Under the shadow of the Gaza war, Israel is displacing rural Palestinian communities en masse. In Wadi al-Siq, the ordeal was particularly horrifying.
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Current situation in Gaza; Bombing intensifies; Blackout continues; Israeli troops inside Gaza; Biden admin calls for protection of innocents (while vetoing measure that would do that); children at risk; Israeli settlers; Elon Musk assistance; Russian hostages…
In 2 months, Israelis have killed at least 64 Palestinians (one last night); Palestinians have killed 11 Israelis (2 yesterday). On Sunday night gangs of Israeli settlers invaded the Palestinian town of Huwara and nearby villages, burning homes, destroying cars, and attacking residents…
Israeli soldiers killed Mosab Nafal as his family harvested olives. An Israeli spokesperson claims he was shot while throwing stones – his family disagrees.
Three recent stories from +972 Magazine contain firsthand accounts by Palestinians of their harrowing experiences at the hands of Israeli settlers – attacked while driving, harvesting olives, and protecting their own land. Israeli military complicity is a recurring theme.
An Israeli security official stated: “Older [Israeli] adults, women with children are also arriving and simply starting to go wild,” attacking Palestinians with impunity.
Israeli settlers kidnapped & assaulted a 14-year-old girl for hours, then left her on the side of the road. When family members went to the Israeli police for help, they refused and attacked Nourhan’s uncle.
Not a day goes by during which Israeli military and/or settlers do not commit human rights violations against the people of Palestine – from abduction and shooting to land theft and home demolition. Scan 7 days of headlines for a sampling.
The unprecedented number and intensity of Israeli settler attacks – often with the complicity of the Israeli military – during the past few months are raising fears that the situation may escalate out of control.
For those who think Palestine is in a time of “calm” because there are no headlines, think again. Palestinians haven’t experienced calm in decades.
Here is a sampling of headlines from the last week, as meticulously reported by our friends at the International Middle East Media Center.