Sweeping West Bank arrest campaign this week targets Hamas leaders. Read more about Israel arrests lawmakers in raids on cities under Palestinian Authority "control"
Palestinian Legislative Council
Local elections have been postponed for a few years so why were they called under procedures reserved for emergencies? Read more about Did Abbas abuse his powers in restricting election to West Bank?
A landmark initiative directed toward all Palestinians — in Palestine and in exile — to participate in a civic voter registration drive is intended to reclaim the Palestine Liberation Organization. Read more about Reclaiming the PLO: an urgent call to unite all Palestinians
Since the end of the mass hunger strike in the early hours of 15 May, rumors of Israel reneging on the agreement have solidified into facts. Read more about Palestinian prisoners’ hunger strikes continue as Israel violates agreements
Amnesty International called on Israel to immediately release Khader Adnan, who announced an end to his historic 66-day hunger strike today, as “Israeli authorities have revealed no evidence justifying his continued detention.” Read more about Amnesty International calls on Israel to immediately release Khader Adnan
Israel has intensified its persecution of members of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC). Five days ago, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Geneva discussed the situation of PLC members in Israeli jails. Read more about Israel steps up its persecution of Palestinian lawmakers
A delegation of members of the Palestinian Legislative Council travelled to Switzerland to attend a meeting on parliamentarians under threat. Read more about "Talk to us," says Hamas in rare visit to Europe
Ahmad Attoun, a lawmaker from the Hamas party, was expelled from Jerusalem today after Israeli forces released him from prison and took him to Qalandia checkpoint between the city and Ramallah. Read more about Israel forcibly transfers Palestinian lawmaker from Jerusalem
Palestinians have launched a website dedicated for the civic registration drive for elections to the Palestinian National Council (PNC), the supreme legislative body of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO). Read more about Civic Registration for Direct Elections to the PNC
Palestinian lawmakers in Jerusalem — kidnapped, arrested and threatened with deportation by the Israeli government — denounce the International Committee of the Red Cross for not adequately protecting them. Read more about Red Cross slammed for silence over arrest of Palestinian lawmaker
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