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Palestinian tortured by Israel is in critical condition

Human rights groups are condemning Israel for the torture of Samer Arbeed. Arbeed is in critical condition following his interrogation by Israel’s domestic intelligence agency, the Shin Bet. A coalition of Palestinian human rights groups says Israel is responsible “for torturing and critically injuring” Arbeed during his arrest and interrogation. An Israeli special forces unit seized Arbeed from […]

Palestinian Woman in Administrative Detention Begins 8th Day of Hunger Strike

A Palestinian woman was sentenced to five months of “administrative detention” after she was detained en route to the occupied West Bank region on August 20, the Palestinian Detainees Committee said.  Heba Al-Labadi, a 24-year-old Palestinian woman with Jordanian citizenship, has been held without charge in the Al-Damon detention center, the Palestinian Detainees Committee said […]

Dozens of Palestinian prisoners launch solidarity strike as protests support hunger strikers

On Wednesday evening, 21 August, the Prison Branch of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine announced that a number of Palestinian prisoners were launching a solidarity strike with Huzaifa Halabiya and his fellow hunger strikers on Thursday, 22 August. Halabiya, from Abu Dis in Jerusalem, has been on hunger strike for 53 days against his imprisonment without […]

New video from Redfish: Germany censors Palestinian BDS activist Khaled Barakat

Palestinian writer Khaled Barakat‘s struggle against political repression in Germany was covered by Redfish in a new video interview. Organizations and activists around the world have responded with solidarity after Barakat was issued a political ban by the German state on 22 June, preventing him from speaking at any public events or activities on Palestine. Barakat and Samidoun activists […]

Netanyahu will bar Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entering Israel because of their BDS support

Note: This post was updated after Israel’s decision was confirmed. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will bar Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) from entering Israel over their support for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. “We won’t allow those who deny our right to exist in this world to enter […]

/ Spanish / English Palestinian prisoner on 45th day of hunger strike in Israel jail

Palestinian prisoner Huthaifa Halabiya today reached the 45th day of his hunger strike in Israeli jails, protesting his ongoing detention without charge or trial. Prisoners’ rights group Addameer said its lawyer was able to visit Halabiya on Monday, who is currently being held in isolation in “Ramleh Prison Clinic”. The lawyer reported that Halabiya attended the meeting […]