Tags: Israel

While on trial for occupation, Israel is entrenching its military in Gaza – Day 137

Israel building a road to cut Gaza in two; food deliveries stop in north, severely limited everywhere else; still no evidence for UNRWA after Israel’s bombshell accusation; female and male Palestinian ex-prisoners report sexual assault, US unfazed; Israel reportedly opens fire on members of Palestinian press; US vetos ceasefire resolution at UN Security Council; Day Two of Int’l Court of Justice proceedings against Israeli occupation; and more

Gazans in Rafah: ‘We’re waiting to be martyred’ – Day 125

Stories of wanton Israeli violence, devastation, hopelessness emerge from Gaza; Israeli forces detain two American citizens in Gaza; another Palestinian journalist killed; Israel’s planned “buffer zone” is a war crime; UN committee calls for massive psychosocial support for children; 13 million tons of debris from war in Gaza; Palestinian administrative detainee dies in prison; Hulu broadcasts pro-Israel propaganda; Texas stabbing labeled a hate crime, and more

30 handcuffed, blindfolded Gazans found in body bags – Day 116

Apparent mass execution of Gazan men; triple assassination of Palestinians in Jenin hospital; NYTimes caught red-handed; Israel ignores ICJ ruling; the neglected residents of northern Gaza; Israel says No to early openings of aid checkpoints; pregnant Gazan women grossly underserved; disturbing uptick in detention, torture of Gazan men; drone footage confirms massive devastation; Israeli and US reactions to Jenin assassinations; Canada pledges humanitarian funding, but not to UNRWA; speaker of Knesset coming to Congress; Harvard sued for non-protection of Palestinian students

Gazans have begun starving to death, as US withholds funding to UNRWA – Day 114

In Gaza, starvation has become a reality, not just a risk – still Israel withholds aid; Khan Younis under intense bombardment as refugees try to flee; UN’s Francesca Albanese says withholding funding from UNRWA aids and abets genocide; Gideon Levy describes West Bank shepherds going bankrupt; Israelis hold conference about resettling Gaza; Arab Americans don’t want to talk politics with Biden “while there’s a genocide unfolding”; Nancy Pelosi goes full McCarthy, alleging a link between Palestine protesters and Putin; US leaders blame Iran for deaths of 3 American troops in Jordan – Iran begs to differ

UNRWA may be forced to shut down due to Israeli pressure – Day 113

Israeli accusations against UNRWA may result in Gaza’s total collapse; Israel targets telecom workers, kills another journalist; Int’l Court of Justice ruling demands that US stop weapons sales and financial support of Israel; Israel’s imposition of “buffer zone” in Gaza is a war crime; more on American Tawfiq Ajaq, killed in West Bank; other West Bank news; Senator Bernie Sanders calls for end to arms sales to Israel (but not permanent ceasefire); Israeli leaders call for dismissal of “morally incompetent” PM Netanyahu; see hearing of lawsuit vs Biden, Blinken, & Austin for complicity in genocide

ICJ lands a stunning blow on Israel, US shrugs – Day 112

Biden admin (and Israel) still in denial about genocide in Gaza; Israeli bombardment in Gaza not slowing down; more white-flag deaths, open fire on people waiting for food; responses to ICJ ruling; civil trial begins, charging Biden, Blinken, Austin with failing to prevent and complicity in genocide; Israeli leader in US to purchase more war equipment; US defunds UNRWA due to controversy 

Israel’s “consistent failure to uphold int’l humanitarian law is abhorrent” – Day 111

Israel out of control in Khan Younis; Biden official trying to broker an “ambitious” deal; reminiscent of Al Ahli hospital debacle, Israel fumbles after allegedly striking UN building, Netanyahu talks smack against Qatar, blames hostages’ families for leaking; Israeli land grab along Gaza border; update on American killed in West Bank, Tawfiq Abdel Jabbar; and more

Israeli military leaders think Israel is losing “war” – Day 108

Israel bombs 30K sheltering Gazans; Israel may have poisoned their own; Khan Younis sees intense and unrelenting bombing; Palestinian teen killed in West Bank; diplomats, legislators line up to support Palestine rights and sovereignty; US and UK attack sites in Yemen; Israel presents possible 2-month truce plan

Israel has killed more than 3,000 people in Gaza so far this month – Day 107

Hamas resistance releases report; large numbers of refugees, babies at risk; more support for Palestinian sovereignty; news on Houthis and shipping; CAIR demands action; Israel withholds money due Palestinian Authority; West Bank home demolitions, and more