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Israeli Forces Shoot, Injure 14-Year-Old in Kafr Qaddum
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, Human Rights, Illegal Israeli settlements, Israel, Palestine, children, ethics, society, humans, freedoms, news, violence, safety, rights, world, corruption, dishonesty, law, sadness )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - maannews.com
A local popular resistance coordinator, Murad Shteiwi, said that hundreds of Palestinians took part in the march, which set off following afternoon prayers toward an Israeli barricade that closes off the main entrance on the village's southern side.
Israeli Security Force Continues to Use Live Ammunition to Quell Demonstrations Even When Not in Mortal Danger
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Israeli Security Forces, abuse, ethics, crime, corruption, freedoms, death, children, humans, government, news, law, politics, society, culture, world, safety, sadness, activists )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - btselem.org
In the last few months, B'Tselem has documented dozens of cases in the Ramallah area of the West Bank in which Palestinians were injured, some severely, by live ammunition fired by Israeli security forces.
My Journey From Zionism to Palestine Solidarity
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, 'Be The Mondoweiss Megaphone' campaign, Israel, Palestine, ethics, society, culture, education, family, freedoms, humans, interesting, news, rights, government, safety, world, activists, law )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Adam's story below shows the kind of simple self-disclosure that helps to build community and a stronger movement. We ask you to follow Adam's example and share your story with those in your community of why justice for Palestinians is important to you.
Palestinians Stand Their Ground in Wadi Fukin
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, humans, ethics, society, culture, family, freedoms, rights, interesting, politics, government, news )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - al-monitor.com
Palestinian residents in the town of Wadi Fukin close to Bethlehem invest in their land by cultivating it and raising livestock in a way to stop, or at least delay, Israeli expropriation plans.
US: Mentally Ill Prisoners Face Abuse   video
Society & Culture  (tags: prison, jail, mental health, abuse of mentally ill, prison reform, human rights )

Dandelion
- 18 days ago - youtube.com
Jail and prison staff throughout the United States have used unnecessary, excessive, and even malicious force against prisoners with mental disabilities. Staff have deluged prisoners with painful chemical sprays, shocked them, and tie them down for days.
Gaza's Grandparents Endure One Trauma After Another ~ TEXT and PHOTOS
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israeli oppression, Palestine, war, elderly, grandparents, suffering, Human Rights, humans, sadness, society, ethics, death, children, abuse, law, family, freedoms )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Attention was rightly paid to the plight of Gaza's children during Israel's 51 days of bombing last summer. But elderly Palestinians are also among the population's most vulnerable, and have been subjected to repeated trauma during their lifetime.
Gazans Nervous as Next Freedom Flotilla Nears
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israeli blockade, Gazan suffering, Human Rights, Humanitarian Aid, society, ethics, activists, safety, government, freedoms, politics, news, humans, interesting, rights, children, family )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - al-monitor.com
Israel has said it will not allow the fleet to enter Gaza, as Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon said in remarks The Jerusalem Post that Israel will not allow the boats into its waters ~ without explaining how it would stop the fleet.
UN Accuses Eritrea of Crimes Against Humanity
Society & Culture  (tags: Eritrea, crimes against humaanity, migrants, refugees, UN, United Nations, human rights )

Beatrice
- 25 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Eritrea - the home country of many of the migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean - has been accused by the UN of human rights violations on a scope and scale seldom witnessed elsewhere
Tony Blair Recruited By Cheerleader for Israel's Crimes
Society & Culture  (tags: world, government, Tony Blair, Israel, European Council on Tolerance and Reconc, BDS, Palestine, Human Rights, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, rights, news, law, politics, society, interesting, crime )

Carrie
- 28 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Scanning the headlines about Tony Blair's latest appointment, I wanted to believe that someone was playing a joke. The war criminal who morphed into a Middle East "peace envoy" will now work pro-bono for an Israel lobby group.
Claiming to Preserve Jerusalem, Israeli Archaeologists Wreck Palestinian Heritage
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Palestinian heritage, Palestinian culture, world, abuse, Israel, Palestine, Elad, illegal settlements, East Jerusalem, society, ethics, religion, freedoms, government, family, humans, rights, politics, safety, sadness )

Carrie
- 28 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Elad is a private organization that has become the de facto administrator of some of the most controversial archaeological sites in Jerusalem. Founded in 1986 with the explicit goal of removing Palestinians from East Jerusalem and settling Jews in ...
'The Trials Of Spring' Documentary Project Amplifies Voices Of Women In The Arab Spring ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: arts, movies, activists, world, women, 'The Trials Of Spring', Human Rights, freedoms, government, safety, society, culture, rights, abuse, humans, law, interesting, politics, ethics, sadness, news, family, police, violence )

Carrie
- 28 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
'The Trials of Spring,' is a series of six shorts, a feature film and news reports by The NYT. The films profile nine women across Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Syria, Bahrain and Yemen, with each detailing their journey through uprisings and crackdowns.
In NY, a Palestinian and Israeli Detail Forgotten War in Gaza ~ 'Wiping Families Off the Planet'
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, violence, women, Israel, Gaza, war, war crimes, death, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, family, children, society, culture, humans, news, freedoms, activists, rights, politics )

Carrie
- 30 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Last Thursday the New America Foundation hosted a remarkable event: a Palestinian photographer and Israeli human rights worker detailing war crimes during the forgotten war of Gaza last summer.
Life Inside 'Freedom Flotilla' Boat: The Journey to Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, 'Freedom Flotilla', 'Marianne, Gaza relief ship, Israeli blockade, rights, safety, ethics, children, humans, freedoms, society, news )

Carrie
- 31 days ago - turkishweekly.net
I am one of nine people united around the same cause: lifting the nine-year-long, inhuman Israeli siege on Gaza. This boat, a fishing vessel capable of carrying only so much aid, aims to punch above its weight and puncture a hole in this blockade that ...
'New York Times' Cites Palestinians as 'Demographic' Threat
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, 'right of return', world, society, culture, media, NYT, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, politics, humans, news, government, rights, sadness )

Carrie
- 31 days ago - mondoweiss.net
In a news article, the New York Times described Palestinian refugees as posing a "demographic death warrant" to Israel. The article is about Israel's response to the boycott movement, which supports the right of return of refugees:
 

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