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Palestinian lawmaker resists banishment, tells occupiers they must go

Khalida Jarrar has set up a protest camp at the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) in Ramallah where she will remain until the banishment order is lifted. “It is the occupation who must leave our homeland,” she has said.

Protester against Israel's land theft remains jailed -- four months after arrest

Human rights groups complain to UN over how Murad Shtaiwi has been denied a fair trial.

In last interview, Auschwitz survivor urged Palestinians "not to give up their fight"

Auschwitz survivor Hajo Meyer passed away at the age of 90. Three weeks earlier, he gave his last interview to The Electronic Intifada.

Israel kills human rights defenders and their families

Israel’s refusal to allow human rights organizations entry to Gaza reflects a pattern of disrespect for the work of human rights defenders.

How Israel uses Caterpillar machinery to carry out extrajudicial executions

New report details use of Caterpillar, Volvo, Hidromek, Hitachi, Hyundai and JCB equipment in a host of Israeli crimes against Palestinians.

Candy for Israeli soldiers, cancer for Gaza's civilians

Dropping DIME bombs on residential areas violates international law, according to Palestinian human rights group Al-Haq.

Oslo authorities offer flimsy excuse for investing in occupation profiteer

Norwegian Council of Ethics seems unaware that supermarket tycoon Rami Levy is involved in major real estate project in the West Bank.

Israel has no right to be an apartheid state, says Boycott From Within founder

Calls on musicians to cancel shows in Tel Aviv are touching a nerve in Israeli society.

How Israel’s high court abuses international law to pave way for colonization

In new book international law expert Sharon Weill shows how Israel’s top court provides legal tools for settlement expansion.

Boycott movement has empowered Palestinians, says co-founder

“When we talk of boycotting Israel, we talk of boycotting a system of ruling, a way of thinking and behaving, that denies the existence of the Palestinian people and their rights.”

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