The decision was linked to a Jan. 31 deadline set by new U.S. legislation under which foreign aid recipients would be more exposed to anti-terrorism lawsuits.
“The existing frameworks we have for addressing Israel’s rule over the Palestinians are flawed and becoming less relevant. Comparing it to other regimes that share one of its prominent characteristics, institutionalized discrimination, can create space for new ideas,” writes Yariv Mohar.
Human rights activists are trying, for the first time, to get a nature reserve’s status revoked on the grounds that its designation as a reserve has simply become a means to enable settlers to take over West Bank lands with the army’s assistance.
“For me, Hebron is the school of occupation,” said Ron Zaidel, director of Breaking the Silence’s research department, who was sent to Hebron immediately after his basic training in the Nahal infantry brigade. “That’s where I realised what the occupation is. That it’s first and foremost the arbitrary deployment of violence.”
Six teens went to the valley to have a picnic. Israeli soldiers ambushed them from behind an oak tree and fired dozens of rounds at them. Ayman Hamad was killed.
In a civil suit before a Dutch district court, the complainant blames the former IDF chief and then-air force commander of killing six family members in a bombardment of their Gaza house.
Three Palestinian students were injured with Israeli live ammunition, on Thursday, in the Tuqu village, southeast of the southern occupied West Bank district of Bethlehem.
A project intended to allow the defense chief to swiftly leave home will now be used by army forces in area, the Defense ministry said. A watchdog asserts public funds were wasted.