1/3 of the Palestinians killed by Israeli missiles & shells in the 3-day offensive on Gaza were women & children. 111 Palestinians, including 46 children & 20 women, were injured. The bombardment damaged dozens of homes, 15 schools, etc. No Israelis were killed; 5 were injured, several homes were damaged.
At least 50 Israeli airstrikes & artillery shelling over the past 2 days have killed 23 Gazans, injured 69, and destroyed homes and farmland. Israeli peace group Gush Shalom opposes ‘a war that Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu is dragging Israel into… a war that will only bring death, suffering, and pain on both sides…’
A new report by the World Health Organization indicates Israel’s siege – imposed since 2007 – has affected Gaza’s healthcare system enormously.
Weekly detailed report on Israeli violations of human rights in occupied Palestinian territory Oct. 10 – 16, 2019: Israeli forces Injured civilians, demolished homes, Israeli settlers rampaged, etc
Israeli massacres, many including child victims, span 70 years – thousands of Palestinian lives snuffed out in the pursuit of a Jewish State.
Second week of September 2019: Israeli violence includes confiscating a piece of private Palestinian land the size of Ellis Island; killing, injuring, abducting, and bombing children and adults – all by the “most moral army in the world.”
PBS recently presented an excellent report on Israeli sniper violence at the Gaza border, but headlined it with a pro-Israel spin. The truth is simply too damning to be presented un-spun to an American audience. Philip Weiss discusses the report and how it was packaged.
The lives of Palestinians are constantly disrupted: Israeli military and settlers show up daily to abduct, demolish, harass, or otherwise bring hardship. Two days of news reports: Israeli soldiers abduct numerous Palestinians, demolish homes, Israeli war planes attack areas, etc… the daily news that US media organizations don’t tell Americans
Alaa ad-Dali is a young man who had a dream – quite a rare thing in Gaza – and it was crushed by the IDF. What does he have left? 138 young people in Gaza have lost legs in the protests at the fence as a result of IDF sniper fire, and they aren’t even a story. Their motivations don’t interest anyone. They are all labeled “terrorists.”
PBS stations around the US were scheduled to show a riveting new Frontline documentary, “One Day in Gaza,” but at the last minute the plug was pulled. While significant context is missing, the film includes clips important for Americans to see – including a young, unarmed teen being shot in her head. BBC, the coproducer of the film, broadcast it to British viewers. We are posting it below so that Americans can also view it.