Even though it is still mercilessly killing civilians in Gaza, Israel has, in political and strategic terms, already lost the “war” it launched on Gaza on the false pretext of stopping rockets.
Victims of war remain trapped in a Kafkaesque labyrinth.
A key Lebanese religious leader is planning a controversial official visit to occupied Palestine.
Following criticism by The Electronic Intifada of how it handled Majd Kayyal’s case, The New York Times is forced to review its policies on observing Israeli gag orders censoring.
Despite the lifting of the gag order and the ban on meeting with lawyers, Kayyal has been ordered held until 22 April. Adalah has said it will file an appeal to seek his immediate release.
Kayyal is held under suspicion of “unlawful travel to an Arab country” and “contact with a foreign agent,” accusations Israel habitually uses to harass Palestinian citizens.
Palestinian refugees in Lebanon remain barred from 70 professions.
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