Tags: home demolition

Israeli “precision strike” with US-made weaponry kills 40 Gazans, US assumes good intentions – Day 244

Another Israeli attack on sheltering Gazans in Nuseirat, another US assumption that Israel was trying its best – reportedly with US-made weaponry; Israel assassinates mayor of Nuseirat; Briahna Joy Gray fired; ceasefire proposal in limbo; a peek inside Israel’s notorious prison for Gaza detainees; 4 Palestinians killed in West Bank, as Israeli forces shoot at first responders; Israel carries out home demolitions; Netanyahu to speak to Congress July 24; NAACP’s “historic” demand to Biden to end arms transfers to Israel; most young people in UK reportedly don’t think Israel should exist; free course on Palestine from SFSU professor, more

Biden withholds weapons shipment over Rafah invasion, as Gazans flee – Day 215

Biden administration pauses shipment of deadliest bombs to Israel; new mass grave holds at least 49 Palestinian bodies; Rafah’s largest hospital shuts down as a result of Israeli invasion, as closed crossings cause severe shortages; Israeli military promise Rafah will not be the end of the war; growing number of West Bank home demolitions; Ohio may use old anti-KKK law against pro-Palestine protesters; two new bills in Congress are new-level ridiculous; almost 700 Jewish profs urge Biden not to sign antisemitism legislation; Bahamas recognizes State of Palestine

Israeli snipers target “thousands” of Gazans waiting for food aid  – Day 143

Israel picks off hungry people as they wait for food, while severely limiting the amount of food allowed into Gaza; International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian Journalists; Gaza Red Crescent ceases operations temporarily due to Israeli attacks on its teams; West Bank home demolitions up sharply; impact of Aaron Bushnell’s self-immolation; ICJ; Israel lobby promotes Biden; Hillel pushes support for Israel 

“Water is life, and Gaza is out of water” – Day 121

Gaza’s journalists; Israel imprisoned for almost 2 months an 82-year-old Gaza woman with Alzheimer’s disease; Israel makes accusations, provides no evidence against UNRWA, then freezes bank account; spitting at Christian clergy in Jerusalem; West Bank demolitions; Israeli leaders lie, then come clean about an unauthorized Telegram channel that dehumanized Palestinians; Wall Street Journal’s Islamophobic op-ed; latest on US attempts to rationalize strikes in the Middle East; Israel to import workers to replace Palestinians; Bernie Sanders says”no aid to Israel” as Congress is saying yes

Labs of Oppression, Part Three: Palestinians as an “obstacle”

In Part Three of the in-depth article from the Intercept on Israel’s decades-long campaign to rid the land of Palestinians, read about the current situation under Israel’s extremist government, and Israel’s ruthless efforts to evict Palestinian Bedouin inside Israel from their historic land and lifestyle.

Labs of Oppression, Part One: Masafer Yatta

The Intercept recently featured an in-depth article describing Israel’s decades-long campaign of discrimination and violence against Palestinians – in a way that begins to capture the magnitude of the injustice. The many forms of mistreatment require a lengthy article. IAK has broken it into four manageable parts which we will release over the next several days.
In Part One, read about the case of the hamlets of Masafer Yatta, where Israeli policy is trying to force Palestinians to leave – either by discriminatory legislation or intimidation and violence.

Invading Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian photographing them, Injure 17 In Jenin

As Palestinians in Jenin protested Israel’s illegal demolition of a Palestinian home, Israeli forces opened fire on the protesters, killing Mohammad Saba’na and injuring others. Saba’na, 29, was holding his smartphone and documenting the Israeli invasion when soldiers shot him in the chest and other parts of his body. This is the sixth Palestinian in a week to die at Israeli hands…