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Video: Writers witness Israel's apartheid system in Hebron

Settlers in Hebron are notoriously some of the most violent and racist against Palestinians.

Israel places journalist in incommunicado detention

The Electronic Intifada has obtained the closed court transcript and gag order extending the detention and interrogation of journalist Majd Kayyal, which Israeli media are not permitted to report.

Young Palestinian dad died from Israeli torture, forensic expert says

Arafat Jaradat, a 33-year-old father of two, died on 23 February 2013 in Israel’s Megiddo Prison.

France's main Jewish group fined for defaming Palestine charity

France’s highest appeal court has ordered the country’s major Jewish organization to pay damages for falsely claiming that a charity supporting Palestinians collected money for Hamas.

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.

Palestine activists make unscheduled splash at Israel's Paris water party

French activists crashed a water summit yesterday and urged stunned delegates not to cooperate with the Israeli water company Mekorot that pillages Palestinian water sources.

In Passover message, rabbis call for divestment from Hewlett-Packard

The video plays on the phrase “Next year in Jerusalem” traditionally uttered at Passover seder dinners, and focuses on the injustices Palestinians face “this year in Jerusalem.”

New French prime minister “eternally tied” to Israel

There has been renewed attention to a 2011 video of Manuel Valls declaring that he is “eternally tied” to Israel, and expressing Islamophobic views.

NY Times rewrites peace process history to make it more “balanced”

The New York Times rewrites history of a famous incident to claim US Secretary of State James Baker publicly rebuked Israelis and Palestinians, when in fact his rebuke was only aimed at Israel.

Tutu condemns US efforts to curb free speech on Palestine

“Whether used in South Africa, the US South, or India, boycotts have resulted in a transformative change that not only brought freedom and justice to the victims but also peace and reconciliation for the oppressors.”

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