Tags: international law

Reports: executions of children, unarmed men by Israel – Day 173

Euro-Med reports 13 children executed in last week; footage of Israeli forces executing, burying unarmed men; the horror of childhood in Gaza; aid sites, hospitals are death traps; Biden admin’s self-contradiction on the world stage; poll says Americans disapprove of Israel’s actions in Gaza; Israel prepares to censor Al Jazeera; Palestinians suspicious of US temporary pier; State Dept officer’s public resignation; German citizenship test; Netanyahu reaches out, more

“Gaza has shattered humanity’s records for its darkest chapters” – Day 172

“Hellish’ conditions throughout Gaza; 3 Palestinians killed in West Bank; Hezbollah’s promise to leave Israel alone; US may take till May to decide whether Israel is in compliance with int’l law; Israel: “UN resolution means nothing”; post-UN resolution, post-ICJ decision, Israel has made no changes; US refuses to stop aid airdrops after 18  deaths; “there could have been milk”; UN confirms genocide charge; who is arming Israel?

Questions, controversies, tempers swirl around UNSC ceasefire resolution – Day 171

Egos, assumptions, denialism accompany passage of UN Security Council resolution; meanwhile, another confirmation of genocide by Israel; German support for UNRWA; air drop deaths; hospitals under siege; Israel’s “compliance” with int’l law, more

Gaza’s children will likely lose at least a full year of education – Day 120

Bill introduced to give Israel $17.6 billion; Israel continues violating international law in the week since ICJ ruling; death, hunger, disease without medicine, Israeli forces fire at fleeing civilians; Hamas demands Israel release Marwan Barghouti, the “Palestinian Nelson Mandela”; fears of a bloodbath in Rafah, Israel’s next target; Israel’s explanation for desecrating cemeteries; settler violence in West Bank; US vs. the Middle East;

Why were these Palestinian prisoners willing to die of starvation?

As Americans plan holiday meals and bake Christmas cookies, let’s be aware of the Palestinians who have been on hunger strikes – some for well over 100 days – just to obtain a basic right: to know why they’re in prison or be released.

Israel’s killing of Palestinian children: ~80 so far in 2021

Defense for Children International declares that Israel regularly commits “extrajudicial or willful killings” of Palestinian children… Children in a village were regularly targeted; some of this targeting was to punish their parents for political activism… 85 children from the village had been arrested over the years, 10 of them under 15. “More than 500 villagers had also been wounded, and five people were killed.”