Amnesty International

Why we're taking a different approach to divestment

Hanna Alshaikh
Chicago
16 April 2014

A student referendum at DePaul University in Chicago will make it harder for pro-Israel lobby groups to influence divestment efforts.

Amnesty warns Israel against “violent crackdown” on Land Day

Every 30 March Palestinians commemorate the 1976 expropriation by Israel of vast tracts of land in the Galilee and the killing of six protestors.

Israel's ramped-up racist attacks on African refugees: "it's scariest when no one objects"

David Sheen explains the heightened racist treatment of African asylum-seekers in Israel; a report from Gaza after an Israeli drone strike kills two Palestinians; Amnesty International condemns “trigger-happy” Israeli soldiers; and music by Revolution Makers.

Amnesty video highlights “trigger-happy” Israel’s lethal ambush of schoolboy

Samir Awad, 16, was ambushed and killed by heavily-armed Israeli occupation soldiers.

Amnesty: pattern of Israeli "war crimes" in West Bank

A new Amnesty International report finds that Israeli occupation forces killed more Palestinians in the West Bank in 2013 than during the previous two years combined.

Israel's water apartheid embraced by Italy

Stephanie Westbrook
Rome
21 February 2014

A cooperation agreement involving a firm that deprives Palestinians of water was signed recently in Rome.

Writer Ahmad Qatamesh freed after 2.5 years in administrative detention

The Palestinian writer and academic was released after years of arbitrary incarceration without trial.

Israel detains Palestinian leftist without trial

Patrick O. Strickland
Ramallah
18 November 2013

Even Israeli military court judge isn’t convinced that Ahmad Qatamesh should be behind bars.

Israel escalates attacks on UN agency after killing employee during raid

Patrick O. Strickland
Ramallah
2 September 2013

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

Lawyer: Israeli soldiers "savagely beat" hunger striking Jordanian prisoner

Three Jordanian nationals are entering their one-hundredth day of hunger strike in Israeli prison.

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