Tags: Rafah

Israel’s response to ICJ ruling: bomb more – Day 231

Friday’s ruling by International Court of Justice welcomed by legal experts; not by Israel; some people in Gaza surviving on three per cent of the minimum standard for daily water needs; Media Freedom Coalition on the closure of Al Jazeera in Israel; Gaza pier is broken; first arrest made over UCLA counterprotester violence; Harvard graduation protest; more

ICJ orders Israel halt Rafah invasion, open crossings to aid – Day 230

Israeli settlers attack aid trucks again; Pope calls Gaza every night; Al Awda Hospital hangs by a thread; demand for ICC to investigate Palestinian prisoner abuse; punishing Spain for recognizing Palestine; Israeli policy to drive out pastoral communities; Colombian embassy coming to Ramallah; Netanyahu invited to speak to Congress; Nikki Haley; more.

ICC orders arrest warrant for Benjamin Netanyahu – Day 226

3,000 aid trucks wait at the border to enter Gaza, 100s of medical patients wait to exit; Israel assassinates Gaza police; as Israel destroys northern Gaza, more troops also head to southern Gaza; Israeli settlers attack aid trucks bound for Gaza; Israel wants US to withdraw support for two-state solution; president of Iran killed in helicopter crash; Netanyahu controls cabinet’s access to US leaders, doesn’t want to end war; Glasgow Univ rector investigation incited by Gnasherjew website; NYPD overreacts to peaceful Nakba protest in Brooklyn

As aid dribbles into Gaza, displacement and death prevail – Day 225

Gazans killed while fetching water, waiting for medical evacuation; humanitarian aid trickles in; just months after arriving in Rafah, massive numbers of people are leaving; Israeli violence in West Bank, East Jerusalem; medical negligence in Israeli prisons; accusations against Meta, WhatsApp for leaking Palestinian info for targeted killings; Israel claims young children are informers; former Mossad leader says Israel is losing the war, more

As it defends its planned genocidal Rafah invasion before ICJ, Israel vows to “intensify” raids – Day 223

Israel prepares a large-scale attack on Rafah, after massive destruction in the north and massive loss of life; aid orgs running out of medical supplies, food; West Bank also under attack; HRW reports on Israel’s failure to follow ICJ’s orders – as Israel is hauled up before the court yet again; multiple countries (not including US) pressure Israel to comply with int’l law; Japan calls out Lindsay Graham’s bad taste; US-built pier is operational; Texas governor Greg Abbott sued; more

New study: Israel committing genocide; Netanyahu says Israel not enslaved to US – Day 222

Israeli military kills Gazans trying to access internet services; more Israeli forces amass near Rafah; Palestinians killed in West Bank; Israel demolishes village for 225th time; Israelis beat Palestinian truck driver – they thought he was delivering aid; Jewish staffer for Biden admini resigns on Nakba Day; campus protests; Amnesty statement

On Nakba Day, as Palestinians run for their lives, Biden advances $1 billion in arms sales to Israel – Day 221

Palestinians in Gaza can’t seem to run fast enough to keep up with Israeli evacuation orders; can’t dig airstrike victims out of the rubble; Israel reportedly was aware of UN car that it bombed, killing a high-ranking international worker; Israeli police reportedly knew about aid convoy and allowed its destruction; Israel appears ready for a full-scale invasion of Rafah; Ben Gvir calls for expulsion; Palestinian killed in West Bank; Biden seeks approval for another $1 billion in military sales to Israel; campus protest update, more

Disaster unfolds all over Gaza, West Bank – Day 219

Gaza deaths by airstrike, lack of medical supplies, hunger, torture; what is happening in Gaza is a ‘turkey shoot’; Nobel laureate denounces Gaza invasion at Vatican; Gaza prisoners endure ‘barbaric treatment’ by Israeli forces; 226 buildings in West Bank destroyed or damaged by Israeli army in April; Israeli forces use children as human shields;
Colombia President: Netanyahu will go down in history as ‘genocide perpetrator’

Israeli airstrikes in southern Gaza, invasion in central Gaza, carpet bombing in north – Day 218

Israeli attacks from all directions, evacuation orders – but where to go?; hospitals in crisis; Israel uses children as human shields; West Bank death; US offers Israel intel, supplies in exchange for holding off on Rafah invasion; Doctors Without Borders slams Biden report; Greta Thunberg arrested at Gaza protest, more