US Congress must understand ‘trauma’ of Nakba, Rashida Tlaib says | Al-Nakba News

The US legislator, who introduced resolution to recognize Palestinian displacement, tells Al Jazeera ‘Nakba hasn’t stopped’. Washington, D.C. – It’s important for United States lawmakers to understand the “trauma and pain” of the Palestinian Nakba, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has said, urging Washington to condition aid to Israel on its rights record. Tlaib introduced a congressional … Read more

Israel approves far-right march in occupied East Jerusalem | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Authorities allow far-right groups to march through Jerusalem’s Old City, in a decision that threatens to re-ignite violence in the city. Israeli authorities have said they have given permission for the far-right groups to march through the heart of the main Palestinian thoroughfare in occupied East Jerusalem’s Old City later this month, in a decision … Read more

UN experts say mass eviction of Palestinians a possible war crime | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Geneva, Switzerland – Israel’s decision to evict approximately 1,200 Palestinians from their homes in Masafer Yatta in the occupied West Bank may amount to a war crime, UN human rights experts said. The decision to forcibly transfer the Palestinian residents is a serious breach of international humanitarian and human rights laws, and an independent and … Read more

Abu Akleh pallbearer arrested days after Israelis attack funeral | Israel-Palestine conflict News

BREAKINGBREAKING, Amro Abu Khudeir’s lawyer said that the interrogation of the man called “the coffin protector” was about the funeral. Occupied East Jerusalem – One of the Palestinian pallbearers attacked by Israeli police while carrying the coffin of veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh at her funeral on Friday has been arrested by Israeli … Read more

‘I lost a sister’: Abu Akleh honoured at Washington vigil | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Washington, D.C. – Hundreds of Palestinian rights supporters and press freedom advocates have gathered in Washington, DC to pay tribute and demand justice for Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was killed by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank last week. The candlelight vigil, held outside the National Press Club in Washington, DC, … Read more

US plan to remove Kahanist group from ‘terror’ list draws concern | Politics News

Washington, D.C. – Palestinian rights advocates have raised the alarm over US plans to remove a violent, far-right Israeli group from Washington’s list of “foreign terrorist organizations” (FTO), warning that such a move may embolden Kahane Chai’s supporters. A United States official confirmed that the State Department has notified Congress of plans to delist the … Read more

Dozens injured in Israeli police attack on Palestinian funeral | Jerusalem News

Walid al-Sharif’s funeral was attacked just days after an Israeli attack on journalist Shireen Abu Akleh’s funeral. More than 70 Palestinians were injured after Israeli police lobbed tear gas canisters and shot rubber-coated bullets at a funeral procession for a young Palestinian man who had succumbed to injuries sustained at Al-Aqsa Mosque compound last month. … Read more

US Congress: Rashida Tlaib introduces Nakba resolution | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Congresswoman says measure aims to recognize forced displacement of Palestinians during establishment of Israeli state. Washington, D.C. – US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has said she introduced a resolution to recognize the Palestinian Nakba, a term used to describe the forced displacement of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians in the lead-up to the establishment of the … Read more

‘Why should I leave?’: Palestinian Bedouins decry expulsion | Israel-Palestine conflict

Outside the city of Hebron, already an example of encroaching Israeli settlements on Palestinian territory, sits what appears to be an unassuming grouping of Palestinian Bedouin homes. But here, in Masafer Yatta, local families are battling to stop what would be one of the largest single displacements of Palestinians in decades, as Israeli forces attempt … Read more