Category: Human Rights

Israeli Arab Students Strip-searched in Airport Check Sue El Al and Arkia

Three Arab women, students from northern Israel, are suing El Al and Arkia Israeli Airlines over what they claim was humiliating treatment during an airport security check. Arkia Israeli Airlines was responsible for the flights, while El Al Israel Airlines provides airport security overseas for all Israeli airlines.

Open Letter to the World Council of Churches and the ecumenical movement

The National Coalition of Christian Organizations in Palestine pleads for Western churches to take a stand: “As we meet this month in Bethlehem in occupied Palestine, we are still suffering from 100 years of injustice and oppression…we need you and we need you now more than ever. We need your costly solidarity…This is no time for shallow diplomacy Christians. We urge you to hear our call.”

This week in Palestine: Mass hunger strike continues, Israeli forces kill Palestinian girl

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights documents crimes committed in the occupied Palestinian territories in weekly reports. We summarize their reports and stories from other news agencies with the goal of informing Americans of the ongoing violence that Palestinian families face each day under Israel’s occupation of their ancestral lands. The Israeli government receives $3 billion per year in direct military aid from U.S. taxpayers. May 4, 2017…