Israel’s efforts to control and destroy the lives of Palestinians is visible in the thousands of big and small incidents that happen every day. Below are summaries of just a handful of shocking (but unsurprising) stories from the past few days that you may not have heard about.
Category: Israeli governmental policies
It’s important to stop and take stock of how bad things have been for Palestinians in the West Bank… There is no study, no matter how rigorous, that can capture what it feels like for Palestinians living under Israel’s more than half-century military occupation…
Israel’s newly sworn-in government includes some shockingly extremist figures who have wasted no time implementing their agenda. Peruse a few excerpts from articles describing their recent escapades.
2022 was a deadly year for Palestinians under Israeli occupation. If Americans Knew brought you crucial information – and will continue in 2023.
A Palestinian woman filed a complaint after being subjected to an intimate search. Her story reveals the tip of an iceberg of Israeli misconduct, excuses, and cover-ups at the highest levels of the security and justice establishment.
Israeli leaders – including openly racist Ayelet Shaked – have been discussing strategies to slow Palestinian population growth. The Palestinian birth rate, higher than that of Israeli Jews, is a “threat” to the Jewishness of the state.
Gideon Levy asks, what did you expect? No people that has suffered as the Palestinian people has suffered will remain quiet, and that includes the Palestinian people between Rafah, in the Gaza Strip, and Jenin in the West Bank. Of course they will resist Israel’s brutal occupation, and it’s what Israel wants: an intifada, an excuse to spill Palestinian blood.
Yair Lapid’s brazen demand for impunity for the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh is a disturbing reflection of the US-Israeli relationship.
As a continuation of its targeting of 6 major Palestinian human rights organizations, Israeli forces ransacked their offices, confiscated materials, and welded shut their office doors…
British newspaper reveals documents from 1970’s recording a meeting in which Israel makes deal to sell nuclear weapons to apartheid regime. The documents were the first official evidence of Israel’s possession of nuclear weapons