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Outrage rising among Palestinians over steady increase in "honor killings"
The steady rise in the number of murders of Palestinian women by family membersis sparking more urgent protests from Palestinian human rights activists.
How many more Palestinian women have to be murdered
[Haaretz] September was the most violent month this year, with seven women killed in Gaza and the West Bank.
Israel extends “Citizenship Law” for an additional year denying entry or living permits to partners from the West Bank and Gaza
Israel extends law restricting unification of citizens with spouses from 'enemy states' 'Citizenship Law' denies entry or living permits to partners considered a security threat; it mainly affects Israeli Arab citizens and their families from the West Bank and Gaza.
WCLAC article on Israeli settlements appears in US magazine "Spare Change News"
Israeli settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem are illegal. What is perhaps less well known is the impact these settlements have on the local Palestinian communities, and in particular, on women and children.
Palestinian hip hop group DAM raises awareness of ‘honour killings’ through a powerful music video
The video tells the story of a young Arab girl who has lived a life of pain and decides to run away from home after her parents try to force her into an arranged marriage.
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