Israeli extremism on display in support of soldier who cocked his gun at unarmed Palestinian youths.
Rights and Accountability
Palestinians held in administrative detention on open-ended hunger strike in Israeli prisons.
Syrian government “using starvation as a weapon of war,” says Amnesty International.
The Electronic Intifada has obtained the closed court transcript and gag order extending the detention and interrogation of journalist Majd Kayyal, which Israeli media are not permitted to report.
Arafat Jaradat, a 33-year-old father of two, died on 23 February 2013 in Israel’s Megiddo Prison.
“I wish I could be as I was before, to walk on the street without fear,” says 28-year-old Osamah al-Shawamreh.
“I will refuse to serve in the army even if I’m jailed sixty times,” says 18-year-old Omar Saad.
“One truth is that there is no Zionism, no settlement, no Jewish state without evacuation of the Arabs and confiscation and enclosure of their land.”
Every 30 March Palestinians commemorate the 1976 expropriation by Israel of vast tracts of land in the Galilee and the killing of six protestors.
Testimonies collected by Palestinian and Israeli human rights groups suggest Israeli interrogators have threatened Palestinian kids with sexual violence.