Palestinian Detainee Ends Hunger Strike After 141 Days

An agreement was reached Tuesday night to end Palestinian prisoner Hisham Abu Hawash’s 141-day hunger strike, which threatened to renew hostilities between Israel and Gaza militant groups over his deteriorating condition and imminent danger to his life. According to Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), Abu Hawash weighed 86 kilograms (190 pounds) before his hunger strike. By December…

Police Arrested Solidarity Activists and Raided Their Homes Because of Their Left-Wing Activism

Three left-wing Israeli activists — young communist Yahli Chilik, anti-occupation activist Matan Kadish, and conscientious objectors’ support Mesarvot network member Yasmin Eran-Vardy — were arrested by Israel police on Wednesday night in the village of A-Tuwani in the South Hebron Hills. A settler from nearby Ma’on claimed he was assaulted by Palestinians and testified that…

Al-Jalaa Tower in Gaza, which housed international media offices, only seconds before it was entirely toppled by an Israeli air strike on May 15, 2021

Palestinian Journalists to Complain to ICC against Targeting by Israel

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), the Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate (PJS), and international rights groups are preparing to lodge a complaint with the International Criminal Court (ICC) against Israel over the latter’s “systematic targeting” of Palestinian journalists in Gaza, the IFJ has announced in a press release. Al-Jalaa Tower in Gaza, which housed international media…