Attorney Salah Hamouri

France Protests Plans to Expel Palestinian Atty. Salah Hamouri

France has registered an official protest against Israel’s planned deportation of the Palestinian-French lawyer Salah Hamouri. Paris asked Israel on Sunday, September 14, to postpone his expulsion and allow Hamouri, who is a French citizen, to be reunited with his family in Jerusalem. Israel’s Foreign Ministry deputy director-general for Europe, Anna Azari, told the French Ambassador…

Protesters gathered on Monday evening, June 1, at Charles Clore Park in Tel Aviv. Among the slogans displayed: "Enough murder of women!" and "Stop legitimizing violence!" (Photo: Kulan)

Thousands Gather in Tel Aviv Park to Protest Violence against Women

Thousands of protesters gathered on Monday evening, June 1, in the Charles Clore Park in Tel Aviv, crying, “Women, end the violence together.” The demonstrators called on the far-right government to fund programs battling domestic violence, highlighting how eight women have been murdered in Israel in acts of domestic abuse since the beginning of the COVID-19…

Asylum seekers line up outside Ministry of the Interior facilities in Bnei Brak

Coronavirus Crisis Places Asylum Seekers on the Brink of Catastrophe

Asylum seekers in Israel are “on the brink of catastrophe” according to community members and activists, as the number of infections from coronavirus in Israel continues to climb. African asylum seekers are facing difficult conditions, including furloughs, inability to receive assistance from the state, a lack of information, and poor housing under extraordinary circumstances. The…

Palestinians and Israelis protest against the occupation in the West Bank, March 2018

Bennett Directs Banning of Peace Activists from Occupied West Bank

According to a directive issued Saturday night, January 18, by far-right Defense Minister Naftali Bennett, from now on the Israeli military can make use of wholesale administrative restraining orders to ban Israeli peace activists from entering the occupied West Bank. This marks the first time the Defense Ministry has determined that blanket injunctions can be used…