Experts

Expert Q&A: The Trump Plan & Israeli Annexation of the Jordan Valley

Ingrid Jaradat Gassner Coordinator of International Advocacy and Public Relations for the Civic Coalition for Palestinian Rights in Jerusalem

Ingrid Jaradat Gassner

Noura Erakat Human Rights Attorney and Activist

Noura Erakat

Issam Younis Director General of the Al Mezan Center for Human Rights

Issam Younis

Dr. Jess Ghannam Board member of Gaza Community Mental Health Programme

Jess Ghannam

Updates

Israeli Town Councilman Urges Residents to Stop Selling Homes to Arabs News & Analysis

Israeli Town Councilman Urges Residents to Stop Selling Homes to Arabs

In an uncovered Whatsapp group, an Israeli town councilman sent racist messages urging locals not to sell property to Palestinians or Arabs in general.

15 hours ago
Palestinian Street Cleaners Assaulted in Jerusalem in Unprovoked Attack News & Analysis

Palestinian Street Cleaners Assaulted in Jerusalem in Unprovoked Attack

Sanitation workers are key in fighting against the spread of corona. Three Palestinian sanitation workers were cleaning streets in occupied Jerusalem when they were attacked with a knife and tear gas canister by suspected Jewish settlers.

15 hours ago
FBI Opened terrorism investigation into nonviolent Palestinian solidarity group, documents reveal News & Analysis

FBI Opened terrorism investigation into nonviolent Palestinian solidarity group, documents reveal

Hundreds oof pages of investigation files show the FBI had been surveilling the International Solidarity Movement, a Palestine advocacy NGO that sheds light on Israel's crimes against Palestinians by brining volunteers to visit occupied Palestinian towns and cities.

16 hours ago
IMEU Video: Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and More Tell Trump: Stop Obstructing Palestinian Aid Videos

IMEU Video: Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and More Tell Trump: Stop Obstructing Palestinian Aid

Elected officials like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are calling on Trump to stop his anti-Palestinian policies before they make the coronavirus pandemic even worse for Palestinians.

about 3 days ago
Packed with refugees, Palestinian camps face grave threat if coronavirus spreads News & Analysis

Packed with refugees, Palestinian camps face grave threat if coronavirus spreads

From Gaza to Lebanon, Palestinian refugees fear dense living conditions make their refugee camps primed for coronavirus contagion. “I have lived through many troubles ... but these days are the toughest I have ever seen," said 73-year-old Palestinian refugee Malka Abu Aker, who lives in Bethlehem’s Deheisheh camp.

about 3 days ago
Israeli demolitions and police raids on Palestinian towns ‘threaten public health’ during pandemic News & Analysis

Israeli demolitions and police raids on Palestinian towns ‘threaten public health’ during pandemic

How can Palestinians stick to quarantine rules when their houses are being demolished and they are made homeless by Israeli bulldozers?

about 3 days ago
Microsoft divests from Israeli surveillance firm News & Analysis

Microsoft divests from Israeli surveillance firm

After a sustained campaign by Palestinian rights activists, tech giant Microsoft announced plans to divest from AnyVision, the Israeli surveillance firm providing biometric facial recognition technology to Israeli checkpoints in the occupied West Bank.

about 1 week ago
Palestinians Mark Land Day With Digital Activities News & Analysis

Palestinians Mark Land Day With Digital Activities

Palestinians couldn't commemorate Land Day this week with the usual protests and marches. So they went online and held digital rallies and speak outs on social media.

about 1 week ago
Israel renews administrative detention for female Palestinian journalist News & Analysis

Israel renews administrative detention for female Palestinian journalist

At a time when governments around the world are being pressured to release prisoners amidst the corona pandemic, Israel is doing the opposite. This week, Israel extended the detention of 27-year-old Bushra Al-Tawil.

about 1 week ago