Tags: famine

Netanyahu: “Gazans are not starving”; over 400 aid-seekers killed in 2 weeks – Day 157

Netanyahu in denial about famine in Gaza, as more die of starvation; Israeli forces again opened fire on aid-seekers, killing at least 11; Israel will self-investigate assassination of elderly, deaf Gazan man; parts of Khan Younis leveled; mercy ship “Open Arms” headed from Cyprus to Gaza; West Bank deaths; Israel’s failure to comply with ICJ orders; support for Zionism in the US is on the decline; more

Israeli forces massacre Gazans, attack Palestinian worshipers as Ramadan begins – Day 156

Children being starved at fastest rate; 200,000 Gazans dead?; Rafah invasion will happen, but is not imminent; Israeli sniper drone killed a Gazan boy, zoomed in for a close-up; Israel has decimated education, infrastructure in Gaza; over 1/4 of Gazans face catastrophic hunger; Netanyahu says “make room in the prisons – many new inmates expected

5 Gazans killed by defective airdrop; US says “it wasn’t ours” – Day 154

US says it is not at fault for the parachute that malfunctioned, killing 5 Palestinians in Gaza; US “temporary pier” will take too long – children need food now; UNRWA employees say they were forced into falsely confessing that workers participated in October 7th; West Bank news includes surge in settler violence; Biden will have a “come to Jesus” moment with Netanyahu; alleged Hamas sexual violence back on the table after being thoroughly debunked; more

Israel has killed or wounded a “staggering” 5% of Gaza’s population – Day 152

Israel kills Gazans by every method: airstrike, starvation, imprisonment, shooting, stillbirth; South Africa calls for stronger language from ICJ to end the famine in Gaza; flour shipment from US still sitting in port after nearly 7 weeks – enough to feed 1.5 million Gazans for five months; West Bank violence and illegal construction; WaPo says the US has “quietly approved and delivered more than 100 separate foreign military sales to Israel since the Gaza war began”; poll: majority of Americans want weapons shipments to stop, more

Israel reportedly running over Palestinians with tanks while alive – Day 149

EuroMed reports that Israel regularly runs over Palestinians while they are alive; CNN reports on Israel’s criminal blockage of aid to Gaza; UNSC agrees on US watered-down statement on Flour Massacre; 2 more Israeli attacks on aid trucks, recipients; health risks multiply, especially for children, infants; Israel’s use of robots and remote-controlled dogs in the Gaza War; West Bank injustices, more

Israeli forces bomb aid truck, open fire on aid seekers again – Day 148

Humanitarian aid trucks and their Gazan clients continue to come under Israeli fire; first air drop of US aid reportedly completed, criticized as “PR stunt,” evidence of American “weakness”; Israeli spokesperson leans into lies about the “Flour Massacre”; Gaza children starving to death; Irish Senate takes a stand against Israel and US

Israeli forces kill 112 Gazans in “flour massacre,” US vetoes condemnation – Day 146

Israeli forces open fire on Gazan aid-seekers, killing over 100, then blame everyone but themselves; US vetoes UN Security Council condemnation of massacre; US mulls air dropping aid – a “negligible” move that has drawn wide criticism; more malnutrition deaths; Gaza’s agricultural sector is decimated; West Bank Palestinian and settler deaths; EuroMed report on torture; more

Israel is holding over 9,000 Palestinian political prisoners – Day 144

Palestinian prisoner crisis; children dying of starvation, malnutrition; journalist under fire; West Bank deaths; Israeli security worries about Ramadan restrictions at Al Aqsa Mosque; Israeli “friendly fire”; Biden awaits “”credible and reliable written assurances” of proper use of US weapons from Netanyahu; mixed messages on Israel-Hamas-Biden agreement; US voters want a permanent ceasefire; Michiganders don’t want Biden; more

Enough food is waiting across Gaza’s borders to feed entire population – Day 142

Injuries surpass 70,000; famine while food is almost within reach; babies, children die of malnutrition; West Bank gov. resigns, seeks new, consensus government for the “new reality”; burning books to keep warm; update on Hind, 6; Palestinian Bedouin under attack; active-duty US airman self-immolates in front of Israeli embassy in Washington DC…

40 Gazans killed in Rafah, as UNRWA and MSF recount Israeli atrocities – Day 139

As Palestinians endure famine, at least 1,000 aid trucks wait for permission to enter Gaza; more reported white flag deaths; flour shipment is back on again; potential public health impact of the current conflict in the Gaza Strip; US investigation finds “low confidence” about allegations for which Secy of State Blinken found “highly, highly credible”; Doctors Without Borders and UNRWA take on Israeli bullying tactics; another Palestinian prisoner dies; story comes to light about Israeli killing an Israeli on October 7th; Thursday’s ICJ summary;