“Why can’t they announce a curfew a little bit louder?” I thought. Yesterday morning, as I stepped into the office, my colleagues tell me that there has been a curfew imposed on the area where I live. Read more about 'Only transfer will bring peace'
Images from Nablus. Hospital workers prepare the bodies of killed Palestinians in Nablus. Thirty-five bodies were buried in Nablus yesterday, when the curfew was lifted for a few hours. Read more about Nablus, morality and bodies
‘There is a curfew,’ says somebody at the office. I look at him and continue my work. ‘Yes, they have imposed a curfew on a number of neighborhoods in East Jerusalem, including Issawiye and Beit Hanina,’ he says. Read more about How appropriate !
‘I feel as if I was raped this morning’, writes ‘Ala. ‘Thirty well-armed Israeli soldiers walk freely through our home. I don’t have any right but to sit on the chair and keep silent’. Early this morning, after a long night full of sounds of Israeli state terror, the sounds of bombs, shooting and cursing in the streets, Israeli occupiers raided Ala’s home. Read more about Nablus: 'I feel as if I was raped this morning'
“Do you already have an answer?” I asked a lawyer present at the Israeli Supreme Court. “No the hearing is still going on, but they’ve already agreed that the International Committee of the Red Cross should be allowed to accompany the Israeli army to examine, collect and identify the bodies and the court advised that the Palestinian Red Crescent Society takes part in the identification process. Read more about The court has ruled
‘Hi, it’s Di here,’ says my colleague. She left two days ago to Jenin. Together with lawyers, fieldworkers and experts, they’re taking eyewitness accounts from residents of Jenin refugee camp, who were detained and released, and who were able to escape from the refugee camp. Read more about Waking up with Jenin
“Homes are being systematically demolished,” says Hassib. “Could you call some diplomats and ask them to intervene?” Another phone call, another horror story. Read more about Israeli bulldozers destroy Jenin refugee camp
Yesterday afternoon, we were in the office of Women Center for Legal Aid and Councelling. Maha, the director, was on the phone with a cousin from Jenin. Read more about We want to hear the truth behind the headlines
There is a growing concensus that Israel’s actions suggest an intention to hide evidence of war crimes committed in Jenin refugee camp. Reports from eyewitnesses speak of horror. We’re not thinking of apartheid-South Africa now, but we fear atrocities of Slobodan Milosovic. Read more about How to cover up war crimes?
Up until now, oxygen supplies have still not yet arrived to Rafeedia hospital in Nablus. Read more about Oxygen, and other critical supplies still not arrived