Omar Abu Assab was shot to death last week; Israeli officials have confiscated his body. Abu Assab is the 16th Palestinian minor to be killed by Israelis in 2021.
A Palestinian man was killed by Israeli police after he allegedly shot and killed an Israeli. The Palestinian’s refugee camp was then invaded, his home ransacked, his wife & daughter arrested, and his 8-year-old son interrogated…
Israeli soldiers describe their actions in the Palestinian city of Hebron in the West Bank, and of Israeli settlers living there; excerpted from the film by Israeli director Rona Segal, “‘Everyone’s a Suspect.’ Six Former Israeli Soldiers Speak on Their Time in Hebron.”
Israeli soldiers gathered and photographed 13 Palestinian children, forcing them to ‘say cheese’ before snapping an illegal image. The children, all in kindergarten and early years of elementary school, were forced to stand outside in a line. Several of the children were trembling and crying.
During a military raid of the town of Tubas, Israeli soldiers shot and killed Palestinian Saddam Hussein Bani Odeh, alleging he had been among a group resisting the invasion.
Despite the increase in violence, Israeli forces continue their practice of not intervening to stop the attacks in most cases, and often actively join in, B’Tselem rights group says.
In two decades, Palestinian prisoners have lodged 1,300 complaints of torture – yet not one Shin Bet interrogator has been indicted. This human rights advocate calls for interrogations to be video taped.
Ainsworth United Church of Christ of Portland, Oregon just pledged to be a Pillsbury-Free-Church in support of Palestinian human rights. Join them!
On Monday the Guardian, the New York Times, and the Washington Post each published a different news story about Israeli technology – all with a common thread: unscrupulous practices targeting innocent people that Israel considers a threat.
As we remember and honor American veterans, please speak out in support of the USS Liberty veterans who survived Israel’s attempt to sink their ship with all men aboard. These veterans are still waiting for justice.