Rights and Accountability

Statement in solidarity with Razan Ghazzawi

This is a statement by Palestinian bloggers and activists supporting all political prisoners of the Syrian Revolution, it reads: We, a group of Palestinian bloggers and activists raise our voices loud and clear in solidarity with all the prisoners of the Great Syrian Revolution. We stand with all the prisoners, activists, artists, bloggers and others, all who are shouting in the streets or on various platforms demanding freedom and justice, while decrying the huge amount on injustice and oppression practiced by the Syrian regime for more than four decades. 

Appeal denied in Holy Land Five case

After oral arguments for an appeal began several months ago, the Fifth Circuit Court decides to uphold the convictions of Muslim charity workers under the auspices of the draconian Patriot Act and invoking its “material support” clause to criminalize humanitarian aid to Palestinians under Israeli occupation. 

Home demolitions in Beit Hanina executed with Volvo and Hyundai equipment

Volvo equipment was once again used by Israeli forces in home demolitions on 24 November. Volvo should follow the example of Japanese crane manufacturer Tadano. The company decided to end business with Iran because their cranes were used by the regime in the hanging of people. 

Zionist tourists harass Palestinian residents in Hebron

If you’re beaten up, harassed, or verbally attacked for no reason, know that you’re in an area under Israeli colonial control. Indeed, one must find this irrational. Physics suggest that “to every action there is always an equal and opposite reaction.” This could apply to most life cases too. When you’re in the Occupied Palestinian Territories or Israel, however, you obviously “provoke” a reaction by simply being Palestinian. 


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