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 […]

Israeli Sniper Shootings Of Palestinian Civilians – CNN Report

The footage that follows is from various Israeli sniper attacks on Palestinian protesters in Gaza during the early weeks of the Right of Return demos. It clearly shows that Israel was engaged in crimes against humanity. Nothing has changed. What is of interest in this presentation is that it’s from CNN, albeit, the Australian version. […]