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Human Rights

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.

African refugees defy desert cold, Israeli internment in march for freedom

Budour Youssef Hassan
27 December 2013

Defying internment and increasing repression, Sudanese and other refugees in Israel are taking matters into their own hands.

Community which confronted Israeli killer suffered years of harassment

Patrick O. Strickland
Shefa Amr
23 December 2013
Israeli forces in riot gear arrest young man with blood smeared on his mouth

Three men banned over their role in Shefa Amr strike finally return home.

Storm exacerbates sewage crisis in Gaza

Gaza Strip
20 December 2013

Health and environmental fears rise as authorities face numerous problems at once.

Anti-Muslim slogans spray-painted on mosque in Palestinian town

Patrick O. Strickland
Baqa al-Gharbiyya
19 December 2013
Man walks in front of stone wall spray painted with Hebrew graffiti

Settlers are believed to have carried out “price-tag” attacks in Baqa al-Gharbiyya.

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