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…
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While the U.S. president refuses to condition military aid, Israel has toppled more than twice as many Palestinian structures in the West Bank than it had by this point in Trump’s term.
Israel is set to demolish the home of a 95-year-old Palestinian woman in the Negev desert after her makeshift house was being restructured to help it become wheelchair-friendly.
Israel’s narrative of a quiet, gentle incident in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of East Jerusalem hides the alarming truth of destruction and dispossession of a Palestinian family.
Israeli human rights group B’Tselem reports that in 2021, Israel killed at least 313 Palestinian men, women, and demolished almost 300 residential structures, leaving 895 Palestinians homeless.
Israeli soldiers’ and settlers’ efforts to torment Palestinians continue unabated in the new year: attacks, home demolitions, land expropriation, abductions, invasions, and more impede daily life in the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza.
Rep. Betty McCollum has introduced a new bill (H.R. 2590) that challenges Israel’s impunity, at a time when support in Congress for Palestinian rights is at an all-time high. This issue of conditional aid to Israel has gained momentum in recent years – but there is a long way to go…
The monthly average of Palestinian structures targeted by Israel for demolition has increased by 65 percent this year compared to 2020.
For those who think Palestine is in a time of “calm” because there are no headlines, think again. Palestinians haven’t experienced calm in decades.
Here is a sampling of headlines from the last week, as meticulously reported by our friends at the International Middle East Media Center.
A new report from Palestinian human rights group Al-Haq details the numerous human rights violations that Israel perpetrated against Palestinians in 2020 — in the midst of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.