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Prisoner from Gaza barred from seeing son for nine years

Patrick O. Strickland
Gaza City
19 December 2014

Emad Saftawi had been shot in the head by an Israeli prison guard.

CIA cites Israeli court ruling to "justify" torture program

Israeli ruling provided a “novel” excuse for inflicting pain on detainees, according to a 2001 CIA memo. 

Israel plans to reintroduce ban on Palestinian flag

A new Israeli bill is part of a racist wave of legislation, according to prominent Israeli academic Ilan Pappé. 

Israeli forces fail to probe 83 percent of settler violence cases -- rights group

Olive trees — a source of income for 100,000 Palestinian households in the West Bank — are frequently vandalized.

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.

Video: Settlers cheer as Israeli soldiers attack disabled Palestinian child

The incident occurred in Hebron, whose Palestinian residents are relentlessly targeted by Israeli occupation army and settler violence.

Israel refuses to renew travel documents for Jerusalemite in Canada

Charlotte Silver
6 October 2014

Tamam Zubaidi faces being denied the right to work and to access healthcare if her status is not clarified.

Prominent Israeli settler rabbi calls for "cleansing" of Palestinians

Rabbi Dov Lior’s latest comments are part of a long history of racist and anti-Palestinian incitement to violence.

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.

Israel sprays "skunk water" into Palestinian homes

Testing “non-lethal” weapons on civilians may be a war crime, says the research group Who Profits.

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