Longtime journalist Chris Hedges offers a partial inventory of Israel’s documented human rights abuses of Palestinians – massive abuses that Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. chooses to ignore: the crimes of apartheid, and the targeting and torturing of civilians, to name a few. As Hedges reminds us, to support this Israel is to “justify the unjustifiable”; and to protest Israeli policy is “a political death wish.” (part 3)
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Longtime journalist & former Middle East bureau chief Chria Hedges provides a brief but powerful description – much of it firsthand – of Palestinians’ devastation at the hands of Israel. He then provides proof that this is exactly what Israel’s founders had in mind. (part 1 pf 3)
The news cycle never ends in Israel and Palestine, but coverage by mainstream can be extremely spotty. Here are a few recent stories from the region.
The 16th and 17th Palestinians killed by invading Israeli forces this month: one went down in an act of resistance, the other, 16, was shot during a protest
‘”Place the Material in the Wells..” Documents from Israeli archives reveal the Israeli army’s 1948 biological warfare… Some oral testimonies have previously reported this – now two Israeli historians have found the ‘smoking gun’..plus recent reports of Israelis poisoning Palestinian wells…
The report, published today, said Facebook and Instagram showed bias against Palestinians during a brutal Israeli assault on the Gaza Strip in May 2021.
Little Faroud Abu Naja died while Israel “studied” his request for a travel permit to obtain medical care just 66 miles from his home. Faroud is one of over 4,000 residents of Gaza whose medical care Israel has interfered with so far in 2022.
Hanin, 10, had been injured on Aug 6th when Israeli forces fired missiles at the family car, killing her grandmother & wounding 7 family members… They were on their way to prepare for her uncle’s wedding
A detailed report by Save the Children found Gazan children living in a perpetual state of fear, worry, sadness & grief, waiting for the next Israeli invasion…
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.