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.
Dying to leave Gaza – and to get back in
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.
Deported Swedish activist: ‘This is how Israel treated us in prison’
Divinia Levrini describes how flotilla activists were treated in prison: withholding of medical treatment, beatings, “mind games,” strip searching, theft, & death threats.
Good News/Bad News on Water Supplies in Gaza
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.
The first half of 2018 was lethal for Palestinian children
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.
Flotilla update: most participants in prison; grave concern for their safety, cargo
Israeli passenger says 1st Freedom Flotilla vessel was captured with some violence in int’l waters; passengers’ safety in question. Israel must be held accountable.
Israeli forces attack Freedom Flotilla near Gaza’s shore
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.
Israel to reopen Gaza’s main crossing if peace persists
Israel caves: Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman offered a deal to Hamas, including reopening Kerem crossing and expanding fishing zones, “if situation remains calm.”
Aftermath Of Israeli Strikes Proves Israel Is Targeting History, Culture And Ordinary Civilians
The apparently deliberate bombing of the Arts & Crafts Village destroyed Palestinian archeology & art – a “deliberate and barbaric assault against Palestinian heritage & history.”
Let’s talk about “We Will Not Allow Gaza To Be Rebuilt”
Israeli President Reuvin Rivlin speaks as though Israel alone has Gaza’s best interests in mind, but a little digging proves his words to be utterly disingenuous.