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Israel Holding 10 Palestinian Journalists, Six of Them Without Charges News Roundup
Jack Khoury, Haaretz

Israel Holding 10 Palestinian Journalists, Six of Them Without Charges

Israel has arrested 19 Palestinian journalists since the latest wave of violence began last October, and 10 are still behind bars. The Palestinian Authority accuses Israel of persecuting journalists in order to intimidate them. It noted that six of those detained are being held in administrative detention, without charges, and said it’s not even clear what they are suspected of.

7 hours ago
Gaza Sewage Crisis, Festering in Conflict, Poisons Coast News Roundup
Fares Akram & Daniella Cheslow,

Gaza Sewage Crisis, Festering in Conflict, Poisons Coast

Each day, millions of gallons of raw sewage pour into the Gaza Strip's Mediterranean beachfront, spewing out of a metal pipe and turning miles of once-scenic coastline into a stagnant dead zone. The sewage has damaged Gaza's limited fresh water supplies, decimated fishing zones, and after years of neglect, is now floating northward and affecting Israel as well, where a nearby desalination plant was forced to shut down, apparently due to pollution.

8 hours ago
Abu Khdeir Murderer Sentenced to Life Imprisonment Plus 20 Years News Roundup
Nir Hasson, Haaretz

Abu Khdeir Murderer Sentenced to Life Imprisonment Plus 20 Years

The main perpetrator in the murder of Palestinian teenager Mohammed Abu Khdeir in July 2014 was sentenced to life in prison and an additional 20 years on Tuesday. Yosef Chaim Ben-David, along with two accomplices, both minors, abducted 16-year-old Abu Khdeir early on July 2, 2014, from the Jerusalem Arab neighborhood Shoafat, near his home.

9 hours ago
In Palestine, Women Run for Their Rights News Roundup
Lena Odgaard, Play the Game

In Palestine, Women Run for Their Rights

When the sun rose over Bethlehem on April first, the streets were already buzzing with life. Families lined up along the sidewalks and police officers tried to direct a few confused drivers off the main roads. In the meantime, thousands of people in white t-shirts with ‘Right to Movement’ written over the chest flocked to the ancient Manger Square in front of one the world’s most famous Christian sites, the Church of Nativity.

10 hours ago
Gaza’s Only Orphanage Struggles Against Odds News Roundup
Isra Saleh el-Namey, The Electronic Intifada

Gaza’s Only Orphanage Struggles Against Odds

In spite of all he has been through, nothing hurts Yousif al-Shimbari more than getting used to mornings without hearing his mother’s voice. During Israel’s assault on Gaza in 2014, the 14-year-old and his family sought refuge from their Beit Hanoun neighborhood in the northern Gaza Strip to a UN-run school in the area, thinking themselves protected by its blue flags and logos.

11 hours ago
Israeli Forces Open Fire on Fishermen, Level Land in Gaza News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli Forces Open Fire on Fishermen, Level Land in Gaza

Several Israeli military vehicles and bulldozers leveled lands inside the southern Gaza Strip Monday morning, as Israeli forces also opened fire on Palestinian fisherman in the northern Gaza Strip. Witnesses told Ma’an that four armored military bulldozers and three digging machines escorted by Israeli military vehicles stormed the Gaza Strip buffer zone east of Rafah.

about 1 day ago
Israeli Military Orders Detention of Palestinian Journalist Omar Nazzal News Roundup
The Guardian/AP

Israeli Military Orders Detention of Palestinian Journalist Omar Nazzal

Israel’s military has ordered a Palestinian journalist to be held for four months without charges or trial. The military said Omar Nazzal is being held in administrative detention on suspicion of “unlawful activity” for the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, a PLO faction that has been labelled a terrorist organisation by Israel.

about 1 day ago
Orthodox Christian Palestinians Mark Holy Saturday News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Orthodox Christian Palestinians Mark Holy Saturday

Orthodox Christian Palestinians marked Holy Saturday across the occupied Palestinian territory on Saturday, with thousands of pilgrims attending the "Holy Fire" ceremony in East Jerusalem's Old City on the eve of Orthodox Easter. The ceremony, celebrated by Palestinian Christians across the Holy Land, takes place each year on "Holy Saturday," or "Saturday of Light" in Arabic...

about 3 days ago
New UN Database of Companies Complicit in Israel’s Occupation Op-Eds & Analysis
Ingrid Jaradat, The Hill

New UN Database of Companies Complicit in Israel’s Occupation

Last month, in a landmark decision, the United Nations Human Rights Council decided to establish a database of all companies implicated in Israel’s illegal settlement enterprise in the occupied Palestinian West Bank, including the city of East Jerusalem.

about 3 days ago