Tags: genocide

13,000+ Gazans killed since US vetoed last ceasefire; another veto expected this week – Day 135

UN Security Council to vote on ceasefire; Israeli snipers fire on Gazans congregating for food aid; hospital sinking deeper; Pope declines to pray for Israel; Israel plans 4-hour pauses in fighting so Gazans can stock up on food – but there isn’t any; Israel’s cabinet refuses a Palestinian state; ICJ case starts on Israeli occupation; estimate of how many Hamas fighters have been killed; plans to limit Muslim attendance at Al Aqsa Mosque; record hunger levels in Gaza…

Rafah’s displaced: ‘We read our last prayers every night’ – Day 131

Israeli protesters continue to block aid to Gaza; Khan Younis hospital in chaos; State of Palestine to present to ICJ report on Israel’s actions since genocide ruling; Gaza fishermen attacked; popular Gaza political analyst & family killed day after he appears on Al Jazeera; US investigating white phosphorus and 1-ton bombs used in Israel; US State Dept claims it expects a “quick, thorough, and transparent investigation” into the killing of 2nd American citizen in West Bank; Israel accuses South Africa of representing interests of the “Hamas terrorist organization”; Israel reportedly preparing for war with Lebanon; Pope’s 2nd in command condemns Israel’s actions – Israel calls his words “deplorable”; Church of England says Israel’s actions “can not be morally justified”; and more

Israeli forces killed 2nd American citizen in West Bank in under a month – Day 130

Israel kills another US teen; Biden steady in support for Israel, regardless of Rafah outcome; Israel ravages hospital; blocks flour for Gaza in spite of promise to US; Israeli snipers kill Palestinians searching for internet signal; ; 2 journalists targeted in direct strike by Israeli drone; Palestinians arrested by Israel surpasses 7,000 since Oct 7; South Africa calls on ICJ to stop Israel’s planned attack on Rafah; UN special adviser on preventing genocide won’t say “genocide” for Gaza; updates on aid to Israel bill

Israeli military reportedly invited spectators to watch torture of Palestinians – Day 129

Israeli military invited spectators to watch, film Palestinians being tortured; prominent conservatives for ceasefire, oppose war against Iran; Senate passed aid to Israel, may not pass House; Israel killed 67 Palestinians & 5 Israelis in order to rescue 2 Israelis – US is “pleased”; UN special rapporteur for West Bank & Gaza banned; 2 reporters killed; UNRWA never got evidence from Israel; Israeli troops raid hospital; most Americans want ceasefire

A month’s supply of food aid sits in Israeli port; just miles away, Gazans starve –Day 128

UNRWA can’t access aid for Gaza, where the need is “beyond catastrophic”; Israeli snipers kill scores of Palestinians; Super Bowl ads for Israel; Gaza civil society in danger of collapse; Israeli soldiers rob Gaza bank; Gaza patients die without oxygen promised by Israel; Israeli military kills 67 Gazans to rescue 2 prisoners; testimonies from female prisoners; Israeli settlements growing 3% per year; Palestinian deaths in West Bank…

Over 100,000 Gazans dead, injured, or missing and presumed dead – Day 119

US has no plans to reduce arms shipments to Israel, rebuffs “immediate ceasefire,” prefers to wait for negotiated ceasefire – as Israel prepares to attack Rafah, where half of Gazans are now sheltering; meanwhile; half of Americans say Israel has “gone too far”; Rafah is “a pressure cooker of despair, and we fear for what comes next”; World Food Program still struggling against Israel’s restrictions on aid; 800 Western officials criticize Western policy toward Gaza, Israel;

Gazan detainees report “torture like we never saw before” – Day 118

17,000 Gazan children alone, many are freezing, all are hungry and thirsty; Israel’s massive number of “controlled demolitions”; Israeli military ready to head south to Rafah, Gazans are terrified; humanitarian pause may be “weeks” away; Netanyahu’s incendiary remarks about UNRWA; the West is ignoring Houthis’ message; Biden sanctions 4 Israeli settlers; US judge can’t rule on Biden’s complicity in Israel’s genocide, but calls on him to “reconsider his position” 

Gaza is “a population that is starving to death” – Day 117

Gaza at 80% unemployment; arrests & humiliation in Khan Younis; possible truce, prisoner exchange; discovery of 30 Palestinian corpses; more on UNRWA; West Bank administrative detentions through the roof; destruction of childhood; ethnic cleansing of Bedouin; university demolition; Brian Mast – babies aren’t innocent; US court on Israeli genocide; Chicago latest major city to call for ceasefire; Iraq-based militia statement

30 handcuffed, blindfolded Gazans found in body bags – Day 116

Apparent mass execution of Gazan men; triple assassination of Palestinians in Jenin hospital; NYTimes caught red-handed; Israel ignores ICJ ruling; the neglected residents of northern Gaza; Israel says No to early openings of aid checkpoints; pregnant Gazan women grossly underserved; disturbing uptick in detention, torture of Gazan men; drone footage confirms massive devastation; Israeli and US reactions to Jenin assassinations; Canada pledges humanitarian funding, but not to UNRWA; speaker of Knesset coming to Congress; Harvard sued for non-protection of Palestinian students