Rashid Rasheed being treated on the scene after he was wounded in the foot by an explosive bullet fired by an Israeli sniper after the demonstration at the fence next to the northern Gazan city of Beit Lahia had ended, November 19, 2018

Gaza: Four Dead from Last Friday’s Protests; Five Palestinian Media Personnel Wounded in a Month

Four Palestinians have died from wounds incurred during last Friday’s weekly protests across the eastern borders of the besieged Gaza Strip. According to the Ministry of Health, the Palestinian fatalities from the December 19 demonstrations included Ayman Munir Shbeir, 18, from Deir al-Balah, who died the next morning of wounds he sustained during the protests…

Border police detain Avner Gvaryahu, director of Breaking the Silence, on a tour of the South Hebron Hills, August 31, 2018.

Border Police Detain Head of Breaking the Silence and 2 Other Activists in Occupied West Bank

Israeli Border Police detained on Friday, August 30, two senior members of the anti-occupation organization Breaking the Silence near the illegal outpost of Mitzpe Yair in the occupied Palestinian territories. The group’s executive director, Avner Gvaryahu, and communications director, Achiya Schatz, were detained for questioning by border police. Attorney Michael Sfard was also detained for…

Under the proposed legislation, taking or distributing photos like this would be a crime punishable by 5 or 10 years of imprisonment.

Government Plans to Jail Anyone Documenting Soldiers in Occupied West Bank or along Gaza Border

Israel’s far-right government and coalition is advancing an anti-democratic law that would ban the photographing or videoing of soldiers “carrying out their duties” in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Despite reservations by Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit, who considers the legislation problematic from a constitutional point of view, on Sunday, June 17, the Ministerial Committee for Legislation…

MK Touma-Sliman (fourth from right) during a demonstration against murder of women

Police Reject FOI Request on Women Murdered by Partners

The Israel Police have declined a Freedom of Information (FOI) request submitted by the daily newspaper Haaretz regarding women who were murdered during the past decade by their intimate partners or ex-partners, responding that the requested information does not fall under the FOI act. Haaretz requested the names and personal details of the victims, whether…