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Human Rights

One in five of Gaza's herders ceases farming amid Israel's attacks, siege

Patrick O. Strickland
Gaza City
2 March 2015

The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization estimates that 10,000 sheep and goats died between 2010 and 2014.

Aspiring chef shot dead by Israeli soldier

Budour Youssef Hassan
Dheisheh refugee camp
25 February 2015

Jihad al-Jafari “dreamed of seeing Palestine free,” says grieving mother.

Syria's disappeared Palestinians

Budour Youssef Hassan
18 February 2015

Monitoring group says 756 Palestinians are currently detained in Syria and nearly 300 are missing.

Young dancer jailed by Israel for taking part in protest

Charlotte Kates
Beirut
13 February 2015

Lina Khattab has been denied family visits since her arrest in December.

Palestinian parents tell Israeli police to stop harassing Jerusalem children

Sarah Levy
Jerusalem
12 February 2015

An extra 1,000 police are being stationed in occupied East Jerusalem under a plan approved by the Israeli government.

Israeli demolition of Palestinian woman's home "a double crime"

Budour Youssef Hassan
11 February 2015

The Israeli municipality demolished the home of a mother of four as part of its apartheid policy, say Palestinians.

How Israel's "smart" weapons killed a disabled Gaza teen

Patrick O. Strickland
Deir al-Balah
9 February 2015

Israel targeted medical facilities and health workers alike during its summer attack.

"Gaza is on the verge of collapsing," aid monitors say

Sarah Levy
9 February 2015

Palestinians in Gaza launch aid monitoring group in response to lack of international aid to rebuild more than 100,000 homes.

Israel's "open-fire policy" wiped out entire families in Gaza, says new study

Patrick O. Strickland
Gaza Strip
5 February 2015

Funds to repair more than 100,000 homes across the Gaza Strip have been halted.

"I always thought I'd be next to die": Gaza journalists reflect on a bloody 2014

Patrick O. Strickland
Gaza City
28 January 2015

Sixteen media workers were killed during Israel’s summer attack on Gaza.

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