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Human Rights

Did Israel fire chemical weapons on Gaza last month?

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
5 December 2012

Health workers have reported finding “abnormal symptoms” among the injured.

Palestinian forces increasingly join Israel in repression of journalists

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
Ramallah
28 November 2012

Palestinian journalists routinely self-censor following increased violations of media freedoms in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Gaza girl unable to speak after Israeli drone destroys her home

Mel Frykberg
Gaza City
27 November 2012

Despite the ceasefire, hospitals in Gaza are still struggling to cope with the effects of Israel’s attack.

Will the siege on Gaza finally be lifted?

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
Jerusalem
26 November 2012

Hamas and Israel are supposed to negotiate the opening of crossings under the terms of their ceasefire accord.

Bedouins treated as "invisible citizens" vow to remain in Galilee

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
the Galilee
26 November 2012

Palestinian Bedouin residents of Ramiya are being pressured by the Israeli government to leave their ancestral lands and relocate.

Journalists demand UN probe into why Israel targeted them in Gaza

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
Ramallah
25 November 2012

Human rights activists denounce Israeli spokesman Mark Regev’s attempts to justify attacks on media offices.

“United in resistance,” Palestinians in Gaza remain steadfast

Joe Catron
Gaza City
22 November 2012
Thousands fled their homes in the north of Gaza but some stayed behind.

Father and two sons among 162 slain by Israel in Gaza

Mohammed Omer
Gaza City
22 November 2012
More than half of those injured were women and children.

Anger rises in West Bank as Israel kills protesters

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
Ramallah
21 November 2012

Many arrested as residents of the West Bank demonstrate their solidarity with people of Gaza.

Women, children main victims of attack, says Gaza hospital

Gaza Strip
20 November 2012

Nurses in Gaza’s main hospital say it’s more difficult to cope with this attack than Operation Cast Lead.

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