Border Police arresting a peace activist outside the Jerusalem’s Old City Damascus Gate, Tuesday May 23, 2017

Clashes Erupt in East Jerusalem as Far-Right Celebrates 50th Anniversary of City’s Occupation

Clashes erupted between peace activists and participants in the annual “Flag March” in Jerusalem, this year celebrating the 50th anniversary of the “unification” of the city in the Six-Day War, a day marked as Jerusalem Day on Tuesday, May 23. Following the clashes, police forcibly removed the activists, who came to protest the event, journalists…

MK Odeh, center, the red-bandanaed General Secretary of the Communist Party of Israel, Adel Amer, and MK Abu-Ma'aruf, right, at Eyal Checkpoint early Thursday morning, April 27 (Photo: Zu Haderech)

Hadash Activists Hand Out May Day Flowers and Workers’ Rights Pamphlets to Palestinian Laborers

Palestinian workers entering Israel through the Eyal Checkpoint on Thursday morning, April 27, probably hadn’t expected to be handed flowers by members of the Knesset. But that’s exactly what happened at 5am on Thursday morning at one of the busiest checkpoints for Palestinian laborers from the occupied territories who cross into Israel each morning for…

President Reuven Rivlin met Tuesday afternoon at his residence in Jerusalem with German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, following the cancelation of the latter’s meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu

Human Rights Groups after Their Meeting with the German FM: We Don’t Take Orders from Netanyahu

Far-right Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled a scheduled meeting with Germany’s Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Tuesday, April 25, after Gabriel planned meetings with representatives of Israeli human rights groups Breaking the Silence and B’Tselem. Netanyahu’s action is yet another manifestation of the continued rising intolerance in the Israeli government for any criticism targeting…