Tags: Rafah

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

Fighter jets, attack drones hammer Rafah; catastrophe looms – Day 217

Israel expands its attack of Rafah; Biden admin reports that Israeli use of U.S.-provided weapons in Gaza “likely violated international humanitarian law”; food catastrophe looms as Israel continues to block aid trucks; South Africa wants ICJ to intervene in Rafah; UN General Assembly strongly supports Palestine’s quest for statehood; Israel withholds millions it owes Palestinian Authority; UN wants investigation into mass graves in Gaza

Israel will kill Palestinians just fine without US heavy payload weapons; humanitarian crisis spirals – Day 216

Hunger, danger deepen all over Gaza; refugees streaming out of Rafah with nowhere safe to go; deadly airdrops have killed over 20; Israeli leaders will keep war going “with God’s help”; Israeli settlers torch UNRWA office for a second time; 300 Palestinian Bedouin face homelessness after militarized Israeli police bulldoze village; more

Biden withholds weapons shipment over Rafah invasion, as Gazans flee – Day 215

Biden administration pauses shipment of deadliest bombs to Israel; new mass grave holds at least 49 Palestinian bodies; Rafah’s largest hospital shuts down as a result of Israeli invasion, as closed crossings cause severe shortages; Israeli military promise Rafah will not be the end of the war; growing number of West Bank home demolitions; Ohio may use old anti-KKK law against pro-Palestine protesters; two new bills in Congress are new-level ridiculous; almost 700 Jewish profs urge Biden not to sign antisemitism legislation; Bahamas recognizes State of Palestine