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WATCH: Palestinians mark Nakba on both sides of Green Line

Both the March of Return in al-Kabri and a Nakba Day demonstration in Ramallah were held to mark 69 years since the expulsion of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians from their homes.

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Mapping the Palestinian villages erased and replaced with Jewish towns
How we learned to forget the villages we destroyed
Fighting occupation must not blind us from remembering the Nakba




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WATCH: Palestinians visit ruins of village destroyed during Nakba

Descendants of Palestinians who were expelled from the village of Ma’alul during the Nakba visit the site of their former home to celebrate Easter in the church there — one of the few buildings left standing after the Israeli army destroyed the locality.

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Mapping the Palestinian villages erased and replaced with Jewish towns
Israel is still unable to deal with the catastrophe of 1948
Israel aims new Nakba-style weapon at Arab citizens




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WATCH: What do Palestinians on hunger strike want?

For the past four weeks, over 1,600 Palestinian prisoners have refused to eat in protest of their conditions inside Israeli jails. But what are they actually demanding?  Mohammed Matry, a former political prisoner, talks about the prisoners’ strike in which he participated in the 1980s, Israel policy of forced feeding, and the basic demands of Palestinian prisoners today.

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How hunger strike could bring Palestinian prisoners back to the fore
PHOTOS: Palestinians protest in support of hunger-striking prisoners



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WATCH: Should Arab and Jewish activists focus on joint action or dialogue?

While some anti-occupation and human rights groups choose dialogue as their means of pursuing peace, others say that joint action is the only way to avoid perpetuating the existing power structure.

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Co-existence vs. Co-resistance: A case against normalization
Alternative peace initiative comes under fire for ‘normalization’
Jews, Arabs march on Israeli checkpoint to demand an end to occupation




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WATCH: How Hebron went from integration to segregation

A tour of Hebron covers the history of the city, from its former incarnation as a space shared by Jews and Arabs to the massacres in 1929 and 1994, and from the Oslo Accords to segregation.

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How the 1929 Hebron massacre invigorated the Zionist movement
Special Coverage: The Goldstein massacre – 20 years of segregation in Hebron 
Richard Gere on segregation in Hebron: It’s exactly like the Old South




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WATCH: How does the conflict affect regular Israelis?

Israel Social TV hits the streets for an informal survey: How does the conflict affect your life? And what can be done about it?

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WATCH: Bereaved Palestinians and Israelis mark Women's Day

Israeli and Palestinian women commemorated International Women’s Day last week by destroying a mockup separation wall in the West Bank city of Beit Jala. The event, put on by the Bereaved Families Forum, included a vigil in memory of those who have lost their lives in the conflict. Among the speakers were Suha Abu Khdeir, the mother of Mohammed Abu Khdeir, who was kidnapped and burned alive by three Israelis in July 2014.

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WATCH: Marking 50 years of occupation — in the Knesset

Elected officials and representatives of civil society in Israel mark 50 years of Israel’s occupation, discussing what it would take to end the occupation — and more importantly, what perpetuates it.

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WATCH: What is Israel really doing for LGBTQ rights?

Much fanfare accompanies the Knesset’s annual LGBTQ rights day. But this year, as last year, the event coincided with a raft of LGBTQ rights legislation being shot down.

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Why the struggle for LGBT rights in Israel is far from over
Why I interrupted a pro-army LGBTQ event in Tel Aviv
Increasing homophobia mars Knesset LGBT day




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WATCH: Conscientious objector on why she refuses to join the IDF

Atalya Ben-Abba, 19, recently refused to join the Israeli army on moral grounds and, like others before her, was sentenced to jail. Here, she talks about her reasons for conscientious objection.

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My sister is refusing to join the IDF — and I couldn’t be prouder
Israeli army jails two conscientious objectors for fourth time
Israeli conscientious objector released from military prison after 160 days




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WATCH: African refugees rally against Israel's deportation policy

With Israel’s Supreme Court set to rule on Israel’s policy of deporting African asylum seekers to countries where they face danger and even death, hundreds of refugees gather in Jerusalem to demand their right to protection.

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What will happen to Eritrean asylum seekers after Israel deports them?
Despite dangers, Israel sending asylum seekers to home countries



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WATCH: Palestinians and Israelis fight land West Bank land grab

Several weeks ago, Israeli activists tried to reach the Palestinian village of Izbat Tabib to take part in protests against land confiscations. The Israeli army had decided to uproot hundreds of Palestinian olive trees in order to build a settler road. Soldiers would not let the activists’ bus pass through the checkpoint, declaring the area a closed military zone.

But the activists eventually found a way to reach the village, helping the Palestinians place signs on trees marked for uprooting. That same evening the army raided Izbat Tabib. The next day, dozens of trees were pulled out of the ground.

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PHOTOS: Israeli authorities uproot olive trees to build settler-only road
WATCH: Soldiers prevent Palestinians, Israelis from protesting together



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WATCH: Struggling for human rights under the threat of demolitions

The people of Umm el-Kheir, a Palestinian village in the southern West Bank, live under the constant threat of demolitions carried out by Israeli forces, as well as harassment from the army and settlers. On International Human Rights Day, residents and activists spoke about the struggle to access basic rights under occupation.

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Home demolitions are organized state violence
Finding Sisyphus in the South Hebron Hills



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