Activists from the Junior Academic Staff Union demonstrate outside the main entrance to Tel Aviv University on the first day of the strike, Sunday, October 14.

Strikes by Junior Staff Cast Shadow Over Start of New Academic Year

The junior staffs at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Tel Aviv University began open-ended strikes on Sunday, October 14, over pay and working conditions. The organizers of the strike in the Negev university released the following statement on Saturday evening: “The Association of Junior Academic Staff at Ben-Gurion University has announced that commencing Sunday,…

Professional Training in Tel Aviv: Identifying & Documenting Torture

How do you identify a torture survivor? How should healthcare professionals approach one? What are the benefits of documenting the physical and mental damages? At the beginning of November, a 2-day course targeting healthcare professionals and based on the Istanbul Protocol, the international guideline for identification and documentation of torture, will be conducted in Tel…

Major General Kamil Abu Rokon, Coordinator of Government Activities in the Palestinian occupied territories

Civil Administration in Breach of Trusteeship for Occupied W. Bank

The Civil Administration is the military unit responsible for implementing Israel’s civilian policy in the West Bank. Its vast powers are tangible in most areas of life in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT): travel and work permits; infrastructure – water, electricity, transportation and communication; health, education and welfare; land, planning and building; the Population Registry;…

“Ir-Amim” to Hold Study Tour in English in Occupied E. Jerusalem

“Ir-Amim” will be conducting a study tour in English in occupied East Jerusalem, on Friday, October 19. The organization’s study tours provide ground-level exposure to East Jerusalem, creating a platform for critically assessing the idea of Jerusalem as the “eternal, undivided capital of Israel” and understanding the city’s fundamental role in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The…