Just tell me the number of crimes at which I can lay my pen to rest and demand the world to end the impunity. Read more about Sick and tired
“After nine months of killings, great suffering, excessive force, liquidation, collective punishments, detentions and torture, destruction and demolition and on top of that shelling and bombings, Palestinians are expected to remain silent. After 53 years of dispossession, expulsion and discrimination, 34 years of military occupation, colonialism and another form of Apartheid, the international community, run by the United States, expects total quiet.” Read more about They want total quiet while they continue to make our lives miserable
“Ending the occupation and demanding an end to Israel’s gross human rights violations that are an unavoidable byproduct of military regimes will also end the current humanitarian crisis, defuse the situation and thereby prevent any escalation of violence. The governments of Europe need to wake up and recognise that nothing else will make a difference.” Read more about Waking up the European governments
“Since the Intifada erupted on 29 September 2000, Israeli shells and heavy gunfire have completely destroyed a total of 3,669 residential buildings. In the past few months alone, more than 200 residential homes have been damaged to various degrees.” Read more about Bethlehem and Beit Sahour
“The current “ceasefire” does not include the cessation of devastating violations of human rights in all aspects of daily life, including deaths resulting from denial of access to humanitarian aid and services…Since Israel “unilaterally imposed a ceasefire” thirteen Palestinians have been killed.” Read more about The 'cease-fire'
“It’s not just that roads are cut off by military checkpoints — entire villages have been cut off. The worst situation is in the rural areas, where villages are completely isolated and beseiged in spite of the announcements in the media that ‘Israel is easing the closure’.” Read more about Feeling the closure
Isolation has become a fact of daily life for Palestinians. It is being applied in an arbitrary and wanton manner on a massive scale with no regard for legal norms and humanitarian standards. Read more about Nablus: 'Creating 3 million potential bombs'
Last night, in Nablus and the village of Tel, Israeli forces have arrested twenty-one Palestinians, family members of those who are suspected of carrying out this week’s operations in Tel Aviv and near the settlement Immanuel. Read more about Nablus: 'Arrest, demolish, expel the occupation'
‘What happened to you?’, asked Ala. I called him to find out how people were coping with curfews. ‘Why do you sound depressed? I am not used to it’, Ala continues. Read more about 'You can't be neutral on a moving train'
Curfew, house arrest, no wonder why people get angry. In Nablus, residents are terrorised by Israeli soldiers and their military equipment. Read more about Nablus: 'Hold it, you're under (house) arrest!'