Palestinian human rights
Palestinian Bedouin villages evictions Israel’s highest court allows evictions in Palestinian Bedouin villages in occupied West Bank

The evictions will reportedly affect over 1,300 Palestinians in a dozen villages in the area. Some people have stated that that number could be as high as 2,400, making it the largest Israeli expulsion of Palestinians since 1967

Israeli on Palestinian groups UN rights experts call for resuming funding for six Palestinian groups banned by Israel

The UN experts urged the international community to acknowledge the lack of evidence against the six group on the terrorism charges leveled by Israel. They also demanded that Israel end the harassment and persecution of Palestinian human rights and civil society organizations

Activists protest in support of Palestinian women prisoners outside Israeli jail

As many as 32 Palestinian women prisoners are Damon prison. The protesting activists also demanded that authorities immediately release all prisoners being held under the illegal administrative detention policy

Palestinian women prisoners in Israel Palestinian women prisoners in Israel demand rights on Mother’s Day

31 Palestinian women are currently being detained in various prisons and detention centers in Israel, including 10 who are mothers

Israeli officer involved in killing of autistic Palestinian man brought to trial

The accused officer faces the watered down charge of “reckless manslaughter”, despite the victim’s family as well as several politicians calling for the accused to face the more serious charge of murder

African Union suspends debate on observer status for Israel

Last year, the AU gave Israel a major diplomatic victory by granting it observer status, a decision which was condemned by member countries

Palestinians in Israeli administrative detention Palestinians continue boycott of Israeli military courts to protest their illegal administrative detention

The detainees began their collective boycott of the military courts on January 1. They are also boycotting appeal hearings in higher courts

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 

Palestinian detainees on hunger strike Palestinian administrative detainees Kayed al-Fasfous and Ayad al-Harimi end hunger strike after deal on release

Kayed al-Fasfous and Ayad al-Harimi were on hunger strike for 131 and 60 days respectively. They will be released after the current terms of administrative detention end in December and March

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 detainees 10 Palestinians on hunger strike against illegal administrative detention by Israel

Palestinian prisoners’ rights group have expressed concern about the rapid decline in the detainees’ health. Four of the 10 detainees have been on hunger strike for more than a month

Letter to Biden Open letter calls on Biden administration to exert pressure on Israel, protect Palestinians’ human rights

The letter emphasizes that the Biden “administration must apply concerted diplomatic pressure to help end the ever-expanding discrimination and systemic oppression and ensure accountability for Israeli authorities that violate Palestinian rights”