Tagged: Occupation

More Than 90 Percent of West Bank Eviction Orders Go to Palestinians, Report Shows News & Analysis
Hagar Shezaf, Haaretz

More Than 90 Percent of West Bank Eviction Orders Go to Palestinians, Report Shows

Between 2005 and 2018, over 90% of evacuation orders issued by Israel’s military authority for the occupied West Bank were given to Palestinians.

about 3 days ago
Unarmed Palestinian man shot dead by police in Jerusalem News & Analysis
Abeer Salman and Andrew Carey, CNN

Unarmed Palestinian man shot dead by police in Jerusalem

Hundreds of Palestinians gathered on Sunday for the funeral of Eyad Hallaq, who was shot 19 times by Israeli soldiers in occupied Jerusalem on Saturday. Hallaq had been on his way to school when soldiers began to chase him for no apparent reason.

about 3 days ago
West Bank Poverty May Double Over Pandemic: World Bank News & Analysis
Aljazeera

West Bank Poverty May Double Over Pandemic: World Bank

Israel controls all aspects of the Palestinian economy, what can and cannot be imported/exported, what taxes are levied, and the mobility of Palestinian workers. Now, the pandemic is adding another layer of restrictions.

about 3 days ago
A Palestinian Family Was Farming Wheat, Then Soldiers Arrived and They Were Shot News & Analysis
Yaniv Kubovich, Hagar Shezaf and Jack Khoury, Haaretz

A Palestinian Family Was Farming Wheat, Then Soldiers Arrived and They Were Shot

A Palestinian family was farming near their home in the West Bank. Suddenly, armed Israeli soldiers showed up and attacked them with tear gas and bullets.

about 1 week ago
Protect Human Rights Work, Take Action for Laith News & Analysis
Amnesty International

Protect Human Rights Work, Take Action for Laith

Amnesty human rights campaigner Laith Abu Zeyad was banned by Israel from traveling and denied permits because of his human rights advocacy. Spread the word and demand Israel #LiftTheBan.

about 1 week ago
Israel’s planned annexation of the Jordan Valley: Why it matters News & Analysis
Middle East Eye

Israel’s planned annexation of the Jordan Valley: Why it matters

Part of Israel's annexation plan is taking over the Jordan Valley. Why? Because the area is "rich in minerals and agricultural soil and is a highly strategic area..." Israel is depriving Palestinians of their right to the resources on their land.

about 1 week ago
PODCAST: The project bringing Palestinian refugees back home News & Analysis
Henriette Chacar, +972 Magazine

PODCAST: The project bringing Palestinian refugees back home

An interview with Tarek Bakri, a young Palestinian engineer-turned- accidental-archivist, discussing his project of visually documenting Palestine through a 'then and now' approach in the social media era.

about 2 weeks ago
George Washington University stands by appointment of interim dean who backs boycott Israel movement News & Analysis
Ron Kampeas, Jewish Telegraphic Agency

George Washington University stands by appointment of interim dean who backs boycott Israel movement

Despite pressure campaigns to do otherwise, George Washington University is standing firm in their choice of Ilana Feldman, an anthropology scholar who joined in calling on the American Anthropological Association to boycott Israeli academic institutions.

about 2 weeks ago
Stop annexation by sanctioning Israel, Palestinian PM tells UN News & Analysis
Tovah Lazaroff, Jerusalem Post

Stop annexation by sanctioning Israel, Palestinian PM tells UN

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh to the UN: “What we need from you really is sanctions on Israel. What we need from you is to recognize Palestine as a state..."

about 2 weeks ago
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