Israel’s attack on Gaza continued into Sunday afternoon, bring the Palestinian death toll to 43 – including 15 children and 4 women. Over 300 have been injured.
Women, children, and seniors are among the injured and dead in Gaza, as Israel continues its bombardment of the blockaded population.
Israeli airstrikes have killed 15 Palestinians; at least 140 Palestinians – more than half children, and many women – have been injured, including some who suffered life-threatening wounds. In only two days, Israel has targeted 650 homes and buildings. This is a developing story.
Israel initiated airstrikes on Gaza residential neighborhoods Friday, with deadly results. This is a developing story.
Dirar al-Kafrini was killed when Israeli soldiers shot him with an expanding bullet, as part of a larger operation in the Jenin refugee camp.
Israel’s 1956 Sinai Campaign included the massacre of 50 residents of the Palestinian town of Kafr Qasem for violating a curfew that they had not been told about. Testimony indicates that Israeli soldiers were told to “leave a few dead in each village” in hopes they would frighten the rest of the residents to flee to Jordan.
It’s been a problem for years, but it’s getting worse: Israel routinely denies travel permits for Gazan children needing advanced medical treatment; Israel also blocks entrance of advanced medical equipment to Gaza’s doctors.
Israeli soldiers shot Hussein Hasan Qawareeq, 60, at the Huwwara military checkpoint south of Nablus after the Israeli army claimed he did not heed their commands to stop. His family said Hussein had a mental illness.
As Palestinian villagers peacefully protested Israeli violations against their persons and property, Israeli soldiers and settlers shot at them; one shot Amjad Abu Alia,16, in the chest, killing him.
The Israeli army raided the the Old City of Nablus, surrounded a home where several Palestinian resistance fighters were located, and exchanged gunfire for several hours before shooting missiles at the house, killing two Palestinians. Many other Palestinians were injured in the invasion.