“No words can do justice to the horrors that people in Gaza are living in” – Day 184

Human rights officials have never seen anything like Gaza; Israel’s AI killer, “Lavender”; Israeli army withdraws from part of Khan Younis; WCK founder says Israel is in a “war against humanity”; cancer-stricken Walid Daqqa dies in Israeli prison from medical negligence; Nicaragua takes Germany to world court over arming of Israel; more

Following 2-week siege, Gaza hospital in ruins – Day 177

After withdrawing from al Shifa Hospital, Israeli military says it “prevented harm to civilians, patients, and medical teams”; Easter in the Holy Land; 3 shiploads en route to Gaza from World Central Kitchen; journalists targeted; Rafah attack plan ready; Flour Massacre; Netanyahu (mis)explains world’s opposition; Zionism hard at work; Harvard divests, more

Another “flour massacre,” another Israeli lie – Day 162

Israel’s fabrication doesn’t hide the truth; 25 NGOs denounce maritime corridor as an “illusion” of aid for Gaza and a glaring distraction from the real problem; newborns in Gaza are consistently underweight, stillbirths and neonatal deaths are common; Biden anticipates unacceptable invasion of Rafah, mulls how to respond; West Bank death

Israel plans to displace Gazans to “humanitarian islands flooded with aid” – 159

Israel suddenly seems capable of moving massive quantities of aid – to Gazans being further displaced; American in Gaza pulled from rubble; Israel targets UN aid warehouse, killing 5; Wall Street Journal reports on Israeli torture of Palestinians; aid trucks rejected for having nail clippers, medical scissors; several Palestinians killed in West Bank; more

Save the Children: Gaza’s children suffer “complete psychological destruction” – Day 158

Save the Children report on Gaza youth; more aid-seekers killed; food reaches northern Gaza at last; sea corridor won’t make much of a splash; assassination of bike rider in Gaza; 5,000 people in Gaza have acquired disabilities over the past 5 months; at least 5 killed in West Bank; 8 US senators send letter to Biden, demand an ultimatum: expand aid to Gaza or lose US aid; advocacy for Palestinian rights faces silencing at UPenn & Columbia…

The amount of force Israel is using against the people of Gaza is “staggering” – Day 138

Israeli military gets slap on the wrist for unacceptable conduct; Israel may shut down Al Jazeera; IDF kills men, women & childen in Gaza, West Bank; Palestinian olive production takes a big hit; Israeli killed near settlement; 23 Americans killed fighting for Israel; US congressman incites genocide; Day Three of Int’l Court of Justice proceedings against Israeli occupation; and more

Israeli forces killed 2nd American citizen in West Bank in under a month – Day 130

Israel kills another US teen; Biden steady in support for Israel, regardless of Rafah outcome; Israel ravages hospital; blocks flour for Gaza in spite of promise to US; Israeli snipers kill Palestinians searching for internet signal; ; 2 journalists targeted in direct strike by Israeli drone; Palestinians arrested by Israel surpasses 7,000 since Oct 7; South Africa calls on ICJ to stop Israel’s planned attack on Rafah; UN special adviser on preventing genocide won’t say “genocide” for Gaza; updates on aid to Israel bill

Over 100,000 Gazans dead, injured, or missing and presumed dead – Day 119

US has no plans to reduce arms shipments to Israel, rebuffs “immediate ceasefire,” prefers to wait for negotiated ceasefire – as Israel prepares to attack Rafah, where half of Gazans are now sheltering; meanwhile; half of Americans say Israel has “gone too far”; Rafah is “a pressure cooker of despair, and we fear for what comes next”; World Food Program still struggling against Israel’s restrictions on aid; 800 Western officials criticize Western policy toward Gaza, Israel;

Gazan detainees report “torture like we never saw before” – Day 118

17,000 Gazan children alone, many are freezing, all are hungry and thirsty; Israel’s massive number of “controlled demolitions”; Israeli military ready to head south to Rafah, Gazans are terrified; humanitarian pause may be “weeks” away; Netanyahu’s incendiary remarks about UNRWA; the West is ignoring Houthis’ message; Biden sanctions 4 Israeli settlers; US judge can’t rule on Biden’s complicity in Israel’s genocide, but calls on him to “reconsider his position”