An advertisement to join today's march in Tel Aviv: Above, in Hebrew and Arabic it reads: "Come join us and march," and below, in Hebrew: "After yet another brutal year for women we're calling out 'Enough violence towards women."

Hadash MK to PM: “Women are Citizens & Humans, Not Animals.”

Far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a major verbal gaffe Monday, November 23, when he referred to women as “animals with rights.” During an event marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, being commemorated today, Wednesday, November 25, Netanyahu said: “A woman isn’t an animal you can beat, and nowadays we say don’t…

Palestinians protest in Al-Bireh on Wednesday, November 18, against US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's visit to Psagot settlement and winery. The residents of Al-Bireh have seen their land taken over by Psagot and other Israeli outposts in the area, including some landowners who hold US citizenship. Pompeo is the first high-ranking US official to have visited an Israeli settlement in the heart of the West Bank.

163 UN States Support Palestinian Statehood & An End to Occupation

A United Nations General Assembly committee endorsed overwhelming on Thursday, November 19, a draft resolution recognizing “the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination, including the right to their independent State of Palestine.” Israel and the United States voted against the resolution. The proposal put forward in the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee — the committee…

Maher al-Akhras and MK Ofer Cassif at the Medical Center in Rehovot where the Palestinian prisoner is being detained, Friday, November 7.

Palestinian Ends 103-Day Hunger Strike after Israel Commits to End His Administrative Detention

Palestinian detainee Maher al-Akhras ended his hunger strike, which lasted 103 days, after security services promised not to extend his administrative detention. Al-Akhras’s decision was first announced by the Chairman of the Higher Arab Monitoring Committee in Israel and leading Communist Party member, Mohammad Barakeh on Friday, November 6. Barakeh added that al-Akhras, 49, who hails…