Palestinian children are dying at a startling rate – and it’s totally preventable. Israel must simply stop killing them.
Category: International Law
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Israeli soldiers raided the church, destroyed church property, and fired weapons – a violation of international law. Israeli forces occupied the entire building — including the sanctuary and rectory — for two hours. The sound of gunshots, stun grenades, and the smashing of doors terrorized church occupants…
Following Israel’s three-day attack on the population of Gaza – and the Egyptian-brokered ceasefire – the United Nations offers this update on the situation and humanitarian needs left in the wake of the Israeli violence.
Israeli apartheid: the branding of an entire population as a security threat and the withholding of desperately needed medical care is a form of racism that results in a larger disease burden and unnecessary deaths in the restricted Palestinian population, and also collectively punishes entire families and threatens the basic rights, health, and dignity of individuals.
Archived State Dept & lease documents show US Embassy Plan would violate the private property rights of Palestinian landowners & the internationally established right of Palestinian refugees to return to their homes and gain restitution of their properties.
When Israel closes the gates, Palestinian ambulances, patients, and doctors, are not allowed to cross – and the gates can be closed for days or weeks at a time. Many healthcare workers have been attacked by ideological Israeli settlers on their way to work.
Ideological Israeli settlers, determined to make life miserable for Palestinians, often resort to violence (with Israeli military cover). Ali Harb’s death is one example – and the settler may get away with murder.
Beginning at age 13, Ahmad Manasra has endured years of harsh interrogations, abuse, & solitary confinement; mental health experts say his life is in danger – but Israel refuses to release him. Ahmad has served 6 years for a crime in which he did not participate.
A detailed report by Save the Children found Gazan children living in a perpetual state of fear, worry, sadness & grief, waiting for the next Israeli invasion…
Human Rights Watch offers a scathing report on Israel’s treatment of Palestinians in Gaza – on the 15-year anniversary of Israel’s brutal blockade.