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An unrecognized Bedouin village near the Negev city of Rahat,  pictured Nov. 23, 2013 (MaanImages/FOSNA)
israel / human rights / news report Wednesday May 07, 2014 21:05   image 1 image
Eviction notices for buildings in Wadi al-Niam were issued, on Wednesday, by representatives of the Israeli Land Authority, according to local and official reports. read full story / add a comment
palestine / human rights / news report Thursday May 01, 2014 02:28   image 1 image
In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 24 – 29 April, 2014, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces wounded 5 Palestinian civilians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, including a photojournalist and 2 brothers. Israeli navy forces also fired at Palestinian fishing boats in the Gaza Strip sea.
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palestine / human rights / news report Saturday April 26, 2014 16:33   image 1 image
Israel must stop shooting at Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip, Human Rights Watch said Friday, noting four have been killed near the border fence since the beginning of 2014. read full story / add a comment
hebron / human rights / human interest Tuesday April 15, 2014 01:32   image 1 image
This week, Israel permitted Jewish settlers to take over the building of the Rajabi family in Hebron after a long legal dispute which Israeli courts decided in the settlers’ favor. read full story / add a comment
palestine / human rights / news report Friday April 11, 2014 12:48   image 1 image
The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) based in Gaza published its weekly report on Israeli violations against the Palestinian people in the period between April 3 and April 9, 2014, revealing that the army carried out 62 invasions in the West Bank, and 3 limited invasions into the Gaza Strip. read full story / add a comment
hebron / human rights / human interest Wednesday April 09, 2014 13:03   image 1 image
Hebron, April 8, 2014 - After just three weeks in their new home, the Slemiah family from the village of Ithna have received a demolition order from the Israeli army. read full story / add a comment
palestine / human rights / news report Monday April 07, 2014 10:26   image 1 image
In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 27 March - 02 April 2014, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces wounded 7 Palestinian civilians, including 3 children, in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, with one civilian sustaining a bullet wound in the West Bank, as a settler opened fire at him. Israeli navy forces fired at Palestinian fishing boats in the sea 4 times. read full story / add a comment
palestine / human rights / news report Sunday April 06, 2014 19:52   image 1 image
Marking the occasion of Palestinian Children Day, on April 5, the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) stated Thursday, in a press release, that in 2013 there were 2.08 million Palestinian children under the age of 18, constituting 47.1 percent of the total population in Palestine. read full story / add a comment
palestine / human rights / news report Wednesday April 02, 2014 07:41   image 1 image
In a report published on April 1, 2014, the Ahrar Center for Detainees Studies and Human Rights has reported that Israeli soldiers have killed twelve Palestinians since the beginning of this year, kidnapped 364 in March, and 1059 since January first. read full story / add a comment
Israeli Police deny access to Palestinian worshipers to Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem (PCHR image)
palestine / human rights / news report Saturday March 29, 2014 00:56   image 1 image
In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, for the week of 20 - 26 March, 2014, the Israeli military killed a child and an adult, both civilians, as well as a member of a Palestinian armed group, and wounded another 12 Palestinians in Jenin refugee camp. read full story / add a comment
west bank / human rights / human interest Tuesday March 25, 2014 17:30   image 2 images
Anne Paq, The Electronic Intifada, 24 March, 2014

Sheerin al-Araj, a prominent Palestinian activist from al-Walaja described her village this way in her TedEx Ramallah talk in 2011:

Al-Walaja is a microcosm of Palestine. It’s a window into the Palestinian people’s suffering. It’s a glimpse into the Palestinian people’s resilience, the Palestinian nation’s resilience. For me it is one of the most beautiful places on earth and believe me I have been to many places…. Among this beauty, there is madness – madness that stems from the Israeli occupation that began back in 1948. In October that year, my entire village was forced out by Zionist militias and we scattered all over the world as refugees, mainly in refugee camps in Amman, [Jordan]. read full story / add a comment
Greenhouses destroyed in Rafah (PCHR photo)
palestine / human rights / news report Friday March 21, 2014 10:32   image 1 image
In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 13 - 19 March, 2014, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that, during the reporting period, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian child. They also wounded 7 Palestinian civilians, including a child and Norwegian activist in the West Bank; 5 of whom, including the Norwegian activist, were wounded in the protests organized against the annexation wall, while a civilian was wounded in other protests. read full story / add a comment
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international / human rights / human interest Sunday March 16, 2014 16:07   image 1 image
On March 16th, an Israeli soldier driving a bulldozer two-stories high crushed to death 23-year-old Rachel Corrie, an American nonviolent human rights protestor. According to numerous witnesses and photographic documentation, she was killed intentionally.

~Alison Weir
Counterpunch, April 13, 2003
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gaza strip / human rights / news report Sunday March 16, 2014 14:36   image 1 image
Scores of patients and disabled Palestinians, on Saturday, staged a protest outside of the Egyptian embassy, in the Gaza Strip, to call for the reopening of the Rafah border crossing between the Palestinian territory and Egypt. read full story / add a comment
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