Public Committee Against Torture in Israel says that after 30 years of fighting torture, it had “reached the unfortunate conclusion” that Israel has no wish to end torture, honestly investigate victims’ complaints and prosecute those responsible.
Invading Israeli soldiers shot Samih Jamal Mahmoud Amarna, 37, and detonated a Palestinian home in the northern West Bank. Amarna is the seventh Palestinian killed by Israeli soldiers this month. (No Israelis have been killed.)
“Driving while Palestinian” can be hazardous to your health – if you find yourself surrounded by Israeli settlers. Riyad Somrain and his son thought they were about to die.
Israel has destroyed Palestinian hospitals, attacked patients, denied medical travel permits & targeted healthcare workers…The American Medical Association has issued press releases calling the targeting of healthcare workers in Ukraine “unconscionable.” They must also do this for Palestinians…
Israeli soldiers shot Odeh Mohammad Odeh as he played with a group of friends. Odeh is the 16th Palestinian teen to be killed by Israeli forces this year. Overall, approximately 60 Palestinians and 17 Israels have been killed in 2022.
Invading Israeli forces have killed 3 Palestinians in 24 hours in separate incidents; a 4th died of wounds inflicted by Israel in May 2021. Soldiers attacked the funeral for the young Palestinian woman they killed, firing live bullets at mourners and tear gas directly into the crowd.
A journalism student, Ghofran Haroun Warasna was shot with a live bullet through the heart; Israeli soldiers blocked medics from attending to her until she bled to death. An eyewitness said the woman was walking to work when an Israeli soldier shot her near their military tower. She is the 55th Palestinian killed by Israel in 2022.
Antony Blinken’s exchange with Nooran Abuhamdan at her Georgetown graduation was an insult to the cause of justice – but also a typical response to the Palestinian issue.
Invading Israeli forces used lethal force yet again, this time opening fire on a group of boys who were throwing stones, and killing Zaid Mohammad Ghneim. (The day before, Israeli forces had shot dead a 16-year-old in Nablus, and a few days before that, Israeli forces had killed a 16-year-old in Jenin.)
Israeli forces killed 16-year-old Ghaith Yameen in Nablus during a raid early Wednesday morning. The killing comes just days after Israeli forces killed 16-year-old Amjad Walid Hussein Fayed in Jenin.