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…

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;…