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French president's Holocaust day speech presages crackdown on Palestine supporters

Planned crackdown raises concern that French authorities will further censor speech critical of Israel under the guise of combating anti-Semitism.

France begins jailing people for ironic comments

Harsh crackdown on free speech in France has prompted criticism from national and international human rights organizations.

Gaza struggles with lack of shelter caused by two Israeli wars

Rami Almeghari
6 January 2015

The summer attack has added to the unresolved crisis caused by “Operation Cast Lead” six years ago.

How Gaza families were given just ten minutes' warning of Israeli attacks

Patrick O. Strickland
Gaza City
10 December 2014

Israel continues to hinder independent investigations into possible war crimes.

Pentagon denies seeking advice from Israel on limiting civilian deaths

US Department of Defense reaffirms its belief that Israel did not do enough to protect civilians in Gaza.

Amnesty: Israel may be guilty of "war crimes" during Gaza massacre

A new Amnesty International report details eight cases in which Israeli airstrikes targeted residential buildings and inflicted huge numbers of civilian deaths, among them children.

Villagers facing massive Israeli land grab urge action from Europe

Palestinians in Wadi Fukin want the EU to go beyond its criticisms of settlement expansion and introduce sanctions against Israel.

Palestinian Authority arrests two journalists for Facebook posts

Palestinian journalists are stuck between Israel’s brutal occupation and an increasingly repressive Palestinian Authority in the West Bank.

Druze army refuser and musician to tour England

The Saad family will play a series of concerts in southern Britain.

Israel jailed influential Palestinian writer "to remove him from society"

Patrick O. Strickland
al-Bireh
12 September 2014

Professor Ahmad Qatamesh spent almost nine years in Israeli prison without trial.

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