The memorial to Palestinian writer and activist Ghassan Kanafani in the Muslim cemetery in Acre prior to its removal this week

Memorial to Palestinian Writer in Acre Removed following Thinly-Veiled Threats by Interior Minister

Israel’s Interior Minister Arye Deri has successfully wielded pressure in Acre to rid the seaside city of a recently erected memorial to the Palestinian author and playwright Ghassan Kanafani. Dery’s intervention came only a week after he and the prime minister foiled the appointment of the Palestinian-Arab Communist activist Raja Zaatry as deputy mayor of…

Three people were arrested in Khan al-Ahmar on October 15, after occupation forces arrived at the village to escort bulldozers preparing the infrastructures for the upcoming demolition of the village.

Israel Postpones Demolition of Khan al-Ahmar; Police Detain Palestinian Governor of Jerusalem

The forced evacuation of the Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar in the occupied Palestinian West Bank will be delayed until further notice, Israel announced on Saturday night, October 20. Far-right Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman slammed the security cabinet’s decision and emphasized it was made “despite strong objections.” Security forces have said in recent days that they…