Tags: assassination

ICC orders arrest warrant for Benjamin Netanyahu – Day 226

3,000 aid trucks wait at the border to enter Gaza, 100s of medical patients wait to exit; Israel assassinates Gaza police; as Israel destroys northern Gaza, more troops also head to southern Gaza; Israeli settlers attack aid trucks bound for Gaza; Israel wants US to withdraw support for two-state solution; president of Iran killed in helicopter crash; Netanyahu controls cabinet’s access to US leaders, doesn’t want to end war; Glasgow Univ rector investigation incited by Gnasherjew website; NYPD overreacts to peaceful Nakba protest in Brooklyn

A first: US official acknowledges “famine is underway” in Gaza – Day 188

US official finally uses the f-word (famine); Iran retaliation for provocative Israeli attack possibly this weekend; Wash Post lists Gaza aid items Israel has rejected; Israel assassinates head of police in Gaza; Israelis block aid trucks to Gaza; Palestinian journalists targeted; Israel kills 2 in West Bank; Israel steals record amount of WB land in 2024 (and the year is still young)

US in denial about Israel’s use of food as a “weapon of war” – Day 165

Weaponization of food in Gaza – only US is still in doubt; Oxfam, HRW to US: don’t believe Israel; Israel reportedly fires on Palestinian clan leaders heading up aid distribution; World Central Kitchen aid reaches some in north; WaPo investigation indicates unlawful killing by Israel; 100K Israelis have guns; South Africa shames the world; more

30 handcuffed, blindfolded Gazans found in body bags – Day 116

Apparent mass execution of Gazan men; triple assassination of Palestinians in Jenin hospital; NYTimes caught red-handed; Israel ignores ICJ ruling; the neglected residents of northern Gaza; Israel says No to early openings of aid checkpoints; pregnant Gazan women grossly underserved; disturbing uptick in detention, torture of Gazan men; drone footage confirms massive devastation; Israeli and US reactions to Jenin assassinations; Canada pledges humanitarian funding, but not to UNRWA; speaker of Knesset coming to Congress; Harvard sued for non-protection of Palestinian students

Israel kills 11 Palestinians in daytime raid on Nablus

Israeli forces targeted three Palestinian resistance activists in a massive assault in downtown Nablus, but managed to kill at least eight others as well, including a youth. Over 100 Palestinians were injured, many by live ammunition, others by an Israeli army jeep that rammed into a crowd. Israeli soldiers also blocked paramedics and damaged ambulances. 

New evidence confirms Israel deliberately targeted Shireen Abu Akleh

Yet another significant report points to Israeli guilt in the death of Shireen Abu Akleh: new forensic analysis shows she was “deliberately and repeatedly targeted” by an Israeli military sniper taking “precise and careful aim.” Palestinians filing at the ICC state that her assassination was in the context of wider “systematic targeting” of Palestinian journalists by Israeli occupation forces.