Classrooms have had to close in Yarmouk camp because of contagious illnesses. Read more about Diseases rise among besieged Palestinians in Syria
Restrictions on human rights defenders and organizations
Ghassan Elashi’s wife’s garnished wages are the latest example of how far the US is willing to go to silence and scare those involved in Palestinian activism. Read more about US confiscating a quarter of “Holy Land Five” wife’s wages
During my detention, Israeli officials seemed obsessed about my humanitarian activities. Read more about Why does Israel feel threatened by humanitarian workers?
Anas Barghouthi is well known for his defense of Palestinian prisoners. Israel wants to jail him. Read more about Palestinian lawyer faces Israeli jail for "organizing demonstrations"
Addameer chairperson Abdullatif Ghaith has been blocked from going to work in his Ramallah office. Read more about Israel bans veteran campaigner for Palestinian prisoners from West Bank
Noor Elashi anticipates this week’s decision by the US Supreme Court whether or not to hear the Holy Land Foundation case, in which her father is a defendant. Read more about "Let us not be brought down": Last legal recourse for Holy Land Five
Freedom Sailors is a first-hand account of the first successful attempt to break the Israeli siege of the Gaza Strip by sailing two boats into Gaza City in 2008. Read more about New book "Freedom Sailors" provides riveting account of siege-breaking journey to Gaza
The recent forced closures of Palestinian nonprofit organizations in Jerusalem is an example of the Israeli authorities’ continued attacks on the city’s Palestinian identity and their attempts to maintain control over occupied East Jerusalem, according to local human rights groups. Read more about Israel shuts down Palestinian groups in Jerusalem
Israel’s use of administrative detention, expulsion and widespread closure of Palestinian cultural institutions will be fortified and backed by a bill that threatens to turn law-abiding citizens and organizations into “terrorists.” Read more about Knesset moves forward on bill granting Israel unchecked, draconian powers