Daily Archive: January 31, 2018

Jan
31

U.N. Examines 206 Companies Over Links to Israeli Settlements

The U.N. human rights office is reviewing the companies, mostly Israeli and American, over their involvement with the settlements, which are considered illegal under international law.

Jan
31

Palestinian girl arrested by Israel sent to Gaza Strip – where she’d never been, activists say

Teen from West Bank was arrested after visiting Jerusalem without a permit and dropped off at crossing into Gaza, Israeli rights group says

A Palestinian teenager from the West Bank arrested by Israel was sent to the Gaza Strip despite never having been there in her life, according to an Israeli human rights group.

The group, HaMoked, said the 14-year-old girl, named only as Ghada, was arrested in Jerusalem on 13 January without a permit while visiting the Israeli-controlled city.

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Jan
31

Canceled Lorde Concert Prompts First Use of Israel’s Anti-Boycott Law

The lawsuit targets two women in New Zealand who wrote a letter urging the singer to call off a planned performance in Tel Aviv.

Jan
31

‘Rise and Kill First’ Shines Light on Israel’s Hidden Assassinations

Ronen Bergman’s blend of history and investigative reporting is a humane book about a contentious subject.

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