Racist Activist Sets Up Armed Militia in the Negev with Police Support

A racist activist has established an armed civilian unit of rangers to “save the Negev from problematic absence of personal security.” According Haaretz, the initiative was initially supported by the police and the Be’er Sheva municipality, but on Tuesday, police walked back their endorsement. Police vs. Arab-Bedouin protest in the Negev, January 13, 2022 (Photo: Activestills) The…

Prevent Expulsion of Palestinians from Hebron Hills

Israel’s Supreme Court has held on Tuesday a hearing over an attempt to displace more than 1,300 Palestinians from a rural part of the occupied West Bank that the Israeli army has designated for military exercises. The army wants to demolish eight small communities in a rocky area of the southern West Bank near Hebron.…

Hundreds of Hadash and Communist Party Activists Participated in Sheikh Jarrah Protest

Hundreds of Hadash and Communist Party activists participated on Friday in the weekly protest in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem. Israeli police arrested three demonstrators. The protesters carried Palestinian flag and chanted slogans in Arabic and Hebrew calling for an end to Israeli occupation and attacks on Palestinians in the neighborhood. Hadash…

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…