Jewish settlement in Palestinian neighborhood of Silwan in occupied East Jerusalem

“Elad Papers”: Shell Company Funding for Settlements in the OPT

The Ministry of Justice has begun looking into donations of millions of dollars made to the right-wing organization Elad, following an expose published in Haaretz’s last month detailing the donations the organization received during the last eight years. Based on documents Elad submitted to the Justice Ministry’s Registrar of Non-Profit organizations, the NGO received donations…

A member of Israel’s Border Police assaults journalists and medics assembled near Al Bireh, West Bank, October 30, 2015.

43 Journalists Covering OPT Jailed by Israel since October 2015

The Committee to Support Palestinian Journalists announced on Saturday, April 16, that Israel has detained 43 journalists in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT) since October 2015, including two foreign reporters. The New York based committee said in a report that journalists have reported torture, medical negligence, and unreasonable and illegal rulings by the Israeli authorities…

Knesset Committee for the Advancement of the Status of Women meeting about segregated maternity wards in hospitals

Joint List MKs Call on Health Ministry to Enforce Laws against Hospital Discrimination

“The law comes before patients’ preferences,” Knesset Committee for the Advancement of the Status of Women chairperson MK Aida Touma-Sliman (Hadash – Joint List) said in a meeting about segregated maternity wards in hospitals. The meeting was called after Israel Radio reported last week that several hospitals acquiesce to mothers’ requests that they not be…