Water and freedom are commodities that Palestinians are sorely lacking. Israel is building barricades in the sea, shooting at fishermen, and denying access to fresh water.
Category: Israeli governmental policies
Israel’s government is withholding medical exit permits from Gazans as a bargaining chip to get IDF soldier Hadar Goldin’s remains back from Hamas.
Divinia Levrini describes how flotilla activists were treated in prison: withholding of medical treatment, beatings, “mind games,” strip searching, theft, & death threats.
Gaza desperately needs power for fresh water production. The EU donated a new solar energy field to do the job, but Israeli restrictions keep it from being used.
1st half of 2018, 25 Palestinian children killed by Israeli forces – each posed no threat; Israeli Supreme Court stands behind the killings, which contravene intl law.
Palestinian poet and Israeli citizen Dareen Tatour was sentenced to 5 months in prison for posting a poem titled ‘Resist, my people resist them’ on social media.
Dr. Ashrawi calls on the international community to hold Israel accountable for its recent aggressive actions and to protect the people and holy sites of Palestine.
Organizers say a Freedom Flotilla vessel was ‘hijacked’ and towed to Ashdod; IDF confirms it intercepted the boat, says it was in violation of blockade.
Ahed Tamimi slapped an IDF soldier in Dec 2017, was arrested & pled guilty to 1 count of assault in a plea bargain, & is free after 8 months in prison.
Self-scrutiny by Israel’s “world’s most moral army” reveals: Gazan demonstrators were shot as a result of ‘operational mishaps’ and not intentionally targeted.