In 2018-19, Israel met a Palestinian nonviolent movement with violence week after week – causing 13,000 Palestinian injuries and 234 deaths – then went through the motions of “investigating” its military’s wrongdoing. The Israeli organization B’Tselem and the Palestine Center for Human Rights combined to produce a detailed report deconstructing the Israeli investigation…
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Facts & latest news on Gaza Great March of Return (periodically updated)
Since March 30, 2018 Palestinian refugees in the Gaza Strip–including families, women, and children–have gathered along the Israeli border to highlight their dispossession in 1948 and protest the growing humanitarian catastrophe. From that time through December 16th, 2019, Israeli forces have killed 364 Gazans and injured over 35,000, including women, children, disabled individuals, medics, and journalists. Many have been shot in the back, nearly all were unarmed and posed no risk to the heavily armed Israeli soldiers. During the same period, Gazan resistance forces killed 9 Israelis.
Haidar Eid: Contextualizing the Great March of Return
In the past 10 years, Israel has launched three massive genocidal wars of aggression on occupied Gaza… this came after years of a deadly medieval Israeli siege of Gaza… this followed Israel’s ethnic cleansing of multitudes Palestinians… It is time for the world to stand up to the only remaining apartheid regime in the world
Betrayal of a Great Man by the Congressional Medal of Honor Society
Someone at the Congressional Medal of Honor Society has chosen to perpetrate a cover-up about Israel’s attack on a U.S. Navy ship, thereby dishonoring a heroic recipient of the Medal of Honor and causing a stain on the Society…
Gaza Women’s March – News Roundup
July 3rd: Great March protest specifically by and for the women of Gaza, in honor of their steadfastness in the face of siege. 1000s participated, at least 134 were injured.
Palestinian women in Gaza call for solidarity as they march to break the siege on July 3
Organizers of the Great March of Return are seeking worldwide support for a Women’s March to take place on July 3, 2018, just 1 day before Americans celebrate our freedom. They call on women across the globe to hold solidarity events in their own countries.
Abudullah is one of a great cloud of witnesses
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.
Palestinian killed, 167 wounded in final “March of Return” Gaza protest
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.
NYT: Why I march in Gaza
“The people in Gaza have been living one tragedy after another.” A young father reflects on the legacy of suffering, the need to find meaning in life and struggle, and the unity that the Great March is inspiring.
Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered On March 30th
The 30th Palestinian to be killed by the Israeli military since the Great Return March began on March 30th is Marwan Odah Qdeih. Israeli forces have also injured close to 3,000 men, women, and children in this ongoing event which Palestinians intended to be a nonviolent protest. Israel stationed snipers and troops on the border with shoot-to-kill orders.