Israel Announces Thousands of New Settlement Units in East Jerusalem

This week the Israeli government announced the advancement of thousands of new settlement units across East Jerusalem. This includes plans inside large settlement neighborhoods...

UN experts: Drop charges against Palestinian Hebron activist

The United Nations has urged Israel to abide by international law as it reactivates charges against a prominent Palestinian human rights defender. Issa Amro, an...

Kangaroo court likely to jail Hebron activist Issa Amro

An Israeli kangaroo court with a conviction rate of almost 100 percent will open the much-delayed trial against the vocal Palestinian human rights activist...

NGO: 35,000 Palestinians in Gaza still displaced from 2014 war

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) released a statement that highlighted the continuous devastation faced by residents of the besieged Gaza Strip three years after...

World Reformed Church takes action on Palestinian rights

For the first time in history the official body of the world’s Reformed Churches issued a resolution with respect to the Palestinian human rights...

UNESCO votes to declare Hebron an endangered site

(UNESCO) passed an anti-Israel resolution in a stormy session to have the Tomb of the Patriarchs, in the Old City of Hebron in the...

A Unified Govt Can Get Rid Of Israeli Occupation – Hamas Chief

Gaza-based Hamas chief, Ismail Haniyeh, urged all Palestinian factions to strive to set up a unified government and hold a free and fair elections,...

Mennonite Church USA Votes Overwhelmingly for Israeli Occupation Investment Screen

The Mennonite Palestine-Israel Network (Menno-PIN) welcomes the successful passage of the “Seeking Peace in Israel and Palestine” resolution by the Mennonite Church USA at...

A visit to the Banksy Hotel

While we do not have any proof that Lord Arthur James Balfour withdrew his signature on his famous 1917 declaration which established a home...

Indian communists slams govt over ‘strategic partnership’ with Israel

The CPI(M) today slammed the Modi government over the announcement of a "strategic partnership" with Israel, saying it amounts to "virtual abandonment" of India's...

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Israel ‘effectively declared itself an apartheid state’

Palestine Update  158 Opinion Israel ‘effectively declared itself an apartheid state’ Palestinian civil society reacts to Israel’s "Jewish Nation-State Law” which unambiguously defines Israel as a state...

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Palestine Update  156 Special edition Gaza Strip The Gaza Strip, run by Hamas, is a poverty-stricken and overcrowded Palestinian coastal enclave under a crippling blockade by...

Israel uses legislation and judiciary to tighten occupation

Palestine Update  155 Opinion Israel uses legislation and judiciary to tighten occupationIn a normal society, laws are designed to serve the principal purposes and functions of...