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Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories

Not knowing what to write about first, I decided to start with my most recent trip. Israel and the Occuptied Palestinian Territories: a war-torn region which can be summarised with key words like occupation, human rights violations and exploitation of natural resources, but also… 1,975 more words


An open letter to OSIRG 2017

Hola amigos (it seems like Spanish has become our default language)!

A few nights ago, I was rambling away to Dana about my latest outrage on the human rights situation in Palestine. 1,078 more words

Israel's Al-Jazeera move sends 'chilling message': Amnesty


© AFP/File | Al-Jazeera’s Jerusalem office

LONDON (AFP) – Israel’s decision to close the offices of broadcaster Al-Jazeera in the Jewish state is “a brazen attack on media freedom”, Amnesty International said Monday.”The move sends a chilling message that the Israeli authorities will not tolerate critical coverage,” Magdalena Mughrabi, deputy Middle East and North Africa director at the London-based group, said in a statement. 542 more words

Monday, 5 June - A 2003 Review / Part 1

In 2003 events overtook each other and news published in the early morning often disappeared in the afternoon or were changed. Dorl started printing them out after reading to keep a hold of them. 43 more words


Day 17: Some Laws are Meant to Be Broken

Throughout our time in the Land, we’ve met some amazing organizations, academics, and people who are trying to change the narrative here. Last night, we talked to Rabbis for Human Rights, who work to share about the way that the Jewish faith supports treating others with dignity and kindness, and the faith simply cannot support the realities of the occupation. 957 more words