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Israel lashes out against Palestinian prisoners after Gilboa Prison breakout, arrests family
The New Arab

Israel lashes out against Palestinian prisoners after Gilboa Prison breakout, arrests family

Israel is reportedly denying prisoners food and access to outside space follow a daring escape by six Palestinian men from Gilboa Prison on Monday.

on September 9, 2021
Israel arrests family members of Palestinian jail escapees
Agence France-Presse

Israel arrests family members of Palestinian jail escapees

Israeli troops have arrested at least five family members in the occupied West Bank of the Palestinians who escaped from a high-security jail this week, a Palestinian prisoners' group said Wednesday.

on September 9, 2021
West Bank: Israeli troops shoot dead Palestinian man near Ramallah
Middle East Eye

West Bank: Israeli troops shoot dead Palestinian man near Ramallah

39-year-old killed after returning from work in Israel, village residents say

on September 1, 2021
Gaza: Disabled or dead, many young victims of Israeli strikes won’t return to school
Maha Hussaini, Middle East Eye

Gaza: Disabled or dead, many young victims of Israeli strikes won’t return to school

Among the hundreds of Palestinian children injured in Israel's May campaign on Gaza, many now face a life without education and few prospects

on September 1, 2021
‘I thought I would die’: Settlers abduct, brutally attack Palestinian teen
Oren Ziv, Ahmad Al-Bazz, +972 Magazine

‘I thought I would die’: Settlers abduct, brutally attack Palestinian teen

15-year-old Tareq Zbeideh describes how he was kidnapped, tied, and beaten by settlers while picnicking with his friends near a settlement outpost.

on August 31, 2021
Israeli Soldiers Arrest Seven Journalists Covering Non-violent West Bank Protest
Hagar Shezaf, Haaretz

Israeli Soldiers Arrest Seven Journalists Covering Non-violent West Bank Protest

The Palestinian journalists were handcuffed and interrogated after covering a protest at a closed military zone. According to the Israeli military's own regulations, journalists are allowed in such areas

on August 31, 2021
Opinion: Israel’s prime minister is not seeking a reset. He just wants more cover for apartheid and
Noura Erakat, The Washington Post

Opinion: Israel’s prime minister is not seeking a reset. He just wants more cover for apartheid and

Israel’s settler-colonization of Palestinian lands and the apartheid regime imposed to consolidate those territorial takings and reinforce Jewish supremacy — no amount of public relations or spin can change what’s happening on the ground, or the trends that are pushing Americans away from Israel and toward supporting Palestinian freedom.

on August 27, 2021
Want to report settler violence? You may soon be under investigation
Ali Awad

Want to report settler violence? You may soon be under investigation

Palestinians and activists in the West Bank who file complaints of settler violence are finding themselves the targets of police interrogations.

on August 25, 2021
Through four wars, toll mounts on a Gaza neighborhood
Adam Geller and Fares Akram, Associated Press

Through four wars, toll mounts on a Gaza neighborhood

The electricity is out again tonight in what’s left of Zaki and Jawaher Nassir’s neighborhood. But from the shell of their sitting room, its wall blown open by Israeli missiles, twilight and a neighbor’s fire are enough to see by.

on August 25, 2021