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Visualising the olive harvest in occupied Palestine

Every year Ecumenical Accompaniers provide protective presence to Palestinian farmers during the olive harvest in occupied Palestine. Our protective presence helps farmers access lands near settlements or in areas cut off by the wall and also helps deter acts of Israeli settler violence against Palestinians and their olive trees.  577 more words


When all was ‘calm’: a typical month for Palestinians under Israeli occupation

When US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in the Middle East last week, for meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, the senior diplomat had one clear stated goal: to restore ‘ 712 more words


Palestinians killed after alleged Hebron stabbings - Al Jazeera English

Shootings by Israeli forces and settler in West Bank city and East Jerusalem leave three people dead, including a girl.

Source: Palestinians killed after alleged Hebron stabbings – Al Jazeera English


In Douma, they miss Riham's smiles

By Khaldoun Barghouti
Ramallah, Palestine
Occupied West Bank

It’s not the smell of the Dawabshe’s burned house that will remind the visitors of what happened 40 days ago, neither will the walls of it’s original colours, which disappeared under a thick, black layer that will remind the 4-year-Ahmad of what happened to his family. 504 more words

Ali Dawabshe

The Attack on Bruce Lee Eid (Video)

Recently in Haaretz, in a piece called “An Orgy of Violence and Closed Cases,” the indispensable Amira Hass called on the Israeli authorities to prove that their espoused shock over the recent Duma attack were not just “crocodile tears” by reopening investigations of old cases of violent settler attacks against Palestinians throughout the West Bank. 122 more words

Israel's Military Occupation

As Palestinians Die, NY Times Shields Israel

One week has passed since a Palestinian toddler died in an arson fire, one day since the boy’s father also perished from burns, and The New York Times… 982 more words


What a Week of Extremist Violence Reveals About Israel

My latest piece in The Nation:

Duma, West Bank–Eman and Mamoun Dawabsheh’s five children might have burned to death in the early morning hours of July 31, when Israeli settlers snuck into Duma, the West Bank village where they live, and tossed firebombs into their home.

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