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Israel persecutes ‘Palestinian Gandhis’

'Deluge' of charges brought against leading nonviolent activists


Sisters of mercy

Women vow to continue sailing to Gaza after ship seized


Diamonds in the mine

On 11 November, Palestinian administrative detainees, Ahmad Abu Fara (29) and Anas Shadid (19) reached the fiftieth day of their hunger strikes to demand freedom from imprisonment without charge or

All along the watchtower

Martin S Gilbert, Ulverston

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I want to break free

On 11 September, Israel’s high court rejected petitions by human rights groups and the Israeli medical association (IMA) to quash a law the Israeli parliament passed last year permitting force-feed

Jailhouse rock

On 25 August, 18-year-old Israeli conscientious objector Omri Baranes was finally accepted as a pacifist by an Israeli defence forces (IDF) committee and released from detention on conscientious gr

Support the Women’s Boat to Gaza

Women from 12 countries prepare to break Israel’s criminal siege


Let me end / detain you

On 26 May, the Israeli human rights group B’Tselem announced it would end a decades-long policy of co-operating with the Israeli military justice system, saying it was a figleaf to legitimise the o

Behind Labour’s ‘antisemitism’ crisis

Jewish scholar Norman Finkelstein talks about Naz Shah, Ken Livingstone, and the Nazi Holocaust


The Palestinian freedom struggle

Bil'in resistance now in twelth year