Category: News

Associated Press caught whitewashing a Palestinian toddler’s death

The Associated Press shows yet again its affinity for whitewashing Israel’s crimes: this time, downplaying the death of a toddler at the whims of Israel’s harsh permit system. AP rarely covers Palestinian deaths in detail – it’s disappointing that when they did report on one, they misrepresented the context.

Israel ‘top priority’ is to discredit UN, Rapporteur says Israel commits apartheid

UN Special Rapporteur reports that Israel’s actions amount to apartheid… Israel is planning a campaign to discredit a UN investigation, concerned that it will refer to Israel as an “Apartheid state” and its findings could damage Israel’s reputation among progressives in the West…

Palestinian-American death underscores rampant Israeli violence

Early Wednesday morning, Israeli soldiers detained, blindfolded, handcuffed & beat 80-year-old Palestinian-American Omar Abdalmajeed As’ad. They claim they left him alive in a building that was under construction. He died soon after. It remains to be seen whether Israel will be held accountable. 

A chronicle of Israeli actions against Palestinians in 2021

Israel has outdone itself in 2021 – destroying large swaths of Gaza, shooting to kill Palestinian protesters, endangering Palestinian children, and more. Here is a rundown of the year’s violence, covered by numerous IAK posts – with hopes that together, we can work to bring justice and peace in 2022.

Texas: home of the latest fight for the right to boycott Israel

This Palestinian American is fighting a Texas law that requires him to renounce his right to boycott Israel – the country that turned his family into refugees 73 years ago and continues to oppress them to this day. Israel loyalists have inserted these anti-boycott laws in 30 states around the country, despite the fact that the right to boycott has long been an American principle used by people of diverse political backgrounds.

Rep. Betty McCollum introduces resolution condemning Israel’s designation of Palestinian orgs as “terrorist groups”

Longtime advocate for Palestinian rights Rep. Betty McCollum joined with many others worldwide in condemning Israel’s effort to demonize and silence Palestinian human rights organizations. So far just nine Congress members have added their names to McCollum’s resolution, H.Res.751.