Tags: famine

More aid workers killed in Gaza in a few weeks than in any of the last 26 years world wide  – Day 179

Humanitarian aid crisis deepens as groups suspend services in Gaza, citing safety concerns; survival on 245 calories a day; Israeli doctor: legs amputated due to handcuff injuries is a routine event; journalist deaths; devastation at Al Shifa Hospital; re World Central Kitchen massacre: “every commander sets the rules for himself”; UN considers resolution to impose arms embargo on Israel…

Aid providers pulling out of Gaza, citing Israel’s failure to protect them (from itself) – Day 179

Israel makes humanitarian work deadly; airstrike on World Central Kitchen reportedly intentional; Palestinian doctors targeted; West Bank incarceration of Palestinians way up; Israel targets Al Jazeera News for closure; Gaza suffered about $18.5 billion in damages to critical infrastructure in the first four months of the Israeli bombardment; Islamophobia on the rise in US – tied to Gaza

Israeli strike kills American & aid workers with US charity from all over the world, and other atrocities – Day 178

US citizen & 6 other US nonprofit aid workers killed by Israel; nothing left of Al Shifa Hospital but debris & horror stories; journalist, West Banker killed; Rafah; Biden mulls $18 billion weapons transfer to Israel; new Israeli law targets Al Jazeera for shut-down; Israel bombs Iranian embassy in Syria, killing 7; Israeli land grab; Spain to recognize Palestine

Land Day commemorates land lost to Israeli confiscation – Day 176

On Land Day, Palestinians control less of their land than ever; 400 Palestinians reportedly dead in hospital siege; US-Israel intel sharing may be contributing to civilian deaths in Gaza; Israel comes clean on 2 (out of 33,000) Gazan deaths; yet another flour massacre; UK playing fast and loose with int’l law; more 

Biden ok’s sale of fighter jets, thousands of one-ton bombs to Israel, again – Day 175

Israel to receive billions of dollars in bombs and fighter jets from US; another flour massacre; Hannibal Directive; Israel wants US to pay for multinational aid distribution team; West Bank youth killed; “ecocide” in Gaza; Netanyahu reportedly rejects hostage deal; more

After 2 months of Israeli failure, ICJ repeats demand for aid to Gaza – Day 174

ICJ losing patience with Israel; US is “playing a dangerous game”; Israel prepares for Rafah invasion; hospital siege drags on with hundreds killed; Israel’s restrictions on Easter celebrations; US not consulting with Palestinians about “day after” in Gaza; Israel not getting every weapon it ordered, but has a new billion-dollar spy plane; Israel attack on Syria; Jewish Dems org going after pro-Palestine Congress members, more

More hospital invasions, massacres, rape – and UNRWA banned in north – Day 170

Now 3 hospitals in Gaza under siege, horrific stories coming out; Israel bans all UNRWA aid deliveries in northern Gaza, as famine draws closer; sexual violence against Gazan women is underreported, say UN rapporteurs; yet another flour massacre kills at least 20; NGOs pressure Biden admin to honestly engage with Israel on compliance with int’l law; Palestinian children in prison; Kamal implies consequences are a possibility if Israel attacks Rafah

Rafah incursion reportedly begins, as famine arrives in parts of Gaza – Day 164

Rafah incursion begins under the radar; famine has begun, will spread quickly without ceasefire; Al Shifa hospital attack, US State Dept’s non-response; Marwan Barghouti in danger; home demolitions in West Bank; 2 most extremist Israeli officials threaten to quit in the event of an unsuitable hostage deal; Biden knew all along about deficiencies in Israel’s war plans; more

Flour Power – aid convoys reach northern Gaza; infant malnutrition – Day 163

Welcome shipment of flour & other staples arrives in north Gaza; malnourished babies too weak to cry; Oxfam publishes damning report on Israel’s lethal obstinacy; NYT: 26 attacks on aid-seekers in Gaza; West Bank prisoner death; Biden is angry; Tik Tok and Israel; Senator Chris Van Hollen tells it like it is; Gaza’s Al-Shifa Hospital

Israel continues to target Gazan aid-seekers – at least 4 incidents in 24 hours – Day 160

Hunger continues to be a death sentence in more ways than one; fears that the US pier will be used to perpetuate the reoccupation or ethnic cleansing of Gaza; aid ship off Gaza shore, logistics uncertain; Sen. Chuck Schumer makes major speech on Netanyahu and Israel; Forensic Architecture evaluates Israeli “evidence” from ICJ defense; Israeli forces aggressive in Jerusalem against Ramadan worshipers; new Palestinian prime minister; a smattering of sanctions by US against Israeli settlers; US intelligence says Hamas cannot be destroyed; and more