Petitioners are demanding that Israel reverse restrictions imposed a month ago on the entry of fuel and export of goods through the Kerem Shalom crossing
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.
How many of the young people protesting at the Gaza border fence hoped the soldiers facing them would pull the trigger and end their lives? Unfortunately, many
A new conflict would find Gaza drained, with hospitals already hampered by fuel shortages. 'We’re afraid but unafraid at the same time,' says a resident
The administration thinks this tactic will make it easier for it to impose the 'deal of the century' – that is, the surrender agreement – on the Palestinians
The procedures needed by six women in Gaza are not done in the West Bank, but only in East Jerusalem, where Israel won’t let them go
Rather than quietly avoid prison time, these young Israelis chose to make a statement that invites others like them to question the nationalist, security-focused axioms they have been stuffed with
In the crusade to return their son’s remains, the family demanded reduction of the number of humanitarian exit permits issued to Gazans, causing horrific pain to sufferers of life-threatening diseases
Arkan Muzhir threw stones at army jeeps that entered the Deheisheh refugee camp. ‘If he threw a stone,’ his father asks, ‘couldn’t they shoot him in the leg?’
The rejection highlights the uptick in denials of entry so far this year; Israel has refused passage to 769 people because they have close relatives in Hamas
The early attempts, which were struck down, display the theoratical basis for the Israeli intention to demolish the contentious Khan Al-Ahmar village and forcefully transfer its residents
Tamimi's village Nabi Saleh once led the popular struggle. Now the released Palestinian teen icon and her mother are inspiring thousands to follow their example
The question actually is why so few Palestinians do the same amid the century of injustice and dispossession and years more to come
On Wednesday the High Court will hear petitions against the demolition of the Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar, while two Palestinian villages request that the state demolish illegal structures in a nearby settlement
The security service didn't inform Daniel Kronberg of the group Ta'ayush that he wasn't required to show up, while one critic says it's 'forbidden for the Shin Bet to function as a thought police'
From a balcony in Ramallah, surrounded by friends and acquaintances, the nation-state law shrinks to its proper ludicrous proportions
Fortunately, the new war was halted at the edge of the abyss. At least for now. Hamas does listen to the voice of the people, and the people are saying clearly that they don’t want war
The kite fliers find satisfaction in the very development of a cheap tool that bewilders the strong Israeli army. But more Palestinians ask whether their creativity is worth a deterioration that will cause the death of thousands of Gazans
Following a Haaretz report of recordings of the council head's remarks, a Freedom of Information request was submitted. Council refuses to provide information because one of those filling the request criticized settlers
The day will come when not only Israeli politicians and military officials will be put on trial, but also jurists, military and civilian judges, architects and planners, everyone who enabled and enables the division of this land
There’s nothing more political than a company paving roads beyond the state’s borders to enable Jewish Israelis to violate international law, completely oblivious of Palestinian residents