Tags: aid to Israel

Report of the Independent Task Force on National Security Memorandum-20 Regarding Israel

The data demonstrate systematic disregard for fundamental principles of U.S. & international law, due to reliance on the steady flow of U.S. armaments. According to a high ranking former IDF officer, Israel’s combat could have achieved similar military outcomes “with 10 percent of the destruction [Israel has] caused.”

New mass grave found in Gaza with at least 180 bodies – Day 197

Another mass grave indicates executions; UN says Israel has been lying about numbers of aid trucks; Israel kills 14 in a massive, 50-hour attack in West Bank; Israel loves the new aid package, denounces the new sanction against one military unit; news about the temporary pier being built for Gaza, more

UNICEF: one child in Gaza is killed or injured every ten minutes – Day 196

The plight of children in Gaza; waste crisis, water crisis, respiratory illnesses plague Gaza; 2024 Freedom Flotilla participants assemble; massive Israeli raid in Tulkarem’s Nur Shams camp with multiple deaths; House passes bill that includes $13B aid package to Israel; more

Israeli forces killed 2nd American citizen in West Bank in under a month – Day 130

Israel kills another US teen; Biden steady in support for Israel, regardless of Rafah outcome; Israel ravages hospital; blocks flour for Gaza in spite of promise to US; Israeli snipers kill Palestinians searching for internet signal; ; 2 journalists targeted in direct strike by Israeli drone; Palestinians arrested by Israel surpasses 7,000 since Oct 7; South Africa calls on ICJ to stop Israel’s planned attack on Rafah; UN special adviser on preventing genocide won’t say “genocide” for Gaza; updates on aid to Israel bill

Over 12,000 Gazan children killed (250 a day), thousands missing – Day 122

Gazan children are dying; humanitarian aid blocked, bombed by Israel; calamity in Rafah; Israel “provides no evidence to support its claim” against UNRWA staff; West Bank Palestinians have experienced “a brutal wave of violence” under the world’s radar; more illegal settler housing; Israeli entrepreneur envisions new post-war Gaza; Congress bill earmarks $14 bn for Israel aid, $1.4 bn for Palestinians – but not through UNRWA; Biden calls Netanyahu a “bad f***ing guy”

“Water is life, and Gaza is out of water” – Day 121

Gaza’s journalists; Israel imprisoned for almost 2 months an 82-year-old Gaza woman with Alzheimer’s disease; Israel makes accusations, provides no evidence against UNRWA, then freezes bank account; spitting at Christian clergy in Jerusalem; West Bank demolitions; Israeli leaders lie, then come clean about an unauthorized Telegram channel that dehumanized Palestinians; Wall Street Journal’s Islamophobic op-ed; latest on US attempts to rationalize strikes in the Middle East; Israel to import workers to replace Palestinians; Bernie Sanders says”no aid to Israel” as Congress is saying yes

Biden admin bypasses Congress for $147.5m weapons sale to Israel – Day 83

Blinken avoids congressional oversight in weapon sale to Israel; Israeli military targets UN humanitarian aid convoy, historical sites, steals from Gazan homes; Gazan food insecurity is “catastrophic”; Israeli envoy threatens Lebanon; Gaza medical workers tortured, journalist killed; multiple incidents in West Bank; Friday worship disrupted in Jerusalem