West Bank

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Women chant slogans and gesture as they march with Palestinian flags during a demonstration in the Moroccan capital Rabat on June 23, 2019 against the U.S.-led economic conference in Bahrain with its declared aim of achieving Palestinian prosperity.
"Palestinians have been campaigning for over 70 years for their basic rights and freedoms. It is far past time for the U.S. to stop carrying water for the Israeli government and instead support justice and equality for all people."
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
International voices condemned the U.S. decision to no longer consider the Israeli settlements in Palestine a war crime.
"The American government's decision to jettison international law and to...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"A reminder that Israel is a state where apartheid policies are used to appeal...


In their latest atrocity among too many, Israeli forces shot and killed Samah Zuhair Mubarak, 16, at a West Bank checkpoint on her way home from school. Officials say Mubarak tried to stab a security officer - as proof, they helpfully posted a random picture of a small knife - after which “a rapid response by additional security forces brought about her neutralization." Mubarak, who received no first aid, was just one of Israel's grievous victims this week. They all had, and deserve, names.