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…

Amnesty: Tourism Companies Driving Settlement Expansion Are Profiting from War Crimes

Online booking giants Airbnb, Booking.com, Expedia and TripAdvisor are fueling human rights violations against Palestinians by listing hundreds of rooms and activities in Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian land, including East Jerusalem, Amnesty International said yesterday (Tuesday). In a new report, “Destination: Occupation”, the organization documents how online booking companies are driving tourism to illegal…

Activists Pulled Off Bus for Protesting Racism at Hospital

Security guards at an Israeli hospital detained 10 Arab and Jewish activists Sunday, January 20, for an act of civil disobedience protesting a policy that singles out, removes, and inspects Palestinian-Arab citizens of Israel on a public bus line in southern Israel. The activists, mostly members of Hadash, from the grassroots protest movement Standing Together, were…

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MK Jabareen Attends Conference on “Nation-State Law” at EU Parl.

The EuroPal Forum held a conference yesterday, Tuesday, January 22, on Israel’s “Nation-State Law” at the European Parliament in Brussels. The EuroPal Forum is an independent organization that advocates Palestinian rights. Parliamentarians, jurists and activists attended the EuroPal Forum conference which was hosted by Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Keith Taylor. MK Youssef Jabareen…