Recent news reports about Israeli attacks on Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza (not reported in U.S. media)… among the usual abductions and assaults, Israeli settlers reportedly escaped from coronavirus quarantine on an Israeli army base and proceeded to attack Palestinian civilians …
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Flashback: NY Times Lied That Hamas Had Been Firing Rockets at Israel
The New York Times claims that, until the Great Return March demonstrations began in Gaza, Hamas had been firing “a fairly steady tempo” of rockets at Israel. In fact, it had been firing none. Read the details…
’42 Knees in One Day’: Israeli Snipers Open Up About Shooting Gaza Protesters
Israeli forces killed 200 Palestinians and injured almost 8,000 during almost two years of weekly Palestinian protests at the Israel-Gaza border. Israeli army snipers tell their stories…
The Protest Dispersed. Then an Israeli Sniper Shot a 9-year-old Boy in the Head.
From 100 meters away, an IDF soldier shot a Palestinian boy in the head in the West Bank village of Kafr Qaddum. The bullet exploded into dozens of fragments in the child’s brain and he’s now in an induced coma.
Remembering Operation Cast Lead, 10 years ago today
Today we remember the 2008-9 Israeli incursion into Gaza, Operation Cast Lead, which was launched exactly 10 years ago. 1400 Palestinians – including 344 minors – and 9 Israelis were killed in the hostilities.
A UN report found that Israel’s military operation “destroyed a substantial part of the Gaza Strip’s economic infrastructure and its capacity to support decent livelihoods for families.” A decade later, little progress has been made in rebuilding, thanks in part to Israel’s 2 subsequent attacks on Gaza.