Israeli violence continues to take Palestinian lives with impunity. Here are five of the most recent victims.
Beginning at age 13, Ahmad Manasra has endured years of harsh interrogations, abuse, & solitary confinement; mental health experts say his life is in danger – but Israel refuses to release him. Ahmad has served 6 years for a crime in which he did not participate.
Israel found Mohammed El Halabi guilty of diverting $50 million from World Vision, ignoring compelling facts that proved the charges against him were not just false, but ridiculous.
As Israeli settlers trespassed on Palestinian land and attacked the owners – and Israeli security looked on – one settler stabbed Ali Hassan Harb in the heart. The Israeli military then blocked him from being transported to the hospital until it was too late to save him.
Israeli forces have killed more than 60 Palestinians this year, many of them in raids; meanwhile about 19 Israelis have been killed.
Invading Israeli forces first shot 20-year-old Mohammad Tamimi in the head when he was 15 – and that was just the beginning of their attacks on him… including, most recently, another bullet to the head…
“Congressional Zionists” managed to sneak an extra $1 billion to Israel in this year’s budget, on top of the usual $3.8 billion. A whole $219 million is earmarked for non-Hamas Palestinians.
A detailed report by Save the Children found Gazan children living in a perpetual state of fear, worry, sadness & grief, waiting for the next Israeli invasion…
A brilliant explanation of the history, present, and possible future of Palestine by anthropologist Khalil Nakhleh, a Christian Palestinian from the Galilee who experienced Israel’s founding war and subsequent actions first-hand. Mixing current & archival footage, the film provides a powerful, unusual, and profoundly valuable viewpoint.
Human Rights Watch offers a scathing report on Israel’s treatment of Palestinians in Gaza – on the 15-year anniversary of Israel’s brutal blockade.