Hadash supporters in Tel-Aviv demonstrate for a two state solution.

Survey: In Principle, Most Israelis & Palestinians for 2-State Solution

In principle, a small majority of Palestinians (51%) and Israelis (58.5%) support a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. So reports the new Palestinian-Israeli Pulse: A Joint Poll published on Monday, August 22, by the Israel Democracy Institute and the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research in Ramallah. The poll, which surveyed 1,270 Palestinians…

Palestinian women take part in a protest in front of the Nablus offices of the International Red Cross in the West Bank, August 08, 2016. Their protest was in solidarity with prisoners from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) held by Israel. In the poster to the left is Bilal Kayed, who has been on hunger strike for 65 days to protest his administrative detention. To the right is Ahed Abu Ghalma who has been detained by Israel for ten years following his illegal abduction by Israeli forces from a Palestinian prison in Jericho along with six other prisoners in 2006. The latter poster reads: “Life sentence + five years; Resistance … the duty of all until broken.”

Appeal v. Decision to Keep Hunger- Striker Handcuffed to Hospital Bed

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) submitted an appeal to Israel’s Supreme Court on Wednesday, August 17, concerning the conditions in which the hunger-striking Palestinian prisoner Bilal Kayed is being held during his hospitalization. Attorney Tamir Blank was appealing an earlier regional court decision which rejected a request that Kayed, who has been on hunger strike…

Argentinian Vice President Gabriela Michetti, seated center, with the delegation of Zionist parties MKs

MKs Offer Argentina Intelligence on Syrian Refugees Seeking Shelter

Israeli parliamentarians have offered to provide Argentina with intelligence on the 3,000 Syrian refugees being offered humanitarian asylum there, stressing the desire to fight terrorism and address that “country’s security needs and those of its Jewish community.” “We understand the Argentinean desire to help with the global humanitarian crisis, but it is very important that…