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Coptic Christians – Egypt's forsaken community

27 April, 2017

The latest attacks on Egyptian Copts was shocking, but hardly new. Copts face discrimination daily from their fellow countrymen and from the regime that granted them equality in the constitution.

Israel approves controversial home demolition law

05 April, 2017

Israel's parliament on Wednesday voted in favour of a controversial law against illegal constructions that detractors say will mostly target Palestinian homes built without required, but hard-to-get, permits.

Knesset to vote on making demolishing Palestinian homes easier

03 April, 2017

The Knesset's Interior and Environment Committee approved the controversial Planning and Building Law - which will expedite demolition of Palestinian homes built without a permit - for a Wednesday

Occupied: Land before honour on Palestine Land Day

30 March, 2017

Comment: For decades, Palestinians have seen their land confiscated through illegal Israeli land grabs, and their homes demolished to make way for Israeli settlement building, writes Otman Aitlkaboud.

Israel's plan to protect Bedouins from polygamy will backfire

28 March, 2017

Comment: If she truly cared about the rights and well-being of Bedouin women, Shaked would not be simultaneously orchestrating the demolition of Bedouin homes, writes Sonia Boulos

UN concerned over Israeli demolition plans in West Bank

22 February, 2017

The United Nations raised concerns Wednesday over newly announced demolition plans in a Palestinian Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank that threaten dozens of buildings including a primary

Israel legalises settler land grabs in occupied West Bank

06 February, 2017

Israeli parliament on Monday passed a contentious bill that would retroactively legalise the expropriation of privately owned Palestinian land in the West Bank.

Israeli Arabs and Jews protest Netanyahu's demolition orders

05 February, 2017

Israeli Arabs and Jews joined forces in Tel Aviv on Saturday to protest Prime Minister Netanyahu's orders to demolish Arab homes built without permission that authorities rarely grant.

Occupied outcry: Palestinians demand police-chief quit over demolition-linked death

24 January, 2017

Palestinians rallied in Jerusalem on Monday demanding that the minister in charge of Israel's police quit after a Bedouin man was shot dead by officers in disputed circumstances.

Trump's inauguration raises Israeli spirits, Palestinian fears

20 January, 2017

Video: Protests took place in Nablus, Ramallah, and Hebron Thursday against Trump's pledge to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem, as Israeli forces placed on high alert on inauguration day

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