Israeli doctor participating in a demonstration organized by Physicians for Human Rights in Jerusalem: "I practice medicine, not torture."

Cabinet Weighs Importing Foreign MDs to Force-Feed Hunger Strikers

Israel’s far-right government is considering importing foreign doctors to force-feed Palestinian hunger strikers if Israeli doctors continue to refuse taking part in the practice. The Israel Medical Association has advised its physician members not to participate in any force-feeding, deeming the practice inhumane. Israel’s Channel 2 reported Thursday, May 5, that the government intends to…

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…

Tayseer Arouri (second from left) with residents of the Jordan Valley occupied by Israel

Birzeit Event Commemorates the Legacy of Dr. Tayseer Arouri

Friends, family, and comrades of the Marxist thinker and leader Dr. Tayseer Arouri commemorated his legacy on Tuesday, April 11, at Naseeb Aziz Shaheen Auditorium at Birzeit University, where his work spanning more than five decades was witness to his various public involvements. The ceremony started with the launch of the book TAYSEER: Recounting an…

Joint List leader, MK Ayman Odeh (Hadash) during last year’s Nakba commemoration near Tirat HaCarmel in northern Israel

Police Deny Permit to Hold Annual Nakba Day March of Return

Police have refused to grant a permit for this year’s annual March of Return on Israel’s Independence Day, organized by Arab-Palestinians in Israel to commemorate the Nakba, or “catastrophe,” referring to the mass expulsion of Palestinians from their homes and villages during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war that established the state. Police claimed that the permit…