Tagged: Occupation

Trump wants to shoot asylum seekers in the legs Infographics
IMEU

Trump wants to shoot asylum seekers in the legs

Trump's brutal fantasy is Gaza's wretched reality. Israeli snipers target the legs of Palestinians marching for their rights in Gaza. At least 6,392 Palestinians have been shot in their lower limbs by Israeli forces since March 2018, the start of the Great Return March.

about 3 weeks ago
Prison systems in the US and Israel have something in common News & Analysis
Cristina Maza, Al Jazeera English

Prison systems in the US and Israel have something in common

Activists say private companies are profiting from the incarceration of racially profiled groups in the US and Israel.

about 3 weeks ago
Portland Trail Blazers Announce the Team Has Ended Its Partnership with Military Contractor Leupold News & Analysis

Portland Trail Blazers Announce the Team Has Ended Its Partnership with Military Contractor Leupold

The Portland Trail Blazers just announced they will end their partnership with sniper-scopes manufacturer Leupold & Stevens, which supplies weapons to the both the US and Israeli military.

about 3 weeks ago
Gaza’s only pharmaceutical factory operates at just 20% capacity News & Analysis
Middle East Monitor

Gaza’s only pharmaceutical factory operates at just 20% capacity

The only pharmaceutical factory in Gaza is operating at just 20% of its capacity. Why? Because an Israeli-imposed blockade has made access to medical supplies and medicine near impossible.

about 3 weeks ago
Electoral gains revive old dilemma for Israeli Arabs News & Analysis
Joseph Krauss and Mohammed Daraghmeh, Associated Press

Electoral gains revive old dilemma for Israeli Arabs

Palestinians in Israel are facing a dilemma: "Working within the system might secure social gains for the marginalized community, but risks legitimizing a state that many feel relegates them to second-class status..."

about 3 weeks ago
Palestinian hospitalized and in critical condition after Israeli interrogation
Shatha Hammad, Middle East Eye

Palestinian hospitalized and in critical condition after Israeli interrogation

Amnesty International: "Utterly outrageous that use of torture...continues to be sanctioned by Israeli authorities, from Shin Bet, through the executive branch & all the way to Supreme Court"

about 3 weeks ago
Finding a path to an enduring Black-Palestine solidarity Op-Eds & Analysis
Eli Day, +972

Finding a path to an enduring Black-Palestine solidarity

"When I visited a Palestinian refugee camp in the West Bank with a group of activists from working-class Black neighborhoods in the United States, I was astonished to discover just how much it reminded me of home. But what happens when that’s no longer true? When certain aspects of what others are facing turn out to be unlike anything we’ve ever seen?"

about 3 weeks ago
Israel Police Arrest 25 in East Jerusalem Neighborhood, Despite Vow to Ease Crackdown News & Analysis
Aaron Rabinowitz and Nir Hasson, Haaretz

Israel Police Arrest 25 in East Jerusalem Neighborhood, Despite Vow to Ease Crackdown

For the past three months Israeli forces have been raiding Isawiyah, a Palestinian neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem, almost daily, arresting Palestinians in the dozens. Since July, 350 Palestinians from Isawiyah have been detained.

on September 24, 2019
UK Labour Party votes to stop arms trade with Israel Op-Eds & Analysis
Middle East Monitor

UK Labour Party votes to stop arms trade with Israel

This week the British Labour Party voted unanimously in favor of a motion which could see Britain end its arms trade with Israel if it doesn’t comply with international human rights laws.

on September 24, 2019
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