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Human Rights

Tycoon Rami Levy eyes shopping mall for Israeli settlers

Rona Moran
18 June 2013
Man holds up sign reading "Boycott occupation and its products" in Arabic and English

A $27.5 million shopping center is being planned for the occupied West Bank.

Israel bars children over eight from visiting fathers in prison

Joe Catron
Gaza City
10 June 2013

After his eighth birthday next month, Obeida Shamali will be banned from seeing his dad.

We were sleeping when Israel attacked: Gaza remembers June 1967

Rami Almeghari
7 June 2013
Youths holding Palestinian flags stand in front of Israel's border wall and military jeep

Families in al-Maghazi refugee camp had to flee Israel’s tanks and warplanes.

Palestinian medical workers in Syria struggle to provide basic services

Mutawalli Abou Nasser
Damascus
7 June 2013

A nine-year-old girl is among those to have died because they could not receive essential treatment.

Israel charges Stop the Wall activist with supporting prisoners

Patrick O. Strickland
5 June 2013

Hassan Karajah is on trial for organizing protests urging the release of fellow Palestinians.

Bedouin forced to live beside dump contract unknown diseases

Lucy Westcott
New York City
3 June 2013

Doctors unable to say what ailment is affecting indigenous people.

Israel razes home of 13-member family

Patrick O. Strickland
Beit Hanina
31 May 2013

Badwan al-Salaymeh has been told he will have to pay the bill for the demolition of his own house.

"This time they destroyed everything": Uprooted Bedouins face more evictions

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
Atir-Umm al-Hieran
24 May 2013

Israel will soon put a plan to forcibly displace up to 40,000 Palestinian Bedouins on its statute books.

Settlers attack West Bank farmer twice a week

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
Asira al-Qibliya
17 May 2013
Man stands with Israeli outpost on hill in background

Even if Israel considers settlement outposts to be illegal, it is still facilitating their construction.

Life "no longer bearable" in Syria, says Palestinian refugee

Rami Almeghari
Cairo
14 May 2013

Palestinians forced to flee Damascus are trying to survive on help from charities in Cairo.

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