1/3 of the Palestinians killed by Israeli missiles & shells in the 3-day offensive on Gaza were women & children. 111 Palestinians, including 46 children & 20 women, were injured. The bombardment damaged dozens of homes, 15 schools, etc. No Israelis were killed; 5 were injured, several homes were damaged.
The Israeli forces commit 600 violations against journalists this year, remove residential Palestinian tents, Israeli soldiers abduct two teens & a cancer patient … Israeli soldiers abduct fishermen & two Palestinian siblings … Israel’s deportation of Human Rights worker upheld by Israeli Supreme Court , etc.
A Palestinian father in East Jerusalem had to tear down his home after he received a demolition order from Israeli authorities. He said: “I built the house stone by stone and slowly completed it.” Israeli claimed it was ‘too near the US Embassy.’ See video of the demolition…
A new report by the World Health Organization indicates Israel’s siege – imposed since 2007 – has affected Gaza’s healthcare system enormously.
Heba Al-Labadi, a female Palestinian prisoner incarcerated by Israel without trial or charge, has been on a 3-week-long hunger strike in protest of allegations of torture.
Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange is incarcerated in a UK prison that has been called “Britain’s Guantanamo.” His crime was exposing actions the US government, the media, the Democratic–Clinton machine, Israel, and others wanted kept hidden, including war crimes and torture.
A 2-minute video introduction to the nonprofit organization If Americans Knew, founded by Alison Weir after she traveled to the West Bank and Gaza in early 2001 as a freelance reporter.