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The Occupation Forces
Israeli Forces Uproot 500 Olive Trees in West Bank In the West Bank city of Salfit, Israeli forces uprooted over five hundred olive trees.
14 Palestinians Kidnapped in West Bank IOF Campaigns On Monday, the IOF kidnapped fourteen Palestinians from their homes in the West Bank, eleven of which are accused of “being involved in activities against the army.”
9-Year-Old Disabled Child Injured, Others Kidnapped in Israeli Assaults A nine-year-old disabled child was injured by Israeli forces, and five other Palestinians were kidnapped by Israeli forces.
Israel Admits to Confiscating Privately Owned Palestinian Lands "By Mistake" Israel has admitted to its Supreme Court that it had confiscated Palestinian land for settlement building “by mistake.”
The Color of Racism in Israel Ethiopians in Israel are joining forces with Black Lives Matter (BLM) as police brutality and racism targets communities of color.
Britain Should Apologize for the Balfour Declaration, not "Celebrate" it November 2017 will mark the centenary of the Balfour Declaration, in which many are calling for Great Britain to apologize instead of celebrate.
Palestinian MP and Activists Banned from Canada Prime Minister Mustafa Barghouti and other activists were denied Canadian visas to participate in an international conference.
Settlers and Illegal Settlements
How Much Palestinian Land Do Israeli Settlements Really Eat Up? While an Israeli agency claimed that settlements take up only two per cent of West Bank land, it omits industrial and agricultural zones, military zones and also neglects the fact that settlements are illegal under international law.
Israeli Settlers Attack Palestinian Girl in Ramallah, Stab and Kill Her Sheep A Palestinian girl was attacked and beaten in Ramallah by masked Israeli settlers, who then killed several of her sheep.
Israeli Forces Demolishes Palestinian Structures Across West Bank, Assault Locals Multiple demolitions were carried out in the West Bank, as well as many assaults on Palestinian protesters.
Elderly Palestinian Man Killed After Run Over by Israeli Motorcycle Mousa Salman, eighty three, was instantly killed after being hit by an Israeli settler on his motorcycle.
PMO: Deconstructing Netanyahu`s Settlement Myth PM Netanyahu has recently repeated that settlements in the West Bank do not propose an obstacle to the peace process.
Israel Plans to Build 2,000 Housing Units in J`Lem The Israeli Occupation Authority (IOA) will be approving a plan to build over two thousand settlements in East Jerusalem.
Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions
Black Lives Matter Endorses BDS: Calls Israel an "Apartheid State" The Black Lives Matter Movement has endorsed the BDS movement and called Israeli an apartheid state, furthering Black-Palestinian solidarity.
Israel Wants to Ban Pro-Boycott Activists The Israeli Public Security and Strategic Affairs Minister and Israeli Interior Minister are exploring options in order to ban and punish pro-boycott activists by preventing their entry into the country.
GROUP: Israeli Violations Against the Media Doubled in July The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms has reported the increase of Israeli violations against Palestinian media.
Dozens of Palestinian Protests Outside Israel`s Barzilai Hospital in Solidarity with Hunger Strikers Palestinians protested outside Barzilai Hospital in solidarity with hunger-striking prisoners in administrative detention.
Israeli Forces Threaten to Force Feed Hunger Striker Omar Nazzal Omar Nazzal has told the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society that he is being treated “brutally” in prison by Israeli forces and has been threatened with force feeding.
Gaza Children Protest Israel`s Abduction of "Humanity`s Rescuer" Palestinian children protested in Gaza after the abduction of Mohammed al-Halabi, World Vision manager in Gaza. Al-Halabi has been accused of funneling cash to resistance movements.
41 Palestinian Women, Including 12 Minors, Currently Held in Israel`s HaSharon Prison Over forty women, as well as a dozen minors, are currently being held in Israeli prison. Israel has been accused of treating Palestinian women prisoners brutally, and against international law.
Israel Bans 15 Palestinian Hunger-Striking Prisoners from Seeing Lawyers The Israel Prison Service has banned fifteen prisoners who are participating in hunger strikes from seeing their lawyers.
Economy and Development
Google Slammed for Removing Palestine from Its Maps Google Maps has replaced Palestine with Israel.
Six Palestinian Athletes Participating in Rio Olympics Palestine has six delegates in the Rio Olympics. Two are swimmers, two are runners, one is a judoka and the other is participating in equestrian.