Occupation & Profits: UN Report on 206 Companies in Settlements

The United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) released a preliminary report on Wednesday, January 31, identifying 206 companies around the world doing business in the Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian West Bank, settlements located there in violation of international law. The long-delayed report was initially supposed to include the names of…

MK Khenin: Gov’t’s Deportation Plan Intends to Place People Who Seek Asylum Here in Mortal Peril

The Rwandan government denied on Tuesday, January 23, the existence of a secret deal to receive African asylum-seekers forcibly deported from Israel. The far-right Israeli government informed Israel’s Supreme Court about the agreement with Rwanda in November, after the approval by the Knesset of an amendment to the Prevention of Infiltration Law, which stipulated that…

Signs in Tel Aviv, where thousands of African asylum seekers reside: "South Tel Aviv against deportation"

Activists to Israeli Pilots: Don’t Fly African Refugees to Their Deaths!

Distressed by the far-right government’s decision to begin the massive deportations of Africans in March, MKs Dov Khenin (Hadash – Joint List), Michal Rozin (Meretz), and Eyal Ben-Reuven (Labor) announced a special emergency conference on refugees and asylum-seekers in the Knesset for next Wednesday, January 17. The conference will include civil-society organizations, academics, lawyers and…