Posts Tagged ‘Palestinians’

Lost count? Israel killed 43 Palestinians in November

Relatives of Arkan Mizhar, a Palestinian who was killed by Israeli soldiers during a raid, mourn during his funeral. If it feels like Palestinians are constantly dying, that’s because they are. 43 in November. 526 since Trump’s Jerusalem announcement 2 years ago – 111 of them children. Where in the world is the world? reposted […]

Israeli occupation costs Palestinians billions: UN

Israel withholds revenue it owes to Palestinians. Pictured: a Palestinian woman picks cucumbers from her family farm in Deir Ballut village near the West Bank city of Salfit [Alaa Badarneh/EPA] A recent UN report indicates that Israel has withheld tens of billions of dollars in taxes and duties that are due to the Palestinian Authority, […]

Israel has killed nearly 3 Palestinians per week this year

Maureen Clare Murphy Rights and Accountability 29 November 2019 Mourners carry the body of Raed Rafiq Ahmad al-Sirsawi during his funeral on 29 November. The 30-year-old succumbed to injuries sustained during Israel’s attack on Gaza on 13 November. Ashraf Amra APA images On Friday, 29 November, 16-year-old Fahd al-Astal died after he was shot in the […]

Palestinians reel from violent harassment during Jewish celebration in Hebron

More than a dozen Palestinians, including a baby, were injured over the weekend in the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron, when tens of thousands of Jewish pilgrims descended on the city and many became violent. According to local reports, extremist Israelis wreaked havoc on the city, verbally harassing and physically attacking Palestinian residents […]

Sanders statement on Palestinians ‘could not have been spoken anywhere in Dem Party, ever, in 60s’ — Khalidi

Nearly 70 people crowded a room at Columbia University yesterday to hear a talk on historical divisions on the left over Palestine, and the news of the day was celebrated. Rashid Khalidi enthused over Bernie Sanders’s unprompted embrace of Palestinian rights to the Democratic debate the night before as a sign of progress. And Dorothy […]

With Gaza behind him, Netanyahu puts Israel’s Palestinians in the crosshairs

With corruption indictments closing in, Netanyahu hopes his scorched earth campaign against Palestinians, whether in Gaza or in Israel, will give Israelis the sense that they live in a state of emergency and cannot afford change. Mourners attend the funeral of seven members of the Abu Malhous family killed by an Israeli airstrike, during their funeral, Deir […]

‘Burn it all down’ — Netanyahu attacks rival’s possible coalition with Palestinians

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu attacked publicly the possibility of a minority government of his rival Blue-White that would be dependent on the Joint List of Palestinians parties, crying (Hebrew) that the Blue White leadership “has lost its mind, stop this madness.” Netanyahu said this in a video on his Facebook page. There is to be […]

Palestinians bury family of 8 killed in fighting

Hundreds of Palestinian mourners participated in a funeral procession on Thursday for eight members of a Gaza family that were killed by an Israeli missile strike, the deadliest incident of a two-day hostility between Israel and Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad, shortly before truce took hold. (Source: Reuters) Source Article from http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2019/11/14/611188/Palestinians-bury-family-of-8-killed-in-fighting Related Posts Lost […]

Buttigieg supports Israel’s missile attacks on Gaza, but condemns Palestinians when they respond

Israel’s military campaign against Gaza has entered its second day and so far it has left 24 Palestinians dead (including a 7-year-old boy) and at least 70 injured. The current round of violence began on Tuesday after Israeli strikes killed Palestinian Islamic Jihad commander Bahaa Abu el-Atta, his wife, and four others. The attack prompted […]

Israel is silencing the last voices trying to stop abuses against Palestinians

It has been a week of appalling abuses committed by Israeli soldiers in the West Bank – little different from the other 2,670 weeks endured by Palestinians since the occupation began in 1967. The difference this past week was that several entirely unexceptional human rights violations that had been caught on film went viral on […]

What would Israelis do if Palestinians disappeared overnight?

In Ibtisam Azem’s ‘The Book of Disappearance,’ Israelis wake up one day to a country without any Palestinians. Azem speaks to +972 about how, with this sudden vanishing of ‘the enemy,’ she confronts some of the darkest chapters of Israel’s history. An Israeli military police officer checks entry permits of Palestinians on a bus […]

Microsoft revealed to be funding Israeli surveillance on Palestinians

The act of Palestinian activists covering their faces during anti-Israeli occupation rallies is an old practice that spans decades. The masking of the face, often by keffiyehs – traditional Palestinian scarves that grew to symbolize Palestinian resistance – is far from being a fashion statement. Instead, it is a survival technique, without it, activists are […]

Weekly report on israel’s terrorism on Palestinians (31 October – 06 November)

Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (31 October – 06 November) Israeli violations of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territory 31 October – 06 November 2019 Palestinian civilian killed and another wounded in an Israeli airstrike on Khan Younis as IOF carried out dozens of airstrikes across the […]

Microsoft Should Stop Funding Israeli Spying on Palestinians

The act of Palestinian activists covering their faces during anti-Israeli occupation rallies is an old practice that spans decades. The masking of the face, often by Kufyias – traditional Palestinian scarves that grew to symbolize Palestinian resistance – is far from being a fashion statement. Instead, it is a survival technique, without it, activists are […]

Weekly report on israel’s terrorism on Palestinians (24 – 30 Oct. 2019)

Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (24 – 30 October ) Israeli violations of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territory 24 – 30 October 2019   97 civilians shot and injured by IOF, including 44 children, a woman 2 volunteer paramedics and 2 journalists at Great March of […]

Why did Microsoft fund an Israeli firm that surveils West Bank Palestinians?

Image by Brian Stauffer / for NBC News Microsoft committed to protecting democratic freedoms. Then it funded an Israeli facial recognition firm that secretly watched West Bank Palestinians. By Olivia Solon, reposted from NBC News Microsoft has invested in a startup that uses facial recognition to surveil Palestinians throughout the West Bank, in spite of […]

Virgin Airlines’ Richard Branson – a force for justice for Palestinians?

Richard Branson has displayed an interest in justice and peace for Palestinians – now he is positioned to make it a reality. Sir Richard Branson, billionaire, activist, and philanthropist, understands the Palestinian plight. As his airline begins operation in Israel, will he be true to his own philosophy, “social justice is good for business”? by […]

‘Whitewash’: Israel closes investigations into three Palestinians killed in 2018

The Israeli military has closed the case files of three Palestinians who were killed by its forces in 2018, prompting backlash from rights groups like B’Tselem who initially investigated the killings. The Military Advocate General’s Corps (MAG Corps) closed the cases of three Palestinians who were killed in the occupied West Bank, which B’Tselem described […]

Weekly report on israel’s terrorism on Palestinians (17 – 23 Oct. 2019)

Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (17 – 23 October 2019) Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (17 – 23 October 2019) Israeli violations of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territory  17 – 23 October 2019     A Palestinian civilian was […]

Protests against gun violence trigger a political awakening for Palestinians in Israel

A wave of demonstrations against gun violence and police negligence has inspired a renewed sense of solidarity among Palestinian citizens of Israel, according to veteran activist Fida Tabony. After years of division, ‘we’re acting like a people,’ she says. Tens of thousands of Palestinian citizens of Israel protest against gun violence and under-policing in the […]

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