A demonstration in Buenos Aires of former political prisoners during the 7 year military dictatorship in Argentina

Argentinians in Israel Urge Gov’t to Disclose Past Ties with Army Junta

Forty-three years after the coup that ushered in a brutal, seven-year military dictatorship in Argentina, Israel still refuses to release documents on its ties with the pro-imperialist, deadly junta. Twelve Israelis who immigrated to Israel from Argentina have submitted a Freedom of Information (FOI) request in court demanding that the Defense and Foreign Affairs ministries…

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…

“Neither a clerk nor a tank soldier, but rather a refuser and feminist” - placard at a demonstration organized by Messarvot

Leftist and Ultra-Orthodox MKs Join Forces against Conscription

The latest guidelines for conscription of ultra-Orthodox Israelis, presented by far-right Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, has reignited debate on the issue of compulsory military service. But while Zionist politicians are divided over the existing law and compromise proposals, Knesset members from four disparate parties have joined forces to promote legislation ending military conscription altogether. Knesset member Dov Khenin…