Rights and Accountability

Report exposes discrimination and apartheid in the occupied Jordan Valley

A new report by Maan Development Center exposes the sharp contrast in living conditions between Palestinians and illegal settlers in the occupied Jordan Valley. Israeli policies facilitate the extravagant lifestyle of Jewish settlers at the expense of the basic rights of Palestinians. 

Judge postpones verdict in Rachel Corrie case

9 years after the killing of US activist Rachel Corrie by the Israeli military in the Gaza Strip, the family continues to wait for a verdict — and, ultimately, for justice for Rachel. 

Marwan Barghouti placed in isolation in punishment for call for popular resistance

Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti has been severely punished by Israel for launching a statement from his cell last week.Haifa-based human rights organization Adalah demands the closure of a wing in Nafha prison because the conditions endanger prisoners’ health and constitute cruel, inhumane, and degrading treatment. 

PA regime fears our work, says Palestinian journalist arrested for article about youth activist groups

Another Palestinian journalist was arrested by the Palestinian Authority yesterday. Like Yousef al-Shayeb who was arrested last week, Tariq Khamis was arrested for writing things that the PA does not want the public to know. Khamis, who writes for Zaman Press, told The Electronic Intifada today that the reason for his arrest was more to do with an article about Palestinian youth groups he had written than anything he had written on Facebook. 

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  • Activism and BDS Beat

    News about popular struggle, international solidarity and boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) activism

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    Palestine-related arts and culture news

  • From the Editors

    Highlighting important stories on and off The Electronic Intifada.

  • Lobby Watch

    An eye on the groups that try to stifle free debate about Palestine

  • Media Watch

    The good and the bad of media coverage of Palestine

  • Power Suits

    We go through the revolving door of the “peace process” and “diplomacy”

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    News about work to enforce human rights and international law