East Jerusalem

Could massive EU-US trade deal be extended to Israel?

The possibility of Israel joining the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership is being discussed in both Washington and Brussels. 

Top Israeli recipient of EU grants is based in occupied East Jerusalem

Diplomats use threadbare reasoning to “justify” their support for Hebrew University. 

Israel destroys home of blind brothers in East Jerusalem

Jesse Rubin
Jerusalem
5 April 2015

More than 100 soldiers invaded Wadi al-Joz neighborhood in the early hours last week.

Fair employment champion urges lower protection for Palestinian workers than Israeli law

Flawed Holy Land Principles for “ethical” business practices ignore the fundamental rights of Palestinians.

Last Palestinian family in Jerusalem neighborhood fear eviction at any moment

Sarah Levy
Jerusalem
25 March 2015

The Sub Laban family have faced two attempts to uproot them since 9 February.

UK supermarket Waitrose suffers brand damage for promoting Israel

Store tries to censor activists protesting at its circulation of a glossy brochure from the Israeli tourism office. 

Tourist ad falls foul of UK watchdog for claiming Jerusalem belongs to Israel

The supermarket Waitrose has come under fire for distributing a glossy brochure that erases Palestinian culture and history. 

Pressure grows on US firm selling homes in Israel's settlements

RE/MAX International tries to dodge its role in selling homes on occupied Palestinian land. 

School near Nablus repeatedly attacked by Israel

Violent incidents against West Bank schools tripled over the past two years.

Palestinian parents tell Israeli police to stop harassing Jerusalem children

Sarah Levy
Jerusalem
12 February 2015

An extra 1,000 police are being stationed in occupied East Jerusalem under a plan approved by the Israeli government.

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