Arrests, Violence and Raids on Homes: Summer 2019 in Isawiyah

On July 23, B’Tselem first reported on the police harassment of residents of the Isawiyah neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem. The campaign, which began in June, included daily law enforcement and collective punishment raids, ostensibly in response to stone throwing. During one of the raids, 21-year-old neighborhood resident Muhammad ‘Abeid was killed. Although the harassment…

The Turkish Communist Party (TKP): "Hands off Syria!"

CPI Condemns Turkey’s Latest US-Backed Military Invasion of Syria

Following Turkey’s military invasion of Syria on Wednesday, October 9, the International Relations Committee of the Communist Party of Israel (CPI), released the following statement: “With the blessing of the US imperialism, Turkey has launched new military operations in northern Syria against the country’s people. This latest invasion is a blatant and flagrant violation of…

One of the two Israeli Communist demonstrators injured at Kafr Qaddum is evacuated by Palestinians, last Friday October 4.

Two Israeli Communists among Protestors Injured at Kafr Qaddum

Israeli occupation forces injured two Palestinians and two Communist Party of Israel (CPI) activists on Friday, October 4, during the weekly anti-settlements protest in the village of Kafr Qaddum in the northern occupied West Bank. Israeli soldiers attacked the protesters with rubber-coated bullets and chased some of them, during which the four demonstrators were injured. They…