As Palestinian villagers peacefully protested Israeli violations against their persons and property, Israeli soldiers and settlers shot at them; one shot Amjad Abu Alia,16, in the chest, killing him.
The Israeli army raided the the Old City of Nablus, surrounded a home where several Palestinian resistance fighters were located, and exchanged gunfire for several hours before shooting missiles at the house, killing two Palestinians. Many other Palestinians were injured in the invasion.
Human Rights Watch offers a scathing report on Israel’s treatment of Palestinians in Gaza – on the 15-year anniversary of Israel’s brutal blockade.
Not a day goes by without Israeli violence against Palestinians – military, settler, economic, legislative violence; theft of land, freedom, shelter, health, dignity, childhood. IMEMC reports. Weekend incidents include the shooting of Mohammad Tamimi, who had previously been severely injured in 2017, when Israeli forces shot him in the face.
In yet another raid on the Palestinian city of Jenin, Israeli forces shot 17-year-old Amjad al-Fayed to death with eleven live rounds to his upper body…
A blistering account of Israeli abuses against Palestinian children during the first three months of 2022 and before – adding to the growing library of reports on Israel’s human rights violations.
An Israeli journalist notes that Israel’s efforts to thwart Palestinian resistance simply create grounds for more resistance. Only ending the occupation will end the resistance.
April 5 is Palestinian Child Day. Today we acknowledge that Israel has arrested over 53,000 Palestinian minors since 1967. Many are tortured.
Violence is always brutal and immoral – and not just the violence of a lone Palestinian attacker with a knife. The state-sanctioned, uniformed violence that Palestinians endure daily. “The terror attacks are the punishment” for Israel’s crime of not dealing with the ongoing injustice.
March 30th is Land Day, an annual commemoration of those killed protesting Israeli theft of Palestinian lands 46 years ago. But even now, there is a Nakba everywhere you look.