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Human Rights

Zionism is a “false theology,” says new Presbyterian study guide

Joe Catron
Gaza City
31 January 2014

Clergy acknowledge a “growing consensus” that the one-state reality may be irreversible.

Settler-driven archaeology plan threatens to push Hebron family off farmland

Patrick O. Strickland
Hebron
23 January 2014

The Israeli government is funding a project designed to further displace Palestinians in Hebron.

Israel to destroy another Haifa neighborhood, evict Palestinian residents

Patrick O. Strickland
Haifa
16 January 2014

Locals say that their history is being erased.

Closure of tunnels deprives Gaza of $230 million per month, says government

Khaled Alashqar
Gaza City
13 January 2014
Thousands have been affected by the actions of Egypt’s military.

Lebanon charges punitive registration fees to Palestinians fleeing Syria war

Mutawalli Abou Nasser
Beirut
8 January 2014

A family of five has to shell out $1,000 for basic papers, an expense few of the destitute refugees can afford.

Last Palestinian family vows to remain as Israel gentrifies historic Haifa neighborhood

Patrick O. Strickland
Haifa
3 January 2014

The Abbas family has lived in Haifa’s Wadi al-Siyah for more than 100 years.

Israel “tried to brainwash us,” says Druze pioneer who refused army service

Patrick O. Strickland
Haifa
2 January 2014

The number of conscientious objectors keeps rising as Druze youth see through Israeli propaganda.

Solidarity helped me keep fighting, says released hunger striker Samer Issawi

Budour Youssef Hassan
Issawiyeh
1 January 2014

Prisoner’s sister and mother played critical role in hunger striker’s campaign for freedom.

Thousands of Jerusalem children denied basic services by Israeli apartheid

Patrick O. Strickland
Jerusalem
30 December 2013

Once they reach 16, sons and daughters need special permits to visit their parents, from a web of Israeli bureaucracy campaigners say is aimed at driving Palestinians out of Jerusalem.

Gaza fishermen suffer 85 percent income loss as Israeli siege, attacks continue

Joe Catron
Gaza City
29 December 2013

Israel navy has killed 2 Gaza fishermen, wounded 24, captured 147 and taken or damaged more than 150 boats since 2009.

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