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Denial Right to Liberty
On July 13, the Israeli authorities refused to allow the detained Palestinian political activist and legislator Khalida Jarrar to attend her daughter’s funeral after she died on July 11.  Jarrar was arrested at her home in Ramallah on 31 October, 2019, and was sentenced to two years in prison for being a member of the...
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Israel continues to subject Palestinians of all ages to arbitrary arrest, illegal imprisonment, discriminatory administrative detention and torture. On August 29, Mays Abu Ghosh, a 24-year-old Birzeit University student was arrested by Israeli security forces at her home in Qalandia refugee camp in the occupied West Bank. She was subsequently subjected to torture and interrogation...
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Israeli police inflicted more than 20 violations on Palestinians in Israel and occupied East Jerusalem in the period 9 May – 12 June 2021, including mass arrests and the use of unlawful force, torture and other forms of ill-treatment. These activities, as part of a ‘crackdown’ in the aftermath of the recent upsurge of violence in...
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As the occupying power, Israel has a legal obligation under the Fourth Geneva Convention to protect the rights of all Palestinians, including their right to health.  However, Israel is not only ignoring its own legal obligation under international law – as shown by its discriminatory Covid-19 vaccination policy– but is further disrupting the ability of...
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On June 5, Israeli police officers arrested Givara Budeiri, the veteran Al-Jazeera correspondent and Jerusalmite, when she was covering demonstrations in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah. The demonstrations also commemorated the 54th anniversary of Naksa day, which is when Israel occupied the West Bank (including East Jerusalem), the Gaza Strip, Golan Heights and...
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“This is not a mere ‘attempt to terrorize,’ or a ‘policy of fear-mongering,’ this is an unprecedented declaration of war on Palestinian citizens of Israel, and will be implemented under a humiliating silence. Our people must take action now to resist this war, the world has got to move now. Now before the criminals invade...
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“Settlers from Jewish-only colonies in the occupied West Bank also joined the coordinated attacks, with the apparent knowledge and collusion of Israeli officials…. In many cases, extremist organizers said they relied on either the active or passive support of Israeli authorities.” Read the full article from its original source >
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“The COVID-19 pandemic exposed the depth of the Israeli apartheid regime.” However, Palestinians have long lived under the apartheid regime.  Some of the daily ‘inhuman acts’ that Palestinians are subjected to are demonstrated through the recent incident with the five Palestinian children.   Palestinian children between the ages of 8 and 13 were detained by the...
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Israel continues to inflict serious bodily and mental harm on Palestinians by infringing their under 13’s kids freedoms and arresting them for picking wild flowers (akoub).  A clear inhuman act of apartheid that resulted in five children arbitrarily arrested.  “The kids were caught off guard and had no idea what was happening to them and...
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“Over decades, in tours and activism on the West Bank with organizations like The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions, I had witnessed disturbing realities that impacted me profoundly: the demolition of Palestinian homes, the expropriation of Palestinian land for Jewish settlements, olive orchards uprooted by settlers, and Palestinians evicted from homes in Jerusalem that they...
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