Almost 400 sick children from Gaza were deprived the chance to leave the besieged enclave for health care in the West Bank in six months, according to Save the Children.
Category: Israeli governmental policies
Is this water apartheid? Recent viral videos show Israeli Civil Administration overseeing as Israeli soldiers and workers fill Palestinian water wells with cement – in the middle of a sweltering summer. Was this a fluke, or part of a massive, discriminative strategy on Israel’s part? The answer will become clear as we sift through the evidence.
During a Hebron raid by Israeli forces, five female family members were forced to undress while threatened by the soldiers’ rifles and a dog from the canine unit.
Gideon Levy: Israel’s Supreme Court is just as cruel as its military court when dealing with Palestinians: it is a rubber stamp of injustice and apartheid. (Also see recent interview with Levy.)
The Israeli military launched a huge attack on the Palestinian city of Jenin, killing At least 8 Palestinians, 4 of them teens.. Israeli troops also shot dead a 21-year-old in Al-Biereh while he was demonstrating against the Israeli onslaught against Jenin.
There aren’t many populations in the world as helpless as the Palestinians who live in their own country. No one protects their lives and property. They are totally abandoned to their fates. Their houses and cars can be torched, their fields set on fire. It’s all right to shoot them mercilessly, killing old people and babies, with no defense forces at their side. No police, no military: no one…
Israel’s attack on Gaza should never have started – and now it won’t end because Israel clings to its desire to violate international law indefinitely.
The death of hunger striker Khader Adnan underscores Israel’s cruel, often illegal treatment of Palestinian prisoners, the overuse of administrative detention, & the decades of tyrannical military orders that keep Palestinians subjugated and miserable.
Palestinian prisoner Khader Adnan, who’s been arrested 14 times and spent over 8 years in Israeli prisons, died today after an 87-day hunger strike – his 5th – in protest of his illegal administrative detention by Israel. Israel refused to allow his family to visit him even as his condition deteriorated. He was one of ~600 Palestinians held without charge or trial. The NYT didn’t report on the strike until he died.
For 75 years, Israel has denied its dispossession and expulsion of the Palestinians. Now, belatedly, the international community must recognize the Nakba