B’Tselem – The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories – believes that “apartheid” is the only word to describe the accumulation of policies and laws in Israel devised to entrench control over Palestinians.
Tags: human rights
The Israeli military court announced today its guilty verdict against Palestinian Issa Amro, in what human rights advocates have called a “campaign of persecution” against a nonviolent community organizer.
News reports about Israeli actions in the Palestinian Territories December 14-17, 2020… Israeli forces shoot teenagers, abduct civilians, destroy property, etc
The Anti-Defamation League wants to train our children to treat all people equally and with respect. They refuse to take their own advice when it comes to Palestinians, preferring instead to silence their calls for justice and turn a blind eye to Israel’s human rights abuses. A discriminatory organization that bullies others should not be in our schools.
Some Israeli actions in the occupied Palestinian Territories October 1 – 8 abduct, attack & kill Palestinians, warplanes strike Gaza – reports from PNN
Israel arrests Palestinian cancer patient at the crossing from Gaza into Israel, even though he had a travel permit. Israeli authorities continue to use the crossing as a means of entrapment and attempted coercion of Palestinians residing in Gaza, particularly of those in urgent need of medical exit permits, which are only granted for pressing humanitarian needs…
Some Israeli actions in the Palestinian Territories September 1-4: abduct, injure and attack people, demolish homes – reports from IMEMC
UN expert says Israel’s strategy to control the Palestinian population violates a foundational rule of virtually every modern legal system: Only the guilty can be punished for their acts, and only after a fair process. The innocent can never be made to be punished for the deeds of others.
Israeli journalist Gideon Levy writes that it is impossible to be humane and remain silent in the face of the torture of animals, just as it is impossible to fight for human rights and remain silent as human beings are tortured. Around Kibbutz Lahav, before it was founded, were Bedouin villages whose inhabitants were expelled to the Hebron Mountains and to Sinai. Israel never heard their cry either…
The best way to remedy the inordinate harm the Iran sanctions do, would be to lift the sanctions, but few in the corporate media are making this rather obvious point.(Israel and its partisans have long targeted Iran.)