Tagged: Occupation

Israeli convicted of West Bank arson attack that killed three Palestinians News & Analysis
BBC News

Israeli convicted of West Bank arson attack that killed three Palestinians

In 2015, Amiram Ben-Uliel, a Jewish settler living on Palestinian land, firebombed a Palestinian home in the West Bank, killing 18-month-old Ali Dawabsheh + his parents. Despite tons of evidence, Israeli courts are only now finding Amiram guilty of murder.

about 2 weeks ago
377 scholars and artists pledge to oppose political litmus tests in Germany News & Analysis
Mondoweiss Editors

377 scholars and artists pledge to oppose political litmus tests in Germany

377 scholars and artists from over 30 countries signed a pledge opposing political interference by institutions and public officials in Germany aimed at silencing advocates for Palestinian rights under international law.

about 3 weeks ago
Israel: Discriminatory Land Policies Hem in Palestinians News & Analysis
Human Rights Watch

Israel: Discriminatory Land Policies Hem in Palestinians

Israel's racist planning policies confine Palestinians to densely populated towns with little room to expand. Meanwhile, the Israeli gov fosters the rapid expansion of predominantly Jewish cities nearby.

about 3 weeks ago
13 insightful photos of early 1900s Palestine taken by engineer Nasri Fuleihan Nakba & Refugees
Alexandra Chaves, The National

13 insightful photos of early 1900s Palestine taken by engineer Nasri Fuleihan

As Palestinians plan to commemorate the Nakba, Israel's ethnic cleansing, this week, here's a look at pre-Nakba historical photographs offering glimpses of Palestine during the end of the Ottoman rule and the period after the First World War.

about 3 weeks ago
For Palestinian rights movement, Biden poses a familiar quandary News & Analysis
Alex Kane, +972 Magazine

For Palestinian rights movement, Biden poses a familiar quandary

Palestinian rights advocates say they hold no hope of Joe Biden becoming a vociferous critic of Israel, nor of their ability to have any major influence on him.. But they also say that they have no choice but to deal with Biden

about 3 weeks ago
Israel Cracks Down on Banks Over Payments to Palestinian Inmates News & Analysis
Adam Rasgon and Mohammed Najib, New York Times

Israel Cracks Down on Banks Over Payments to Palestinian Inmates

Israel's most recent use of collective punishment against Palestinians: As of Saturday, Israel is forbidding banks from processing payments made to the families of Palestinian prisoners.

about 3 weeks ago
Mais Abu Gush Sentenced to 16 Months in Prison and a Fine News & Analysis
Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association

Mais Abu Gush Sentenced to 16 Months in Prison and a Fine

Palestinian student activist Mays Abu Gosh of Birzeit University was detained in August, 2019. She was interrogated and tortured by Israeli soldiers and left unrecognizable to her parents. Now, Israel is sentencing her to 16 months in prison.

on May 5, 2020
Gaza life lightens up for Ramadan as lockdown eases with epidemic at bay News & Analysis
Hazem Balousha and Steve Hendrix, The Washington Post

Gaza life lightens up for Ramadan as lockdown eases with epidemic at bay

The month of Ramadan has brought with it a slow return to life in occupied Gaza as hundreds of workers go back to work after weeks under lockdown.

on May 5, 2020
Suspected Israeli Killer of Palestinian Woman Can Go Back to Settlement Home, Court Rules News & Analysis
Hagar Shezaf and Netael Bandel, Haaretz

Suspected Israeli Killer of Palestinian Woman Can Go Back to Settlement Home, Court Rules

In 2018, Aisha Rabi was killed by an Israeli settler who targeted her car with large rocks. Now, two years later, Israel is releasing him on house arrest and allowing him back to his home in the occupied West Bank, where the killing took place.

on May 4, 2020
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