BDS activist continues detention without charge

BDS activist continues detention without charge

On the 3rd of December the Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network (Samidoun) reported that an Israeli military court has postponed a hearing on the detention of Saleh Khawaja, Secretary of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC) and a leader…

Shadi, the youngest prisoner in Palestine

Shadi, the youngest prisoner in Palestine

In December 2015, Shadi and his friend Ahmad were arrested at a bus stop in Jerusalem because a group of East Jerusalem settlers had called the police on suspicion of the boys being Palestinian. During the ensuing process of arrest,…

Thousands of Settlers from Near and Far in Occupied Al-Khalil

Thousands of Settlers from Near and Far in Occupied Al-Khalil

The weekend of 25th and 26th of November 2016 in Al-Khalil, which Israel calls Hebron, brought thousands of extremist Jews and settlers from all over Israel and abroad to celebrate the week’s Torah study on Chayei Sara  (Life of Sarah),…

Umm al-Hiran, a village off the maps

Umm al-Hiran, a village off the maps

Umm al-Hiran is a Bedouin village in the Negev desert in southern Israel. The village is surrounded by open landscape, the only structures in sight line. About fifteen minute drive away is a small city called Hura, where the children…

 Nabi Saleh Conference: Family trauma under occupation

Nabi Saleh Conference: Family trauma under occupation

This is the last of our reports from the Nabi Saleh Conference 11-12 November 2016. The last day saw the presentation of portraits of  people who had been killed by Israeli Forces, or by settlers. They had been painted by…