Gaza residents traveling abroad via Erez Crossing attested to a practice imposed on the Israeli side of the crossing, by which, at the very last minute, residents were forced to sign a waiver, committing not to return to Gaza for at least a year, as a condition for being allowed to depart on their journeys.
The Israeli military said it carried out the air attacks in response to a rocket fired towards Israel.
‘I think the boycott is wrong, but I think outlawing protected free speech activity violates our basic constitution,’ she says.
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Israeli forces arrested some 1,268 Palestinians in the occupied Palestinian territories over the last two months, according to rights groups.
The Abu Rajab family of Hebron has petitioned the High Court of Justice to demand the evacuation of the building known as Machpelah House, which they claim they own and which was broken into by settlers last month.
One of the leading ultra-Orthodox rabbis of the last half-century wrote a letter in 1978 declaring that there was no problem in giving up land for peace from the standpoint of religious law.
Two vehicles in the Palestinian village of Umm Safa north of Ramallah were torched early Wednesday morning, in a crime locals said was carried out by neighboring Israeli settlers.
A former top aide to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who recently turned state’s witness in an investigation against the premier reportedly received a $105,000 consulting fee from a group tied to conservative Jewish-American billionaire Ronald Lauder upon leaving the Prime Minister’s Office.
Despite political corruption, Israelis keep backing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in polls.