New info and stats about the ongoing situation – updated regularly – also provides background & history. (This is pinned to the top – see additional new posts below.)
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A detailed annotation of the errors and omissions that mislead readers on a profoundly important issue…including little-known information about Presidents Eisenhower, Reagan, and Bush Sr., who each had moments of clarity on this issue, and called out Israel for its abuses.
The May 11, 2022, killing of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh is part of a deadly, decades-long pattern. Over 22 years, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has documented at least 20 journalists killed by Israeli forces. Despite numerous IDF probes, no one has ever been charged or held responsible for these deaths. The impunity in these cases has severely undermined the freedom of the press, leaving the rights of journalists uncertain.
This televangelist’s interview with Benjamin Netanyahu exposed his millions of followers to false and misleading information about Israel and Palestine.
In 2 months, Israelis have killed at least 64 Palestinians (one last night); Palestinians have killed 11 Israelis (2 yesterday). On Sunday night gangs of Israeli settlers invaded the Palestinian town of Huwara and nearby villages, burning homes, destroying cars, and attacking residents…
The Palestinian death toll in 2023 has risen to 28 after the latest Israeli attack on the city of Jenin. After shooting Palestinians, Israeli soldiers (as usual) blocked ambulances from tending to the injured, as well as firing tear gas at the pediatric ward of a nearby hospital.
In a culture of impunity for Israeli police and military (and Israel in general), it should come as no surprise that the killing of Eyad Hallaq, a disabled Palestinian man, is rewarded.
2022 was a deadly year for Palestinians under Israeli occupation. If Americans Knew brought you crucial information – and will continue in 2023.
Twitter continues its censorship of Palestinians; does new owner Elon Musk need to address the algorithms and individuals still in place responsible for the censorship?
Video by If Americans Knew. All the clips in this video took place in Bethlehem. Read more…