A deadly day for Palestinian prisoners in Israel and Gaza; report on violence against Palestinians in Jerusalem; 2023 saw highest ever settler violence; Israeli friendly fire
Blinken avoids congressional oversight in weapon sale to Israel; Israeli military targets UN humanitarian aid convoy, historical sites, steals from Gazan homes; Gazan food insecurity is “catastrophic”; Israeli envoy threatens Lebanon; Gaza medical workers tortured, journalist killed; multiple incidents in West Bank; Friday worship disrupted in Jerusalem
Truce/prisoner update, humanitarian situation, West Jerusalem shooting, Rashida Tlaib, Argentina president, and more
In a brutal show of force Tuesday night, Israeli police stormed Al Aqsa mosque, arresting at least 400 worshipers and causing havoc and destruction during the holy month of Ramadan.
Dozens of Israeli military vehicles invaded the West Bank city of Nablus, soldiers then shot protesters, including Ahmad Amjad Shehada, 16, with a bullet to the heart. Israeli forces have killed about 200 Palestinians this year, including 57 children… A few hours later an Israeli teen was also killed, bringing the total of Israelis killed in 2022 to 26
Everyone was asleep. Israeli police pounded on the door, entered violently, beat a child who refused to undress in front of them. They took him, blindfolded and barefoot, to be interrogated for days or longer… For Palestinians, this is par for the course – even for prominent Christian families and students at the Quakers Friends School.
Archived State Dept & lease documents show US Embassy Plan would violate the private property rights of Palestinian landowners & the internationally established right of Palestinian refugees to return to their homes and gain restitution of their properties.
What else is new? Israeli police shot nineteen-year-old Samer Qawasmi after an alleged stabbing attack, then left him to bleed to death.
A Palestinian man was killed by Israeli police after he allegedly shot and killed an Israeli. The Palestinian’s refugee camp was then invaded, his home ransacked, his wife & daughter arrested, and his 8-year-old son interrogated…
A video from the scene shows an Israeli officer forcefully hitting a Palestinian man with a bat. The Palestinian’s crime: ID’ing another officer who had assaulted him. Israeli officials promise an “investigation.”