Randomly-chosen quotation:
"I don’t want to bog down in the stupidity of comparing the actions of the colonizer and the colonized. That a category of colonizer even exists should end that discussion the moment it begins. Israel’s mere presence is a continuous act of violence. "
(Steven Salaita, 25 February 2016)
Nour Kayed Faiq Issa Nour Kayed Faiq Issa is a teenage (16 years-old) political prisoner from Anata, Jerusalem gov. He has the dubious record of being the youngest Palestinian arbitrarily imprisoned by the Israeli military authorities. He has been held without charges or trial. All indications are that his imprisonment is meant to screw his family because his brother engaged in a resistance action against Israelis.


Number of days arbitrarily imprisoned during his latest ordeal:

Percentage of Nour Issa’s life in prison: 3.5%

 
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Recent events
23-27 Oct 2017
projected Africa-Israel summit in Togolese capital Lomé
16-18 Oct 2017
Large military contingent invaded media offices, stole equipment, and ordered the closure of several media producers; two journalists kidnapped
16 Oct 2017
Israeli warplanes bomb anti-aircraft battery 30 miles from Damascus; Russian Defense minister due to visit Israel next day
13 Oct 2017
Donald Trump moves to abrogate the nuclear deal with Iran; urges US Congress to determine next steps: re-introduce sanctions
US president disavows nuclear deal with Iran, complying with Israeli wishes
12 Oct 2017
US and Israel announce withdrawal from UNESCO
Hamas and Fatah announce reconciliation deal at negotiations in Cairo
10-12 Oct 2017
Reconciliation talks between Fatah and Hamas in Cairo under auspices of Egyptian intelligence
early Oct 2017
Palestinian Authority officials, including 'prime minister', cross into Gaza