Netanyahu: “It Would Certainly Help” My Vote Standing if Khan al-Ahmar Were Razed Before Election

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a group of journalists on Tuesday, February 12, that “it would certainly help” his standing with certain far-right and settlers voters him if the Arab-Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar in the occupied Palestinian territories were to be demolished before the April elections. Toward the end of a meeting with…

Two observers from the staff of the TIPH monitor the well-being of Palestinian children on their way to school in Hebron.

5 Member Nations Reject Israel’s Excuse for Ending TIPH Mandate

The Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), António Guterres, commented on Saturday, Febuary 2, in response to the joint statement issued by the Foreign Ministers of Italy, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey following Israel’s decision not to renew the mandate of the Temporary International Presence in Hebron (TIPH). A statement issued by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman…

Doctor of jurisprudence, Hadash MK Yousef Jabareen: “I know of no such legislation.”

Contra Proposed Bill: Strike Death Penalty from Israel’s Legal Code!

Israel’s right-wing prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is yet again escalating his war against the Palestinian people. Netanyahu recently gave the green light to legislation that would make it easier for Israeli courts to impose the death penalty against Palestinians accused of carrying out “acts of terrorism” which result in fatalities. Subsequently, on Wednesday, November 14,…

Major General Kamil Abu Rokon, Coordinator of Government Activities in the Palestinian occupied territories

Civil Administration in Breach of Trusteeship for Occupied W. Bank

The Civil Administration is the military unit responsible for implementing Israel’s civilian policy in the West Bank. Its vast powers are tangible in most areas of life in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT): travel and work permits; infrastructure – water, electricity, transportation and communication; health, education and welfare; land, planning and building; the Population Registry;…