Since 2016 Israel has been revoking entry permits of people whose surnames are identical to those of Palestinian assailants. It’s called deterrence
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.
System of profiteering in permits currently forces Palestinians to pay thousands of shekels to work in Israel
Direct lines can be seen between the ‘deal of the century,’ the Oslo Accords and their fraudulent implementation, which led to the creation of separate Palestinian enclaves
Palestinians must 'disengage from our colonial dependence on Israel,' strengthen their economy and assert their political will, Mohammad Shtayyeh says in an interview. He explains the four wars Israel is waging against the Palestinians, and why the alphabet soup cooked up in the Oslo Accords needs to be scrapped
For decades, nature reserves have been used to keep Palestinians off their land while allowing settlers to build. This week, the High Court rubber-stamped the practice
Sura Tawil didn’t know a new ID was waiting for her since 2011. So who’s responsible for the failure, the Palestinian side that issues the cards or the Israeli side that approves them?
The army confiscated dozens of crossing permits of farmers whose plots are beyond the separation barrier. While they labor to retrieve them, their land remains untended
By the 97th day of a strike while deprived of his right to a defense, Ahmed Zahran had lost 66 pounds, and since the 45th day he has needed a wheelchair
Two performances this month highlighted the disconnect between the Palestinian public and the leadership of Abbas’ Fatah party, which continues to blindly glorify him
A Palestinian was killed in the West Bank, allegedly by his brother, then the victim’s home was shot at. But Israeli security forces haven’t acted in the second case, despite their authority to do so
This Palestinian Came From Canada With a Dream – Israeli Settlers and the Army Came Together to Thwart It
Khaled Al Sabawi had a vision — developing affordable building lots in the West Bank to Palestinians. But sales stopped almost completely due to settlers’ harassment and the pressure they put on the army
With Defense Minister Bennett’s backing, they aim to Judaize the city’s historic old market
A new section of highway will go around a refugee camp; grape growers say it will block access to many of their vineyards
One of the results of Israeli domination over the Palestinians and those who resist it is the attitude of Israelis toward facts, sociological truths and assessments voiced by Palestinians
A friend from Gaza tells me how Islamic Jihad’s rockets express the enormous fury of every Palestinian in the caged-in Strip, where the suffering is beyond words, Hamas takes care of itself and Israel keeps making new demands
Israeli sources confirmed a local missile hit an office building in Gaza, but one could conclude that was the case just from the silence of Palestinian media outlets regarding the hit
Their every move is filmed, every exit from their house depends on the army and they may access their land three times a year at most. The Gharib family has been living this way since Israel surrounded them with settlers
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
Robbing Palestinians is Israel’s daily bread. But it remains to be seen whether the Ramallah government will keep its promise to fight the Palestinian profiteers who help Israeli employers illegally trade in work permits
The authorities have given Mustafa Al-Kharouf three weeks to change his residence status or leave the country
The illegal trade in permits cost 20,000 workers $140 million last year, each paying up to around $7000. The profits go to brokers and employers
It’s a system – violence carried out with the army’s full backing and with the aim of expanding, on a daily basis, the area from which Palestinians are driven out
Heba al-Labadi has been held in Israel since August 20 and was interrogated by the Shin Bet for over a month on suspicion of contact with Hezbollah
For weeks, a team of 13 Shin Bet men interrogated women suspected of social activities linked to Hamas. Three filed torture complaints to the Justice Ministry after hundreds such cases were closed without charges