Tags: war crime

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

Gazans in Rafah: ‘We’re waiting to be martyred’ – Day 125

Stories of wanton Israeli violence, devastation, hopelessness emerge from Gaza; Israeli forces detain two American citizens in Gaza; another Palestinian journalist killed; Israel’s planned “buffer zone” is a war crime; UN committee calls for massive psychosocial support for children; 13 million tons of debris from war in Gaza; Palestinian administrative detainee dies in prison; Hulu broadcasts pro-Israel propaganda; Texas stabbing labeled a hate crime, and more

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

“Endless tragedy, hell on earth,” now over 18K dead – Day 66

U.N. General Assembly voted to demand ceasefire; 6 major humanitarian groups: “We have seen nothing like the siege of Gaza” ; Committee to Protect Journalist: “deeply alarmed by journalists in Gaza reporting receiving threats, and subsequently, their family members killed”; Doctors Without Borders: “Israeli attacks have killed at least 5 hospital staff, including two of its doctors while they were caring for their patients”…

“All we do is count bodies” – Day 62

Worsening humanitarian disaster, bombing of northern Gaza approaching scale of WWII, Israel bombs 800-year-old mosque, UN chief hits “panic button,” more guns in Israeli civilian hands, West Bank struggles, US fails to acknowledge Israel’s baby abandonment a “war crime”, another exposé on Israel’s atrocity claims

Int’l medical community must call out Israel’s medical cruelty & war crimes

Israel has destroyed Palestinian hospitals, attacked patients, denied medical travel permits & targeted healthcare workers…The American Medical Association has issued press releases calling the targeting of healthcare workers in Ukraine “unconscionable.” They must also do this for Palestinians…

Updated casualty figures from Gaza, Israel; US blocks UN statement, Israel targets journalists

Israeli warplanes continue to pummel Gaza, Health Ministry now reporting a death toll of 87 Palestinians – 18 of them children – and 530 wounded. Israeli casualties largely unchanged: 7 deaths, several dozen injuries. Biden administration blocks UN statement aimed at reducing violence. Journalism groups condemn Israel’s targeting of journalists.

Israeli airstrikes on Gaza continue, hundreds now homeless

Israel’s ongoing attacks on Gaza on are the worst the enclave has seen since 2014, when Israeli forces killed 2,200 Palestinians, and Palestinian resistance fighters killed 72 Israelis. One recent Israeli strike alone made about 80 families homeless. As the deaths, injuries, and damage climb, Palestinian resistance groups launch rockets into Israel.