Following a report of.plans to label Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and Oxfam ‘antisemitic’ over the groups’ criticism of Israel and support for Palestinian human rights, Amnesty slams ‘attempt to silence and intimidate’ human rights organizations…
Tags: Israeli settlements
The UN has published a list of 112 companies with business ties to Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories (which are illegal under international law), including Expedia, TripAdvisor, Airbnb, Booking.com, and Motorola Solutions. See the list…
The escalation comes days after US President Donald Trump released his controversial Middle East plan.
Photo from May 14, 2019 of the Israeli settlement of Neve Yaakov in the northern area of east Jerusalem and the Palestinian district of Hizma (background) in the West Bank. (Photo by AHMAD GHARABLI) The latest UN report states that Israel’s “civilian settlements” in occupied territory are a breach of the Fourth Geneva Convention and…
Jewish-only communities, mostly in the occupied Palestinian West Bank. No Palestinians allowed.
Israeli settler violence – with IDF complicity – is becoming more and more commonplace, even targeting elementary schools. The government has also approved extensive Israeli settlement expansions and Jewish-only roads to be built on Palestinian land, which will result in isolation of Palestinian communities and loss of olive trees.
In addition, Jerusalem has seen an increase in extremist Jewish visits to the Al-Aqsa mosque.
Jared Kushner Failed to Disclose He Led a Foundation Funding Illegal Israeli Settlements Before U.N. Vote
Jared Kushner’s failure to reveal his top position on the Kushner Fund, a family charity that funds illegal Israeli settlements, follows his recent attempt to pressure the UN vote on Israeli settlements as well as other failures to fully disclose financial information.
Israel will get ‘more understanding’ from Trump’s negotiators because they’re all observant Jews, Sharansky says
Israeli official Natan Sharansky says that Trump’s negotiating team are all observant Jews and predicted that they they will produce an alleged “peace proposal” that would give Palestinians a completely demilitarized “state,” which the Palestinians would naturally reject.