Tags: war crimes

Land Day commemorates land lost to Israeli confiscation – Day 176

On Land Day, Palestinians control less of their land than ever; 400 Palestinians reportedly dead in hospital siege; US-Israel intel sharing may be contributing to civilian deaths in Gaza; Israel comes clean on 2 (out of 33,000) Gazan deaths; yet another flour massacre; UK playing fast and loose with int’l law; more 

Palestinians ‘suffering like no other’ in modern times – Day 71

Israel still targeting journalists, lying about it; Israel forces killed Israelis with white flags – then Israeli military chief claims “Israeli forces don’t kill people with white flags”; hostage negotiation possibility; more on women gunned down in church; more on Gazans buried alive on hospital grounds; major Israeli raid on West Bank town of Tulkarm – 5 killed, including a teenager; Netanyahu’s latest plan; Ben-Gvir’s latest antics; humanitarian update.

Human Rights Watch: apparent war crimes by Israel during May attack on Gaza

Human Rights Watch investigated several Israeli attacks that resulted in particularly high numbers of civilian casualties – with no evident military target – and determined that the incidents may have been war crimes. Other Israeli attacks during the conflict were also likely unlawful.

US court revives $1Billion Palestinian lawsuit against Sheldon Adelson

In a unanimous decision, a DC court is allowing Palestinian plaintiffs to sue Sheldon Adelson & others for $1 billion over their support of Israeli settlements & alleged war crimes – including genocide.

Breaking the Silence about Israel’s occupation of Hebron

Jonathan Cook reports on Israeli soldiers breaking the silence on what they’ve done. “Whatever a soldier believes when they begin their military service, there is no way to behave ethically in the occupied territories,” Ido Even-Paz, a former Israeli soldier says. “It’s a system in which Palestinians are always treated as inferior… Every day the job is to inflict collective punishment…”

Opinion: The Israeli Army Committed at Least 4 War Crimes in Recent Weeks. But Who Cares?

Israel’s army has reached a level at which it can do no wrong. The “most moral army in the world,” worshiped and exceptional, is in a place in which anti-Arab racism is so normal that it has become invisible (at least to itself), and this has put the IDF in a very precarious position indeed.