Just as a new school year is getting underway, Israeli forces demolish a brand-new Palestinian kindergarten, citing, as usual, “lack of permit” in the context of an occupation that only rarely dispenses permits to non-Jews.
Tags: collective punishment
Israeli airstrikes on Gaza continue, hundreds now homeless
Israel’s ongoing attacks on Gaza on are the worst the enclave has seen since 2014, when Israeli forces killed 2,200 Palestinians, and Palestinian resistance fighters killed 72 Israelis. One recent Israeli strike alone made about 80 families homeless. As the deaths, injuries, and damage climb, Palestinian resistance groups launch rockets into Israel.
This is Mays Abu Ghosh, one of 10,000 Palestinian women arrested by Israel
Mays Abu Ghosh and her family have suffered for years at the hands of Israel. Here she tells the story of her baseless arrest, imprisonment, and torture.
Headlines from Palestine that Israel doesn’t want you to read
Israel and its military trample Palestinian human rights on a daily basis. Here are just a few headlines from the last week that U.S. media ignored.
The bizarre case of Mohammad El-Halabi displays Israeli “justice”
Mohammed El-Halabi’s experience as a Palestinian prisoner in Israel is unique only in its magnitude of injustice – its essence is common to thousands of Palestinians, including numerous practices that contravene international law.
Israeli forces kill 24-year-old, injure, abduct Palestinians, uproot 1,000 trees, Jan. 4-6
News reports about Israeli actions in the Palestinian Territories January 4-6, 2021… Israeli forces shoot teenagers, abduct civilians, destroy property, etc
Dec. 14-17: Israelis abduct, injure, attack & shoot Palestinians in West Bank & Gaza
News reports about Israeli actions in the Palestinian Territories December 14-17, 2020… Israeli forces shoot teenagers, abduct civilians, destroy property, etc
Nov. 1-5: Israelis demolish homes, abduct, injure, attack Palestinians in West Bank & Gaza
Some Israeli actions in the Palestinian Territories November 1-5: abduct, injure and attack people, demolish homes of 74 people, including 41 children – reports from IMEMC…
Israel’s collective punishment of Palestinians illegal and an affront to justice: UN expert
UN expert says Israel’s strategy to control the Palestinian population violates a foundational rule of virtually every modern legal system: Only the guilty can be punished for their acts, and only after a fair process. The innocent can never be made to be punished for the deeds of others.
Israeli duplicity about 2014 invasion ‘Operation Brothers Keeper’
“Operation Brothers Keeper” has a nice ring to it, but the name represents months of duplicity by Israeli leaders, not only to their own people, but to the world, in order to perpetrate injustices on the people of Palestine.