West Bank

Villagers facing massive Israeli land grab urge action from Europe

Palestinians in Wadi Fukin want the EU to go beyond its criticisms of settlement expansion and introduce sanctions against Israel.

Occupation profiteer Veolia excluded from $750 million contract in Kuwait

The MLK Labor Council is also seeking that King County, Washington sever its ties to the French corporation.

Linking Gaza and Auschwitz, British poet builds "defense against the dark"

Sarah Irving
24 September 2014

Ruth Padel avoids the clumsiness that often characterizes attempts to compare Israel and Nazi Germany.

Israel sprays "skunk water" into Palestinian homes

Testing “non-lethal” weapons on civilians may be a war crime, says the research group Who Profits.

End "booming military trade" between EU and Israel, say Palestinian rights groups

Arms exports to Israel worth more than $9.5 billion were approved by EU governments between 2005 and 2009.

The empty world of Palestine-set BBC drama "The Honorable Woman"

Sarah Irving
12 September 2014

Ignorance of the basic facts of daily life in Palestine pops up throughout this show.

Palestinians are sentenced to sadness

Yousef M. Aljamal
31 August 2014

A family reunion without joy, and the loss of my childhood friend in Gaza.

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.

Video: Israeli soldiers fire tear gas at 6-year-old children on their way to school

Israeli soldiers have attacked elementary school kids in the occupied West Bank with tear gas twice this week.

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