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People Are Deactivating Airbnb for Allowing Listings in the Occupied West Bank

Airbnb won't be collecting profits from illegal settlements, but organizers say that's not enough.
Leila Ettachfini
5.15.19
international women's day

The Woman Refusing to Let Palestine's Farming Roots Die

Vivien Sansour founded The Palestinian Heirloom Library in hopes to revive plants threatened by occupation, climate change, and agribusiness.
Leila Ettachfini
3.8.19
palestine

For Palestinian Kids, the Terror of Occupation Is a Daily Reality

For Palestinian children living in the West Bank, the threatening presence of Israeli soldiers and settlers serves as a constant reminder of the "continuous oppression and dispossession" of occupation.
Leila Ettachfini
5.16.18
Munchies

This Palestinian Brewery Is Resisting Military Occupation, One Beer at a Time

“I don’t think that any brewery in the world has ever had to take beer through checkpoints on a donkey."
Luna Alqamar
5.9.18
News

The Swedish Government Still Thinks Being Trans Is the Same as Being Mentally Ill

This week, LGBTQ rights organisation Transförsvaret tried to change that by occupying the Swedish Board of Health and Welfare.
John-David Ritz
11.25.16
News

We Accompanied Refugee Children on Their First Day of School

This year, the bell also rang for the children of refugees living at the occupied City Plaza hotel in Athens.
Melpomeni Maragkidou, Photos by Orestis Seferoglou
9.15.16
Premieres

Watch Norwegian Punk Band Sløtface Occupy a Mine with a Bunch of Activists in “Sponge State”

“We hope that by showing these brave, young people in our music video, other people will take action and stand up for things they believe in.”
Daisy Jones
4.21.16
middle east

Israeli Judge: Evidence Against Soldier Who Allegedly Executed Palestinian is 'Inconclusive'

The Israeli army says the Palestinian, who was later identified as Abed al-Fatah al-Sharif, had tried to stab an Israeli soldier right before the camera started recording.
Avi Asher-Schapiro
3.30.16
middle east

Companies Are Leaving the West Bank as International Boycott Campaign Gains Ground

As activists protest Israeli companies operating in the West Bank, which much of the world regards as illegally occupied, a number of them have chosen to move their operations elsewhere.
Avi Asher-Schapiro
3.28.16
middle east

After Shooting Video Goes Viral, Israeli Soldier Faces Murder Investigation

The soldier suspected of pulling the trigger appeared in military court on Friday and is expected to face murder charges. His lawyer says the shooting was an act of self-defense.
Avi Asher-Schapiro
3.25.16
middle east

Video Shows Israeli Army Executing Palestinian After Alleged Stabbing

The footage appears to show an Israeli soldier shoot a defenseless Palestinian man in the head in the West Bank city of Hebron — after the video went viral, Israeli leaders vowed to investigate, while Palestinians called the killing a war crime.
Avi Asher-Schapiro
3.24.16
israel

Palestinian Social Media Uprising: Digital Intifada (Part 1)

In part one of a two-part series, VICE News travels to Israel and the West Bank to talk to young Palestinians about their use of social media, and to Israelis who fear it's inspiring a Third Intifada.
VICE News
3.22.16
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