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.
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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.
Israel committed 3,532 human rights violations against Palestinians in January
Israeli violence made January 2023 the bloodiest month for West Bank Palestinians in 8 years – including murders, injuries, land theft, building demolitions, and more. 7 Israelis have also been killed.
Unholy days and nights in Bethlehem
The “little town of Bethlehem” that we sing about at this time of year is far different from what many of us imagine it to be.
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…
Israel surpasses 1,000 demolitions in occupied West Bank since Biden took office
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 to demolish home of 95-year-old disabled Palestinian woman in Negev
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.
WATCH: Israeli video whitewashes Israeli demolition of Palestinian home in Sheikh Jarrah
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.
B’Tselem: 2021 was the deadliest year for Palestinians since 2014
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.
Under Israeli occupation, 2022 is off to a bleak start for Palestinians
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.