Jillian Kestler-D’Amours

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.

Africans denied right to work in Israel

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
Tel Aviv
25 June 2013
Portrait of smiling man

Health ministry inspectors recently poured bleach on food in a restaurant run by refugees.

Israel's tax policies suffocate Palestinian Jerusalem

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
28 May 2013
Israeli police walk by display of T-shirts marketed to tourists

High municipal taxes are forcing shopkeepers to close their businesses.

Sexuality and gender taboos challenged by Haifa project

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
24 May 2013
Posters of young people against colorful backgrounds

“Singing Sexuality” aims to create safe space to raise tough questions within Palestinian society.

"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.

Walking tours highlight West Bank's shrinking landscape

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
Deir Ghassaneh
20 May 2013

Hikers risk being attacked if they come close to Israeli settlements.

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.

Bedouins await Israel's forcible relocation plan

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
Khan al-Ahmar
29 April 2013
Girl in school uniform holds book

Israel wants community near Jerusalem to live “like sardines in a tin.”

Hunger strike marks "turning point" in fight against Israel's deportations, says rights group

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
25 April 2013

Samer Issawi has won a pledge to be allowed return to Jerusalem, after refusing Israel’s offers of exile.

Map of destroyed villages aims to teach Israelis about Nakba

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
Tel Aviv
22 April 2013

On the 65th anniversary of Israel’s establishment, the group Zochrot is spreading the truth about the Nakba — in Hebrew.


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