http://www.jnews.org.uk/news/rss RSS feeds from JNews Headlines en JNews - Alternative Jewish Perspectives on Israel and Palestine http://www.jnews.org.uk/news/jnews-alternative-jewish-perspectives-on-israel-and-palestine <a href="/news/jnews-alternative-jewish-perspectives-on-israel-and-palestine"></a><div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-hl-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wednesday, 21 May, 2014 - 13:32</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to JNews, an independent website providing analysis, opinion, information and news on Israel and&nbsp;Palestine.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-hl-additional-text"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>For more about JNews and its Patrons and Trustee please see the About Us panel on the&nbsp;left.</p> </div> </div> </div> http://www.jnews.org.uk/news/jnews-alternative-jewish-perspectives-on-israel-and-palestine#comments human rights Israel Jewish JNews media palestine press 108392 at http://www.jnews.org.uk Palestinian hunger-striker Khader Adnan in deteriorating condition http://www.jnews.org.uk/news/palestinian-hunger-striker-khader-adnan-in-deteriorating-condition <a href="/news/palestinian-hunger-striker-khader-adnan-in-deteriorating-condition"></a><div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-hl-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wednesday, 8 February, 2012 - 15:06</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>On 6 February, human rights group Physicians for Human Rights-Israel appealed to an Israeli court and to the Ministry of Health to allow the immediate medical examination of Khader Adnan Mousa, a hunger-striking Palestinian Administrative Detainee, by an independent doctor of his&nbsp;choice.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-hl-additional-text"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>For further details please contact Hadas Ziv at <a href="mailto:hadas@phr.org.il">hadas@phr.org.il</a>, or Amany Dayif at <a href="mailto:amanydayif@phr.org.il">amanydayif@phr.org.il</a>, or visit Physicians for Human Rights-Israel&#39;s <a href="http://www.phr.org.il/default.asp?PageID=4">website</a></p> </div> </div> </div> http://www.jnews.org.uk/news/palestinian-hunger-striker-khader-adnan-in-deteriorating-condition#comments administrative detention hunger strike 74423 at http://www.jnews.org.uk On Syria and the failure of anti-Imperialist intellectuals http://www.jnews.org.uk/news/on-syria-and-the-failure-of-anti-imperialist-intellectuals <a href="/news/on-syria-and-the-failure-of-anti-imperialist-intellectuals"></a><div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-hl-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wednesday, 8 February, 2012 - 13:46</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><p>I just read Massad&#39;s new <a href="http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2012/02/2012269456491274.html">post</a>, &quot;Imperialism, despotism, and democracy in Syria and my initial reaction is that it is out of touch with what is happening in the&nbsp;country.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-hl-additional-text"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>See the <a href="http://www.maysaloon.org/2012/02/on-massad-failure-of-anti-imperialist.html">original post</a> on Maysaloon blog. For opposing views read the comments on the original&nbsp;blog. </strong></p><p><strong>For a compelling argument from the West against Western intervention, see the <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/feb/07/syria-intervention-escalate-killing">Guardian&#39;s Seumas Milne</a> on Comment is Free today.&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p> </div> </div> </div> http://www.jnews.org.uk/news/on-syria-and-the-failure-of-anti-imperialist-intellectuals#comments repost 74404 at http://www.jnews.org.uk New bill restricting foreign funding to Israeli NGOs back on agenda http://www.jnews.org.uk/news/new-bill-restricting-foreign-funding-to-israeli-ngos-back-on-agenda <a href="/news/new-bill-restricting-foreign-funding-to-israeli-ngos-back-on-agenda"><img src="http://www.jnews.org.uk/sites/default/files/imagecache/jnews_thumb/imagecache/jnews_default/uploadedimages/headline/Ofir_akunis_knesset_speech.JPG" alt="" title="" class="teaserthumbnail" width="83" height="90" /></a><div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-hl-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, 1 December, 2011 - 17:55</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p> http://www.jnews.org.uk/news/new-bill-restricting-foreign-funding-to-israeli-ngos-back-on-agenda#comments foreign funding bill NGOs 69103 at http://www.jnews.org.uk Update from Physicians for Human Rights - Israel on the Palestinian prisoners' hunger-strike http://www.jnews.org.uk/news/update-from-physicians-for-human-rights-israel-on-the-palestinian-prisoners-hunger-strike <a href="/news/update-from-physicians-for-human-rights-israel-on-the-palestinian-prisoners-hunger-strike"><img src="http://www.jnews.org.uk/sites/default/files/imagecache/jnews_thumb/imagecache/jnews_default/uploadedimages/headline/6234663647_489d5ab7da_b1.jpg" alt="" title="" class="teaserthumbnail" width="135" height="90" /></a><div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-hl-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, 14 October, 2011 - 12:22</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-hl-additional-text"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Physicians for Human Rights-Israel (<span class="caps">PHR</span>-Israel) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that strives to promote a more fair and inclusive society in which the right to health is applied equally for&nbsp;all.</p> <p>Image: Activestills.org - A woman carries a picture of her imprisoned son during a demonstration in support of the Palestinian prisoners&#8217; hunger-strike.<br /> Ofer military prison, Betunia,&nbsp;11.10.2011.</p> </div> </div> </div> http://www.jnews.org.uk/news/update-from-physicians-for-human-rights-israel-on-the-palestinian-prisoners-hunger-strike#comments collective punishment hunger strike IPS PHR-Israel prisoners shalit 65730 at http://www.jnews.org.uk Egypt withdraws ambassador from Israel over officers' deaths http://www.jnews.org.uk/news/egypt-withdraws-ambassador-from-israel-over-officers-deaths <a href="/news/egypt-withdraws-ambassador-from-israel-over-officers-deaths"><img src="http://www.jnews.org.uk/sites/default/files/imagecache/jnews_thumb/imagecache/jnews_default/uploadedimages/headline/The Sinai Peninsula.jpg" alt="" title="" class="teaserthumbnail" width="72" height="90" /></a><div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-hl-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Saturday, 20 August, 2011 - 10:34</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>Egypt has declared its decision to recall its ambassador to Israel following the killing of several Central Security Force officers near the Egypt-Israel border on&nbsp;Thursday.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-hl-additional-text"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>This article may be reproduced on condition that JNews is cited as its&nbsp;source</p> <p>Image from&nbsp;Wikipedia</p> </div> </div> </div> http://www.jnews.org.uk/news/egypt-withdraws-ambassador-from-israel-over-officers-deaths#comments Egypt Eilat Gaza Sinai 61314 at http://www.jnews.org.uk Palestinian Rights group issues document on Statehood http://www.jnews.org.uk/news/palestinian-rights-group-issues-document-on-statehood <a href="/news/palestinian-rights-group-issues-document-on-statehood"><img src="http://www.jnews.org.uk/sites/default/files/imagecache/jnews_thumb/imagecache/jnews_default/uploadedimages/headline/alhaq.jpg" alt="" title="" class="teaserthumbnail" width="184" height="66" /></a><div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-hl-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, 18 August, 2011 - 11:55</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-hl-additional-text"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Al-Haq is an independent Palestinian non-governmental human rights organisation based in Ramallah, West Bank. Established in 1979 to protect and promote human rights and the rule of law in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (<span class="caps">OPT</span>), the organisation has special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social&nbsp;Council.</p> </div> </div> </div> http://www.jnews.org.uk/news/palestinian-rights-group-issues-document-on-statehood#comments al haq september statehood UN 61104 at http://www.jnews.org.uk Israel's anti-boycott law – basic information http://www.jnews.org.uk/news/israels-anti-boycott-law-%E2%80%93-basic-information <a href="/news/israels-anti-boycott-law-%E2%80%93-basic-information"><img src="http://www.jnews.org.uk/sites/default/files/imagecache/jnews_thumb/imagecache/jnews_default/uploadedimages/headline/elkin cartoon.jpg" alt="" title="" class="teaserthumbnail" width="142" height="90" /></a><div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-hl-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Monday, 18 July, 2011 - 15:01</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>The &#39;Law for Prevention of Damage to the State of Israel through Boycott &ndash; 2011&#39; was approved on Monday 11 July by a majority of 47 to 38 Members of the Israeli parliament, the&nbsp;Knesset.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-hl-additional-text"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>This article may be reproduced on condition that JNews is cited as its&nbsp;source. </p> <p>The image is of a cartoon published on 14 July 2011 by Amos Biderman in Israeli newspaper Haaretz. It depicts the initiator of the antiboycott law, <span class="caps">MK</span> Ze&#8217;ev Elkin (Likud), in a brown shirt, shining a pair of black&nbsp;boots.</p> </div> </div> </div> http://www.jnews.org.uk/news/israels-anti-boycott-law-%E2%80%93-basic-information#comments anti-boycott antiboycott BDS boycott 58442 at http://www.jnews.org.uk Antiboycott bill set for a final reading in Knesset http://www.jnews.org.uk/news/antiboycott-bill-set-for-a-final-reading-in-knesset <a href="/news/antiboycott-bill-set-for-a-final-reading-in-knesset"></a><div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-hl-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, 30 June, 2011 - 15:05</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>On 27 June 2011 a final version of the ‘Bill for prevention of damage to the State of Israel through boycott – 2011’ was approved by the Constitutional Committee of the Israeli&nbsp;Knesset. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-hl-additional-text"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>This article may be reproduced on condition that JNews is cited as its&nbsp;source.</p> </div> </div> </div> BDS boycott 56937 at http://www.jnews.org.uk Rafah Crossing restrictions to be eased over the weekend http://www.jnews.org.uk/news/rafah-crossing-restrictions-to-be-eased-over-the-weekend <a href="/news/rafah-crossing-restrictions-to-be-eased-over-the-weekend"><img src="http://www.jnews.org.uk/sites/default/files/imagecache/jnews_thumb/imagecache/jnews_default/uploadedimages/headline/rafah 2011.jpg" alt="" title="" class="teaserthumbnail" width="120" height="90" /></a><div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-hl-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, 27 May, 2011 - 10:22</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>Egypt’s transitional authorities announced on Thursday that they will ease conditions for entry of Palestinians from Gaza into Egypt via Rafah Crossing, as from Saturday 28&nbsp;May.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-hl-additional-text"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>See&nbsp;also:</p> <p><a href="http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/european-observers-no-request-to-return-to-gaza-border-crossing-1.364214" title="http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/european-observers-no-request-to-return-to-gaza-border-crossing-1.364214">http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/european&#8230;</a> </p> <p><a href="http://www.haaretz.com/print-edition/news/pa-consent-on-opening-gaza-crossing-led-to-hamas-reconciliation-1.364074" title="http://www.haaretz.com/print-edition/news/pa-consent-on-opening-gaza-crossing-led-to-hamas-reconciliation-1.364074">http://www.haaretz.com/print-edition/news/pa-consent-o&#8230;</a> </p> <p>This article may be reproduced on condition that JNews is cited as its&nbsp;source</p> <p>Photo from <a href="http://www.alternativenews.org" title="www.alternativenews.org">www.alternativenews.org</a></p> </div> </div> </div> Egypt Gaza rafah 54167 at http://www.jnews.org.uk