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Israel jails village leader over peaceful protests against settler land theft

Murad Shtaiwi’s “crime” is organizing peaceful protests against settlers’ theft of Kufr Qaddoum’s land.
 

Protester against Israel's land theft remains jailed -- four months after arrest

Human rights groups complain to UN over how Murad Shtaiwi has been denied a fair trial.

"A clumsy army beating Palestinians into submission": TIME correspondent's Nablus diary from 1990

27 August 2014

“The Israelis had turned the most vital center of Palestinian life into something resembling a vast, maximum security prison,” Murray J. Gart observed.

Two Palestinians shot dead as West Bank siege death toll rises to five - photos

A sixth victim died of a heart attack while reportedly preventing Israeli soldiers from invading his home.

Israel preparing for "industrial-scale" torture of Palestinian hunger strikers

Hunger strikers “are doing this for us, the Palestinian people,” says the son of a prisoner in an Israeli jail. Israel is planning to begin force-feeding hunger strikers.

Israeli occupation leaves psychological not just physical scars

Alia Al Ghussain
11 September 2013

We need to focus more on the psychological war that Israel is waging.

A protest in Ramallah

In the latest installment of her visit to the “rest of Palestine,” Rana Baker recounts a demonstration against the PA in Ramallah, and finds reminders of her native Gaza in Nablus.

Palestinian novelist Sahar Khalifeh awarded Moroccan literary prize

Khalifeh was awarded the Mohamed Zafzaf Prize for Arabic Literature in a ceremony at the Asilah Cultural Festival in Morocco.

Children beaten and blindfolded by Israeli troops

More evidence has emerged to show that Israel is abusing Palestinian boys, as young as nine.

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