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Israeli soldier threatens mutiny – “We want to annihilate them” – Day 232

Israeli strikes kill Palestinians just trying to survive; more evacuations; Israeli torture methods; Gaza hospitals in crisis; Israel searches for loopholes in ICJ ruling; 2nd grade Jewish girls meet with White House officials; Hamas rockets hit Tel Aviv; Gaza pier can’t take the rough seas; Hamas claims it captured Israeli soldiers, Israel denies; EU visits West Bank, condemn settler violence; campus protests in Germany, more…

Israel’s response to ICJ ruling: bomb more – Day 231

Friday’s ruling by International Court of Justice welcomed by legal experts; not by Israel; some people in Gaza surviving on three per cent of the minimum standard for daily water needs; Media Freedom Coalition on the closure of Al Jazeera in Israel; Gaza pier is broken; first arrest made over UCLA counterprotester violence; Harvard graduation protest; more

Congress poised to invite accused war criminal Netanyahu to Washington – Day 229

House leader Johnson (funded by AIPAC) set to defy ICC; Israeli forces kill 12 Palestinians in Jenin; 896 settler attacks; 10 NGOs call for “media access to Gaza”; some biscuits make their way to Gazans’ mouths; 1,400 Israeli academics call for ceasefire; Gazans getting 1/4 of the water they need; much more…

$320 million Gaza pier has not delivered any aid to people of Gaza – Day 228

Norway, Ireland, Spain to recognize Palestinian statehood; after $320 million and over 2 months, US has not gotten any aid to Gazan families; Israel confiscates, then returns camera equipment to AP; 8 Palestinians killed in West Bank; Israeli forces telling settlers where to attack humanitarian aid trucks; Biden admin showing some hostility on Netanyahu war strategy; Arab Americans told a Palestinian state would result in world hunger

Israeli lawyers at Int’l Court of Justice out of touch with reality – Day 224

Israel defends its attack on Rafah with lies; UN commemoration of the Nakba emphasizes Israel’s options for Palestinians: “displacement, subjugation, or death”; as Gaza pier (paid for by US) becomes operational, US denounces Israel’s refusal to open land routes for aid; West Bank deaths; University of California academics authorize strike for Gaza; more

As it defends its planned genocidal Rafah invasion before ICJ, Israel vows to “intensify” raids – Day 223

Israel prepares a large-scale attack on Rafah, after massive destruction in the north and massive loss of life; aid orgs running out of medical supplies, food; West Bank also under attack; HRW reports on Israel’s failure to follow ICJ’s orders – as Israel is hauled up before the court yet again; multiple countries (not including US) pressure Israel to comply with int’l law; Japan calls out Lindsay Graham’s bad taste; US-built pier is operational; Texas governor Greg Abbott sued; more

On Nakba Day, as Palestinians run for their lives, Biden advances $1 billion in arms sales to Israel – Day 221

Palestinians in Gaza can’t seem to run fast enough to keep up with Israeli evacuation orders; can’t dig airstrike victims out of the rubble; Israel reportedly was aware of UN car that it bombed, killing a high-ranking international worker; Israeli police reportedly knew about aid convoy and allowed its destruction; Israel appears ready for a full-scale invasion of Rafah; Ben Gvir calls for expulsion; Palestinian killed in West Bank; Biden seeks approval for another $1 billion in military sales to Israel; campus protest update, more

Israel boasts of humanitarian aid flooding in to Gaza – so, where is it? – Day 186

Human Rights Watch calls for sanctions on Israel; young Christian woman kidnapped by Israeli forces in West Bank, her whereabouts unknown; Tucker Carlson interviews Bethlehem pastor about Israel’s treatment of Palestinians; Israel mulls hostage-for-prisoner exchange; Turkey initiates restrictions on exports to Israel; Australia may recognize Palestinian state; “What crime is Israel hiding?” asks Foreign Press Association; US pier may cost up to $200 million…