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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


Marwan Darweish & Andrew Rigby, Popular Protest in Palestine: The Uncertain Future of Unarmed Resistance

Pluto Press, 2015, 211pp, £15


Palestine: resignation, solidarity and the great chain of nonviolence

Extracts from the new book, Popular Protest in Palestine, an important study of popular unarmed resistance to the Israeli occupation since the second intifada


Israeli ‘piracy’ halts Gaza Freedom Flotilla III

Swedish ship boarded & passengers detained


Palestinian prisoners

Khader Adnan released after 55 day hunger strike