Palestine
Violence by Israeli settlers against Palestinians has doubled this year

According to Haaretz, security forces in the country have adopted a policy of not intervening during most such attacks on Palestinians by the settlers to create a “permissive atmosphere” to allow them to “let off steam”

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

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

Open letter to state parties of Arms Trade Treaty calls for arms embargo on Israel

The signatories, which include rights organizations and members of civil society, called on the signatories of the Arms Trade Treaty to end the supply of conventional arms, munitions, parts and components to Israel

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

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 

Israel carries out airstrikes on Gaza violating ceasefire agreement again

Israel has increased its assaults on Gaza recently. On August 21, Israeli forces opened fire at Palestinians at the Israel-Gaza border injuring at least 41

Palestinian Authority suppresses protests demanding justice for Nizar Banat

Palestinian security forces arrested several well-known Palestinian political activists and civil society figures in protests demanding justice for an activist slain while in custody of the PA

Israel violates ceasefire agreement yet again, bombs Gaza

Monday’s Israeli bombing on the occupied Palestinian territory was the second in less than a week and a clear violation of the ceasefire agreement in May, which ended the 11-day Israeli offensive on Gaza

Israel’s supreme court allows government to retain custody of body of Ahmad Erekat

The court rejected an appeal by Israeli legal aid group to release the body of Ahmad Erekat, who was shot dead by Israeli soldiers at a checkpoint in the occupied West Bank

Palestinian nursery school, partially constructed home demolished in the occupied West Bank

Israeli security forces also conducted several raids in the occupied Palestinian territories

Israeli forces kill 4 Palestinians during violent raid in Jenin refugee camp

Jenin and Beita have witnessed regular demonstrations since May against an illegal Israeli army outpost next to the recently evacuated illegal Israeli settlement of Eviatar

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