Amira Hass is the Haaretz correspondent for the Occupied Territories.
Born in Jerusalem in 1956, Hass joined Haaretz in 1989, and has been in her current position since 1993. As the correspondent for the territories, she spent three years living in Gaza, which served of the basis for her widely acclaimed book, "Drinking the Sea at Gaza." She has lived in the West Bank city of Ramallah since 1997.
Hass is also the author of two other books, both of which are compilations of her articles.
Israel stopped renewing work visas for members of the international staff at the UN Human Rights Office, forcing them to leave the country
Report by AMAN criticizes power of clans, but also reflects a vibrant society that voices domestic criticism despite authoritarian self-rule in parts of West Bank and in Gaza
Analysis Promising Change or Clinging to Power? Behind the Palestinian Leaders' Vow to Hold Elections
Building up expectations for an imminent election, 16 years after the last one, is a way to preserve the legitimacy of the Palestinian Authority’s political elite and civil service
Dror Feiler relinquished his Israeli citizenship after marrying a Swedish citizen, and an order banning him from Israel was issued against him in 2010 for participating in flotillas protesting the blockade on the Gaza Strip
In 2005, Salah Hamouri was given a choice: To leave Israel for 15 years or serve seven years in prison. He chose prison over exile. Now he's facing expulsion again
The legislators revel in cuts to humanitarian projects funded by the EU but ask for more measures against Palestinian construction in Area C, which some call a ‘virus,’ ‘cancer’ or ‘territorial terror’
Israeli soldiers raided the home of Hamada Tamimi, confiscated phones and a camera, beat up his family and took him away. The army said his arrest was due to operational considerations
Karim Younes is above the calculations of power and personal profit that are eating up the Fatah movement. That’s why the accusatory letter he sent is so important
The goal of the Palestinian demonstrators at Kafr Qaddum is modest: Open the road to Nablus and stop treating us as inferior. The principle behind it is just as basic: Treat us as human beings
Rumors say Dahlan, adviser to UAE Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed, acted as middleman. He is also a favorite of the Israelis and the Americans, who are planning to crown him the next Palestinian leader
'We have an ear for music,' justices tells Palestinian residents of Musafer Yatta, urging them to accept a compromise in ongoing legal battle
Palestinian President Abbas is paying the price for his decision to cut ties with the UAE, but now that the threat of Israeli annexation has receded, will Palestinian cooperation with Israel resume?
Three comments on Doron Koren’s article about the legal battle against Mohammad Bakri and his film ‘Jenin, Jenin’
In response to Israel’s annexation plan the PA has halted both security and civil coordination, but by linking the two the PA is aiding the occupier
If not for Palestinian self-ruled enclaves, Israelis and Palestinians would have had endless points of encounter and potential for friction, over everything from eggplants to masks
Israeli Police Raid Major East Jerusalem Palestinian Cultural Institutions in Justice Ministry 'Experiment'
The directors of Yabous Cultural Center and the Jerusalem Society for Music Teaching were detained and later released. Officials allege that their centers are suspected of money laundering and tax evasion