Rights and Accountability

Mass hunger strike grows despite Israel's best efforts to repress it

The Palestinian human rights and prisoner advocacy group Addameer announced today that the mass, open-ended hunger strike in Israeli prisons which began on 17 April, Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, has grown to an estimated 2,000 participants. Addameer renews its calls for support of the hunger striking prisoners. 

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. 

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