From the Editors

Highlighting important stories on and off The Electronic Intifada.

"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.

Los Angeles to threaten campus Palestine activists with "law enforcement"

A lawyer for families of victims of Israel’s attack on the Mavi Marmara aid boat to Gaza in 2010 tells us why the arrest warrants are “historic,” students at UCLA sign an ethics statement against paid propaganda trips and UC Santa Cruz passes divestment.

How Rachel Corrie appeal challenges Israel army's dehumanization of Palestinians

Cindy and Craig Corrie in Jerusalem after the appeal in their wrongful death case; Israeli consul general intimidates DePaul Divest campaigners on campus; a report from Chicago on the Beitunia soccer club.

Video: Max Blumenthal and Ali Abunimah in San Francisco

Max Blumenthal and Ali Abunimah appeared together at the Roxie Theatre in San Francisco in a discussion on Palestine.

Parents of Rachel Corrie seek justice in Jerusalem

Rachel Corrie’s family head to Jerusalem to appeal the 2012 verdict in their wrongful death trial; a student activist at NYU explains why they distributed mock eviction notices under dormitory doors; a poem by Remi Kanazi; and news headlines.

"Writing is an act of courage," say storytellers from Gaza

Contributors to Gaza Writes Back read their work and talk about creating literature under occupation.

Israeli arms maker wins "unprecedented" contract at US-Mexico border

Gabriel Schivone on Israeli arms giant Elbit’s “enormous” contracts with the US government, plus Dina Elmuti on the anniversary of the Deir Yassin massacre.

The “peace process” and the future of Palestine

A video of Ali Abunimah speaking about his new book, The Battle for Justice in Palestine, at the Palestine Center in Washington.

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