Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger failed to understand issues in the Middle East and “nurtured utter contempt for justice, human rights and peace.” Kissinger was also responsible for the disastrous Arab oil embargo, initiated the billions of US tax dollars to Israel, and received the Theodor Herzl award…
2021 was a very long year – long enough for the Boycott, Divest, and Sanction (BDS) Movement to score many victories against Israel’s violations of human rights. Justice for Palestinians is getting closer.
Israeli human rights group B’Tselem reports that in 2021, Israel killed at least 313 Palestinian men, women, and demolished almost 300 residential structures, leaving 895 Palestinians homeless.
Harry Potter star Emma Watson expressed support for Palestine on social media, and all Azkaban broke loose.
Hisham Abu Hawash ends his 141-day hunger strike with a deal to release him on March 26. More details will follow when available.
Israeli soldiers’ and settlers’ efforts to torment Palestinians continue unabated in the new year: attacks, home demolitions, land expropriation, abductions, invasions, and more impede daily life in the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza.
Palestinian prisoner Hisham Abu Hawash has vowed to remain on a hunger strike until he is told what charges Israel has against him. He has reached 140 days and is very ill. Please Please join over 13,000 justice-seekers around the world: sign and share this urgent petition before he dies.
2021 has been particularly deadly for Palestinians: Israelis killed at least 282 Palestinians (77 children). 12 Israelis (1 child) were also killed.
Instead of holding perpetrators accountable, Israel is criminalizing the work that human rights organizations are doing to protect Palestinian children’s rights.
Israel has outdone itself in 2021 – destroying large swaths of Gaza, shooting to kill Palestinian protesters, endangering Palestinian children, and more. Here is a rundown of the year’s violence, covered by numerous IAK posts – with hopes that together, we can work to bring justice and peace in 2022.