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Human Rights

Palestinian family trapped in home as blaze raged in Israeli chemical plant

Patrick O. Strickland
Tulkarem
17 September 2013

Locals blame high cancer levels on pollution from “factories of death.”

Farmer in Palestinian "breadbasket" works in Israeli settlement to survive

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
Jordan Valley
16 September 2013

The Oslo accords have left Jordan Valley communities without access to vital resources.

Israel exploits Egypt turmoil to increase attacks on Gaza farmers

Joe Catron
Gaza City
12 September 2013

Caterpillar bulldozers are still being used to destroy land in the “buffer zone.”

Israel escalates attacks on UN agency after killing employee during raid

Patrick O. Strickland
Ramallah
2 September 2013
Woman raises her hands above passing funeral procession

Rubeen Abdulrahman Zayid was one of three killed during an invasion of Qalandiya refugee camp last week.

Israel forced me to destroy my own house, says Jerusalem father

Patrick O. Strickland
Jerusalem
27 August 2013

Ziad Ameira and his family now live in two small rooms.

Teachers brave violence to run classes for Palestinian children in Syria

Mutawalli Abou Nasser
Damascus
26 August 2013
Children sit at school desks

Children are at constant risk of violence in Damascus refugee camp.

Gaza rejoices in prisoner release but 5,000 Palestinians remain in Israeli jails

Joe Catron
Gaza City
21 August 2013

Some of those released were nearing the end of their sentences.

Hunger striker denied right to call dying father

Patrick O. Strickland
Bethlehem
20 August 2013

Ayman Hamdan has been refusing food for more than 110 days.

"Peace" talks are meaningless, says survivor of Gaza massacre

Joe Catron
Gaza City
2 August 2013

Jamal al-Dalou lost ten members of his family during Israel’s attack in November.

Israeli army recruitment plan aims to incite Christian-Muslim tensions

Jonathan Cook
Nazareth
31 July 2013
Men carry banner reading Yaffa says no to racism and settlements in Arabic and Hebrew

Israel wants Palestinians “to be weak, separate religious communities” to divide and conquer, says Palestinian Christian activist.

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