April 5 is Palestinian Child Day. Today we acknowledge that Israel has arrested over 53,000 Palestinian minors since 1967. Many are tortured.
Israel aims to silence Palestinian journalists
Israeli forces regularly target Palestinian journalists: shooting to kill or injure, arresting and detaining, and various forms of censorship in an attempt to control the narrative – to keep a lid on the truth.
Rep. Betty McCollum leads effort to block Israel from using US aid to break int’l law
Rep. Betty McCollum has introduced a new bill (H.R. 2590) that challenges Israel’s impunity, at a time when support in Congress for Palestinian rights is at an all-time high. This issue of conditional aid to Israel has gained momentum in recent years – but there is a long way to go…
Israel’s ‘secret evidence’ serves as my chains, lock, and key
This Amnesty International worker shares his thoughts about clinging to hope while under the brutal, often indiscriminate and frivolous restrictions Israel imposes on Palestinians like himself.
This is Mays Abu Ghosh, one of 10,000 Palestinian women arrested by Israel
Mays Abu Ghosh and her family have suffered for years at the hands of Israel. Here she tells the story of her baseless arrest, imprisonment, and torture.
News headlines: Israel military’s ruthless To-Do list from Tuesday, Feb. 9
How much damage can an occupying army do in one day? This much.
Israeli forces violated int’l law 262 times in past week (23–29 Jan)
Between 23 and 29 January, Israel committed 262 violations of international law against Palestinians, ranging from freedom of movement to demolition to bodily injury. Se the entire list with details of each human rights violation here…
Deported Swedish activist: ‘This is how Israel treated us in prison’
Divinia Levrini describes how flotilla activists were treated in prison: withholding of medical treatment, beatings, “mind games,” strip searching, theft, & death threats.
An ordinary week in the Occupied Palestinian Territories
Gaza and Khan al Ahmar have made the news recently. But nothing newsworthy from the West Bank. What does a typical week look like there? Here’s a glimpse.
UK silence on Israel’s detention of Palestinian children
Some UK politicians have had it with Israel’s disregard for the rights of children. 6 yrs after a report on “Israel’s widespread and systematic ill-treatment” of Palestinian children, next to nothing has improved. But the UK voted against an Israeli accountability resolution at the UN Human Rights Council last March.