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…

Ranah al-Hallaq, the mother of Iyad, the Palestinian man with autism who was killed by a Border Police officer, holds up a photo of her son, June 2, 2020.

Cop Killer of Autistic Palestinian to Be Charged with Reckless Homicide

The Israeli Border Police officer who shot and killed an autistic Palestinian man in Jerusalem’s Old City in late May could be tried for “reckless manslaughter,” pending a hearing, the Justice Ministry’s Police Internal Investigations Department (PIID) announced on Wednesday, October 21. The family of the victim, Iyad al-Hallaq, 32, criticized the decision, saying that it…