Tagged: Occupation

Fact Sheet: Meet Israel’s New Government Fact Sheets

Fact Sheet: Meet Israel’s New Government

on June 15, 2021
Tax-Exempt U.S. Nonprofits Fuel Israeli Settler Push to Evict Palestinians News Roundup
Alex Kane, The Intercept

Tax-Exempt U.S. Nonprofits Fuel Israeli Settler Push to Evict Palestinians

U.S. charities are funding Israeli settler organizations working to evict Palestinians from their East Jerusalem homes.

on May 14, 2021
Palestine: 2020 in Review Fact Sheets

Palestine: 2020 in Review

30: Total number of Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in the occupied Palestinian territories (the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza), according to the United Nations, including 27 who were shot with live ammunition. 9: Number of Palestinian children killed by Israeli forces in the occupied territories. 2,639: Total number of Palestinians injured by Israeli forces in the occupied territories, including 407 children.

on January 6, 2021
By recognising Palestine, Britain can help right the wrongs of the Balfour declaration News & Analysis
Avi Shlaim, The Guardian

By recognising Palestine, Britain can help right the wrongs of the Balfour declaration

In 1917, then British foreign secretary Arthur Balfour issued the infamous Balfour Declaration which effectively gave Zionist leaders the green light to occupy Palestinian land. Today, the UK can take steps to amend for it's actions, even decades later.

on June 22, 2020
Police Investigating Hebron Settlers Attack on Palestinian, Israeli Soldier News & Analysis
Hagar Shezaf and Jack Khoury, Haaretz

Police Investigating Hebron Settlers Attack on Palestinian, Israeli Soldier

Israeli settler attacks on Palestinians are nothing new. But this one was caught on camera and now suspects are facing assault charges. These attacks will continue to rise if Israel pushes forward with plans to illegally annex more Palestinian land.

on June 16, 2020
Israel approves funding for new ‘Trump Heights’ settlement News & Analysis
Paul Goldman and Isobel van Hagen, NBC

Israel approves funding for new ‘Trump Heights’ settlement

Last year, Netanyahu promised to name an illegal settlement in the annexed Golan Heights after Donald Trump. This week, he got the funding to do it. Meanwhile, Palestinians towns and villages are being wiped off the map to make room for Israel's expansion.

on June 15, 2020
As Israel Vows Annexation, Palestinian Leaders Embark On Risky Form Of Protest News & Analysis
Daniel Estrin, NPR

As Israel Vows Annexation, Palestinian Leaders Embark On Risky Form Of Protest

Palestinians from Gaza to the West Bank and the diaspora are refusing to remain silent in the face of Israel's illegal annexation plans, which could begin as early as July 1. They're making it clear: "Annexation is an existential threat for our future."

on June 15, 2020
Tibi demands police turn over al-Hallak footage: What are they afraid of? News & Analysis
Jerusalem Post Staff

Tibi demands police turn over al-Hallak footage: What are they afraid of?

"Why are they hiding it...What are they afraid of?" Joint List member, Ahmad Tibi, is demanding Israeli police release footage of the murder of Iyad al-Hallak. Iyad was chased and shot dead by Israeli police in Jerusalem earlier this month.

on June 15, 2020
If It Had Been My Son, I’d Find It Hard to Go on Living News & Analysis
Rogel Alpher, Haaretz

If It Had Been My Son, I’d Find It Hard to Go on Living

Israeli writer Rogel Alpher on Israel's killing of Eyad Hallaq: "Is there anything lonelier than an autistic person cowering and trembling in fear in a garbage shed, not understanding what is going on...while policemen empty a magazine of bullets into him"

on June 9, 2020
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