Security camera footage shows that this Palestinian boy was shot in the eye as he stood in a sheltered place with his cousin, doing nothing. Rights groups have long condemned Israel’s use of rubber-coated steel bullets, which have repeatedly killed and wounded Palestinians.
When Israel demolishes Palestinians’ homes, they live in caves
Masafer Yatta lies in a remote area of the West Bank, where Israeli soldiers are routinely, ruthlessly demolishing Palestinian homes – and preventing activists from filming their illegal actions. Thousands of demolition orders have been served here, but residents refuse to leave their ancestral lands.
Thanks to the US, the Israeli Military Shot My Cousin, Harun Abu Aram
Americans, if you think the Palestinian issue is unrelated to you, think again: Israeli violence is being perpetrated in your name, with money that should be spent to make your lives better.
Settler violence: a rampage by Israel’s own homegrown supremacists
Imagine white supremacists routinely invading suburbs and rural villages to terrorize Black people. Now imagine these attacks growing so extreme that white supremacists can even take over the homes and land of those Black people, simply because they can, knowing the authorities will turn a blind eye… That’s what Israel does year after year after year to Palestinians – while US politicians from both parties continue to send Israel over $10 million per day…
Action Alert! Tell Congress Issa Amro is a man of peace, not a criminal!
Issa Amro has been resisting Israel’s efforts to take over the Palestinian city of Hebron since 2003. A verdict is imminent in the sham trial against him, and he needs to know he’s not alone. Use this form to contact Congress – they voted to give Israel over $10 million per day; they must now tell Israel to cease its wrongdoing and drop all charges against Amro…
Israeli soldiers assaulted Palestinian, mocking and beating him severely
“It has been six days, and I still ache all over. My ribs hurt when I breathe, and I still have blue marks on the right side of the body and on my back. I still have no idea why the soldiers attacked me so violently. All I know is that they didn’t even ask to see our ID’s.” Report by Israeli NGO B’Tselem on June incident…
Another typical week in the Palestinian territories…
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…
Life under Israeli occupation – daily, incessant ordeals
The lives of Palestinians are constantly disrupted: Israeli military and settlers show up daily to abduct, demolish, harass, or otherwise bring hardship. Two days of news reports: Israeli soldiers abduct numerous Palestinians, demolish homes, Israeli war planes attack areas, etc… the daily news that US media organizations don’t tell Americans
Two Palestinian children killed in home fire after Israel blocks fire trucks
Israeli soldiers prevented a Palestinian fire truck from reaching a home fire, resulting in the deaths of two small children. This is just one example of a longtime trend: Israelis detain or damage ambulances and attack medics on a regular basis.
25 years after an Israeli massacred 29 Palestinians, victims are still being punished
Today marks the 25th anniversary of Israeli settler Baruch Goldstein’s massacre of 29 Palestinians as they prayed. Israeli soldiers blocked Palestinians who tried to flee and who wanted to enter to help the victims. The repercussions of the attack are still felt by Palestinians in Hebron, who have seen their rights eroded and their formerly bustling city centre turn into a ghost town.