Tags: Gaza

Ruth Bader Ginsburg… If only she had supported equal rights for everyone

Ruth Bader Ginsburg commanded immense respect, adulation, and influence. She spoke out against racism and discrimination, and has been called ‘a revolutionary.’ Some have written: ‘Even to the end of her life, she remained committed to our mantra: none are free, until all are free…’ Progressive groups are sending out emails about continuing ‘her legacy’ of ‘fighting for justice.’ Imagine the impact she could have had if she’d included Palestinians in her concerns, and spoken out against Israeli violence and apartheid, instead of remaining silent and endorsing Israel…

Israeli authorities arrest cancer patient traveling to hospital

Israel arrests Palestinian cancer patient at the crossing from Gaza into Israel, even though he had a travel permit. Israeli authorities continue to use the crossing as a means of entrapment and attempted coercion of Palestinians residing in Gaza, particularly of those in urgent need of medical exit permits, which are only granted for pressing humanitarian needs…

Gaza incendiary balloons are ‘distress signals’ against Israel’s cruel blockade

A first hand look at a group floating incendiary balloons into Israel: ‘it’s a form of pressure on Israel to lift its 13-year devastating Gaza blockade… The world is looking the other way….. We would like to send a message that we deserve a decent life for our families…’ World Bank reports Gaza has highest unemployment in the world… (No Israelis have been injured by the balloons)

Israel bombs Gaza for 11 days, US media show little interest

“We’ve been through this countless times, but it’s harder now with a global pandemic and the whole world falling apart, no electricity and no water.” A 3-year-old girl, an 11-year-old boy, and at least two women were among those hospitalized… Two reports: a media analysis and a report from the ground…