Jerusalem is carpeted with surveillance cameras, supposedly for the protection of Israeli civilians from “terrorists.” In some cases, it works instead to protect Israeli soldiers from charges of excessive force as they needlessly kill Palestinians.
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Shireen Abu Akleh’s death exposes Israel for what it is – a murderous regime
A comprehensive report on Shireen Abu Akleh’s murder, and why it played out the way it did. Her story, like that of the Palestinian people, is one of courage in the face of injustice. In mourning her murder, let us acknowledge the facts of Palestinian life – and death.
Israeli forces kill three Palestinians Tuesday, one a teen
In separate incidents, Israeli troops shot and killed three Palestinian young men today, Tuesday, March 15. A number of Palestinians were also injured; no Israelis were hurt.
Ten Days, Five Israeli Bullets, Five Bedouin With Serious Head Injuries
16-year-old Abdullah Tarabin lost an eye; Bassem sustained three fractures in his jaw; Taleb’s skull was smashed; and Obeideh and Uday were injured in their faces…
Israeli police in East Jerusalem shoot Palestinian teen dead
What else is new? Israeli police shot nineteen-year-old Samer Qawasmi after an alleged stabbing attack, then left him to bleed to death.
Israeli Soldiers Kill Another Palestinian Near Hebron
After an alleged stabbing attack with no injuries, fully armed Israeli occupation soldiers shot Palestinian Faleh Mousa Jaradat, then blocked medics until he died. He leaves behind a wife and five children, one a newborn.
Israel military outdoes itself in a week of violence toward Palestinians
September, Week 3: Mainstream media does not cover the scores of “small” stories of Palestinian loss of freedom, property, life, and hope. IMEMC brings the stories to us daily. Below are many of the headlines from the past week.
Human rights reports on Israel-Palestine (regularly updated)
Each month, numerous NGOs produce reports on the humanitarian situation in Israel-Palestine, but US media rarely report on them. See this compilation of reports by Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, National Lawyers Guild, Red Cross, Christian Aid, B’Tselem, Defense for Children International, and others…
UN urges Israel and Gaza to ‘step back from the brink’ of war
After IDF’s single largest bombing campaign in Gaza since 2014, & Hamas’ rocket response, a UN rep called for moderation & promised that UN would not forget people of Gaza.
Netanyahu explained Israel’s strategy of using brute strength until Palestinians get the message that incendiary balloons are unacceptable.
Meanwhile, 2 teenage Palestinian boys were killed in Israeli rocket attacks; 4 Israelis were injured by rockets.
OCHA oPt: Humanitarian snapshot: mass casualties in the Gaza strip
This report from the UN OCHA-oPt details the number killed & injured during the Great March of Return, discloses Gaza’s struggle to deal with casualties, & itemizes its critical needs – medical personnel, medicine, access to treatment, & staff to help with documentation, legal issues, and mental health counseling.