In the first 26 days of 2023, Israeli forces killed 29 Palestinians in the occupied West Bank (plus another child in Gaza died from wounds inflicted by Israeli forces last year). In response, Palestinian resistance fighters in Gaza fired two rockets into Israel. Today, Israel fired dozens of missiles into the besieged Gaza Strip, causing major damage
Invading Israeli soldiers kill 19-year-old, injure another, abduct 5, in Jenin
Invading Israeli soldiers shot Taher Mohammad Zakarna, 19, in the head in Qabatia town, south of Jenin in the occupied West Bank
Israeli soldiers raid, occupy Episcopal Church in West Bank
Israeli soldiers raided the church, destroyed church property, and fired weapons – a violation of international law. Israeli forces occupied the entire building — including the sanctuary and rectory — for two hours. The sound of gunshots, stun grenades, and the smashing of doors terrorized church occupants…
Flashback: The Night of the Broken Clubs
The Israeli soldiers carried out the orders they’d been given: To break both arms and both legs by clubbing the Arabs; To avoid clubbing them on the heads; To remove their bonds after breaking their arms & legs, to leave them at the site; & To leave one local with broken arms but without broken legs so he could make it back to the village…
Palestinian dies from wounds suffered earlier, 7th killed by Israel this month
Invading Israeli soldiers shot Samih Jamal Mahmoud Amarna, 37, and detonated a Palestinian home in the northern West Bank. Amarna is the seventh Palestinian killed by Israeli soldiers this month. (No Israelis have been killed.)
Israeli Soldiers Kill A Young Palestinian Man, Injure Five, In West Bank
Invading soldiers shot Mahmoud Fayez Abu Ayhour, 27, from Halhoul town north of Hebron, with live rounds. The bullets perforated the diaphragm and severed the thoracic aortic artery, his heart, and lung.
Shireen Abu Akleh killing: Eyewitness account of journalist’s shooting
It was an Israeli sniper that shot at us. We were not caught up in crossfire with Palestinian fighters like the Israeli army claimed… The funeral procession arrived at the small monastery in the city, and the church bells began ringing for Shireen, who is from a Christian family from Bethlehem. Around Shireen’s corpse, we all stood as Muslims and Christians, listening to the priest’s prayer in silence…
Invading Israeli troops injure 80 Palestinians, shoot ambulance
Israeli soldiers injured over 80 Palestinians, including 2 medics, and damaged an ambulance during the weekly processions on Sbeih Mountain in Beita town & in Beit Dajan, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Villagers have been holding ongoing processions on their lands since May of last year after a group of illegal Israeli colonizers installed an outpost atop the mountain. During these protests, Israeli soldiers have injured thousands of Palestinians and killed several others, including children.
For Over a Year, Israel Has Jailed a Palestinian Teen With a Rare Disease. There’s No Trial in Sight
Two Israeli military judges have ordered Amal Nakhleh’s release, but the larger predatory system has insisted on keeping him jailed
Breaking: Israeli forces assassinate three Palestinians in Nablus
In this developing story, Israeli forces shot up a car full of Palestinians in Nablus, killing three, claiming they had carried out recent attacks against Israeli targets.