Israel Takes First Steps towards Demolition of Khan al-Ahmar

Palestinians protested in and around Khan al-Ahmar on Wednesday, July 4, as Israeli forces began preparations to destroy the Arab-Bedouin village in the Palestinian occupied West Bank, despite international calls not to go ahead with the plan. Residents and activists climbed onto bulldozers and waved Palestinian flags in a bid to stop the demolition.  The Palestinian…

Attorney Salah Hamouri during an interview on Radio Beur in Paris

Detention of Palestinian-French Lawyer Extended by 3 Months

On Saturday, June 23, Palestinian-French lawyer Salah Hamouri attended a confirmation hearing in Jerusalem District Court where Israel’s administrative detention order against him was renewed for another three months. Hamouri, a human rights defender and field researcher with Addameer, which supports Palestinian political prisoners, was taken from his home in a raid by Israeli forces…

Leading Communist activist Tawfic Toubi, Palestinian Chairman Yasser Arafat and Attorney Felicia Langer

Great Israeli Communist Lawyer and Activist Felicia Langer Dies

The great Israeli Communist lawyer and activist, Felicia Langer, died last week in Germany at the age of 87. Langer rejected colonialism, Israel’s endless wars, land theft, torture, apartheid, ethnocentric nationalism, chauvinism and countless violations of human rights and international law. A communiqué released by the Communist Party of Israel (CPI) said: “Her death represents a…

PM Benjamin Netanyahu and President Hernández

Honduran President Reneges on Independence Day Participation

Far-right, pro-US Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández has reneged on his earlier agreement to participate in Israel’s gala 70th Independence Day celebrations next week it was announced on Monday, April 9, by a spokesperson for the Ministry of Culture and Sport. Hernández’s decision came following criticism — led by an opposition Knesset member and Left…

Protestors at Ugandan Embassies: “Don’t Cooperate with Deportation of Asylum Seekers from Israel!”

Starting today, Monday April 9, protestors at Ugandan embassies around the world as well as outside the Ugandan legation in Israel will demand: “Don’t cooperate with the Israeli PM’s plan to deport African people.” The organizers of the worldwide protest have written: “People around the world understand that seeking asylum is a basic right, and…