Israeli prison administration announced that 34 Palestinian children would be transferred to Damon prison on Monday morning, 13 January, without the presence of their adult representatives.
Category: Israeli governmental policies
Gaza has become “uninhabitable,” not because of ecological disaster or Palestinian poor stewardship of the land, but because Israel chooses to destroy it by every means – poisoning, starvation, disease, poverty, medical neglect, and invasion – while the world stands silent.
Millions of travelers to Bethlehem believe the hasbara: Jews Good, Palestinians Bad; Jews victims, Palestinians perpetrators; because of the Holocaust, the world owes us, and must condone what we’re doing to Palestinians; those who criticize our racist policies are outright anti-Semites; we are God’s Chosen, therefore we can do no wrong.
An Israeli ministry dedicated nearly $2 million to a covert media campaign against the BDS movement that portrayed the human rights based campaign as supposedly “antisemitic”… The fund targets both Israeli and foreign NGOs and media outlets. In return for payments, it slips its content into their social media, digital and print networks…
Israeli media (not US newspapers) report that an Israeli CEO has been sentenced in a US court for defrauding Americans out of millions of dollars. The company specifically targeted the elderly and the vulnerable, one of over 100 Israeli companies perpetrating a scam called “binary options”… Israel permitted the scam for a decade…
Professors Richard Falk and Virginia Tilley provide detailed reports confirming that Israel is perpetrating “apartheid,” a crime against humanity. Those desiring peace must abandon an illusory “two-state solution” with its focus on the occupation, and instead address the fundamental obstacle to peace: Israel’s racist system. The papers were presented at the launch of a new international network, The 1st Global Conference on Israeli Apartheid. (Includes videos of their speeches)
If it feels like Palestinians are constantly dying, that’s because they are. 43 in November. 526 since Trump’s Jerusalem announcement 2 years ago – 111 of them children. Where in the world is the world?
A recent UN report indicates that Israel has withheld tens of billions of dollars in taxes and duties from the Palestinian Authority, placing Palestinians in a fiscal crisis and severely impacting development.
“They’re going to Gaza. It’s an airstrike,” our guide explained as we watched five Israeli warplanes fly overhead.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recently declared, “we will no longer recognize Israeli settlements as per se inconsistent with international law.” Few Americans agree.