Tagged: Pillar Of Defense

Israeli Official Who Justified Killing Palestinian Journalists Speaks at Museum… News Roundup
Ben Norton, Salon

Israeli Official Who Justified Killing Palestinian Journalists Speaks at Museum…

The Newseum, a private museum in Washington, D.C. that is dedicated to journalism and the freedom of the press, hosted an Israeli military official who justified the killings of Palestinian journalists that are memorialized in its own exhibit. Retired Israeli Lieutenant Colonel Avital Leibovich spoke at the Newseum on Tuesday night. Her presentation, which was ostensibly about the use of social media in war, was interrupted numerous times by protesters.

on June 9, 2016
Putting Gaza in ‘Formaldehyde’: Israel’s ‘Disengagement,’ A Decade Later Fact Sheets
IMEU

Putting Gaza in ‘Formaldehyde’: Israel’s ‘Disengagement,’ A Decade Later

In the summer of 2005, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon withdrew Israel's army and approximately 8,000 Jewish settlers from the interior of the occupied Gaza Strip after concluding that maintaining Israel's settlement enterprise there wasn't worth the cost. The IMEU offers the following fact sheet on how this plan has affected Palestinians in Gaza and beyond ten years later.

on August 18, 2015
Gallery: Loss is loss. Pain has no nation News Roundup
TED Ideas

Gallery: Loss is loss. Pain has no nation

“Nothing replaces the loss of a son, not even another son.” Those are the haunting words of Safia Abo Zour, a Palestinian woman whose four-year-old died in a 2011 airstrike in Gaza. In a portrait by photojournalist Eman Mohammed, Zour has one hand wrapped around her five-month-old; in her other hand, she holds the sweater that her older son wore the last time he went to kindergarten.

on September 24, 2014
It’s Déjà Vu in Gaza All Over Again Op-Eds & Analysis
Alice Speri, Vice

It’s Déjà Vu in Gaza All Over Again

If the harrowing images and stories coming out of Gaza in recent days feel like déjà vu, it’s because many people believe they have seen them before. Over the years, Palestinians have come to predict and expect escalations of violence in the overcrowded, besieged Gaza strip at eerily regular intervals.

on July 19, 2014
TIMELINE: Israel’s Latest Escalation in Gaza Fact Sheets
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TIMELINE: Israel’s Latest Escalation in Gaza

On Wednesday, November 14th, it was reported that Israel assassinated the leader of Hamas' military wing, Ahmed Jabari, breaking a tentative truce with Palestinian fighters that had been in place since Monday. The truce followed an escalation in violence that began last Thursday in which 6 Palestinian civilians were killed, including three children, and more than 50 others injured. The IMEU offers the following timeline of the recent violence and a link to an IMEU fact sheet on previous Israeli ceasefire violations.

on November 14, 2012
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