From January 13th to 19th Israeli authorities demolished four Palestinian structures in Area C of the occupied West Bank and delivered 15 stop work orders due to lack of compulsory Israeli-issued building permits, according to a report published by United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
As one of the coldest winters in recent history across Palestine and the Middle East starts to break, and people begin to look toward the spring, the inhabitants of Khuza’a in the Gaza Strip are still reeling from the effects of the July-August 2014 war. The approximately one and a half month conflict left 2,205 Palestinians dead, mostly unarmed...
Shackled and in tears, 14-year-old Malak al-Khatib was led out of the Israeli military court at Ofer prison on Thursday to a military vehicle that would escort her to the Hasharon detention center, where she is to serve out a two-month sentence for alleged rock throwing and the possession of a knife.
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Israeli court sentences 14-year-old to two months in prison, $1523 fine
The 18-year-old university student faces trial, closed to public, where, in light of past cases, her chances of release are slim, as soldiers‘ statements are more strongly weighted than the voice of a protester accused of “throwing stones.”
A report published by Physicians for Human Rights-Israel last week accuses Israeli military forces of neglecting precautions for the protection of civilian casualties during Operation Protective Edge in the summer of 2014.
Bravo supermarkets grabbed headlines last autumn when the company announced that it was initiating a complete boycott of Israeli produce. Bravo is the first Palestinian supermarket chain to do so, a significant step given that it is the largest chain in the West Bank.