Palestinian children beaten, tortured under Israeli interrogation

Several Palestinian child prisoners in Ofer prison revealed their experiences with torture and mistreatment to Palestinian lawyer Wael Awakah, including beatings and threats by Israeli occupation soldiers and interrogators from the moment of their arrest. Awakah reported that Waleed Riyad al-Dali, 14 years old, a tenth-grade student and a resident of the village of Biddu in... Continue Reading →

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Israeli President: Time to admit that Israel is a sick society, the Israeli Holocaust against the Palestinians is worse than Nazis

The time has come to admit that Israel is a sick society, with an illness that demands treatment, President Reuven Rivlin said at the opening session on Sunday of a conference on From Hatred of the Stranger to Acceptance of the Other. Both Rivlin and Prof. Ruth Arnon, president of the Israel Academy of Sciences... Continue Reading →

Students sue Israeli airlines for ethnic profiling, strip searching & alleged sexual assault

FILE PHOTO: Passengers queue for security control, Tel Aviv. © Siegfried Modola / Reuters Three students have sued two Israeli airlines over what they claim was an ethnically profiled strip search amounting to sexual assault. The three masters students of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem are Palestinian citizens of Israel and were on their way... Continue Reading →

UN warns to blacklist firms working in lands occupied by Israel: Report

The photo shows a construction site for the Israeli settlement of Kiryat Arba, east the West Bank town of al-Khalil on August 24, 2017. (By AFP) The United Nations human rights office has reportedly threatened to blacklist nearly 150 Israeli and international companies for operating in the Israeli occupied territories, including the West Bank, East... Continue Reading →

‘The Palestine Exception’: War on BDS is now a war on American democracy

by Ramzy Baroud Image of protesters supporting the BDS movement outside Downing Street during Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to the UK on September 9 2016 There is something immoral in Washington D.C., and its consequences can be dire for many people, particularly for the health of US democracy. The US government is declaring war on the Palestinian... Continue Reading →

Israel Celebrates Another Land Grab in the Middle East

PM Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel endorses independence for Kurds Iraq's Kurds plan to hold the referendum on September 25 in three governorates that make up their self-ruled region as well as disputed areas that are controlled by Kurdish forces but claimed by Baghdad, including the oil-rich province of Kirkuk. Israel’s leader says the country supports Kurdish... Continue Reading →

UK FM vows to ‘build strongest-ever relationship’ with Israel

UK British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson on 5 April 2017 [File photo]   British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has promised to strengthen relations between the UK and Israel in his official greeting to Jews in celebration of the Jewish New Year, according to the Jerusalem Post. “New Year is also a time to make resolutions and... Continue Reading →

‘I will make half of you disabled and let the other half push wheelchairs’ — Israeli commander to Palestinians

Mustafa Elayan, 17, was shot in his leg by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank [Jaclynn Ashly/Al Jazeera] How Israel is disabling Palestinian teenagers BETHLEHEM, occupied West Bank 21 Sept by Jaclynn Ashly — In the Dheisheh refugeecamp, it is common to see Palestinian teenagers with deep scars dotting the length of their legs, while posters and murals... Continue Reading →

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