Palestine
Israeli displacement of Palestinians Palestinians hold protests in solidarity with Bedouins forcefully displaced by Israel in al-Naqab 

Hundreds of Bedouins living in villages such as al-Atrash, al-Sawa, al-Zarnouq, al-Ruwais, Khirbet Watan and Beir Haddaj in al-Naqab are facing imminent demolition of their houses

Israeli demolition of Palestinian homes European countries ask Israel to stop demolitions and settlement construction in occupied East Jerusalem

A joint statement issued by the foreign ministries of France, Germany, Italy, Spain and some other European countries has called Israeli construction a hurdle in achieving a “two-state solution”. It also raised concerns over the demolition of Palestinian houses in Sheikh Jarrah

The smearing of Emma Watson

The smearing of critics of Israel as anti-Semitic serves to deflect attention away from the crimes against Palestinians. But it may also make real anti-Semitism (the right-wing fascist variety) more respectable and legitimate—and thus even more deadly.

Palestinian home demolished in Sheikh Jarrah Israeli forces demolish Palestinian house in Sheikh Jarrah, arrest family members

The Salhiya family house was demolished early in the morning of Wednesday by Israeli security forces who also took over 20 people into custody. On Monday, the family members had thwarted a similar attempt by climbing on the roof and threatening to burn it down

Over 70 Jewish groups and individuals endorse calls to boycott Sydney festival over Israeli funding

Several artists and performers have pulled out of their scheduled events at the acclaimed Sydney festival citing Israeli sponsorship 

Palestinians intensify protests against Israeli demolitions and encroachment in Negev

In opposition to Israeli threats to Bedouin villages, large demonstrations will be held in Bedouin villages at risk of imminent destruction

Victory at Oldham: How Palestine Action shut down arms manufacturer Elbit

Huda Ammori of Palestine Action talks to Vijay Prashad about the group’s campaign that shut down the factory of Israeli arms manufacturer Elbit in Oldham in the United Kingdom

Elbit Systems’ arms factory in Oldham shut down following fierce campaign

The Palestine Action group carried out a series of direct actions as part of their campaign such as occupying, blockading, and vandalizing the factory which were ultimately instrumental in forcing its sale and closure

Israeli raid of Birzeit University met with sharp condemnation

Israeli forces did not specify the reason for storming the university campus apart from saying that its forces shot a “wanted Palestinian”. Three out of five students abducted by the Israeli security forces from the university were later released.

Palestinian photojournalist Faiz Abu Rmeleh assaulted by Israeli protesters

Right-wing Israelis held a protest following the announcement by Israeli authorities that Palestinian administrative detainee Hisham Abu Hawwash would be released

After 141 days on hunger strike, Israeli authorities set to release Hisham Abu Hawwash

Following mass protests and international pressure, Israeli authorities confirmed that Abu Hawwash’s administrative detention order would not be renewed and that he would be released in February

Fatah celebrates its 57th foundation day amid Israeli threats

Fatah launched its first attack against Israeli occupation in Palestine on January 1, 1965 which marked the official beginning of Palestinian armed resistance.

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