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US media erase Israeli state and settler violence

A number of attacks against Palestinians over the past few weeks have been ignored by the American press.

Israel jailed influential Palestinian writer "to remove him from society"

Patrick O. Strickland
al-Bireh
12 September 2014

Professor Ahmad Qatamesh spent almost nine years in Israeli prison without trial.

Palestinian lawmaker resists banishment, tells occupiers they must go

Khalida Jarrar has set up a protest camp at the Palestinian Legislative Council in Ramallah where she will remain until the banishment order is lifted. “It is the occupation who must leave our homeland,” she has said.

Israel kills human rights defenders and their families

Israel’s refusal to allow human rights organizations entry to Gaza reflects a pattern of disrespect for the work of human rights defenders.

Gaza professor describes "most devastating destruction since 1948"

“You could see the pain and the horror in the eyes of the people, but you could also see resilience,” says Dr. Haidar Eid about his visit to Khuzaa in eastern Gaza on Wednesday.

Oakland unveils mural in solidarity with Palestine

The Electronic Intifada speaks with artist Nidal El-Khairy about his work in the Middle East and Oakland and why it’s a blessing to be able to communicate his ideas through illustration.

Palestinian prisoners ready for mass hunger strike

Joe Catron
Gaza City
22 April 2014
Elderly woman sits amongst crowd holding posters of Palestinian prisoners

All parties must step up efforts to release prisoners, says Palestinian jailed by Israel for 27 years.

Muataz Washaha: Murdered by Israel as "peace" talks continue

Remember Edward Said’s message: more negotiations lead to more concessions.

Palestinian lawyer faces Israeli jail for "organizing demonstrations"

Patrick O. Strickland
Ramallah
31 October 2013
Women march and hold posters of political prisoners

Anas Barghouthi is well known for his defense of Palestinian prisoners. Israel wants to jail him.

Stop the obsession with what Palestinian women activists are wearing

The obsession both religious and secular parties have with what female activists wear is demeaning and perpetuates the treatment of women as objects rather than actors.

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