UN: Dozens of children homeless after Israel illegally demolished Palestinian houses

The United Nations has condemned Israel for illegally demolishing houses of Palestinians in East Jerusalem, leaving 77 people, over half of whom are children, homeless in three days. “Demolitions that result in forced evictions and displacement run counter to Israel’s obligations under international law and create unnecessary suffering and tension,” the UN Office for the [&hellip

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Dozens of olive trees felled in settler violence

Two incidents in the West Bank leave upwards of 60 olive trees severely damaged, according to human rights organizations. Vandalized trees in the West Bank village of Yasuf, January 11, 2015. (Photo by Zakariya Sadeh/Rabbis for Human Rights) Dozens of Palestinian-owned mature olive trees were felled in a suspected settler attack Saturday night in the [&hellip

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ISM Olive Oil Bottling Party to Benefit Palestinian Farmers and Nonviolent Resistance

Where:   Grassroots house, 2022 Blake St., Berkeley, CA (between Ashby and Berkeley BART) When:    Sun, Jan 25, 2015 10AM to 5:00PM The 2014 harvest oil has arrived, with zaatar (thyme) in the same shipment.  New keffiyehs, too, all needing packaging/bottling.  Please join us to benefit Palestinian farmers and nonviolent resistance in Palestine.  If you only [&hellip

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