Each month, numerous NGOs produce reports on the humanitarian situation in Israel-Palestine, but US media rarely report on them. See this compilation of reports by Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, National Lawyers Guild, Red Cross, Christian Aid, B’Tselem, Defense for Children International, and others…
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Israel committed 3,532 human rights violations against Palestinians in January
Israeli violence made January 2023 the bloodiest month for West Bank Palestinians in 8 years – including murders, injuries, land theft, building demolitions, and more. 7 Israelis have also been killed.
Updated: Terrified by Israeli soldiers, 7-year-old Palestinian child died of heart attack
Rayyan collapsed and died when Israeli soldiers chased him, raided his home and accused him of stone-throwing. Israeli soldiers have killed 35 Palestinian children since the beginning of this year; no Israeli children have been killed. The U.S. and EU are calling for an investigation of the latest death…
Israeli forces use Palestinian girl as a human shield in Jenin
Israeli forces told 16-year-old Ahed, “Stay where you are and don’t move. You’re a terrorist.” For two hours, they used her as a human shield in a gun battle – then they bombed her family’s home with rocket-propelled grenades.
288 Orgs Demand Biden Condemn Israel’s Crackdown on Human Rights Groups
Hundreds of US organizations demand that the Biden administration condemn Israel for its recent attempt to silence Palestinian human rights groups – groups that work to expose Israel’s human rights violations.
Updated casualty figures from Gaza, Israel; US blocks UN statement, Israel targets journalists
Israeli warplanes continue to pummel Gaza, Health Ministry now reporting a death toll of 87 Palestinians – 18 of them children – and 530 wounded. Israeli casualties largely unchanged: 7 deaths, several dozen injuries. Biden administration blocks UN statement aimed at reducing violence. Journalism groups condemn Israel’s targeting of journalists.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg… If only she had supported equal rights for everyone
Ruth Bader Ginsburg commanded immense respect, adulation, and influence. She spoke out against racism and discrimination, and has been called ‘a revolutionary.’ Some have written: ‘Even to the end of her life, she remained committed to our mantra: none are free, until all are free…’ Progressive groups are sending out emails about continuing ‘her legacy’ of ‘fighting for justice.’ Imagine the impact she could have had if she’d included Palestinians in her concerns, and spoken out against Israeli violence and apartheid, instead of remaining silent and endorsing Israel…
JTA reports where & how Dems, Repubs are wooing Jewish voters (for Israel)
The Jewish Telegraphic Agency reports that Jewish groups from both parties are using millions of dollars to get out their vote, & to promote candidates who will support Israel… “We will be on TV, we will be in the mail, we will be on the telephone, we will be digital. We will be in every form of communication known to human beings.”
WATCH: Israel – a major human rights violator – is training US police (2 min.)
A 2-minute video about Israel training US police. Israel is enforcing a military occupation of a subject population. US police are charged with protecting citizens…
Analyses of Trump’s Peace Plan for Israel-Palestine, “Deal of the Century” (Updated)
US President Donald Trump’s “Deal of the Century” violates international law in a number of ways. It gravely violates the rights and dignity of the Palestinian people. It gives Israelis the illusion of security while in reality trapping them within an unstable regime based on racial oppression. Read analyses from the New Yorker, UK Guardian, Mondoweiss, Informed comment, and American Conservative. Also gives link to the 181-page document of the plan…