Sunday, February 14 2016

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The missing data on the Palestinian revolt

A woman uses the kuffiyeh as a mask to protect her identity during intifada clashes in the occupied West BankOn Wednesday, Palestinian youths from a village in the northern West Bank attacked Israeli Border Police officers outside Damascus Gate, in Occupied East Jerusalem, killing one and wounding another. The three assailants were killed on the spot.


The Apartheid Fear

Ben WhiteApartheid, in the words of the Rome Statute, is when inhumane acts are committed “in the context of an institutionalized regime of systematic oppression and domination by one racial group over any other racial group or groups and committed with the intention of maintaining that regime.”


New study details sexual torture of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli detention


This article, and pages it links to, contains information about sexual assault and/or violence which may be triggering to survivors.

A new academic study in the peer-reviewed medical journal ‘Reproductive Health Matters’ has revealed dozens of cases of “alleged sexual torture or ill-treatment” of Palestinian male prisoners detained by Israel.


Israel debates how to stop BDS even as it continues to lose friends abroad

Houses of ParliamentOn Wednesday, a debate was held in the British Parliament on the issue of Palestinian child prisoners detained by Israeli forces in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT).


Concern over Israel’s attacks on NGOs betrays anti-Palestinian racism

Ben White

Two weeks ago, the Israeli cabinet gave its approval to proposed legislation that would “impose new regulations on Israeli non-profit groups that receive funds from foreign governments.”


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