Tags: Gideon Levy

Palestinian senior citizen dies after hit-and-run by Israeli police

On January 5th, an Israeli tow truck escorted by a police vehicle hit Suleiman Hathaleen and dragged him several meters. Then both Israeli vehicles fled. Official Israeli narrative of the incident doesn’t even mention that a Palestinian had been struck. Hathaeen died Sunday of his injuries. His death was just the latest incident in a long, revealing story…

Two Million People Are Imprisoned for 15 Years. The New Barrier Will Remain There Forever

This is what the fence of a ghetto looks like, of a prison, of a concentration camp. Only in Israel do they celebrate the building of a concentration camp. Only the skies of the ghetto are still open, and that is in a limited fashion too. Coming soon, the next devilish invention of the defense establishment: A dome of iron, a huge ceiling over the skies of Gaza. The head of the “border and seamline” administration is already working on it… Two million people have been imprisoned continuously for 15 years – there has never been another concentration camp like it… 

Israeli & Lebanese analysts on Beirut blast & Israel

Commentaries on the massive explosion in Beirut… Fingers point everywhere… Israeli hypocrisy… Prime Minister Netanyahu threatened Hezbollah in 2018: ‘Israel knows what you are doing and will not let you get away with it,’ notes the Israeli army said Hezbollah had a weapons store underneath the port of Beirut..

Gideon Levy: Please, Bibi, Let the Annexation Begin

There’s no longer any real debate in Israel. The right wants to annex Palestinian land openly, and the center wants to annex, but deceive us. All that’s left now is to admit to the world that in reality Israel annexed the West Bank many years ago… it’s one country with an apartheid system.

Gideon Levy Tells It Like It Is: “In U.S. Media, Israel Is Untouchable”

Gideon Levy calls out US media’s cowardice. He highlights the double standard in which Palestinians can only be villainized, but Israel can only be defended, and the misuse of the term “anti-Semitism.” How is it that an Israeli newspaper can publish this, but in the US, CNN is required to fire Marc Lamont Hill?  

Palestinian groups agree to Egyptian-brokered truce with Israel

Last weekend saw an escalation of violence that started when Israeli military infiltrated Gaza, initiated a firefight, and retreated under cover of shelling. One Israeli and 7 Palestinians were killed, and Hamas responded with rockets. Today, factions in the besieged Gaza Strip say they have agreed to an Egypt-brokered ceasefire. “The resistance will respect this declaration as long as the Zionist enemy respects it.”