Trauma in south Tel Aviv

Two nights of terrible violence in a row [after weeks and months and years of build-up] against people perceived to be African refugees… [Some “leftist”, which in Israel means people who oppose the occupation of Palestinian territory were also targetted last night — see Haggai Matar’s piece, linked just below]. Tonight...

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Welcoming the agreement to end Palestinian prisoners' hunger strikes

Ahmad Nimer’s photos from Ramallah on 14 May 2012 as prisoner deal announced. [An album of his recent photos is posted here]: Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Organization reported some details of the agreement here, today: “The details of the agreement signed last night by the prisoners’ committee representing the hunger stri...

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Hope – Lives have been saved

Reports came from Egypt last night, from Gaza this morning, from Ramallah this evening, and Israel tonight that some kind of deal had been agreed by Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike to end their action in exchange for Israeli concessions on their demands. The news came as 4 of 8 Palestinian prisoners protesting their Administrative […]

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Thaer Halahleh has given Do Not Resuscitate instructions, says PHR-Israel

According to Anat Litvak of Physicians for Human Rights-Israel [PHR=Israel], Palestinian prisoner Thaer Halahleh, now on Day 74 [or 75 or 73?] of an open-ended hunger strike protesting his extended Administrative Detention in Israeli jails, has given Do Not Resuscitate orders. According to the PHR-IL official, recorded on video by the Daily Telegra...

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