Israel announces it will not allow Gaza’s Christians to visit Bethlehem and Jerusalem to celebrate Christmas this year
News from the Palestinian Territories, Dec. 7-14, 2019… a typical week… Israeli forces attack, demolish, abduct, etc – news reports from IMEMC (almost none of this is reported in US media…
“They’re going to Gaza. It’s an airstrike,” our guide explained as we watched five Israeli warplanes fly overhead.
Had the IDF wanted to, it could have known exactly who was inside the shack it targeted in Gaza. But it didn’t care, and now a little girl is left alone in the world.
Watch this 2-minute video about some of the Israeli violations of human rights that took place Oct 3-9, 2019, and see the full list of Israeli abuses against Palestinians that week.
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.