UN Security Council to vote on ceasefire; Israeli snipers fire on Gazans congregating for food aid; hospital sinking deeper; Pope declines to pray for Israel; Israel plans 4-hour pauses in fighting so Gazans can stock up on food – but there isn’t any; Israel’s cabinet refuses a Palestinian state; ICJ case starts on Israeli occupation; estimate of how many Hamas fighters have been killed; plans to limit Muslim attendance at Al Aqsa Mosque; record hunger levels in Gaza…
Testimonies obtained from released detainees indicate that Israel continues to commit horrific crimes, including torture, inhumane and degrading treatment, against thousands of Gazans detained and held incommunicado in undisclosed locations, some for over four months. Unlawfully detained persons have been stripped naked and photographed and otherwise humiliated by IDF forces. They have been sexually assaulted, attacked by dogs, beaten, starved, burned with cigarettes and denied legal representation. Human rights experts fear that detainees face summary execution in sites where conditions are chillingly similar to those established by US forces in Abu Grahib and elsewhere.
Healthcare in Gaza without health or care; Biden admin in denial about Netanyahu’s intentions, plans more weapons transfers; American Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church comes out against US military aid to Israel; Israel reportedly attacked Iran gas pipelines, and more
New Arab investigation: There are growing reports of Israel directly targeting civilians in Gaza as they wait for aid, often after fake texts signal that relief is on the way.
Biden talks out of both sides of his mouth; Khan Younis hospital becomes a deathtrap; 2 more Palestinian journalists killed; Israeli diplomat accuses UN of slow aid delivery, as Israeli leaders & protesters block aid delivery; Israeli looting & wanton destruction; update on Americans killed; Egypt reportedly preparing for ethnically cleansed Gaza refugees
Looting has become almost institutionalized, says one Israeli military doctor who served in Gaza. “Many felt that wearing the uniform of the Israeli army and crossing the border allowed them to cross all lines.”
Abandoned preemies, destroyed center for the visually impaired; aid food delayed so long it’s spoiling; Gaza hospital converted to Israeli military barracks; sewage mixing with clean water; Israeli commentator: “anyone over age 4 is a Hamas supporter”; Israel holds Americans; Red Crescent rejects Israeli claim of “terrorists disguised as medical personnel”; Egypt prepping for influx of Gazans; 100th Palestinian child killed in West Bank; Israel selling Palestinian natural resource rights; Israel spying on US on behalf of settlers
Israeli protesters continue to block aid to Gaza; Khan Younis hospital in chaos; State of Palestine to present to ICJ report on Israel’s actions since genocide ruling; Gaza fishermen attacked; popular Gaza political analyst & family killed day after he appears on Al Jazeera; US investigating white phosphorus and 1-ton bombs used in Israel; US State Dept claims it expects a “quick, thorough, and transparent investigation” into the killing of 2nd American citizen in West Bank; Israel accuses South Africa of representing interests of the “Hamas terrorist organization”; Israel reportedly preparing for war with Lebanon; Pope’s 2nd in command condemns Israel’s actions – Israel calls his words “deplorable”; Church of England says Israel’s actions “can not be morally justified”; and more
Following the money: How pro-Israel megadonors are working to stop politicians who might uphold Palestinian rights
These two articles give us a peek into how some uber-wealthy Americans spend big bucks, betting on political candidates with whom they may have nothing in common…except Israel.
Israeli military invited spectators to watch, film Palestinians being tortured; prominent conservatives for ceasefire, oppose war against Iran; Senate passed aid to Israel, may not pass House; Israel killed 67 Palestinians & 5 Israelis in order to rescue 2 Israelis – US is “pleased”; UN special rapporteur for West Bank & Gaza banned; 2 reporters killed; UNRWA never got evidence from Israel; Israeli troops raid hospital; most Americans want ceasefire