Jonathan Cook reports on Israeli soldiers breaking the silence on what they’ve done. “Whatever a soldier believes when they begin their military service, there is no way to behave ethically in the occupied territories,” Ido Even-Paz, a former Israeli soldier says. “It’s a system in which Palestinians are always treated as inferior… Every day the job is to inflict collective punishment…”
On Sunday Israelis shot, injured Palestinians in Gaza, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Jericho, abducted others, etc.
Israeli soldiers shot six Palestinians in Gaza, a Palestinian teen in Jericho after the army invaded it accompanying groups of illegal settlers, abducted at dawn six Palestinians in Hebron, Bethlehem and Jenin… Israeli authorities seized large containers of children’s clothing on their way to the besieged Gaza Strip… (See video of Israeli soldiers shooting unarmed demonstrator in Palestinian village of Madama in April)
Ever have one of those days? In the Occupied Palestinian Territories, you never know whether your house, or your car, or your family members will be there when the day is done.
Gaza and Khan al Ahmar have made the news recently. But nothing newsworthy from the West Bank. What does a typical week look like there? Here’s a glimpse.
Elor Azaria shot an injured, unarmed Palestinian in 2016 & served a short sentence in prison. Back at the scene of his crime, he was treated not like a criminal, but like a prince.
In Hebron, arguably the most systemically discriminatory city in the region, Israeli forces have taken to the humiliating practice of strip-searching Palestinians.
At 8:30 in the morning on June 8th, Israeli soldiered suddenly entered the Zahda family home in Hebron. The soldiers placed Sami Zahda, his wife, and their two sons, ages three and four, in a back room and took away their phones. The soldiers then welded the front door of the home closed. The family was imprisoned inside…
Palestinian officials say Amir Omar Shahada, 19, was shot in the chest and later succumbed to his wounds in a West Bank hospital.
Palestinians say Muhammed Zain al-Jabri, 24, was severely handicapped. Israeli army: He was holding firebomb, soldiers responded to immediate threat.
A new UN factsheet describes the humanitarian impact of Israeli settlements in Hebron city and provides a map of the areas most affected by settlements as well as locations of checkpoints and other obstacles.
A video shows Israeli forces violently detaining at gunpoint two Palestinians — who locals reported were teenage girls — from inside a Palestinian ambulance…
The video shows a group of armed Israeli soldiers stop a Palestinian Red Crescent ambulance at gunpoint in the town of Halhul.
Video shows shows soldiers dragging a young Palestinian man through the streets of Hebron, repeatedly kicking, slapping, and manhandling him.
IDF entered Hebron to protect 3,000 Israeli settlers as they entered the courtyards of the Ibrahimi Mosque, under pretext of celebrating Jewish holidays and marking the Jewish New Year, which starts on Thursday.
Israeli soldiers invaded several villages and towns in the district of Hebron, broke into and searched homes, and illegally confiscated a large sum of cash from one home.
“Palestinians were, by far, the nicest people I have met anywhere.” by Steve Feldman, guest columnist Being an American Jew, someone who lost family in the Holocaust, and who has a lot of beautiful loving family members in Israel, the Holy Land is especially important to me. As an academic dermatologist, a scientist who…
A dozen American rabbis visit Hebron and see for themselves the result of a settlement inside a Palestinian town. They find the experience “eye-opening and heart-wrenching.” Their trip coincides with one of the worst crises ever in relations between Israel and the U.S. Jewish community.
Israeli settlers shout at Palestinians: ‘We go to heaven, you go to hell – If war breaks out the Jews will kill you all’ [VIDEO]
A Palestinian journalist caught on video a group of Israeli settlers driving through a densely populated Palestinian city yelling: “We go to heaven, you go to hell. If war breaks out the Jews will come here and evict and kill you all.”