinian Dabke in a CTA Tunnel has gone viral, and rightfully so. The Gozamos crew loved the video so much, we reached out to the local artists to hear more about the inspiration behind it: “The idea for the video was very spontaneous. Hamze and I had just gotten back from a jam session with some local Chicago musicians on the south side...

23 hours ago
A Creative Palestinian Answer to Israeli Checkpoints Op-Eds & Analysis
Michael Schaeffer Omer-Man, +972 Blog

A Creative Palestinian Answer to Israeli Checkpoints

The Israel army has been utilizing collective punishment against entire Palestinian cities and villages in recent months as a response to a wave of attacks against Israeli civilians and soldiers. One of the most common tactics, in addition to demolishing attackers’ families’ homes is to seal off entire villages for a few days or longer after an attack…

about 2 days ago
Uncovering the Lost Palestinian Villages Underneath Glitzy Tel Aviv Op-Eds & Analysis
Mira Sucharov, Forward

Uncovering the Lost Palestinian Villages Underneath Glitzy Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv residents are often described as living in a “bubble,” because of their relative distance from the epicenter of conflict and occupation, and because, at least compared to Jerusalem, the zeitgeist of the city tends toward liberalism and open-mindedness. But despite all the talk…

about 2 days ago
West Bank, Gaza Gear up for Palestine’s Biggest Sporting Event Op-Eds & Analysis
Yoni Mendel, +972 Blog

West Bank, Gaza Gear up for Palestine’s Biggest Sporting Event

One of Jibril Rajoub’s greatest achievements as the Chairman of the Palestinian Football Association, if not the greatest, took place a year ago. For the first time since the Second Intifada, Rajoub renewed the tradition in which the winner of the Palestine Cup in the West Bank plays against the winner in Gaza...

about 2 days ago
Progressives Speak: From Black Lives Matter to Palestinian Rights to Fight for $15 Videos
IMEU

Progressives Speak: From Black Lives Matter to Palestinian Rights to Fight for $15

On the first day of the DNC, hear from a range of progressive Americans talk about the issues that are most important to them, what they want from their elected representatives, and the power of grassroots movements. "All of these movements are fighting against a system about who counts and who doesn't. Who is worth seeing and who is made invisible?"

about 2 days ago
Police Arrest Three Minors in Bedouin Village as Expulsion Efforts Continue News Roundup
Mairav Zonszein, +972

Police Arrest Three Minors in Bedouin Village as Expulsion Efforts Continue

Two children, 12 and 13, were arrested in the unrecognized Bedouin village of al-Araqib in Israel’s south on Monday, as the Jewish National Fund (JNF) entered the village accompanied by police forces to resume cultivating land for a forestation project. Another youth was also arrested Tuesday morning, the circumstances of which are still unclear…

about 1 week ago
12-Year-Old Palestinian Boy Laid to Rest a Day After Being Killed in Al-Ram News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

12-Year-Old Palestinian Boy Laid to Rest a Day After Being Killed in Al-Ram

RAMALLAH (Ma’an) -- A funeral procession was held on Wednesday for 12-year-old Palestinian Muhyee Sidqi al-Tibakhi, who was shot dead a day earlier in the village of al-Ram in the occupied West Bank district of Jerusalem, as Palestinian officials accused Israeli forces of being behind the boy’s death…

about 1 week ago