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Amnesty calls on Israel to release Palestinian academic jailed "to deter left-wing activists"

“Prisoner of conscience” Ahmad Qatamesh has been held for two years without charge or trial.

Video: Youth group mocks Israel's attempts recruit Palestinians to national service

While Israeli government urges Palestinian citizens to “share the burden,” the latter are deprived of basic rights.

Palestine film festivals to open in Chicago and London, plus other cinema news

Paradise Now director Hany Abu-Assad’s new film selected for the Cannes Film Festival.

Video: Israeli soldiers blindfold and arrest young boy in Hebron

Armed Israeli settlers confront internationals who ask soldiers why they arrested Palestinian child.

Get inspired and submit to right of return art and writing competition

Submit photography, art and writing to BADIL’s seventh annual Al-Awda Award Competition.

Watch: Palestinian couple divulge psychological impact of Israeli imprisonment in short video

Former prisoner starts to become acquainted with his wife only to be arrested once more.

"They wanted me to list every young Palestinian that I knew," says Palestinian-American deported by Israel

“If I hadn’t gone on vacation, I’d still be teaching,” says Nour Joudah of her two-month ordeal.

US investigated Gaza flotilla passengers for terror ties but not Israel's slaying of citizen, new docs show

Thousands of pages of documents released after lawsuit show US prioritized protecting Israel’s interests over its own citizens’ rights.

Samer Issawi vows to continue hunger strike following Jerusalem court sentence today

Hunger striker sentenced by Jerusalem court for eight months but faces a further twenty years under military court order.

Student activist punched in face during Boston Valentine's Day boycott action

Students for Justice in Palestine at Boston’s Northeastern University were previously subjected to smear video campaign.

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