Posts Tagged “Israeli brutality”

A Black Day to Remember the Nakba

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A Black Day to Remember the Nakba

A Black Day to Remember the Nakba By Maria C. Khoury As a little girl I use to pray for the president of the United States every Sunday in the Eastern Orthodox Liturgy never really understanding why I should do so.  But finally in my old age after waking up to the bloodiest day I…

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Seven journalists injured by Israeli snipers in siege of Gaza

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Seven journalists injured by Israeli snipers in siege of Gaza

Seven Palestinian journalists injured by gunfire in Gaza protests Israeli military snipers appear to be intentionally targeting journalists who are covering their brutal assault of Palestinian civilians who are protesting in Gaza against Israeli policies. A total of 22 have been injured including two who died of their wounds since Palestinian protests began on March…

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U.S. drops “Occupied Territories” & “occupation” from Israel human rights report

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U.S. drops “Occupied Territories” & “occupation” from Israel human rights report

U.S. drops “Occupied Territories” & “occupation” from Israel human rights report Chapter on Israel/Occupied Territories now titled ‘Israel, Golan Heights, West Bank, and Gaza’; Adalah & zAdalah Justice Project: Elimination of references to occupation and discrimination against Palestinians is reflective of dangerous American tolerance for racism and xenophobia. The Adalah Justice Project, together with its…

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الوطن و استراتيجية الغضب

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الوطن و استراتيجية الغضب

الوطن و استراتيجية الغضب It is not hard to understand the frustration and anger Palestinians and Arabs feel in the face of continued abuse by Israel’s government, whose policies are not only destroying any chance of peace, but also encouraging more violence and death. But the Palestinian and Arab world’s reaction to the Israeli government’s…

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Ahed Tamimi: Symbol of courage and leadership

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Ahed Tamimi: Symbol of courage and leadership

Ahed Tamimi: Symbol of courage and leadership Nothing has been more inspiring than to watch 16 year old Ahed Tamimi, a young girl standing in front of her home in Nabi Saleh, confronting heavily armed Israeli soldiers mocking them with slaps and telling them to eave her family alone. Tamimi has become the face of…

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McCollum introduces bill to protect Palestinian children

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McCollum introduces bill to protect Palestinian children

McCollum introduces bill to protect Palestinian children U.S. Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) today introduced legislation— the Promoting Human Rights by Ending Israeli Military Detention of Palestinian Children Act — to prevent United States tax dollars from supporting the Israeli military’s ongoing detention and mistreatment of Palestinian children. The full text of the bill can be found here. An estimated…

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