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Clashes erupt in Al-Quds as Israeli forces suppress Hunger-strike solidarity activities

Clashes erupted in the occupied East Al-Quds (Jerusalem-area) village of al-Issawiya on Thursday evening after Israeli occupation forces took down a sit-in tent set up in solidarity with hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners. Member of a local follow-up committee Muhammad Abu al-Hummus told Ma’an that Israeli forces raided the village from several ...

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How the Jewish National Fund lobbies for war

What do you call an organization that teaches children an exclusive religious or ethnic nationalism and promotes war and other forms of violence to get its way? Many people would say an extremist group or a right-wing cult. Many people would think we were talking about something like the Ku ...

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Veteran Of The Israeli Army Gives Explosive Tell-All: “I Was The Terrorist”

 Eran Efrati spent years as a sergeant and combat soldier in the Israeli military, but has since become an outspoken critic of the occupation of Palestine and Israeli apartheid. Efrati gives explosive testimony on the reality of his service and explains how war crimes are institutionalised, as well as how ...

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Stand With The Women of Palestine; International Women’s Day

The 8 March international women’s strike is an unprecedented opportunity for people to stand against Islamophobia and Israeli apartheid, while supporting Palestinian self-determination. The strike call for a “feminism for the 99 percent” includes explicit demands for an “anti-racist, anti-colonial feminism,” the decolonization of Palestinian land and the tearing down of ...

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Israeli Forces Shoot Dead Palestinian At Home

A young Palestinian man has been killed as clashes broke out between Israeli forces and Palestinian youths in the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah. The Israeli forces stormed the Qaddura Refugee Camp in central Ramallah in the early hours of Monday and fired tear gas and live ammunition at youths ...

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Palestinian hunger strikers nearing death: Rights groups

Palestinian hunger strikers Anas Ibrahim Shadid (L) and Ahmad Abu Farah

A Palestinian rights group has warned against the imminent death of two hunger-striking prisoners, who have been refusing food for nearly three months in protest at their detention by Israel. Anas Ibrahim Shadid, 20, and Ahmad Abu Farah, 29, face imminent death in the wake of severe deterioration of their health condition, ...

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Try Israeli soldiers for war crimes: Palestinian FM

The Palestinian government has called on the United Nations and foreign states with citizens serving in the Israeli army to investigate and try them for war crimes committed during Israel’s latest onslaught on the besieged Gaza Strip. Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Malki sent a letter to UN Secretary General Ban ...

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