Mohammed El-Halabi’s experience as a Palestinian prisoner in Israel is unique only in its magnitude of injustice – its essence is common to thousands of Palestinians, including numerous practices that contravene international law.
Category: Israeli governmental policies
B’Tselem – The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories – believes that “apartheid” is the only word to describe the accumulation of policies and laws in Israel devised to entrench control over Palestinians.
Just days before US President-elect Joe Biden (who disapproves of settlements) is set to take office, the Israeli government approved a settlement expansion plan: the construction of 800 new units in the occupied West Bank.
Critics deem the move as an effort to take advantage of the final days of the pro-settlement Trump administration, and likely leading to a confrontation with the new Biden administration.
The apartheid system under which Israel operates inside the occupied territory could not be better displayed than in the case of the COVID-19 vaccine — who gets the vaccine, and who doesn’t, is a simple matter of nationality.
In fact, Israel could vaccinate its entire population before Palestinians receive a single dose.
During a weekend of settler violence in the land of caves, Israeli settlers beat a 78-year-old Palestinian farmer with clubs. Then they came back to attack his family.
The Israeli military court announced today its guilty verdict against Palestinian Issa Amro, in what human rights advocates have called a “campaign of persecution” against a nonviolent community organizer.
Issa Amro has been resisting Israel’s efforts to take over the Palestinian city of Hebron since 2003. A verdict is imminent in the sham trial against him, and he needs to know he’s not alone. Use this form to contact Congress – they voted to give Israel over $10 million per day; they must now tell Israel to cease its wrongdoing and drop all charges against Amro…
US security establishment: Israel 2nd most aggressive nation spying on the US… number one counter-intelligence threat in the Mideast… Israel sold US war plans to USSR… Mossad is a ‘second rate’ operation… ‘often gives the US faulty, misleading intelligence…’’
The Mossad has spent years on a propaganda campaign aimed at convincing the world Iran possessed a nuclear weapons program – and ‘legitimizing’ its assassinations of Iranian academics, Gareth Porter reports.
Israel had a busy Christmas, with airstrikes over Gaza and Syria, as well as an invasion of the Palestinian town of Kufur Qaddoum as it peacefully protested.