How Israeli military laws have deprived Palestinians of civil rights for over half a century

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A woman checks the website of the Israeli company NSO Group, at an office in Nicosia, Cyprus, 21 July 2021, MARIO GOLDMAN/AFP via Getty Images

‘An immediate moratorium’: Israel must stop exporting spyware

Israeli authorities cannot evade responsibility for the country’s dangerous surveillance technology exports that have enabled governments to monitor thousands of critics and dissidents, says Reporters Without Borders (RSF).

Palestinian youth look on as an Israeli police officer aims his weapon during a protest against the death of a Palestinian teenager, in the neighbourhood of Wadi Joz, East Jerusalem, 7 September 2014, AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP via Getty Images

Unsafe spaces: How the digital rights of young Palestinians in Jerusalem are being increasingly violated online

A new report from the Arab Center for the Advancement of Social Media (7amleh) examines how the digital rights of young Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem are being systematically violated through continuous digital harassment, censorship, and online surveillance by authorities.

Journalists gather around two Arab-Israeli MPs (Knesset members) outside Damascus Gate in Jerusalem's Old City, 15 June 2021, ahead of an Israeli ultranationalist march, MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP via Getty Images

Racism Index shows 15-fold increase in online hate speech directed at Palestinians and Arabs

In its recent Index of Racism report, the Arab Center for the Advancement of Social Media (7amleh) documented a staggering 15-fold increase in violent online speech against Palestinians and Arabs in May 2021, compared to the same time period in 2020, spurred by Israel’s recent aggression.