The Israeli siege makes suppression by Hamas even more effective, because there’s nowhere to escape to.
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.
The persecuted of the wars in the Middle East have become in the past two years part of the scenery of post-war former Yugoslavia.
Khader Adnan ended a 55-day hunger strike at the weekend and remains in a very weak condition.
Hamas also orders closure of Strip's only cell phone company for nonpayment.
On the short trip to military court, there's also time to discuss permit problems and divided families, with the Islamic State and Syria thrown in.
Khader Adnan, currently on the verge of death, will be released in two weeks and will gradually begin to eat and drink in the meantime.
Khader Adnan, an administrative detainee, is on day 54 of a hunger strike; negotiations over his release will resume on Saturday night.
The report was published on the day the Palestinian unity government dissolved, yet shortly before the Palestinians depart for The Hague in a rare act of unity.
The defense attorney for Khalida Jarrar, who denies all charges, demands to know if material from her confiscated computers is being used as evidence.
The harassment of the Al-Midan Theater stems from envy of our subjects’ ability to overcome oppression, to think and create, in defiance of our image of them as inferior.