Tags: Gaza

Israel’s national murder-suicide pact: Internalizing the “Hannibal Directive”

Speaking of 9-year old Emily’s short time in Palestinian captivity, Thomas Hand said that the Israeli military “had to do everything in its powers to destroy Hamas,” even if that meant killing his own daughter.

US weapons used in Rafah massacre: CNN report – Day 235

More Israeli strikes rock Rafah as Israeli military pushes into city center; Biden administration doesn’t flinch; Hebron in the West Bank faces apartheid policies; US and Israeli pressure on ICC; Nikki Haley signs off on genocide; $320 million Gaza pier out of service; another expert says Israel is committing genocide; Rafah bombs were US-made, says CNN; more EU countries may recognize Palestine; UN Security Council considers ceasefire resolution; more

New bill seeks to extend U.S. military benefits to Americans serving in the Israeli army

On May 17, legislation was introduced and referred to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. Co-sponsored by Chief Deputy Whip Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA) and U.S. Representative Max Miller (R-OH), H.R. 8445 went largely under the radar.

$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

Netanyahu calls ICC arrest applications “the new antisemitism” – Day 227

Netanyahu raves against Int’l Criminal Court decision, as Gazans are displaced, babies are dying, and the West Bank faces violent invasion; meanwhile, much of the world – but not Biden/Blinken/Schumer – applauds the decision; ICC prosecutor makes his case for continued investigation, refuses bullying attacks; Biden’s strange claim at Clemson; NYPD “aggressive response” to pro-Palestine march

The State Department Says Israel Isn’t Blocking Aid. Videos Show The Opposite.

From targeting humanitarian vehicles to standing by as mobs attack trucks, Israel is blocking aid from reaching Gaza.