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Human Rights

Workers on Israel's illegal railway robbed of half their pay

Jessica Purkiss
Beit Iksa
25 July 2013
Landscape view of tunnels being built through hills

Palestinians employed on the Jerusalem-Tel Aviv high speed line have confirmed they work under exploitative conditions.

Released prisoner secures treatment for lung disease after announcing hunger strike

Linah Alsaafin
Ramallah
18 July 2013
Man on hospital bed surrounded by microphones

Arrangements are being made to transfer Muhammad Taj to a Vienna hospital.

Gaza Palestinians still stranded abroad by Egypt's restrictions

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
12 July 2013
Men and boys sleep on suitcases

Palestinians deported from Cairo have no clear idea of when they will be allowed home.

Separated from family, Gaza hunger striker accepts expulsion deal

Joe Catron
Beach refugee camp
10 July 2013
Adolescent girls sit on couch

Israel continues to exile Palestinian prisoners in exchange for an end to solitary confinement and administrative detention.

Arab Bank mounts legal challenge against claims of aiding terror

Charlotte Silver
San Francisco
9 July 2013
Men queue in front of bank building

A Jordanian bank accused of providing services to Hamas is petitioning the US Supreme Court.

Palestinians caught "between two fires" in Syria, says refugee

Patrick O. Strickland
Texas
5 July 2013
Couple carrying baby cross flooded street in war-torn camp

Opposition fighters expelled Palestinian refugee’s 86-year-old mother from Yarmouk camp home.

Palestinians sue US groups over support for settler attacks

Charlotte Silver
San Francisco
3 July 2013

A complaint alleging that organizations supporting Israel’s settlements are aiding “terrorism” has been filed with a New York court.

Israel imposes new fuel restrictions on Gaza

Gaza City
2 July 2013

The only crossing for commercial goods between Israel and Gaza has been closed five times since the end of February.

Bias against Muslims rampant in “liberal” California

Charlotte Silver
San Francisco
25 June 2013
Woman carries sign reading Stop Islamophobia

Almost 30 percent of respondents to a recent survey have suffered physical attacks.

Africans denied right to work in Israel

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
Tel Aviv
25 June 2013
Portrait of smiling man

Health ministry inspectors recently poured bleach on food in a restaurant run by refugees.

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