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Israeli attacks in Gaza Israeli military targets Gaza farmlands with artillery, tank fire

The Israeli attacks ended up wounding three Palestinian farmers. The Israeli military claimed that it was targeting Hamas military positions, although most of its fire ended up targeting farmers and agricultural lands

Palestinians in Sheikh Jarrah reject Israeli proposal that could lead to their dispossession

The families have been living in Sheikh Jarrah in the occupied East Jerusalem for generations. Now these families are facing evictions so the land can be cleared

Joint report shows abuses in Ethiopia as TPLF forces continue attacks and other stories

Today we look at the TPLF’s advances in Ethiopia and the UN-EHRC report, Sheikh Jarrah families’ rejection of a deal with Israeli settlers, and more

Palestinians in Sheikh Jarrah Palestinians in Sheikh Jarrah facing forced expulsion reject Israeli court’s ‘compromise deal’

The Israeli supreme court had offered the Palestinians ‘protected tenants’ status in exchange for them recognizing temporary Jewish ownership of their homes and paying a symbolic rent to the Israeli settler organization involved in the so-called ‘property dispute’ in Sheikh Jarrah

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

Guinean military detains president and dissolves government in coup and other stories

Today we look at the coup staged by the military in Guinea, the escape of 6 Palestinians from the Gilboa prison in Israel, and more

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

Israel’s Supreme Court delays ruling on Sheikh Jarrah forced evictions case

The court offered the Palestinians a compromise deal as per which Palestinians could live in their homes for the next three generations in exchange for accepting Jewish ownership of the land and paying token rent

Sheikh Jarrah families refuse deal with settlers, court defers ruling and other stories

Today we look at the Israeli Supreme Court hearing on the case of 4 families from Sheikh Jarrah, a referendum held in Mexico to decide if former presidents should be investigated, and more

Israeli academic institutions Academics ask EU to stop funding Israeli universities complicit in violations of international law

Signatories to the letter have urged the EU to extend its rules prohibiting granting of research funds to Israeli institutions in the occupied Palestinian territories to include those inside the state of Israel, calling them equally complicit “in Israel’s violations of Palestinian human rights”

Silwan and Israel’s Judaization project in East Jerusalem 

From prompting illegal settlers in the area since 1991 to denying permits to build new houses in East Jerusalem, Israel has used every trick in the book to force the Palestinian residents of the locality to leave their homes

Demolition of Palestinian structures Israeli forces demolish Palestinian-owned structures in Silwan, injure 13 Palestinians

The ongoing demolitions of close to 20 Palestinian-owned homes and commercial establishments in the Silwan neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem have put at risk approximately 13 Palestinian families, including 130 men, women and children 

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