Not a day goes by during which Israeli military and/or settlers do not commit human rights violations against the people of Palestine – from abduction and shooting to land theft and home demolition. Scan 7 days of headlines for a sampling.
Category: Israeli governmental policies
The Washington Post claimed, in spite of clear evidence to the contrary, that Israel had never destroyed Palestinian Covid clinics. In fact Israel is guilty of this and a multitude of other human rights abuses – as a pandemic rages, and with financial support from the US.
A Palestinian couple follows Israeli soldier’s orders; one ends up in the morgue, the other in the hospital. Israeli military opened fire on their car near a checkpoint in Palestinian Territory, not Israel.
Two hundred words that span 20 years of Magd Barbar’s life – and it gets more disturbing with every sentence.
Dr. Zogby, personally familiar with the racism of Israel’s Kahanists, discusses the danger of having Itamar Ben-Gvir and his ilk in the Israeli legislature, the upcoming government, and Israeli mainstream, and what it may mean going forward.
Israel stands in the way of family reunification: a Gazan woman and 5 children have been separated from their father for years, as Israel refuses them permission to travel the few miles to the West Bank. She sent the 4 oldest, hoping to join them with the youngest, but Israel continues to say No.
The incident is all too common: Palestinians gather on a Friday to protest the theft of their land; Israeli soldiers respond with live fire, killing a protester and enabling the land grab to go on, unhindered.
Israeli journalist Amira Hass calls out Israel’s unjust treatment of a young Palestinian man with an otherwise promising future – false accusations and “secret evidence” keep Laith Abu Zeyad from a position with Amnesty International in London, and also from seeing his mother on her deathbed.
Even though Israel is about to go under the microscope of the International Criminal Court, it continues to defy international law by abusing the human rights of Palestinians. Why? We want to hear your theories.
Jonathan Pollard says Jews ‘will always have dual loyalty’ and would counsel young Jews to consider spying for Israel
The Jewish Telegraphic agency reports thatJonathan Pollard, the convicted spy for Israel, told Israeli media: “The bottom line on this charge of dual loyalty is, I’m sorry, we’re Jews, and if we’re Jews, we will always have dual loyalty.” Pollard was paroled from his life sentence in 2015. Sheldon Adelson, the late billionaire campaign donor, provided a private plane for Pollard to fly to Israel.