Israeli forces invaded the Al-Aqsa mosque compound during Friday dawn worship, injuring and arresting hundreds of Palestinians, and causing damage inside the Muslim holy place.
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In separate incidents, Israeli troops shot and killed three Palestinian young men today, Tuesday, March 15. A number of Palestinians were also injured; no Israelis were hurt.
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.
Israel partisans want a $1 billion handout from Congress – but Israel spends American money recklessly and ruthlessly. Stop funding Iron Dome.
Israeli soldiers’ and settlers’ efforts to torment Palestinians continue unabated in the new year: attacks, home demolitions, land expropriation, abductions, invasions, and more impede daily life in the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza.
Israeli soldiers gathered and photographed 13 Palestinian children, forcing them to ‘say cheese’ before snapping an illegal image. The children, all in kindergarten and early years of elementary school, were forced to stand outside in a line. Several of the children were trembling and crying.
During a military raid of the town of Tubas, Israeli soldiers shot and killed Palestinian Saddam Hussein Bani Odeh, alleging he had been among a group resisting the invasion.
15-yr-old Mohammed & 13-yr-old Mustafa were arrested for playing games boys play; their parents weren’t informed. The next 29 hours were traumatizing.
Human Rights Watch investigated several Israeli attacks that resulted in particularly high numbers of civilian casualties – with no evident military target – and determined that the incidents may have been war crimes. Other Israeli attacks during the conflict were also likely unlawful.
Childhood in the Gaza Strip is unlike anywhere else in the world. Here, thanks to Israel, a ten-year-old has already experienced the violence of three wars and has spent his entire life under brutal blockade.