Category: International Law

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Israeli snipers target “thousands” of Gazans waiting for food aid  – Day 143

Israel picks off hungry people as they wait for food, while severely limiting the amount of food allowed into Gaza; International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian Journalists; Gaza Red Crescent ceases operations temporarily due to Israeli attacks on its teams; West Bank home demolitions up sharply; impact of Aaron Bushnell’s self-immolation; ICJ; Israel lobby promotes Biden; Hillel pushes support for Israel 

Israel has killed over 3,800 Gazans in 4 weeks since ICJ genocide ruling – Day 140

Reports of ongoing acts of genocide, war crimes, and despair; end of UNRWA aid to northern Gaza; West Bank restriction of movement; Blinken is “disappointed” about new settlement plans; update on ICJ occupation case; more

40 Gazans killed in Rafah, as UNRWA and MSF recount Israeli atrocities – Day 139

As Palestinians endure famine, at least 1,000 aid trucks wait for permission to enter Gaza; more reported white flag deaths; flour shipment is back on again; potential public health impact of the current conflict in the Gaza Strip; US investigation finds “low confidence” about allegations for which Secy of State Blinken found “highly, highly credible”; Doctors Without Borders and UNRWA take on Israeli bullying tactics; another Palestinian prisoner dies; story comes to light about Israeli killing an Israeli on October 7th; Thursday’s ICJ summary; 

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

While on trial for occupation, Israel is entrenching its military in Gaza – Day 137

Israel building a road to cut Gaza in two; food deliveries stop in north, severely limited everywhere else; still no evidence for UNRWA after Israel’s bombshell accusation; female and male Palestinian ex-prisoners report sexual assault, US unfazed; Israel reportedly opens fire on members of Palestinian press; US vetos ceasefire resolution at UN Security Council; Day Two of Int’l Court of Justice proceedings against Israeli occupation; and more

13,000+ Gazans killed since US vetoed last ceasefire; another veto expected this week – Day 135

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…

Nightmare in healthcare facilities, as Netanyahu repeats opposition to Palestinian state – Day 134

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

Gaza is “a population that is starving to death” – Day 117

Gaza at 80% unemployment; arrests & humiliation in Khan Younis; possible truce, prisoner exchange; discovery of 30 Palestinian corpses; more on UNRWA; West Bank administrative detentions through the roof; destruction of childhood; ethnic cleansing of Bedouin; university demolition; Brian Mast – babies aren’t innocent; US court on Israeli genocide; Chicago latest major city to call for ceasefire; Iraq-based militia statement

Gaza will “take lifetimes to rebuild” – Day 115

Gaza City evacuation; Israel blocks aid; stolen Palestinian bodies returned, possible organ theft; war could be very long; UNRWA recap & details of accusations; US wants speedy investigation into UNRWA allegations (but won’t touch genocide and war crime allegations against Israel); extremist Israeli leaders & followers celebrate “voluntary immigration” of Palestinians and Jewish resettlement of Gaza as as “the most moral and logical solution”

ICJ lands a stunning blow on Israel, US shrugs – Day 112

Biden admin (and Israel) still in denial about genocide in Gaza; Israeli bombardment in Gaza not slowing down; more white-flag deaths, open fire on people waiting for food; responses to ICJ ruling; civil trial begins, charging Biden, Blinken, Austin with failing to prevent and complicity in genocide; Israeli leader in US to purchase more war equipment; US defunds UNRWA due to controversy