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Human Rights

Israel bans veteran campaigner for Palestinian prisoners from West Bank

Patrick O. Strickland
Jerusalem
1 October 2013

Addameer chairperson Abdullatif Ghaith has been blocked from going to work in his Ramallah office.

Gaza's construction sector still crushed by siege

Rami Almeghari
Gaza City
26 September 2013

Israel wants to “beautify” the image of its ongoing blockade against Gaza by letting in some construction materials.

Egypt blocks Gaza student from going to college in UK

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
19 September 2013
Young woman looks unhappy as she sits outdoors among suitcases

Only 150 persons allowed to cross Rafah per day.

Palestinian family trapped in home as blaze raged in Israeli chemical plant

Patrick O. Strickland
Tulkarem
17 September 2013

Locals blame high cancer levels on pollution from “factories of death.”

Farmer in Palestinian "breadbasket" works in Israeli settlement to survive

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
Jordan Valley
16 September 2013

The Oslo accords have left Jordan Valley communities without access to vital resources.

Israel exploits Egypt turmoil to increase attacks on Gaza farmers

Joe Catron
Gaza City
12 September 2013

Caterpillar bulldozers are still being used to destroy land in the “buffer zone.”

Israel escalates attacks on UN agency after killing employee during raid

Patrick O. Strickland
Ramallah
2 September 2013
Woman raises her hands above passing funeral procession

Rubeen Abdulrahman Zayid was one of three killed during an invasion of Qalandiya refugee camp last week.

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 sit at school desks

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.

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