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Human Rights

Diseases rise among besieged Palestinians in Syria

Mutawalli Abou Nasser
Damascus
3 April 2014

Classrooms have had to close in Yarmouk camp because of contagious illnesses.

Jerusalem students face constant harassment by Israeli forces

Patrick O. Strickland
Abu Dis
25 March 2014

Attaining the goals of higher education is impossible when universities are under attack.

PA pressure censors criticism of Gaza water management

Charlotte Silver
24 March 2014

A paper arguing that desalination would “legitimize” Israel’s theft of Palestine’s natural resources has been mysteriously deleted.

Israel serves eviction orders to Palestinians in world heritage city

Patrick O. Strickland
Akka
18 March 2014

State-owned companies are trying to Judaize the old city of Akka.

Italian “expo” will showcase Israeli propaganda

Stephanie Westbrook
14 March 2014

Expo 2015 will feature an pavilion whitewashing Israel’s occupation of Palestine.

Gaza refugees learn of food aid cuts by text messages

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
14 March 2014

The UN agency for Palestine refugees says it is trying to focus on the most needy.

US confiscating a quarter of “Holy Land Five” wife’s wages

Aviva Stahl
New York City
11 March 2014

Ghassan Elashi’s wife’s garnished wages are the latest example of how far the US is willing to go to silence and scare those involved in Palestinian activism.

Palestinian refugees from Syria war left to suffer by Jordan

Hanine Hassan
Jordan
10 March 2014

Palestine refugees face a systematic witch-hunt as Jordanian authorities crack down on civilians fleeing a devastating war.

Visualizing the discrimination faced by Palestinian refugees in Lebanon

Moe Ali Nayel
6 March 2014

Palestinian refugees in Lebanon remain barred from 70 professions.

Local Israel boycott part of Gaza’s “resistance mentality”

Joe Catron
3 March 2014

Farmers’ groups in Gaza prepare for Israeli Apartheid Week and a new year of boycott initiatives.

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