Middle East Eye, 18 January 2018

Activists are often arrested for what they write on Facebook, or even posts they are tagged in

Graffiti depicting founder of Facebook Inc Mark Zuckerberg on the Israeli separation barrier (AFP)

A fifth of Palestinians, including those with Israeli citizenship, have been arrested or investigated by either Israeli or Palestinian authorities for sharing their opinions online, according to results of a poll published by 7amleh in 2017.

Haaretz, Jan 16, 2017

 

When Israeli officers sanctimoniously warn that 95 percent of Gazas water is unfit to drink, they ignore the original absurdity: Israel forces Gaza to make do with water from the aquifer located within its borders. This aquifer, which supplied water to some 300,000 people in 1950, is now supposed to supply the same amount to two million people. Its no wonder theres overpumping and contamination by sewage and seawater.

Haaretz, Jan 17, 2018

 

His death represents a saving of $8500 to the Israeli taxpayer ($5000 to Rwanda for agreeing to take him and $3500 cash in hand for agreeing to leave). One down, 37,699 to go.

January 16, 2018


Israeli Education Minister, Naftali Bennett [World Trade Organization/Flickr]

Israeli education minister Naftali Bennett has declared that the “era of the Palestinian state” is over, renewing calls for the annexation of land in the occupied West Bank, reported Arutz Sheva.

Forward, Jan 7, 2018

Hebron in particular and Palestine in general are divided between those who have rights — namely settlers — and those who don’t — Palestinians like me.