East Jerusalem

Palestinian child loses eye from rubber-coated bullet fired by Israel

Israel’s “non-lethal” weapons often maim or kill Palestinian children, according to human rights groups. 

Israel orders wife of Palestinian jailed for Facebook comments expelled from Jerusalem

Despite not being accused of any crimes, Muna Shalabi has been ordered to leave her hometown. 

“This land is ours,” says Israel’s top diplomat, citing religious texts

Israel’s deputy foreign minister Tzipi Hotovely is only one of several top-ranking politicians who hope to annex the occupied West Bank.

Netanyahu keeps promise to drive Palestinians from Jerusalem

An Israeli court has ordered the demolition of eight homes in occupied East Jerusalem. 

The Month in Pictures: April 2015

6 May 2015

A monthly roundup of photographs documenting Palestine, Palestinian life, politics and culture, and international solidarity with Palestine.

National park zoning used as pretext for ethnic cleansing of East Jerusalem

Jesse Rubin
29 April 2015

Palestinian family of eight live in limbo as home demolition order postponed until late May.

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
5 April 2015

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


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