These organizations are not really bringing peace or an end to the occupation any closer. Let’s see what Israel looks like without B’Tselem and Peace Now and Breaking the Silence.
'The occupation must end' — that’s the flag that must unite Israel's opposition. Those who don’t wave it are helping make the status quo in the territories permanent.
Likud lawmaker David Bitan's latest initiative comes a day after he threatened to strip B'Tselem's director of his citizenship for speaking about the occupation at the UN Security Council.
The Desert Trip festival in California was billed as the final opportunity to see rock's biggest icons together. Paul McCartney and Bob Dylan disappointed, The Who and Neil Young shone, and Roger Waters didn't miss an opportunity to bash Trump and the Israeli occupation.
A government that can't or won't move a few shacks out of an illegal West Bank outpost will not reach an agreement with the Palestinians unless powerful pressure is placed on it, including harsh sanctions.
'Israel is still not a pariah on the world stage, but admit it, it is also no great honor to say you are Israeli. This is because of you.'
After Israeli envoy tells Security Council that UN must stop interfering in Israel's democratic process by funding the NGO, U.S. representative says it is 'vital that all governments protect and create an atmosphere that all voices can be heard.'
Palestinians Seek Transfer of Legendary Military Leaders' Remains From Syria After ISIS Destroys Grave
Israel said it has denied a request to rebury Abu Jihad, the late Yasser Arafat's top strategist, in the West Bank alongside dozens of PLO fighters interred in a cemetery wrecked by ISIS in Syria's Yarmouk refugee camp.
It was under the UN's aegis that Israel was established, and it must also be the organization that acts to end the occupation.
Opinion Israel's Human Rights Defenders Won't Be Intimidated or Silenced - Even by Their Own Prime Minister
Netanyahu's promise of vengeance against opponents of his pro-occupation policies is what we’d expect from a Putin, Erdogan or, yes, Trump-controlled government. It's not a standard we can accept for a democratic society.