From the Editors

Highlighting important stories on and off The Electronic Intifada.

Palestine news websites, including EI, knocked offline by Internet attackers

Denial of Service attacks are widely seen as a threat to freedom of expression, prompting several initiatives to protect potential targets.

Video: Steven Salaita and Ali Abunimah at University of Chicago

Panel focuses on what Salaita’s firing means in the critical battle on US campuses over academic freedom, free speech and US policy toward Israel.

Video: Ali Abunimah on Abbas' UN speech, new Fatah-Hamas deal on Gaza

The so-called international community is using Palestinian civilians in Gaza as hostages in their war against Hamas.

Medical equipment sits at border as Egypt bans Gaza imports

Gaza medical professionals organize community care as number of patients exceeds available hospital beds.

Dr. Mona El-Farra on mass trauma and destruction in Gaza

“I am surrounded by destruction … I see it in the faces of the children and the teenagers,” says the physician in Gaza City.

Isolate Israel "at every level," urges Palestinian-Canadian physician in Gaza

A Canada-based pediatric neurologist in Gaza discusses the long-term needs of hospitals, besieged and bombed by Israel, plus other stories.

Video: “Israel has failed to achieve its goals through terror,” says Ali Abunimah

In Al Jazeera interview, Ali Abunimah says Israel rejected far-reaching and generous Palestinian truce offers.

"The number keeps rising": Dr. Mona El-Farra on Gaza assault

More than 100 dead, hundreds injured and medical supplies “are exhausted,” says Gaza doctor. Also, a report by Rami Almeghari on the aftermath of Israeli airstrikes; and Nader Ihmoud reports from Chicago, as demonstrations erupt worldwide.

Jerusalem “angry and determined” after Palestinian teen’s brutal murder

The murder of 16-year-old Muhammed Abu Khudair was “a culmination of several weeks of incitement by the Israeli political establishment and the Israeli public,” says a Jerusalem resident.

Israel preparing for "industrial-scale" torture of Palestinian hunger strikers

Hunger strikers “are doing this for us, the Palestinian people,” says the son of a prisoner in an Israeli jail. Israel is planning to begin force-feeding hunger strikers.

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