After Palestinian teens torched the Bab a-Zawiya checkpoint at the centre of their homeland Hebron on 22 November 2014, the Israeli military occupation closed the checkpoint for three weeks, only reopening it to Palestinians on 13 December. The checkpoint, which lies at the entrance to a-Shuhadaa Street in the heart of Hebron, monitors passage of […]
الرئيس الفلسطيني: إسرائيل إرتكبت حرب إبادة جماعية ضد شعبنا ولن نسمح بأن يفلت المجرمون من العقاب
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas addresses the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly in New York, on September 26, 2014. He said that 2014 marked the International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, but Israel had chosen to […]
2014: International Year of Solidarity With the Palestinians. The United Nations today launched the International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, with senior officials urging that the observance be used to redouble efforts to achieve a durable peace between Israel and Palestine.
Just some weeks into 2014, the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement […]
Palestinian return Centre – PRC – 65 years ago, April 9 1948, the peaceful Arab village, Deir Yassin, a village in the suburb of Jerusalem was brutally attacked by Jewish Para military groups killing hundreds of people.
The massacre was part of a systematic campaign that was designed to ethnically cleanse Palestinians from what was to […]
For many years, the Palestinian population of the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, has suffered from a shortage of clean, safe water. However, despite alarming predictions of insufficient drinking water supplies by 2040, based on the expected population growth in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), Jordan and Israel, water is not […]
Occupied Childhoods: Mass arrest of 27 children shows the increasing impact of occupation on Hebron’s children. CPT – Hebron – On the morning of March 20 soldiers arrested 27 Palestinian children, age seven to 15 in the West Bank city of Hebron. The children were on their way to five schools near the Old City […]
President Barak Obama speaks in Jerusalem: “I have made the position of the United States of America clear: Iran must not get a nuclear weapon. This is not a danger that can be contained. As President, I have said to the world that all options are on the table for achieving our objectives. America will do […]