Palestinians

Israeli journalist accused over ‘Elders of Zion’ comment

By Josh Jackman, February 1, 2016

An Israeli journalist has been condemned for “blatant antisemitism” after referring to “the Elders of Zion” during a university lecture.

Amira Hass, a reporter for Ha’aretz, alluded to a conspiracy which involved Israel planning “from the start” to take Palestinian land as their own, during a lecture she gave to 200 people at Kent University.

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Israeli soldiers attacked in two attempted stabbings in West Bank

By Josh Jackman, January 8, 2016

Four Palestinians have been killed after they attempted to attack Israeli soldiers in the West Bank.

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Two Jews charged over West Bank fire-bomb attack

By Josh Jackman, January 3, 2016

Two Jews have been indicted over the arson attack on a Palestinian home in the West Bank in which two parents and their one-and-a-half-year-old child were killed.

Amiram Ben-Uliel, a 21-year-old West Bank settler, has been charged with the murder of Ali Dawabsheh and his parents, Riham and Saad, while a minor has been charged with being an accessory to murder.

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Ex-Cambridge academic justifies boycotting Israeli schoolgirl by claiming ‘Jews have become Nazis'

By Marcus Dysch, December 1, 2015

A former Cambridge academic who told a 13-year-old Israeli girl she would answer her questions about horses when there is peace in Palestine has claimed “the Jews have become the Nazis”.

Marsha Levine, an expert on horses with more than 40 years of experience, said she could not help the teenager because she came from a country whose prime minister “wanted ethnic cleansing”.

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Anti-Israel group claims discrimination after Co-op Bank closes its account

By Marcus Dysch, November 25, 2015

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign claims it has launched a legal case against the Co-operative Bank after its account was suddenly closed.

The anti-Israel campaign group said the move amounted to discrimination.

The PSC said the bank had cited its own “risk appetite” as the only stated reason behind the decision.

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Student anger after "terror" vigil at University of Leeds

By Naomi Firsht, October 22, 2015

Members of a pro-Palestinian student society held a vigil outside the University of Leeds students union for Palestinian “victims of the recent wave of violence”. The list included some of those who were suspected of carrying out terrorist attacks on Israeli civilians.

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Palestinian mob torches Joseph’s Tomb holy site

By Marcus Dysch, October 16, 2015

A Palestinian mob has set fire to the Joseph’s Tomb religious site at the start of their so-called Day of Rage.

Believed to be the burial place of the biblical patriarch, the holy area near Nablus was torched by rioters in the early hours of Friday morning.

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The framework is crumbling

By Anshel Pfeffer, October 14, 2015

As noon drew near on Wednesday, Israelis cautiously whispered to each other, anxious not to tempt fate or the evil eye.

Twenty-four hours had passed without a terror attack anywhere in the country. Perhaps things were beginning to calm down.

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Death and terror as attacks engulf Israel

By Rosa Doherty, October 14, 2015

The attacks came so rapidly at times that it was almost impossible to keep up with the wave of terror.

The violence followed the murder of Eitam and Naama Henkin a fortnight ago. By Wednesday seven Israelis were dead.

Last Thursday, a 25-year-old yeshivah student was stabbed in the neck and chest near Jerusalem’s railway station.

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Israeli security cabinet authorises new measures aimed at curbing Palestinian violence

By JC Reporter, October 14, 2015

Israel’s government has authorised security measures to combat the violence sweeping the country.

Soldiers will be deployed on public transport and police will have powers to seal off East Jerusalem and impose a curfew.

Authorities will be able to demolish homes of Palestinians who have been involved in attacks.

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