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Human Rights

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
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
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.

Women "carry all" of Palestine's suffering

Eva Bartlett
Gaza Strip
8 March 2013

Israel’s siege is a contributory factor in one fifth of maternal deaths in Gaza.

Israel arrests Palestinian activists "to finish colonization project"

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
1 March 2013

Jamal Juma’ from the group Stop the Wall believes that every Palestinian known as an activist is a target for Israel.

Did a Gaza family burn to death because of an unpaid bill?

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
28 February 2013

Dependency on Israel has meant that the Gaza electricity supply hasn’t increased in line with the Strip’s population growth.

New protest tent challenging evictions in East Jerusalem

Andrew Beale
26 February 2013

Sheikh Jarrah residents declare they have “no faith” in Israel’s legal system.

Palestinian students "surrounded by guns" at Israeli universities

Sawsan Khalife'
22 February 2013

Militarization has become part of the “academic landscape” in Israel, according to a Palestinian rights activist.


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