Disappearing Palestine Part 2

After the first World War, the League of Nations divided territory formerly under the rule of the Ottoman Empire into mandates.  These mandates would be controlled by the British and French under the supervision of the newly established League of Nations. Syria and Lebanon were to be controlled by the French while the British controlled … Continue reading Disappearing Palestine Part 2

300 thousand pray in Al-Aqsa Mosque on Ramadan’s fourth Friday

Some 300 thousand Palestinian citizens from different areas of Jerusalem and within the territories of 1948 and West Bank,pray the fourth Friday prayer “last” of the month of Ramadan, in the Al-Aqsa Mosque. Israeli occupation authorities did not  eased entry of Palestinians to Jerusalem on Ramadan Fridays allowing  only women of all ages and men … Continue reading 300 thousand pray in Al-Aqsa Mosque on Ramadan’s fourth Friday

Human Rights Watch’s full report on the Israeli-Palestine conflict (2017)

The Israeli government continued to enforce severe and discriminatory restrictions on Palestinians’ human rights; restrict the movement of people and goods into and out of the Gaza Strip; and facilitate the unlawful transfer of Israeli citizens to settlements in the occupied West Bank. Punitive measures were taken by the Palestinian Authority (PA) exacerbated the humanitarian … Continue reading Human Rights Watch’s full report on the Israeli-Palestine conflict (2017)

HRW: Israel Attempting To Shut Down Human Rights Record Criticism

Source: (Aljazeera) prominent human rights group accused Israel on Wednesday of attempting to "shut down criticism" of its rights record after its local director was ordered to leave the country within 14 days. Israel's interior ministry opted not to sign off on a work permit renewal of Omar Shakir - Human Rights Watch's Israel and Palestine … Continue reading HRW: Israel Attempting To Shut Down Human Rights Record Criticism

In Gaza, Women Protest Among The Burning Tires & Smoke

(Reuters) - On the Gaza-Israel border women are an integral part of the tent protests that have transformed a once-deserted restricted zone. Some provide food, water and social media support - and some, although in much smaller numbers than men, roll burning tyres and hurl stones at the Israeli border fence. Since March 30, when … Continue reading In Gaza, Women Protest Among The Burning Tires & Smoke