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Israelis who truly believe in ending the occupation and recognising the national rights of the Palestinian people, especially the right of Palestinian refugees to return home, are part of this struggle to attain the political, social and cultural goal of ending the colonial occupation and realising the rights of ...

The occupation controls all access to and from Palestine. In practice, Israel has forced a one-state solution. The building of illegal settlements in the West Bank has continued unabated, and the Gaza Strip is still blockaded by land, air and sea. In the West Bank, Palestinians have been pushed into ... occupation of Palestine human rights
Palestinians Reject Israeli President's Call to Impose Sovereignty over West Bank ... A Palestinian activist climbs the Israeli Apartheid Wall in the West Bank. ... "The world has to know that Israel is going to impose its full sovereignty over the West Bank," said Israeli occupation's Minister of "Justice" ...
... years' probation for peacefully participating in protests is a blatant and appalling attempt to intimidate those who peacefully protest against Israel's occupation, Amnesty International said today. Munther Amira was sentenced to six months in prison by Ofer military court in the occupied West Bank today.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein has described Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem as “war crimes”, Quds Press reported yesterday ... According to Israeli news sites, next week's report is the first of six which will highlight Israel's ongoing occupation.

Israeli occupation forces continue to impose movement restrictions on the thousands of Palestinians who live in Hizma, a town in the central West Bank near Jerusalem. The town has been under a tight form of blockade at the hands of the Israeli occupation authorities for almost two months. While Israeli ...
Since Shaked's comments, at least five videoed accounts of even more severe IDF violence against Palestinians in the West Bank have surfaced. In one of the videos, a soldier from the Givati Brigade forcefully hits a Palestinian boy in the head, knocking him to the ground. In another, an Israeli Border Police ...
... West Bank, we often encounter entrenched suspicion on the part of Palestinians. Some aren't interested in being interviewed because they have been burned by the Israeli media and how they were presented, and others boycott Israeli media outlets on principle, and see them as a part of the occupation ...
Ramallah, West Bank: Israeli occupation soldiers shot dead a Palestinian man in the occupied West Bank on Friday, the Palestinian Health Ministry said. The killing happened in Hebron. US-led peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians broke down in 2014 and a new push by President Donald ...
Israeli soldiers have killed a Palestinian man during clashes in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Health Ministry says. The ministry said the victim, identified as Mohammed al-Jabari, 24, was shot during clashes between Israeli forces and Palestinian protesters in the southern West Bank city ...
The Israeli occupation authorities announced on Sunday the imposition of a comprehensive security cordon on the occupied West Bank and the closure of the crossings into the Gaza Strip during the Jewish “Purim” holiday, Quds Press has reported. A spokesperson for the Israeli Army said that the ...
The Forces called for protests at Israeli checkpoints in the occupied West Bank on March 30 to show anger over the racist and discriminatory policies of the occupation, as well as to express outrage over what has become known as the Deal of the Century. On that day, March 30, Palestinians in the ...
The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement seeks to end the Israeli occupation of Palestine. (Photo: File). Israel banned two pro-Palestine Irish activists from entering the occupied West Bank on Friday, claiming that they planned to harass occupation forces. Israel banned two pro-Palestine ...
QALQILYA, March 24, 2018 (WAFA) - Israeli settlements in the Qalqilya district, northwest of the West Bank, are the main cause of environmental pollution, ... After the occupation forces took over large tracts of land of the governorate for construction of settlements, it [Israel] built the Apartheid Wall, ...
According to new data, Palestinians are increasingly investing and opening businesses outside of the West Bank. The Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, in conjunction with the Monetary Authority, reported that the outflow of Palestinian capital abroad exceeded foreign investments in the West Bank ... Governance
“This race is being used by Israel to legitimize its military occupation and it's yet another example of how Israel uses sports to whitewash its crimes,” Juma' said. “We call on Honda to end its sponsorship and association with this Israeli settler race in the occupied West Bank or face international boycotts.”. Governance

Ramallah, Feb.15(Petra)-- Israeli occupation troops on Thursday arrested18 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source. ... The Israeli army launches arrest campaigns on a daily basis against dozens of Palestinians in various cities and villages of the West Bank under various pretexts. Governance
Palestinians clash with Israeli troops in the West Bank city of Jenin, Jan. 18, 2018. Majdi Mohammed/AP. The right usually grapples with this demographic argument through denial. It cites alternate demographers who calculate that the Jewish majority is not in danger. But even if they are correct, and the ... Governance
The military commander derives his authority from the laws of occupation — not Israeli law. The latter does not fully apply to the West Bank, in accordance with international law. Israel has used the facade of administering the occupied territories according to international law in its diplomatic relations with ... Governance
The fight against the occupation is the critical struggle for activists of our generation. As Israelis, we bear collective responsibility for everything that happens in the Occupied Territories. Abraham Joshua Heschel was the most prominent Jewish leader to participate in the U.S. civil rights movement. There is a ... Governance
The news is particularly concerning because it comes less than two months after Likud, the Israeli ruling right-wing party, overwhelmingly voted for a resolution urging its lawmakers to push for the annexation of the West Bank, which is under heavy Israeli military occupation and is considered part of the ... Governance
More than 600,000 Jews live in about 140 settlements built since Israel's 1967 occupation of the West Bank and East Jerusalem. The settlements are considered illegal under international law, though Israel disputes this. There are also some 100 outposts - small settlements built without the government's ... Governance
In light of the receding diplomatic option for Israeli-Palestinian peace and the uselessness of a military option, more and more Palestinians are concluding that they are doomed to live forever under occupation. But the newly built Palestinian West Bank town of Rawabi on the outskirts of Ramallah presents ... Governance
But Palestinians have hailed her as a symbol of resistance against Israel's military occupation of the West Bank, and pointed out that she was reacting after her 14-year-old cousin had been shot in the face at close range by an Israeli soldier after clashes nearby the incident in the village of Nabi Saleh. Governance
She said her strategy would be to argue that Israel's continued occupation over the West Bank, captured in the 1967 Mideast war, is illegal and that the indictment is aimed at deterring Ahed and other Palestinian youths "from resisting occupation nonviolently." "It is a trial of occupation. This is a court of ... Governance
The Israeli army launches arrest campaigns on a daily basis against dozens of Palestinians in various cities and villages of the West Bank ... Governance
... I was a settler and took part in the injustices that West Bank Palestinians suffer as a result of the occupation and the settlement enterprise. Governance
(JTA) — U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders said the United States is “complicit” in Israel's occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. “[B]ut that is not to ... Governance
June marked the 50th anniversary of the occupation of the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, and East Jerusalem. After visiting the occupied territories, ... Governance
A new strongly-worded UN report has slammed the occupation of the West Bank and East Jerusalem, calling Israeli settlement activity a “major ... Governance
... supports the Occupation of Gaza, the West Bank and East Jerusalem. We see nothing extreme in easing restrictions on Palestinians' freedom ... Governance
Palestinians condemn 'unacceptable' comments by US ambassador David Friedman amounting to tacit endorsement of Israel's settler-colonial ... Governance
Palestinians living in Ain al-Baida village,Tubas, West Bank, staged a demonstration on Wednesday against the occupation's decision to cut ... Governance
And the occupation continues, the violence continues, the ... external borders, the passages inside the West Bank and from it to Gaza and back, ... Governance
The Israeli government's denial of the occupation has led it to ... makes her way through Israeli Qalandia checkpoint near the West Bank city of ... Governance
“We are here to stay, forever,” Netanyahu said, at an event celebrating the 50th anniversary of Israel's occupation of the West Bank, according ... Governance
In the late nineteen-seventies, a decade after the Six-Day War and the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, a young ... Governance
June marked the 50th anniversary of the occupation of the West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem. After visiting the occupied territories, ... Governance
... have served in the West Bank and now speak out against the machinery of occupation they participated in there. The essays in this collection ... Governance
The 'vertical apartheid' of the Israeli occupation ... Verso last month to mark the 50th anniversary of the occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. Governance
Khirbet Tana in the West Bank: A Silenced Struggle Against Israeli ... The Israeli state's confiscation and occupation of this land physically and ... Governance
For parish priests in the West Bank, the challenge is to emphasize the ... their young parishioners' desire to oppose the Israeli occupation. Governance
After 50 years of Israel's occupation of the West Bank and a decade of the blockade on Gaza, a new documentary tells the powerful stories of ... Governance
Israel's Message to U.S. Jews: If You're Against the Occupation, You're Not ... in nonviolent activism alongside Palestinians in the West Bank. Governance
These plans were part of a larger strategy for placing the West Bank under military occupation. That strategy was codenamed the Shacham ... Governance
The legal status of Israel's occupation of the West Bank and east Jerusalem – captured during the six-day war in 1967 – is recognised by the ... Governance
Israeli authorities in the occupied West Bank have seized the solar panels powering a school for Bedouin children near Jerusalem, ignoring a ... Governance
Israeli occupation authorities have demolished three homes and sealed off a fourth of Palestinians who carried out attacks that killed a soldier ... Governance
Over half a million Israelis live in more than 230 illegal settlements built since the 1967 Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories of the West Bank, including East Jerusalem al-Quds. The continued expansion of Israeli settlements in occupied ... Governance


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