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May 22, 2016

The State Attorney is Scapegoating the Soldiers

Today, we are facing a new low in this campaign against us, perhaps the most concerning yet - both in terms of its potential to harm the activities of the organization, but also in terms of its potential repercussions for Israeli democracy. continue reading ›
May 22, 2016

Israel Demands Names of Soldiers Who Blew Whistle on Gaza ‘War Crimes’ to Breaking the Silence

Israel is trying to force a leading anti-occupation NGO to reveal the identities of the soldiers who testified to it.. a move that the group says will effectively put it out of business. continue reading ›
May 21, 2016

Israeli Soldiers Who Provide Testimony to NGOs Must Be Granted Immunity

This case smacks of scapegoating. Instead of investigating the Israel Defense Forces’ assault policies, as reflected by the last Gaza war, the Military Police and State Prosecutor’s Office are focusing on a single case of low-level severity. continue reading ›
May 20, 2016

Why the state won’t be able to break Breaking the Silence

The state’s attempt to bring down one of Israel’s most important anti-occupation organizations may backfire in a big way. continue reading ›
May 18, 2016

Court Ruling to Decide Breaking the Silence’s Fate Next Week

State attorney wants NGO to reveal soldiers who gave testimony about troops' misbehavior. continue reading ›
May 18, 2016

Israel action threatens to close down rights group and ‘chill’ free speech

Case is being brought against Breaking the Silence, which publishes anonymous testimonies of Israeli soldiers. continue reading ›
May 13, 2016

Blood Soiled Hands and the Dreams of Our Fathers (On Israel Independence Day)

by YEHUDA SHAUL in Jewschool
There are those who purport to describe our protracted military occupation of the territories as a ‘’temporary project,’’ and as a necessary part of our “security.” It is hard to take this claim seriously. continue reading ›
May 13, 2016

Blood Soiled Hands and the Dreams of Our Fathers (On Israel Independence Day)

we must ask ourselves if we have fulfilled the dream of our founding fathers, or whether the ongoing occupation of the Palestinian people prevents us from establishing a society based on freedom, justice and peace. If the latter is true, as I believe it is, then our prayers and goals for the next year should be about making the vision of freedom, justice and peace a reality. continue reading ›
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