B’Tselem director-general Hagai El-Ad tells Haaretz why organizations like his have become the last form of Israeli resistance to the occupation, and how he copes with being branded a traitor
Central organizer of protests in village of Kafr Qaddum, whose house was targeted, tells Haaretz that the canisters were thrown while his wife and five children were at home ■ Israeli army says soldiers reacted to 'violent riots'
Arif Daraghmeh says his arrest was intended to intimidate him, tells Haaretz one of the soldiers copied photos on his phone while he was examined at the hospital
One of the two settlers filmed setting fire to a field is an Israeli soldier who was on leave at the time ■ IDF initially blamed Palestinians, then admitted soldiers were involved too
The Israeli military had originally claimed that only Palestinians set fire to West Bank fields, but changed versions after video released by NGO B'Tselem showed otherwise
The Jewish American activist will direct B'Tselem's efforts to influence U.S. officials and the general public
New Footage Strengthens Palestinian Claims That Israeli Soldiers Killed Palestinian Who Wasn't Protesting
Videos published by B'Tselem show Mohammad Khossam Khabali walking away from soldiers, assisted by a cane, before falling to the ground ■ IDF claims soldiers opened fire to quell riot
The Israeli organization B'Tselem won the 2018 Human Rights Prize of the French Republic, but the Israeli government and right-wing organizations lobbied against it
The 2018 Human Rights Prize of the French Republic will be awarded to B’Tselem; What’s new and noteworthy is that an Israeli organization is being awarded a prize for being persecuted in its own country
Council was established last May to investigate the rise in the number of fatalities during Palestinians' weekly protests along the border with Israel ■ Yesh Din, B’Tselem among organizations who testified
The opposition had the opportunity to create a formative moment that would lead to change. Instead, it backed down and continues to disintegrate
A disgrace is when during protests over the past months, Israeli snipers killed three 11-year-old children in the Gaza Strip. It is a disgrace that a Palestinian cannot know whether they can go abroad, or receive medical care, or work their land
On the day the world realizes that the UN ambassador is Israel and Hagai El-Ad represents a muzzled minority, maybe its forgiving attitude toward Israel will change
Israel UN envoy Danon condemns Hagai El-Ad's testimony: 'You're an Israeli citizen who serves our enemies. IDF soldiers protect you and you come here and slander them. You should be ashamed, collaborator'
The trees were in plots Palestinians can only access under army supervision due to proximity to settlements and outposts where Israelis have attacked Palestinian farmers in the past
'Violations that occur in the occupied territories, outside of the official borders of the state, are certainly of international concern,' says B'Tselem Executive Director Hagai El-Ad
What a pity that while the right’s leaders are committed to serving the settlers’ lobby – the leaders of the center-left are fleeing the issue as fast as gazelles
Israel has a fail-safe, copy-paste system for whitewashing the military's killing of civilians. Who knew there was a family or two nearby?
Opinion I Am Not Allowed to Speak to Children in Israeli Schools. Even More Worrying, These People Can
B'Tselem Executive Director Hagai El-Ad says attempts to silence Israelis speaking out about the occupation are ultimately doomed to failure, but only if the international community refuses to accept it
The passage of the NGO Law that limits anti-occupation organizations is a glaring example of the way efforts to silence opposition to the occupation are undermining our entire democratic structure
Despite Avichai Mendelblit's reservations for constitutional reasons, ministerial panel okays bill but demands other changes before Knesset vote
A bill that would make it a crime to document clashes between soldiers and Palestinians violates the right to freedom of expression, encourages censorship and presents Israel as having something to hide
Ministerial Committee for Legislation expected to approve bill calling for five-year jail terms for anyone who distributes photos or footage aimed at breaking 'soldiers’ spirit’
Following criticism, including requests by its own lecturers and Members of Knesset, the university says it would permit the Arab-Jewish peace group, Standing Together, to hold activities on campus
The university originally approved the End the Occupation Week events, but now says that the organizers need to pay for security: 'Here we have an issue that’s very charged, especially in recent times'