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Human Rights

Palestinian lawyer faces Israeli jail for "organizing demonstrations"

Patrick O. Strickland
31 October 2013
Women march and hold posters of political prisoners

Anas Barghouthi is well known for his defense of Palestinian prisoners. Israel wants to jail him.

Palestinians in Lebanon vow to continue protests against UN aid cuts

Moe Ali Nayel
29 October 2013
Landscape view of large patch of rubble in middle of refugee camp

Medical support for kidney patients severely affected by budget shortfall.

We'll never forget October 1956 massacre, say Palestinians in Israel

Patrick O. Strickland
Kafr Qassem
29 October 2013

Most of the remaining survivors in Kafr Qassem remain too scared to speak publicly.

How the FBI blacklisted US' largest Muslim civil rights group

Charlotte Silver
San Francisco
22 October 2013
Woman stands in front of Council on American-Islamic Relations sign

Tenuous evidence used to smear Council on American-Islamic Relations.

Armed settlers attack mosque, burn cars in West Bank village

Dylan Collins and
Patrick O. Strickland
14 October 2013

Israeli police take no action despite repeated acts of violence.

Gaza man "kidnapped" by Israel in Sinai, says family

Joe Catron
Khan Younis
8 October 2013
Close-up of young man wearing brown prison uniform

Wael Abu Rida holds Egyptian nationality but crisis in Cairo means his abduction has gone largely unnoticed there.

Six-year-old loses eye from bullets Israel promised to phase out

Dylan Collins and
Patrick O. Strickland
7 October 2013
Man sits next to boy wearing cotton bandage eye patch

Mousab Sarahnin’s family were shot at a moment after leaving a bus.

Egypt attacks fishermen in Gaza's waters

Gaza Strip
4 October 2013
Mann standing at harbor next to boxes of fish looks toward sea

Egypt’s clamp-down on tunnels has brought some Palestinian businesses to a standstill.

Israel's residency regime causes "silent transfer" from Jerusalem

Patrick O. Strickland
2 October 2013
Israeli soldiers inspect the IDs of Palestinian men at a checkpoint

Two children left “completely stateless” because of discriminatory practices.

Israel bans veteran campaigner for Palestinian prisoners from West Bank

Patrick O. Strickland
1 October 2013

Addameer chairperson Abdullatif Ghaith has been blocked from going to work in his Ramallah office.


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