RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - A new locally-developed app helps Palestinian drivers in the occupied West Bank negotiate traffic at Israeli military checkpoints and uncover routes to towns mainstream providers often miss. Launched i
Israeli government propaganda is inciting violent threats against human rights defenders. On the Facebook page for the 4IL website visitors
NEW YORK, Saturday, August 03, 2019 – To the dismay of Palestine’s delegation to the United Nations, Secretary-General António Guterres did not i
The Palestinian Prisoners’ Center for Studies (PCBS), released a report on August 1, 2019 confirming that the Israeli occupation authorities have continued to arbitrarily detain Palestinians during the past month of July. The PCBS has docume
A Palestinian fighter from Gaza Strip was shot dead in an armed clash with Israeli forces on the eastern borders of Khanyounis city before dawn on Thursday. Israeli sources claim that the Palestinian young man Hani Abu Salah opened f
GENEVA, Thursday, August 1, 2019 – The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights today criticized Switzerland and the Netherlands' deci
The Socialist International (SI) reaffirmed after two days of meetings in Ramallah and in Tel Aviv the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination and an independent state on the 1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital.
Israeli Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz will propose to give an aid package worth US$14.2 million to countries in exchange for their embassies' relocation to Jerusalem. The Israeli government will pay foreign countri
GENEVA, Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Rupert Colville, called on the Israeli authorities to conduct a thorough, effective, impartial and independent investigation into the Israeli forces&rsq
An internal ethics report has alleged mismanagement and abuses of authority at the highest levels of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees even as the organisation faced an unprecedented crisis after US funding cuts. The allegations
The recent vote in the House of Representatives on H.Res. 246, supporting the so-called “Opposing efforts to delegitimize the State of Israel and the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement targeting Israel” bill, provides u
By| Kristian Davis Bailey In a disappointing move, Congress has overwhelmingly voted to c
Human rights organizations are holding Israel responsible for the death of detained Palestinian Nassar Taqatqa. Taqatqa, 31, died on 16 July in Nitzan prison, less than a month into his detention. Israeli forces arreste
Razan al-Najjar is the latest victim in Israel’s onslaught of Palestinians to go viral. The 21-year-old nurse was shot dead by a sniper. Her only weapon? A wad of medical gauze. She’d been treating protestors who’ve been rallying
Council on International Relations – Palestine called on the United Nations to take practical steps to punish the Israeli occupation for its crimes and to go beyond characterizing and criticizing the situation.
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