Americans, if you think the Palestinian issue is unrelated to you, think again: Israeli violence is being perpetrated in your name, with money that should be spent to make your lives better.
Israel’s incessant human rights abuses against Palestinians included last week: abductions, violence, home demolition and invasion, and more. Mainstream media won’t tell these stories.
After Israeli soldiers violently broke into a Palestinian woman’s home, causing anxiety and damage, a woman suffered a heart attack and died. Such home invasions occur on a daily basis, and are in violation of international law.
This is just the latest incident caught on film in which Israeli soldiers cheered and congratulated each other after shooting a Palestinian protester. The teen may face a lengthy recovery. Such violence against the occupied Palestinian population is daily and deliberate.
Mays Abu Ghosh and her family have suffered for years at the hands of Israel. Here she tells the story of her baseless arrest, imprisonment, and torture.
How much damage can an occupying army do in one day? This much.
“The overarching goal [of home invasions] was to instill a sense of persecution among the Palestinians.” “It’s a rolling trauma.” So say Israeli soldiers, as they look back with regret on the acts they carried out, night after night, at the behest of their state.
Their testimonies are compiled in a new human rights report from Breaking the Silence, Yesh Din and Physicians for Human Rights, “A Life Exposed: military invasions of Palestinian homes in the West Bank.”
Freshman Congresswoman Kathy Manning needs an accurate frame of reference before she talks about her Gaza-rocket-Israeli-bomb-shelter moment. Here is a synopsis of the issue for her perusal.
“No country has done what we are able to do,” said Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu. He is so right – but not in the way he thinks he is.
The UN published its biweekly report on the humanitarian situation in the Palestinian territories. As usual, Israeli soldiers and settlers carried out numerous attacks, and property damage, including uprooting hundreds of Palestinian farmers’ trees.