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Tibi demands police turn over al-Hallak footage: What are they afraid of? News & Analysis
Jerusalem Post Staff

Tibi demands police turn over al-Hallak footage: What are they afraid of?

"Why are they hiding it...What are they afraid of?" Joint List member, Ahmad Tibi, is demanding Israeli police release footage of the murder of Iyad al-Hallak. Iyad was chased and shot dead by Israeli police in Jerusalem earlier this month.

on June 15, 2020
Solidarity means fighting for Black lives News & Analysis
Nada Elia, Mondoweiss

Solidarity means fighting for Black lives

Palestinian scholar and activist Nada Elia offers words of advice on how Palestine solidarity activists can and should stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.

on June 9, 2020
If It Had Been My Son, I’d Find It Hard to Go on Living News & Analysis
Rogel Alpher, Haaretz

If It Had Been My Son, I’d Find It Hard to Go on Living

Israeli writer Rogel Alpher on Israel's killing of Eyad Hallaq: "Is there anything lonelier than an autistic person cowering and trembling in fear in a garbage shed, not understanding what is going on...while policemen empty a magazine of bullets into him"

on June 9, 2020
Stop Calling Israel a Jewish Democracy News & Analysis
Shibley Telhami, Foreign Policy

Stop Calling Israel a Jewish Democracy

Netanyahu's annexation plan has brought to the fore a defining question. What is more important to Israeli society: ideals of democracy or the colonization of Palestine?

on June 9, 2020
Thousands Protest Israeli Annexation in Tel Aviv; Bernie Sanders Calls to ‘Stand Up to Authoritarian News & Analysis
Lee Yaron and Josh Breiner, Haaretz

Thousands Protest Israeli Annexation in Tel Aviv; Bernie Sanders Calls to ‘Stand Up to Authoritarian

Thousands of protesters filled the streets yesterday in Tel Aviv against Israel's plan to illegally annex parts of the West Bank. Senator Bernie Sanders addressed the crowd via video alongside Palestinian Joint List leader Ayman Odeh.

on June 7, 2020
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.

on June 1, 2020
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.

on June 1, 2020
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.

on June 1, 2020
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.

on May 27, 2020