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Human Rights

Resistance burns bright in hunger striker's village

Maath Musleh
Jerusalem
26 March 2013

More than 150 residents of Issawiyeh — home to Samer Issawi — have been arrested in the past few months.

Israel “tried to banish me for 28 years,” says hunger striker Ayman Sharawna

Joe Catron
Gaza City
25 March 2013

During the last month of his protest, Sharawna’s captors only allowed him use the bathroom twice a day.

Growing numbers of Druze refuse to serve in Israel's army

Patrick O. Strickland
Ramallah
20 March 2013

At least four members of the Palestinian Druze community are in jail for rejecting military service.

Rachel Corrie's legacy highlights continuing role of bulldozers that crush Gaza

Joe Catron
Rafah
18 March 2013

The American activist is remembered fondly by many Palestinians ten years after her death.

Israeli police arrest Jerusalem students in crackdown on Palestinian campus movement

Yara Sa'di
Haifa
18 March 2013

Four Hebrew University students arrested in less than two weeks.

Palestinians fleeing Syria face grim future in Lebanon

Anne Irfan
15 March 2013

About 85 percent of Palestinians in Yarmouk, an unofficial refugee camp in Damascus, have been displaced.

One week before killing Palestinian dad, Israeli policeman stated wish on Facebook to slay Arabs

Nora Lester Murad
Jerusalem
15 March 2013

Family of Ziad Jilani bid to put his killers in the dock.

Nablus court jails man for depicting Abbas as soccer star

Mel Frykberg
Ramallah
14 March 2013

In an unprecedented move, Anas Saad Awad has been convicted of a crime after posting a satirical image on Facebook.

Israel coerces Africans to sign "voluntary repatriation" forms

Tel Aviv
13 March 2013

The UN’s refugee agency warns that Eritreans could be ill-treated if sent back home.

Fair trade helps Palestinian farmers stay on their land

Emily Lawrence
United Kingdom
11 March 2013

Giving a decent price to growers is a form of economic resistance.

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