354 European human rights organisations, church groups, trade unions and political parties call on the EU to support their right to boycott – See more at: http://www.eccpalestine.org/352-european-human-rights-organisations-church-group-trade-unions-and-political-parties-call-on-the-eu-to-support-their-right-to-bds

/#sthash.I3c6VXzp.dpuf Press Release: May 18th More than 300 human rights and aid organisations, church groups, trade unions and political parties from across Europe have called on the EU to uphold its legal responsibilities and hold…

Meet the private contractors manning Israel’s checkpoints

A member of the Israeli security forces gestures towards Palestinian men while they wait to cross Qalandia checkpoint between Ramallah and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank, 2013. (Photo Issam Rimawi/APA Images) An Israeli investigation…

As Palestinians mourn their Nakba, the UK must acknowledge its responsibility

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/may/15/palestinians-nakba-uk-balfour-declaration-dispossession Today marks the 68th anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba (catastrophe): the Palestinians’ dispossession and the loss of their homeland. Yet while the Palestinians’ plight remains without redress, in the UK over the last few…

Why Would That General Compare Israel to 1930s Germany? Hmm…

What was going through that anti-Semite general’s head when he compared the Chosen People to 1930s Europe? A few pointers. B. Michael May 15, 2016 7:50 PM Israeli lawmaker: My wife wouldn’t want to give…

Israeli Police Abusing Detained Children

(Jerusalem) – Israeli security forces are abusing Palestinian children detained in the West Bank. The number of Palestinian children arrested by Israeli forces has more than doubled since October 2015. EXPAND Israeli border police arresting…

News

BBC is ‘confusing cause and effect’ in its Israeli coverage

BBC is ‘confusing cause and effect’ in its Israeli coverage

Tim Llewellyn Monday 23 May 2011 07.00 BST Last modified on Tuesday 24 May 2011 16.21 BST British broadcasters’ coverage of the…

UN humanitarian coordinator calls on Israeli authorities to stop destruction of aid supplies

http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=53967#.Vz2U-5ErKUk A boy in the Bedouin refugee community of Um…

Israel lobby and the European Union report successfully launches in Brussels and London

16-05-2016 17:03 By: Vyara Gylsen Short link : http://europalforum.org.uk/en/post/1207  …

Voices

What It’s Really Like Being Arab in the ‘Liberal’ City of Tel Aviv read more: http://www.haaretz.com/opinion/.premium-1.721126

What It’s Really Like Being Arab in the ‘Liberal’ City of Tel Aviv read more: http://www.haaretz.com/opinion/.premium-1.721126

The savage beating of a 19-year-old Bedouin man by police officers on Sunday made me recall my own ordeal at the hands…

Israel Must Recognize Its Responsibility for the Nakba, the Palestinian Tragedy

For true reconciliation between Israelis and Palestinians, Israel must recognize…

Where does the buck stop in the South Hebron Hills?

Jonathan Coulter, Bromley, UK, February 2016     Introduction I…

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Israeli marathon in West Bank to shut down main highway

Israeli marathon in West Bank to shut down main highway

RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Israeli authorities will close the Ramallah-Nablus road on Thursday as settlers take part in a marathon, a Palestinian official…

Tens of thousands gather for Gaza protest in London

TENS of thousands of people have protested in London today…