Bill would spend Palestinian taxes on Israeli families

An Israeli bill would divert some of the revenue that Israel is obligated to hand over to the Palestinian Authority, to stay in Israel. This revenue is earmarked for social welfare payments to families of Palestinians captured, injured, or killed by Israel. Israel claims this practice promotes terrorism.

Messianic U.S. Israel Axis Showcased at Jerusalem Embassy Ceremony

Today, unarmed Gazans died by the dozens simultaneously with a star-studded celebration in Jerusalem. American pastors John Hagee and Robert Jeffress, well-known bigots, preached and prayed. Donald Trump was practically worshiped. No amount of spin could turn this debacle into a genuinely admirable day for Israel.

U.S. Embassy opens in Jerusalem amid Palestinian protests

The US embassy opening celebration is underway. In attendance are Trump family members, members of Congress, evangelical pastors, and billionaires – none have mentioned the 52 dead Gazans. It is, in our president’s words, a “great day.”

Israelis kill dozens of Palestinians in Gaza protesting U.S. Embassy move to Jerusalem

A Palestinian man uses a slingshot. (Said Khatib) Palestinians are actively but peacefully resisting the ongoing occupation and blockade of Gaza, and the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem; meanwhile Israeli military are killing them by the dozens.  By Loveday Morris and Hazem Balousha, Washington Post ZEITOUN, Gaza Strip — Israeli soldiers on Monday killed at least 41 Palestinians demonstrating…

UK silence on Israel’s detention of Palestinian children

Some UK politicians have had it with Israel’s disregard for the rights of children. 6 yrs after a report on “Israel’s widespread and systematic ill-treatment” of Palestinian children, next to nothing has improved. But the UK voted against an Israeli accountability resolution at the UN Human Rights Council last March.

OCHA oPt: Humanitarian snapshot: mass casualties in the Gaza strip

This report from the UN OCHA-oPt details the number killed & injured during the Great March of Return, discloses Gaza’s struggle to deal with casualties, & itemizes its critical needs – medical personnel, medicine, access to treatment, & staff to help with documentation, legal issues, and mental health counseling.