Amnesty denounces extended detention of Palestinian journalist, activist Hassan Safadi

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) -- Ahead of a hearing to renew the administrative detention of Palestinian journalist and activist Hassan Safadi, human rights group Amnesty International...

Prime Minister Netanyahu’s policy of annexing parts of West bank lands.

Alarm bells were going off in European Union capitals when on Dec. 7 the Israeli Knesset passed, at a first hearing, the settlement regularization...

Ralph Nader writes to President Obama

Ralph Nader writes to President Obama saying: It's decision time for Israeli-Palestinian peace. Will it be too little too late? Or does this raise hopes...

Women list Israeli violations in Bedouin community of Umm Al-Kheir – Video

The Roles For Social Change Association (ADWAR), organized a media conference as part of the project to protect Bedouin Women and revive the UN...

UN condemns Israel for increased arbitrary detention of human rights activists

The United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner released a statement late last week condemning the “daily violations” of human rights and...

Sweden ‘to seek anti-settlement resolution’ during Security Council presidency in January

Sweden will seek to advance a UN Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlements when it assumes the council presidency in January, Swedish Foreign Minister...

Israel among world’s worst jailers of journalists

https://electronicintifada.net/blogs/ali-abunimah/israel-among-worlds-worst-jailers-journalists  As of 1 December, there were 259 journalists jailed worldwide, according to the annual census conducted by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) –...

Group headed by Trump’s Israel envoy pick sued for war crimes

https://electronicintifada.net/blogs/ali-abunimah/group-headed-trumps-israel-envoy-pick-sued-war-crimes President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for US ambassador to Israel is the head of an organization that is being sued by Palestinians for its role...

BDS impact round up for 2016

The year 2016 will be remembered by Palestinians and supporters of Palestinian freedom, justice and equality, among other things, as Israel’s year of waging...

Water situation in Gaza growing worse

With the Palestinian population approaching two million, a new World Bank report says that if no measures are taken by 2020, Gaza will no...

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Lawyer who says Palestinians don’t exist sues San Francisco university

A lawyer who denies that Palestinians exist is suing San Francisco State University, alleging the administration there fosters a hostile environment for Jewish students....

“Aid” in Context of Israeli Violations

Palestinians’ need for aid is exclusively a result of decade-long conflict with Israel. However, aid to both Israel and Palestine is militarized, furthering and...

Israel to unsettle thousands of settlement units

Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly instructed that plans for thousands of housing units in the capital, including many in East Jerusalem, be activated, ending a...