Education Under Occupation — International Solidarity Movement

August 11 | International Solidarity Movement | Hebron, occupied Palestine Whilst continuing my work with ISM this year, I spent four weeks working at the Hebron/al-Khalil office of Defence for Children International focussing on the way that the occupation has compromised the access to education in the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza. It is… via […]

Israel Arrested 120,000 Palestinians Since Oslo Accords – Report

The Israeli occupation has arrested 120,000 Palestinians since the announcement of the Oslo Accords between the PLO and Israel in September 1993, Abdel-Nasser Ferwaneh, a specialist in prisoners’ issues, revealed on Friday. To absorb this large number of Palestinian prisoners, Ferwaneh explained, Israel built and opened several new prisons. He noted that detention decreased between… via […]

Senior UN rights official slams Israel’s use of live fire against Gaza protesters —

The United Nations’ most senior human rights official has renewed criticism of Israeli forces’ use of lethal violence against Palestinian protesters in the occupied Gaza Strip. Speaking at the start of the UN Human Rights Council’s 42nd session yesterday, Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, slammed Israeli authorities’ response to protests, in an… via […]

Gaza And Her Fishermen – This Is Their Story

Originally posted on Rebel Voice:
Independent news reports upon The Palestine Crisis have repeatedly shown the manner in which the rogue state of Israel is waging war on the civilian population of Palestine. Nowhere is suffering more than in the open air prison known as The Gaza Strip. For too many years the Zionist regime…

Permission Denied: Palestinian Children Struggle To Receive Medical Treatment

The tragic circumstances of Palestine are well documented by this time. There are reports, news articles, films and documentaries. Yet still the brutality of the Israeli regime persists unabated. The age group in Palestine that suffers the greatest ordeal is that of the children. Today, the children of Palestine are being continually traumatised by the […]