Supreme Court Suspends Palestinian Evictions in Sheikh Jarrah

After years of protests and demonstrations, Israel’s Supreme Court has ruled that a group of Palestinian families slated for eviction from the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah can remain in their homes for the time being. The court ruled on Tuesday that the four families could stay in their homes until Israel carried out…

Israeli Student Killed by Gunfire in Kazakhstan

An Israeli student was killed in clashes in Kazakhstan on Friday, the Israeli Foreign Ministry reported on Saturday, the day the country’s president ordered forces to use lethal fire amid anti-government protests. Levan Kogeashvili, 22, had been living in Kazakhstan in past two years, a Foreign Ministry statement said. He was killed by live fire…

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…