• Asylum seekers mourn lynched Eritrean man

    +972 Magazine, October 23, 2015 Hundreds of Eritreans and Sudanese nationals gathered in south Tel Aviv’s Levinsky Park Wednesday evening to mourn Habtom Zerhum, the asylum seeker who was shot and severely beaten Sunday night during a terrorist attack in the Beer Sheva bus station. They lit candles and wept. Desale Tesfay, 35, from Eritrea, …

  • The lynching of Habtom Zarhum: A history of incitment

    +972 Magazine, October 20, 2015 An Eritrean asylum seeker was mistaken for a Palestinian during ashooting attack at the Be’er Sheva bus station Sunday night. Habtom Zarhum, 29, was shot by a security guard who thought he was a terrorist and then – as the asylum seeker lay bleeding on the ground – civilians kicked …

  • This is What Palestinian Youth Really Want

    The World Post at The Huffington Post, October 19, 2015 It’s Friday morning and East Jerusalem is on lockdown, the city’s Palestinian neighborhoods cut off by new, hastily erected checkpoints — massive cement blocks manned by Israeli soldiers. In Tel Aviv, however, it’s the beginning of the weekend, and it feels like it. The streets …

  • How does Israel stop Palestinians from protesting?

    Al Jazeera English, October 19, 2015 Israeli police came to activist Adan Tartour’s home in Jaffa at half past midnight on October 7, and pounded on the door. When the Tartours opened it, police said that they had an arrest warrant. Adan Tartour, 18, a Palestinian citizen of Israel, was put under arrest for “suspicion of violence …