Palestinian Human Rights


Former Israeli official cancels Spain visit fearing arrest

-- Former chief of the Israeli internal security apparatus the Shabak Avi Dichter has called off a visit to Spain fearing arrest on the background of a case charging him

What if Peace Talks “Succeed?”

Many commentators expect the direct talks between Israelis and Palestinians to fail. But there is a much worse scenario: What if they "succeed?"

ACTION ALERT: Third Prison Term for Israeli Conscientious Objector, Shir Regev

CO Shir Regev, has returned to prison for the third time. He was sentenced on 14 July to 34 days of imprisonment, which he is serving in Military Prison no.

Israeli terrorist says Shin Bet asked him to murder Sheikh Raed Salah

The Israeli police arrested Tuesday night an Israeli terrorist claiming that the internal security Shin Bet offered him a sum of money in order to assassinate Sheikh Ra'ed Salah, the

Letters from Palestine: a must-read book

Stuart Littlewood reviews Kenneth Ring’s book, Letters from Palestine, a collection of personal stories from Palestinians and an “an accurate portrayal of the plight of the Palestinians”, which “will put

Palestinian captive at risk of losing eyesight

A Palestinian human rights organisation concerned with the issue of Palestinian captives in Israeli jails said that Majdi Hammad from Jablya refugee camp is at risk of completely losing his

IOA murders prisoners with the policy of medical neglect

Palestinian prisoners said in a message to the Ahrar center for prisoners' studies and human rights that they were suffering from the Israeli occupation authority's (IOA) medical neglect that turned

Palestinian fisherman dies after Egyptian battle cruiser hits his boat

A Palestinian fisherman died and his brother and two sons were injured when an Egyptian battle cruiser collided with their fishing boat on Wednesday morning.

Palestinians of 1948 protest Israeli arbitrary practices against them

Hundreds of Palestinians in the 1948 occupied lands participated in a protest organized Monday evening in Haifa city to condemn the political arrests and the arbitrary actions taking place against

Jewish settlers escalate arrogant attacks on villagers

Police in the West Bank village of Luban Al-Sharqiya are investigating a fire which seriously damaged a mosque. The fire is the latest, in a series of arrogant settler attacks