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
On Sunday, Israeli occupation forces shot dead three more Palestinians, 18, 22, and 24. This brings the death toll this year to 84 Palestinians and 12 Israelis.
In what Palestinian officials called a “field execution,” Israeli soldiers killed two Palestinians at a checkpoint Friday morning. The circumstances are unclear. In the last 5 months, Over 100 Palestinian men, women, & children and 3 Israeli soldiers have been killed.
Israeli soldiers shot Hussein Hasan Qawareeq, 60, at the Huwwara military checkpoint south of Nablus after the Israeli army claimed he did not heed their commands to stop. His family said Hussein had a mental illness.
Israel and Hamas have declared a ceasefire, but that’s not the end of the dispute between Israel and the Palestinians – not by a longshot. These illustrations show how, even without “war,” Israel’s military controls every aspect of Palestinians’ lives – through occupation and settler colonialism.
A Palestinian couple follows Israeli soldier’s orders; one ends up in the morgue, the other in the hospital. Israeli military opened fire on their car near a checkpoint in Palestinian Territory, not Israel.
Again, the official story of a Palestinian ‘terror attack’ crumbles upon closer inspection of video footage. Ahmad Erekat has died; Israel is covering up.
Israeli soldiers prevented a Palestinian fire truck from reaching a home fire, resulting in the deaths of two small children. This is just one example of a longtime trend: Israelis detain or damage ambulances and attack medics on a regular basis.
This 16-year-old child did not grow up or die in a vacuum. We need to examine the reportage, the context of her life, and own our own complicity in her death.
A new year brings Palestinians more injustice and tragedy, as Israeli soldiers shoot and tear gas unarmed protesters in Gaza, and shoot alleged attackers with liberality.