Palestine
Israel re-captures last two escapees of Gilboa prison; Palestinians continue solidarity protests

Palestinians are opposing the Israeli administrative detention policy under which prisoners are kept behind bars for long durations without charge or trial. They are also protesting the recent punitive measures imposed after six prisoners escaped Gilboa prison

Israel-BDS-south-africa Lawyers, activists file petition seeking revocation of Israel’s observer status at African Union

Israel was admitted to the African Union (AU) as an observer state in July this year, a decision that came as a shock to several member countries, given Israel’s sustained and ongoing repression of the Palestinian people

Palestinian prisoners hunger strike Over 1,300 Palestinian prisoners to go on hunger strike against Israeli repression

Prisoners across Israeli prisons and detention centers have been subjected to harsher treatment by the authorities as a form of collective punishment for the Gilboa prison break in the beginning of this month

Recaptured Palestinian prisoner Zakaria Zubeidi admitted to hospital

Zubeidi, one of the six Palestinians who escaped Gilboa’s high-security Israeli prison last week and along with three others, was recaptured on Friday and Saturday. He was allegedly beaten and tortured by the Israeli security forces after being recaptured

Israel re-captures four of the six escaped Palestinian political prisoners amid mass protests

Palestinians across West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem organized protests on the third consecutive day on Friday demanding the end of “collective punishment” measures carried out by the Israeli authorities since the escape

The cost of being a Palestinian: Shatha Odeh’s ordeal in prison

Shirin Abu Fannouneh, Shatha Odeh’s daughter, recounts her mother’s ordeal to Dr. Delen De la Paz from the People’s Health Movement

Palestinian prisoners Family members of Palestinians who escaped Israeli prison arrested

The arrest of the family members and impositon of various punitive measures on other Palestinian prisoners is “collective punishment”, says Palestinian right groups Addameer

Six Palestinian prisoners escape Israeli prison by digging a tunnel out of their cell

Five of the prisoners were associated with the Palestinian Islamic Jihad group and one with the Fatah’s Al Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigade. Their escape was hailed by sections across Palestine with many terming it a blow to the occupation

Gaza protests Israeli forces kill one and injure dozens of protesters as Palestinians demand end of Gaza blockade  

Firing by Israeli forces on weekly protests in the occupied Palestinian territory started last month and has so far killed three people, including a 12-year-old

Israeli forces shoot dead a Palestinian father on way home from work

The Palestinian man who was newskilled was identified as 39-year-old Ra’ed Jadallah. Israeli army soldiers attacked him while he and other Palestinian workers who work in Israel tried to cross the Israeli apartheid wall to go back home

Israel suppresses weekend Gaza protests with violence, airstrikes; injures close to 30

Gazan have been holding demonstrations to demand the lifting of the 14-year-long Israeli blockade and resolved to continue protesting until their demands are met

Israeli attacks injure scores of Palestinians demanding the end of blockade in Gaza

Wednesday’s demonstrations were organized following the Israeli attack on a similar protest on Saturday, which killed one Palestinian and injured several others, including a 13-year-old 

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