West Bank

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Empty streets are a sign of the times throughout Gaza, which is living under a government-imposed coronavirus curfew. (Photo: Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images)
"Israel has the legal, moral, and humanitarian responsibility to vaccinate the Palestinian population, which lives in distress under its control," wrote the editors of one leading Tel-Aviv paper.
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Mays Abu Ghosh, who spent 15 months in Israeli prison, was released on November 30, 2020. (Photo: Ultra Palestine/YouTube screen grab)
Abu Ghosh—imprisoned for 15 months after joining a banned college organization...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Israeli troops conduct a night raid while searching for abducted youngsters in the Jalazon refugee camp in the occupied West Bank on June 14, 2014. (Photo: Abbas Momani/AFP via Getty Images)
"You feel your privacy is being invaded," said one Palestinian victim. "The aim...


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.

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