EU-Israel Summit: Occupation is No Basis for Cooperation

Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International, along with the Palestinian Al-Haq human rights organization, held a press conference on Monday during the EU-Israel Association Council meeting to highlight Israeli human-rights violations in the occupied Palestinian territories and argued that the EU is supporting Israeli impunity. The EU-Israel Association Council is a forum aimed at facilitating…

Thirty Palestinian Administrative Detainees on Their Second Week of Hunger Strike

Thirty Palestinians held in administrative detention in Israel for their political activism without charge or trial have entered their second week of hunger strike in protest against their incarceration and demanding their freedom, according to the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS). Att. Salah Hamouri (Photo: WAFA) It said that the Israel Prison Services (IPS) punished 28…

Hadash and Communist Party of Israel Dismiss “Two States” Lapid’s UN Speech

Prime Minister Yair Lapid said a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was “the right thing” for Israel, addressing the world from the United Nations General Assembly’s high-level meeting Thursday. In 2016, from the same platform, far-right PM Benjamin Netanyahu did not merely pledge his commitment “to a vision of peace based on two states…

Israel Extends Again “Administrative Detention” of Palestinian-French Lawyer

The Palestinian-French lawyer, Salah Hamouri, will spend at least three more months detained without charge under a controversial Israeli occupation practice. Hamouri has been arrested and jailed by Israeli authorities on several occasions during the last ten years. Att. Salah Hamouri (Photo: Justice for Salah Hamouri) Israeli authorities overnight Sunday-Monday extended the detention of Hamouri,…