Israeli forces have killed 112 Palestinians, injured 13,190 … Israel is using “exploding bullets” that cause devastating injuries and often require amputation… killed 2 journalists, injured 90, shot deaf child in head, soccer player in knee… B’Tselem launched campaign telling Israeli soldiers to refuse the illegal orders to shoot unarmed demonstrators…Geraldo Rivera tells Fox he regrets he didn’t support Palestinians against Israeli “occupation and oppression”… We’ll post updates here as we learn of them…
US foreign policy is no longer about our interests; we’re being prepped to do Israel’s bidding in Syria, then Iran. Well done, Jewish power & Israel-centric lobbies & media outlets.
Donald Trump’s envoy to Jerusalem rejects criticism of Israel’s policies and resisted efforts to apply Leahy Law – limitations on funding to human rights violators.
Abdullah, 13, lost a leg to an Israeli sniper bullet. He’s not a cute kid who had a tragic accident. His story is the horror that Gaza has become for nearly every family.
An unnamed source indicates that the US’ threatened departure from the UNHRC is “imminent.” For a year Nikki Haley has claimed the body has a “chronic anti-Israel bias.”
New Anti-Semitism: interfaith award rescinded from Muslim activist because she had tweeted statements that were critical of Israel.
Israel has manipulated the US into many foreign policy missteps – thanks to “Jewish power,” & its control over much of media & politics. The Israeli narrative thus dominates.
Nikki Haley yet again stands nearly alone against world opinion: the UN resolution condemning Israel passed, amendment condemning Hamas failed to pass.
Gazans are flying balloons capable of starting fires; in response, Israel is limiting the entrance of helium into the enclave, although it is needed for medical procedures.
New coalitions of women are shaping the future of activism and gender equality in the Gaza Strip, reclaiming the influential role they played in the First Intifada.
Saree Makdisi writes boldly and succinctly about Israel’s program of ethnic cleansing, most recently in Gaza: it’s all about Jewish identity and Jewish majority.
Israeli authorities are digging up centuries-old graves, incl 2 belonging to companions of Muhammad, to make room for a national park.
Israel is methodically clearing the Jordan Valley of Palestinians, most recently by illegally expelling Palestinian farmers with the intent of destroying their crops.
Israel’s cyber sector is the star of its economy; many of its leaders originally trained with Unit 8200, a top Israeli intelligence unit. Palestine is their “testing lab.”
The Forward reports that U.S. presidents signed secret agreements with Israel to cover up Israeli nuclear weapons
The Forward reports today that U.S. presidents have signed secret documents promising Israel not to ask it to give up its undeclared nuclear arsenal. According to U.S. law, it is illegal to give U.S. aid to Israel.
The number of dead is outrageous; the number injured – especially gunshot victims, and particularly victims of “butterfly bullets” – is unconscionable. These young protesters will need multiple, complex surgeries (or amputation) and intensive rehabilitation, in a region where medical facilities and staff are already stretched beyond their limits. We can only hope for an authentic investigation via the UN Human Rights Council.