Hadash student during a vigil held in Tel Aviv University, December 7, 2020

Palestinian Reunification Requests Denied despite Law’s Expiration

Far-right Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked has ordered her ministry to continue rejecting Palestinian requests for family reunification based on a temporary law which expired in July. According to Haaretz, the interior minister has ordered the state’s immigration authority to examine the consequences of the expiration of the law, before formulating a new policy. Until the…

Al Jazeera report on Pegasus spyware

Germany’s Federal Police Using Spyware from Israeli NSO Group

The German government admitted on Tuesday, September 7, that its federal police service have used the controversial Israeli spyware known as Pegasus, drawing immediate criticism from rights groups. Germany’s BKA federal police bought the software from Israel’s NSO Group in late 2019, a closed-door parliamentary committee learned from government officials. Germany’s federal investigative police force held…

Palestinians demonstrate in Hebron Wednesday night, September 8, in solidarity with their incarcerated brethren.

CPI Calls on Gov’t to Stop Attacks against Palestinian Prisoners

Massive rallies took place on Wednesday, September 8, across the occupied West Bank in support of Palestinian prisoners and condemning the administration of Israel’s Prison Service (IPS) for its brutal repression of and vengeful attacks against the incarcerated Palestinian “security prisons” following the escape of six of them from Gilboa Prison in the north of the…