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A JCB bulldozer, guarded by Israeli occupation forces, is used to uproot olive trees on private Palestinian land near Nabi Elias in the occupied West Bank in order to build a road for Israeli settlers, 16 January 2017.

British firm JCB helps Israel commit war crimes

Occupation authorities have given residents of the Palestinian village of Khan al-Ahmar until 1 October to demolish their own homes. Earlier this month Israel’s highest court gave final approval to destroy the West Bank village to make way for Israeli settlements. If the residents don’t comply, Israel is expected to send in its bulldozers any ...

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Real Madrid welcome Ahed Tamimi to the Bernabeu

Real Madrid welcome Ahed Tamimi to the Bernabeu

Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi was welcomed to the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu by Real Madrid on Friday after spending eight months in prison for slapping an Israeli soldier in December 2017. Tamimi became a globally recognisable figure of Palestine when a video of her and her mother in an altercation with a soldier went viral, originally on Facebook. ...

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Israeli court rules to demolish Khan al-Ahmar village

Home to 180 Palestinians, village’s demolition expected soon by Israeli army as rights groups denounce move. Palestinians and right groups condemned a decision by an Israeli court that gave the green light for the military to demolish a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank, forcibly evicting 180 residents there. ...

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UN chief proposes armed force to ‘protect’ Palestinians from Israel

U.N. Secretary General António Guterres: Constant security threats, weak political institutions and a deadlocked peace process make for a highly complex protection process In a new report circulated Friday, United Nations Secretary General António Guterres said that options to protect Palestinian civilians under the so-called Israeli occupation range from establishing ...

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General Assembly 70th session 3rd plenary meeting Address by His Holiness Pope Francis General Assembly 69th session: High-level Forum on a Culture of Peace Opening Statements by the Acting President of the General Assembly and the Secretary-General, followed by panel discussions

Shakira abandons plan to play in Tel Aviv

Palestinians are welcoming the news that Shakira won’t be playing in Tel Aviv this summer. PACBI, the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel, said that Shakira’s decision dashes Israel’s hopes “to use her name to art-wash its latest massacre in Gaza.” “Artists, especially UN goodwill ambassadors, ...

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LRC: Israel demolished 5,000 homes in Jerusalem

Land Research Center states that Israel has been systematically demolishing Palestinian neighborhoods since 1967. A new Palestinian report reveals that Israel demolished five thousand homes in Jerusalem since 1967 as well as the demolition of neighbourhoods in the eastern part of the city. The report, issued by the Land Research Center (LRC), also noted that the ...

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Ahed is serving eight months in Ofer military prison near Jerusalem, for kicking and slapping Israeli troops AP

Palestinian Ahed Tamimi ‘sexually harassed’ during interrogations in Israel, lawyer says

Teenager was allegedly flirted with by interrogator and told: ‘You have eyes like an angel’ Seventeen-year-old Palestinian resistance figure Ahed Tamimi was sexually harassed by an Israeli interrogator during detention, the girl’s lawyer has alleged. The minor, then aged 16, was arrested in December after slapping two Israeli soldiers who refused to leave her family’s property during ...

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