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Hunger striker Muhammad al-Qiq in "struggle against death"

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - 2 hours 11 min ago

The Palestinian journalist, who has refused food for 74 days to protest his detention without charge by Israel, is at imminent risk of death.

The Month in Pictures: January 2016

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - 2 hours 51 min ago
A monthly roundup of photographs documenting Palestine, Palestinian life, politics and culture, and international solidarity with Palestine.

In surprise move, France rejects Israeli drones

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Fri, 05/02/2016 - 21:40

Campaigners hail win, but say the choice of any drones is nothing to celebrate.

Palestinian Authority arrests dissident professor

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Fri, 05/02/2016 - 17:52
Abdel Sattar Qassem is an outspoken critic of security coordination with Israel.

Saudi Arabia sentences Palestinian poet to torture instead of death

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Fri, 05/02/2016 - 16:52

The US ally originally sentenced Ashraf Fayadh to death by beheading for religious “crimes.”

Mother decries sentence for Israeli who burned her son to death

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Thu, 04/02/2016 - 22:31

Parents of Muhammad Abu Khudair expressed anger that their son’s killers have gotten off lightly.

Israeli court "freezes" dying journalist's detention

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Thu, 04/02/2016 - 20:30

Muhammad al-Qiq, who has been on hunger strike for 72 days, rejects decision.

Israeli dissident ordered to submit Facebook posts to military censor

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Thu, 04/02/2016 - 17:47

Yossi Gurvitz says he will defy order received from military censor.

Palestinian youths slain in deadly attack on Israeli police

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Thu, 04/02/2016 - 17:10

Group armed with guns, knives and improvised explosives were friends with boy slain months earlier.

French government partners with Israeli settlement profiteer

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Thu, 04/02/2016 - 15:21

France violates its own policies as its Tel Aviv embassy backs marketing campaign by Shufersal, an Israeli chain with extensive business interests in illegal settlements.

Hunger-striking Palestinian journalist on verge of death

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Thu, 04/02/2016 - 03:35

Doctors say that after 71 days without food, Muhammad al-Qiq’s organs could fail at any time.

Biggest Israeli demolition in a decade leaves 100 homeless

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Wed, 03/02/2016 - 22:54

Some 1,000 people could be left homeless if Israeli demolitions in Masafer Yatta are not halted.

When Israel turns houses into jails

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Wed, 03/02/2016 - 20:05
Minors in house arrest often prove so taxing and expensive an experience for families that some prefer prison.

Told to leave, determined to stay: Bedouins of the Jordan Valley

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 23:46
Appeals to the Palestinian Authority fail to secure protection from Israel or much-needed infrastructure work.

Palestine meeting at UK parliament canceled after lobby pressure

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 14:15

Abdel Bari Atwan was set to chair a meeting with Palestinian students and MPs.

Hunger-striking Palestinian journalist can no longer speak

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 00:07

In a written statement from his hospital bed Muhammad al-Qiq says he’s “paying the toll of a racist Israeli policy.”

Palestinian Authority officer turns his gun on Israel

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Mon, 01/02/2016 - 22:20

Israel’s army has relied on PA security forces to suppress resistance.

Ban Ki-moon's solidarity with Israel

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Mon, 01/02/2016 - 21:18

UN Secretary-General’s comments on occupation angered Israel but offered Palestinians nothing new.

Academic boycott of Israel takes off in Italy

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Sun, 31/01/2016 - 22:39
Scholars from 50 Italian universities urge end to ties with Israel's Technion and other institutions complicit in abuses of Palestinian rights.

Demands grow on Israel to release circus teacher for disabled children

Electroni Intifada (Palestine) - Sun, 31/01/2016 - 15:34

Mohammad Abu Sakha has been in administrative detention since December.