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Human Rights

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 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

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

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

Jessica Purkiss
Beit Iksa
25 July 2013

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

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

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

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

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