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gaza strip / israeli attacks / opinion/analysis Wednesday July 30, 2014 10:28   image 1 image
One of the most horrific of the many horrors of the last three weeks in Gaza was the shelling of a group of Palestinian civilians who had sought refuge in a UN school in Beit Hanoun on July 24th.
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international / human rights / opinion/analysis Monday July 28, 2014 23:35   image 1 image
"As international and criminal law scholars, human rights defenders, legal experts and individuals who firmly believe in the rule of law and in the necessity for its respect in times of peace and more so in times of war, we feel the intellectual and moral duty to denounce the grave violations, mystification and disrespect of the most basic principles of the laws of armed conflict and of the fundamental human rights of the entire Palestinian population committed during the ongoing Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip. read full story / add a comment
gaza strip / israeli attacks / opinion/analysis Sunday July 27, 2014 23:22   image 1 image
I’ve devoted a good deal of my life to Israel. I’ve studied, read, visited, lived, breathed it. Not in the way diehard pro-Israel fanatics do. But in a different way that matched my own intellectual and political proclivities. It’s a subject that is rich, varied, troubling, bedeviling, and exhilarating. But every once in a while I learn something I never thought possible; and I don’t mean this in a good way. read full story / add a comment
palestine / peace process / opinion/analysis Sunday July 27, 2014 22:08   image 1 image
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opposes the creation of a sovereign Palestinian state in the West Bank, he told reporters last week in remarks that largely have been overlooked. read full story / add a comment
israel / human rights / opinion/analysis Thursday July 24, 2014 01:21   image 1 image
Dr. Mordechai Kedar, an Israeli scholar of Arabic literature and lecturer at Bar-Ilan University, declared Monday that raping the wives and mothers of Palestinian combatants would deter attacks. read full story / add a comment
palestine / israeli politics / opinion/analysis Friday July 18, 2014 20:50   image 1 image
For the week before the Gaza invasion began, gangs of Israelis had been roaming the streets of Jerusalem and other towns shouting ‘Death to Arabs’ and grabbing any Palestinian they could find and beating them mercilessly. Now, the Israeli military seems to have taken up the cry, and are carrying out the same kind of practice, but on a much larger scale, with much bigger weaponry. read full story / add a comment
gaza strip / israeli politics / opinion/analysis Friday July 18, 2014 11:23
As the Israeli military advances into Gaza, using massive military force to flatten homes and families, the deputy speaker of the Knesset, Moshe Feiglin, has published a statement on his website in which he describes his “Outline for a Solution for Gaza.” read full story / add a comment
international / international politics / opinion/analysis Thursday July 17, 2014 02:58   image 1 image
As reports continue to surface regarding the proposal of an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian resistance factions, new evidence has surfaced to indicate that the deal was actually hatched in Washington, the terms drafted by Israel, and initiated by former British PM Tony Blair. read full story / add a comment
palestine / prisoners / opinion/analysis Monday July 14, 2014 09:29   image 1 image
Even after operations such as Defensive Shield, Summer Rains, Cast Lead, Pillar of Defense and the Second Lebanon War, I still cannot get used to the unshakable consensus that takes hold of the Israeli public. read full story / add a comment
palestine / israeli attacks / opinion/analysis Saturday July 12, 2014 10:13   image 1 image
The Kerry initiative may have ended with a whimper instead of a bang, but its impact on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was significant and fundamental nonetheless. read full story / add a comment
gaza strip / israeli attacks / opinion/analysis Thursday July 10, 2014 22:11   image 1 image
The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) is strongly concerned by Israel’s conduct of its offensive on the Gaza Strip, and in particular by the widespread punitive targeting of homes belonging to members of Hamas and Islamic Jihad. read full story / add a comment
gaza strip / human rights / opinion/analysis Monday July 07, 2014 16:19   image 4 images
Corporate Watch researchers visited the Gaza Strip during November and December 2013 and carried out interviews with farmers in Beit Hanoun, Al Zaytoun, Khaza’a, Al Maghazi and Rafah, as well as with representatives from Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC), Palestine Crops and the Gaza Agricultural Co-operative in Beit Lahiya. read full story / add a comment
bethlehem / internal unrest / opinion/analysis Tuesday April 22, 2014 19:39   image 1 image
The seamless coordination between the Israeli military and Palestinian Authority forces was on open display during a recent raid on the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem. read full story / add a comment
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