torture

Israel defender Alan Dershowitz has long history of attacking sex abuse victims

As rape allegations against Alan Dershowitz intensify, his bellicose denials, steeped in brazen hostility towards rape victims, reflect a shockingly overlooked history of hysterical misogyny and rape trutherism.

Assimilating French Muslims

Joseph Massad
22 January 2015

France sees itself as refined and civilized, while much of the world sees a country still engaged in colonial barbarities.

Why Israel will never control Palestinian minds

Rod Such
8 January 2015

A new book describes how Israel tries — and fails — to quell resistance.

US police brutality protests hit home with Palestinian prisoners

Commonality of state violence in Palestine and US is more than symbolic.

Video: Hebron elder fights back as Israeli soldiers seize 10-year-old boys

Video comes in same week as new testimonies from Palestinian children subjected to torture and solitary confinement in Israeli military custody.

Solidarity hunger strike brings end to 570-day isolation of Palestinian prisoner

A nine-day solidarity hunger strike by more than one hundred Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails brings end to nineteen-month solitary confinement of fellow prisoner.

CIA cites Israeli court ruling to "justify" torture program

Israeli ruling provided a “novel” excuse for inflicting pain on detainees, according to a 2001 CIA memo. 

“You inspire me,” Alicia Keys tells singer who fundraises for Israeli army

Alicia Keys (center) posing with Idan Raichel (left) and Ali Paris aka Ali Amr (right)  PHOTO: Alicia Keys on Facebook
Why is an artist who just declared her commitment to social justice so closely tied to Idan Raichel, an advocate of the Israeli army who endorses torture?

Defense moves for new trial for Palestinian American Rasmea Odeh

Odeh’s lawyers continue to press for her release from jail as they argue her trial denied her the right to due process and a fair trial.

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