Kairos Palestine, a Christian Palestinian movement, calls on Christians around the world “to be the conscience of humanity and hear the cry of the oppressed in the Holy Land,” to call for the end of oppression, occupation, and violence.
Poverty & injustice drove 14-year-old Wesal to protest at the Gaza border every Friday. Israeli snipers killed her, but her family has now joined the resistance.
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.
The 2018 Gaza Freedom Fllotilla, filled with humanitarian aid and activists from all over the world, is on its way. Previous attempts of this type have been stopped for the last 7 years, once with the loss of 10 activists’ lives at the hands of Israeli commandos.
Give Noura Erakat nine minutes and she will clarify everything about the Gaza March for Freedom, Hamas, and the trouble with Trump’s embassy in Jerusalem.
Palestinians are not alone in their struggle for the right of return. Some Jewish and Israeli organizations raise their voices for justice.
This was a baby. In a tent. Israeli military fired tear gas into tents which were known to contain families, medical teams, and injured protesters. Israel has some explaining to do.
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.
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.”
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…
2 press members have been killed and several injured since the start of the Gaza March on 30 March. Now a journalist from MEMOnhas been shot and hospitalized. Protection of the press is part of free speech, and Israel’s snipers are picking them off one by one.
In the 7th and last weekly protest at the Gaza-Israel border, one Palestinian was killed, and 167 were injured, bringing the death toll to at least 48. Tuesday, Nakba Day, will be the culminating protest – preparations are underway, and so are attempts to stop it.
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.
Double standard: Every day in the occupied Palestinian territories brings invasion, abduction, and destruction of Palestinian property – by the government that will not even tolerate a Gazan coming within 300 meters of Israel’s border fence.
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.