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.
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Video shows Israeli police beating a Palestinian boy after he refuses to take his trousers off in freezing temperatures.
In a culture of impunity for Israeli police and military (and Israel in general), it should come as no surprise that the killing of Eyad Hallaq, a disabled Palestinian man, is rewarded.
As an unarmed Palestinian young man, Ammar Mifleh, resisted arrest by a well-armed Israeli soldier, the soldier took out a pistol and shot him four times at point-blank range, killing him.
His crime was accidentally colliding with an empty police car. He paid with his life as multiple Israeli officers opened fire on him.
Shams was just playing football, but for Israeli occupation soldiers that’s enough to detain, arrest, beat, and threaten to kill an 11-year-old child – and it’s not just a fluke: CPT suggests that Israel is trying to “traumatize a generation.”
The Israeli soldiers carried out the orders they’d been given: To break both arms and both legs by clubbing the Arabs; To avoid clubbing them on the heads; To remove their bonds after breaking their arms & legs, to leave them at the site; & To leave one local with broken arms but without broken legs so he could make it back to the village…
A comprehensive report on Shireen Abu Akleh’s murder, and why it played out the way it did. Her story, like that of the Palestinian people, is one of courage in the face of injustice. In mourning her murder, let us acknowledge the facts of Palestinian life – and death.
Ahmad Al-Manasra has been in Israeli prison since age 13, and suffers from prison-related mental illness. A hearing to review the now 21-year-old Manasra’s case is being held today.
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.