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My Own Private Gaza

A rare glimpse of what it's like to live in Gaza: Video blog by Khaled al-‘Azayzeh, one of B’Tselem's field researchers in the Gaza Strip.

Batan al-Hawa : A Threatened Existence

The neighborhood of Batan al-Hawa in the heart of Silwan, East Jerusalem, is the setting for the largest expulsion in recent years in the city, a process supported by the Israeli government and courts. Click on the figures to enter the neighborhood’s story.

A year to Operation Protective Edge

For hundreds of thousands of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, last summer’s nightmare has become an ongoing reality. After the fighting ended, B'Tselem continued to publicize the stories of Gazans who are still dealing with its consequences.

Families bombed at home

During the fighting in Gaza, dozens of residences were bombed while residents were at home. The following infographic lists members of families killed in their homes in 72 incidents of bombing or shelling ((initial figures).

Working women in Gaza

To mark International Women’s Day B’Tselem presented the stories of three women who are struggling to make a living in the virtually impossible economic conditions in Gaza.

48 years of occupation: No cause for celebration

It’s been 48 years since 1967. Decades of rule over another people, of trampling its rights in all spheres of life amounts to a permanent situation, not the temporary one that is the very definition of occupation. This cannot go on forever, but Israel’s government does not believe the occupation must end. We do. Join us.

Stop the expulsion in Susiya!

The HCJ is enabling the Civil Administration to demolish the village of Khirbet Susyiya. The absence of official annexation aside, the reality of the matter is that annexation and dispossession are already here in actual fact. Help us stop the expulsion!

New report: Presumed Guilty

A new report B’Tselem published today indicates that remand in custody is the rule rather than the exception for Palestinian defendants. Most cases, therefore, end in plea bargains.

International Women’s Day

States of combat and human rights violations have a distinctive impact on women. It is important that we hear their voices. In honor of International Women’s Day we asked Palestinian women to interview other Palestinian women about their hopes, dreams and sources of inspiration.