Tags: unrwa

Israeli military reportedly invited spectators to watch torture of Palestinians – Day 129

Israeli military invited spectators to watch, film Palestinians being tortured; prominent conservatives for ceasefire, oppose war against Iran; Senate passed aid to Israel, may not pass House; Israel killed 67 Palestinians & 5 Israelis in order to rescue 2 Israelis – US is “pleased”; UN special rapporteur for West Bank & Gaza banned; 2 reporters killed; UNRWA never got evidence from Israel; Israeli troops raid hospital; most Americans want ceasefire

A month’s supply of food aid sits in Israeli port; just miles away, Gazans starve –Day 128

UNRWA can’t access aid for Gaza, where the need is “beyond catastrophic”; Israeli snipers kill scores of Palestinians; Super Bowl ads for Israel; Gaza civil society in danger of collapse; Israeli soldiers rob Gaza bank; Gaza patients die without oxygen promised by Israel; Israeli military kills 67 Gazans to rescue 2 prisoners; testimonies from female prisoners; Israeli settlements growing 3% per year; Palestinian deaths in West Bank…

Over 12,000 Gazan children killed (250 a day), thousands missing – Day 122

Gazan children are dying; humanitarian aid blocked, bombed by Israel; calamity in Rafah; Israel “provides no evidence to support its claim” against UNRWA staff; West Bank Palestinians have experienced “a brutal wave of violence” under the world’s radar; more illegal settler housing; Israeli entrepreneur envisions new post-war Gaza; Congress bill earmarks $14 bn for Israel aid, $1.4 bn for Palestinians – but not through UNRWA; Biden calls Netanyahu a “bad f***ing guy”

“Water is life, and Gaza is out of water” – Day 121

Gaza’s journalists; Israel imprisoned for almost 2 months an 82-year-old Gaza woman with Alzheimer’s disease; Israel makes accusations, provides no evidence against UNRWA, then freezes bank account; spitting at Christian clergy in Jerusalem; West Bank demolitions; Israeli leaders lie, then come clean about an unauthorized Telegram channel that dehumanized Palestinians; Wall Street Journal’s Islamophobic op-ed; latest on US attempts to rationalize strikes in the Middle East; Israel to import workers to replace Palestinians; Bernie Sanders says”no aid to Israel” as Congress is saying yes

Gazan detainees report “torture like we never saw before” – Day 118

17,000 Gazan children alone, many are freezing, all are hungry and thirsty; Israel’s massive number of “controlled demolitions”; Israeli military ready to head south to Rafah, Gazans are terrified; humanitarian pause may be “weeks” away; Netanyahu’s incendiary remarks about UNRWA; the West is ignoring Houthis’ message; Biden sanctions 4 Israeli settlers; US judge can’t rule on Biden’s complicity in Israel’s genocide, but calls on him to “reconsider his position” 

Gaza is “a population that is starving to death” – Day 117

Gaza at 80% unemployment; arrests & humiliation in Khan Younis; possible truce, prisoner exchange; discovery of 30 Palestinian corpses; more on UNRWA; West Bank administrative detentions through the roof; destruction of childhood; ethnic cleansing of Bedouin; university demolition; Brian Mast – babies aren’t innocent; US court on Israeli genocide; Chicago latest major city to call for ceasefire; Iraq-based militia statement

30 handcuffed, blindfolded Gazans found in body bags – Day 116

Apparent mass execution of Gazan men; triple assassination of Palestinians in Jenin hospital; NYTimes caught red-handed; Israel ignores ICJ ruling; the neglected residents of northern Gaza; Israel says No to early openings of aid checkpoints; pregnant Gazan women grossly underserved; disturbing uptick in detention, torture of Gazan men; drone footage confirms massive devastation; Israeli and US reactions to Jenin assassinations; Canada pledges humanitarian funding, but not to UNRWA; speaker of Knesset coming to Congress; Harvard sued for non-protection of Palestinian students

Gaza will “take lifetimes to rebuild” – Day 115

Gaza City evacuation; Israel blocks aid; stolen Palestinian bodies returned, possible organ theft; war could be very long; UNRWA recap & details of accusations; US wants speedy investigation into UNRWA allegations (but won’t touch genocide and war crime allegations against Israel); extremist Israeli leaders & followers celebrate “voluntary immigration” of Palestinians and Jewish resettlement of Gaza as as “the most moral and logical solution”

Gazans have begun starving to death, as US withholds funding to UNRWA – Day 114

In Gaza, starvation has become a reality, not just a risk – still Israel withholds aid; Khan Younis under intense bombardment as refugees try to flee; UN’s Francesca Albanese says withholding funding from UNRWA aids and abets genocide; Gideon Levy describes West Bank shepherds going bankrupt; Israelis hold conference about resettling Gaza; Arab Americans don’t want to talk politics with Biden “while there’s a genocide unfolding”; Nancy Pelosi goes full McCarthy, alleging a link between Palestine protesters and Putin; US leaders blame Iran for deaths of 3 American troops in Jordan – Iran begs to differ

UNRWA may be forced to shut down due to Israeli pressure – Day 113

Israeli accusations against UNRWA may result in Gaza’s total collapse; Israel targets telecom workers, kills another journalist; Int’l Court of Justice ruling demands that US stop weapons sales and financial support of Israel; Israel’s imposition of “buffer zone” in Gaza is a war crime; more on American Tawfiq Ajaq, killed in West Bank; other West Bank news; Senator Bernie Sanders calls for end to arms sales to Israel (but not permanent ceasefire); Israeli leaders call for dismissal of “morally incompetent” PM Netanyahu; see hearing of lawsuit vs Biden, Blinken, & Austin for complicity in genocide